iPhone Keeps Restarting in iOS 11.1.2: How to Fix the Issue

Does your iPhone keep restarting? You are not alone to have found your iPhone rebooting or respringing unexpectedly on iOS 11. Head over to find a quick fix to the issue.

A date-related bug in iOS 11.1.2 is reportedly causing iPhones and iPads to crash or respring unexpectedly when time-based local notifications are received after 12:15 a.m. on December 2.

As per reports, the issue appears to be related to local notifications received from apps that provide daily or repeat reminders. If your iOS device is plagued with this annoying bug, give these tested solutions a try which have worked for many users.

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How to Fix iPhone Restarting Issue on iOS 11.1.2

Solution #1: Update your iPhone to iOS 11.2

The first solution you can try to fix the date bug is to update your device to iOS 11.2. Simply open Settings app → GeneralSoftware Update and install the latest iOS version.

Update iOS 11.2 on iPhone

One thing worth noting is that download will continue even if your device restarts. Hence, let your device be updated peacefully.

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Solution #2: Turn off notifications from apps

Just in case you are unable to update, turn off notifications for all the apps on your device and then update your device to iOS 11.2.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your device → Tap on Notifications.

Tap on Settings then Notifications on iPhone

Step #2. Next, you need to turn off Allow Notifications for each app that sends local notifications.

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Turn Off Notifications on iPhone in iOS 11

Now, reboot your device.

Solution #3: Change The Date

If the problem still continues, rewind the clock. Try setting a date for a couple of days before December 2nd.

It’s not an ideal solution because apps and services that need to check the time constant will stop working. If you are ready to bear with such aftereffects, change the date.

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Step #1. Open Settings app → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings then General in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Date & Time → Turn off Set Automatically switch.

Disable Automatic Date & Time on iPhone

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Step #3. Then, manually set the date and time.

Set Previous Date on iPhone

Solution #4: Delete Daily Reminder Apps

As mentioned above, the apps that send local notifications cause the iOS device to crash. Hence, delete the apps that send a daily reminder. If you don’t want to lose its data, make sure to back them up before deleting them.

Solution #5. Disable Background App Refresh

Some users have reported that turning off background app refresh has resolved the issue. So, give it a try as well.

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Step #1. Open Settings app → General.

Tap on Settings then General in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Background App Refresh → Tap on Background App Refresh again.

Tap on Background App Refresh in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #3. Finally, turn it off.

Turn Off Background App Refresh on iPhone in iOS 11

Solution #6: Reset All Settings

Hasn’t got the fix as yet? It’s time to take a hard decision and reset your device to factory settings. Launch Settings → General → Reset → Reset All Settings.

Reset All Settings on iPhone Running iOS 11

Hope this helps.

Wrap up:

Which one of the above-mentioned solutions have worked in fixing the problem? Share it in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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