Fixed: Can't Download Apps on iPhone 8, X

One of an iPhone user had reported a problem that his device couldn’t download any new Apps. Even, I too had experienced this issue when I was using my iPhone 6. Somehow, I had fixed this issue with the tricks suggested by my friend. Here, I gonna share those tricks with you so that you can also it. Come let’s watch out…!
Fix 1: Restart your device
restart device

  1. Press and release Volume Up button quickly.
  2. Then Press and release Volume Down button quickly.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then again Press and hold Side button until the Apple Logo appears on your screen.

Fix 2: Update iOS
software update
Make sure that you are using the latest version of software on your device.
Launch Settings ->General ->Software Update ->Download and Install
Fix 3: Check Restrictions for Installing Apps
turn off restrictions
Make sure that the restrictions on your settings are disabled. If it is enabled then you can’t install any apps.

  1. Launch Settings ->General ->Restrictions.
  2. Now Enter your Passcode and check Installing Apps.
  3. Finally, Turn On Installing Apps

Fix 4: Turn Off Airplane Mode
turn off airplane mode
If the Airplane Mode is turned on, your device won’t be connected to its Cellular or Wi-FI network. Therefore, you cannot download or install any Apps.
Open the Settings app. You will see an Airplane Mode Option. If it is turned on, just turn off it.

Fix 5: Manage Storage
manage storage
Sometimes, lack of storage on your device might not let you download any Apps. Make sure that your device has free space to download/install apps.

  1. Launch Settings -> General ->About -> Available Storage.
  2. And then check how much free space your device occupied.

Fix 6: Change “Date and Time” Automatically
set date and time automatically
Sometimes, the Date and Time Settings can effect your Apps downloading feature. change the Date and Time to set Automatically.
Launch Settings ->General ->Date & Time -> Slide to Turn On Automatically
Fix 7: Reset Factory Settings
reset factory settings
Before doing this fix, it is advisable for you to backup all your data.
Launch Settings ->General –> Reset ->Erase All Content and Settings -> Erase iPhone.
Fix 8: Renew Lease
renew lease

  1. Launch Settings ->Wi-Fi.
  2. Find your Wi-Fi Network and tap (i) icon which is next to it
  3. Finally, tap on Renew Lease

Other Solutions

  • Make sure to clear App Store Cache which is saved on your device
  • Restart your App Store App
  • Restart your Router
  • Turn Off and then Turn On your Wi-Fi network

Hope this article will be helpful to you and you have fixed this issue right…? If yes, then share your experience with me through your comments below.

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