iPhone Text messages Not in Chronological Order on iOS 12 (Fixed)


Many Apple users have a complaint that text messages out of order on their iPhone/iPad. They said that this problem occurred after updating iOS 12. 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: 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 3: Force close apps
After force closing the apps, restart your device.
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 4: 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 5: Check for Carrier Settings Update

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

Fix 6: Reset Network Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required.
  4. Tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box.
  5. Then connect your device Wi-Fi.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Fix 7: 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 iPhone text messages not in chronological order iOS 12, let us know through your comments.

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