Tech & Science iPhone X owners report trouble answering phone calls

08:11  05 february  2018
08:11  05 february  2018 Source:   engadget.com

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Latest in Gear. iPhone X owners report trouble answering phone calls . Users have reported that the iPhone X 's touchscreen won't turn on for several seconds when there's an incoming call , preventing them from answering or seeing who's on the other line.

The screen won't wake up until well after the phone starts ringing.

a hand holding a cellphone © Provided by Engadget The iPhone X's early teething troubles have largely gone away, but there's a lingering problem for some owners... and it's a fairly serious one. Users have reported that the iPhone X's touchscreen won't turn on for several seconds when there's an incoming call, preventing them from answering or seeing who's on the other line. Complaints started surfacing in December, but the issue has persisted until now.

The cause isn't clear, although reboots and other typical troubleshooting steps don't appear to address it. There's also no indication of the scale of the problem, although it doesn't appear to be common.

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Broadcom has sworn that it could wrap up a deal within a year, but Qualcomm has said it would more likely take 18 months and could easily run into trouble . The screen won't wake up until well after the phone starts ringing.

Hi, Htc M8 owner , Lollipop 5.02, rooted, xposed, sometimes when the phone is ringing, the incoming call screen shows up but it is unresponsive, sometimes the screen is black when ringing, i made sure that the proximity sensor is not covered, I'm using it naked, i Trouble answering calls on iPhone X .

Apple told Engadget that it's "looking into these reports."

The call flaw probably won't put much of a dent in iPhone X sales. It's not what you want to see in a premium smartphone, however. It also suggests that Apple's rumored emphasis on stability in iOS 12 would be coming at a good time. While this isn't necessarily a software problem, there has been a growing push for Apple to work on reliability after months of glitches.

Don't worry, Apple probably won't throttle your iPhone X or 8 .
In Apple's rebuttal to congress, the company says its newest iPhones have unspecified "hardware updates" that prevent them from needing to be slowed down like the iPhone 6 or 6S.It turns out that the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X have certain hardware updates that allow for better power management and avoid unexpected shutdowns. This lessens the chances that Apple will throttle their performance.

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