iOS 12 iMessages out of Order (Fixed)


Many Apple users have a complaint that iMessages out of order on iPhone/iPad iOS 12. They said that iMessages arriving in wrong order after iOS 12 update. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Fix 1: Set “Date & Time” to Automatic

  1. Launch Settings->General->Date & Time.
  2. Enable “Set Automatically”.

If it doesn’t work out,

  1. Turn off “Set Automatically”.
  2. Wait for 15-20 seconds and then turn it on.
  3. Turn on “24-Hour Time” too.

Fix 2: Refresh iMessages

  1. Open Settings->Messages.
  2. Turn off “iMessage”.
  3. Restart your iPhone/iPad.
  4. Then turn on “iMessage”.

Fix 3: Force Restart
iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Fix 4: Sign out of iMessages and then sign back in
If you sign out of iCloud, you will be automatically signed out of iMessage.

  1. Open Settings->Apple ID (your name).
  2. Scroll down to find “Sign Out” and tap it.
  3. Enter your Apple ID Password and then click “Turn Off”.
  4. Tap “Sign Out” at the right-upper corner of the screen.
  5. Again tap “Sign Out” in the pop-up box to confirm.
  6. Then restart your device.
  7. Sign back in to iCloud.

Fix 5: Force close apps
iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7 plus, 6, & 5

  1. Press the Home Button twice. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Swipe all the apps up including Music App to close them.

iPhone X

  1. Swipe the screen up from the Home screen. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Press and hold the app firmly. Tap ‘-’ symbol in the red circle at the left upper corner of the app (OR) after seeing ‘-’ symbol in the red circle, swipe all the apps up to close them.

Fix 6: Check for Software Update

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

Fix 7: Check for Carrier Settings Update

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->About.
  3. Tap “Update” in the pop-up box if update is available.

Fix 8: Reset All Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your passcode and restrictions passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  5. Again tap “Reset All Settings” to confirm.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Other solutions:

  1. Reset your iOS device to Factory Settings.
  2. Contact Apple support.
  3. Downgrade iOS 12.

If you know any other solutions to fix iMessages not in chronological order on iOS 12, let us know through your comments.

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