How to Fix No Service on iPhone

This eMinds CA teaches you how to fix your iPhone if you see “no service” message on your screen. If you are not receiving a mobile service on your iPhone, you may not be able to call or receive phone calls, send a text message or use your mobile data plan to connect to the Internet. There may be no service problem due to various problems with your iPhone, and there are several types of improvements that you can try to get the service again.

Resetting Network Settings

Open your iPhone’s Settings app. To open the settings, find and tap the gray gear icon on your Home screen.

Scroll down and tap General. This options is listed next to the  Image titled Iphonesettingsgeneralicon.png icon on the menu.

Scroll down and tap Reset. You can find it at the bottom of the General menu.

Tap Reset Network Settings. This option will allow you to reset all your cellular network configurations to factory settings.

Alternatively, you can reset all settings at the top. In addition to your network settings, this option will also reset all your software settings to the factory.

Tap Reset Network Settings in the confirmation pop-up. This will confirm your action, and reset your network settings.

Updating Your Software

Open your iPhone’s Settings app. To open the settings, find and tap the gray gear icon on your Home screen.

Scroll down and tap General. It’s listed next to the  Image titled Iphonesettingsgeneralicon.png icon on the menu.

In general tap the software updates. It’s at the top of the menu. Your iPhone will now check for updates, and will provide you with the latest iOS updates.

Tap on Download and Install at the bottom. This will download the latest software update, and will start the installation when the download is complete.

Enabling Cellular Data for Voice

Open your iPhone’s Settings app. To open the settings, find and tap the gray gear icon on your Home screen.

Tap Cellular in Settings. This will open your cellular data option on a new page.

Tap cellular data options. It is located at the top of the cellular data switch at the top.

Tap the Enable LTE option.

Select voice and data. When this option is selected, your iPhone will automatically use high speed wireless communication to increase the quality of your voice call.

This will allow you to make the service easier and faster at most places.

If you have to “turn off” the cellular data switch, you will not see the voice and data options here. In this case, select Voice only.

Setting Up Date and Time

Open your iPhone’s Settings app. To open the settings, find and tap the gray gear icon on your Home screen.

Scroll down and tap General. It’s looks like a  icon in Settings.

Scroll down and tap the date and time. This will open your date and time settings on a new page.

Slide the Set Automatically switch to . This will automatically set your date and time based on your current location.

All your apps and services will use the date and time set here.

Using Other Methods

Restart your iPhone. Be sure to turn off your iPhone, and turn it back on again to check if it fixes your problem. You can get your service back after a simple reboot.

Also, make sure to restart your iPhone after changing your settings. It’s usually a rule of thumb to restart your device for new settings to apply.

Remove your SIM card, and keep it back again. If a simple reboot is not working, remove your SIM card, wait for a few seconds, and put it back again. Your iPhone can just stop saying no service after re-inserting your SIM.

If you are not sure how to change your SIM card, you can see this article for help.

Contact your mobile carrier about your problem. If you are experiencing service problems due to billing or other career-related problems, you will need to reach your mobile carrier to get more information.

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