iOS 11 Location Services Always On? Here’s the fix


Many Apple users have a complaint that Location Services hollow arrow always on iOS 11. They said that they can see the location arrow always on status bar. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue.
Why is the arrow on Statu Bar?
If  “Location Services” feature is on, you can see this arrow on Status Bar. This arrow indicates that some item is using your location from your device. If you Turn off “Location Services”, this arrow will disappear. If you don’t want to turn off Location Services but you want to get rid of the arrow, try following solutions.
Solution 1: Turn off Locations Services for Weather

  1. Go to Settings->Privacy->Location Services.
  2. Scroll down to find “Weather” and tap it.
  3. Select “While Using the App”.ios 11-location services always on
  4. Then tap “System Services”. Disable all the services which you are not using.

Solution 2: Refresh Location Services

  1. Go to Settings->Privacy->Location Services.
  2. Turn off “Location Services”.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then turn it on.

Solution 3: Turn off “Wi-Fi Networking”

  1. Go to Settings->Privacy->Location Services.
  2. Scroll down to find “System Services” and tap it.
  3. Turn off “Wi-Fi Networking”.ioa 11-hollow arrow

Solution 4: Check for Software Update

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

Solution 5: Restart your device

  1. Press and hold the Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the slide to power off Screen appears (or) go to Settings->General->Shut Down.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. To turn your device on, press and hold the Power Button until the Apple Logo Appears.

Note: If it doesn’t work out try Force Restart
If the arrow on Status Bar is your issue,

  1. Go to Settings->Privacy->Location Services.
  2. Tap “System Services”.
  3. Scroll down to find “Status Bar Icon” and turn off it.

Other Solutions:

  1. Factory Reset/Restore.
  2. Check Apple warranty status. If your iPhone covers warranty, take it to the Apple Service Center.
  3. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your Commands.

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