Call failure is the most irritating situation for any mobile phone users. Of late, there has been a rampant complaint of calls failure on the iPhone. The trend is also seen when people call other phones from their iPhones. Some users complain that they face this problem while making calls; some also grumble that this technical glitch can be experienced on all Apple smartphones like iPhone Xs Mac, Xs, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8 iPhone 7, 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 6, 6 Plus, iPhone 5, 5s and 5c. What surprises us that this call failure is experienced most of the times on iOS 10.
We have received many such queries from our readers and then we have done some research and came with solutions.
Here is how to fix call failed on iPhone in iOS 12
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Toggle Airplane Mode
Swipe up the Control Centre from the Home Screen and put your iPhone on Airplane Mode and wait for few seconds then turn it off. You can also do this by going to Settings, where Airplane Mode is the very first option. This is one of the efficient ways to fix the issue.
Close Unnecessary Apps
Some users have the habit of keeping so many apps open simultaneously. This, of course, drains your memory and results into call failing. A smart user will never do this. Close unnecessary apps on your iPhone by double pressing home button and swipe up the apps. Agreed that your phone is latest and boasts many powerful features, but it is always wise to save some memory.
Date & Time
This might sound funny, but it works when you tamper with Date & Time in your iPhone. Well, as a matter of fact, you don’t actually have to interfere with date and time; just go to Settings → tap on General → select Date & Time. Now, turn off Set Automatically. Finally, select your home town manually and you might fix the problem.
Caller ID option is subject to the mobile service provider you have opted for. Hence, this might not work on all iPhones; you can still take a chance. Go to Settings and tap on Phone; now tap on Show My Caller ID and toggle it on. If this fails to work, you can also turn off Call Forwarding and Call Waiting options.
This could be the one-stop solution for many problems related to your iPhone; whenever something happens, we tend to restart the device as we used to do while using laptop or desktop computers. Hold the Wake/Sleep button (on the right side of your iPhone) and turn your phone off. After a few seconds, hold the button again to turn it on.
Reboot iPhone SE or earlier
Reboot 7 Plus or 7
Press and hold the volume down button on your 7 Plus and 7 while still holding the On/Off button. Keep holding both buttons for 10 seconds.
Reboot iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or iPhone X
To reboot iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X, Quickly Press and release the Volume Up button → Quickly press and release the Volume Down button → Press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo.
Reset Network Settings
If you think that network is the culprit behind call failed on iPhone, you can go for Reset Network Settings. Go to the Settings, then General and choose Reset option from the bottom. From Reset, tap on the third option, i.e. Reset Network Settings.
Reset Your iPhone to Factory Setting
Since this action will erase all your data from iPhone, keep this option as your last resort. Before you take any action on this, make sure that your data is secured and stored. To reset your phone to factory setting, tap on Settings, then tap on General. After this, go to the bottom and tap on Reset. This will open a few options from which you need to choose Reset All Settings.
That’s it for now.