Weather Widget Not Updating in iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad


iPhone users have reported that their weather widget not updating on their iPhone and iPad in iOS 12. The weather widget is important when the weather changes. In this article, I am going to share with you how to fix this weather widget not working issue on your both iPhone and iPad. Let’s see how to fix this issue.
Fix 1: Soft Restart

  1. Launch “Settings” -> “General”.
  2. Tap “Shut Down” and the phone will turn off.
  3. To turn on the iPhone press the power button.

Fix 2: Force Restart
If soft restart doesn’t work for you, you can try force restart.
iPhone 6 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.

Note: Don’t press “Volume Up” and “Volume Down” at the same time.
Fix 3: Uninstall and Reinstall Weather

  1. First, hold the Weather icon until it starts to wiggle.
  2. Now tap “X” in the top left corner of the App icon.
  3. Then tap on “Delete” and then wait for few seconds.
  4. Open the “App Store” and tap the search tab (at the bottom of your screen).
  5. Search for your Weather and find it.
  6. Finally, tap on Download to download the Weather app.

Fix 4: Using Location Services

  1. Launch “Settings” app.
  2. Tap “Privacy” -> “Location Services” -> “Weather” -> select “Always or While Using the App”.

Fix 5: Turn On Background App Refresh

  1. Launch “Settings” app.
  2. Tap “General” -> “Background App Refresh” -> select “Wi-Fi & Mobile Data”.

Fix 6: Reset Location Privacy
Above solution didn’t fix your Weather app issue, you can try this.

  1. Launch “Settings” ->”General”.
  2. Tap “Reset” -> “Reset Location & Privacy”.
  3. Tap “Reset Settings” to confirm reset your location privacy.

Fix 7: Reset All Settings
If you do Reset All settings, settings will be reset. This may solve your Weather App not working problem.

  1. Launch “Settings”->“General”->“Reset”.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your Restrictions Passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings” in the pop-up box.
  5. Again tap “Reset All Settings” to confirm.

Hope that this article resolves your Weather widget not updating problem. If you have any doubt or idea regarding this article, tell us through your comments.

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