Are you experiencing a cellular drop on your newly bought iPhone 14? Little to no network coverage which may lead to calls dropping and slow internet connectivity especially when roaming on 5G network.
Facing this unforeseen issue, here is a troubleshooting guide on how to solve iPhone 14 cellular issue; poor signal.
Follow the debut of iPhone 14 series, the sixteenth generation of Apple’s flagship smartphone at the 2022 ‘Far Out’ event couple of weeks ago which consist the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max and was announced alongside Apple Watch Series 8 and the second generation of AirPods Pro. iPhone 14 users have been experiencing censorious cellular issues according to several Reddit posts.
The critical cellular issues which range from slow and unreliable 5G connectivity, call dropping issue, little to no signal bar are widely complained about on iPhone 14 and 14 Pro.
Even so Apple is yet to address the issue officially, the recent patch up made by the Tech giant is by fixing iOS 16 software bugs which makes users experience calibrating screen and shaking camera while trying to use it in a third-party app.
iOS 16 issues were addressed with a roll out of iOS 16.0.2 public version which makes users believe iPhone 14 series cellular issues might be fixed permanently with iOS software update. For the time being before Apple releases any official affix, you can try out the below steps to troubleshoot your iPhone 14 cellular issue and poor signal.
How to Solve iPhone 14 Cellular issue Poor signal
The only workaround you can try out is by downgrading your cellular data option to 4G / LTE for both Data and Voice as resetting network settings won’t work and isn’t advisable to reset your iPhone which might not solve the issue.
Force Downgrade To 4G / LTE
Based on user experience, the cellular issues occur mostly when roaming on 5G coverage. To avoid missed calls / dropped calls and achieve sufficient network speeds and convenient connectivity you can force downgrade your Voice & Data cellular option to 4G / LTE. To do that;
- Navigate to your iPhone Settings, locate and tap Cellular >> Cellular Data Option >> Voice & Data.
- From the list of available options which include 5G On, 5G Auto and 4G. Select to activate 4G / LTE for both your Data & Voice coverage.
Hope you’ve managed to troubleshoot your iPhone 14 cellular issue and poor signal with the above fix? Having more appealing suggestions on how to workaround this issue, drop us your feedback in the comment section.
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