iOS 12/12.3 Beta Problems & Fixes for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Apple rolling out 12th seed Beta operating system for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Developers called iOS 12. These new iOS come up with awaited features, improved performance, and stability. but, along with brand new features, it also brings certain glitches and bug for iDevice users. Since that, we have prepared a list of Common iOS 12 beta problems and Solution.

You can see below the full list of iOS 12 Beta issues and its Fixes in free. Hope, this right way will help you to resolve the bug with the correct suggestion on what to do if problems often occur.

You can Check here your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch compatible with iOS 12

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iOS 12.2 Developer Beta 4 Problems and its Solutions


iOS 12.2 beta 4 released with latest update and changes but with the pack, it comes with bugs.

New Update iOS 12.2 developer beta 4:

  • New icon for News App
  • New icon for Apple TV remote in Control Center
  • New details like Network in About Settings
  • the latest volume controls for Apple Tv
  • Notice different Siri Sound in British male voice and the Australian female voice sound

Bug: Certain App won’t Open 


Many Of the iOS 12 beta Users facing A nasty popup on iOS 12 Beta 11 like ”A New iOS update is now available. Please update from the iOS 12 Beta” has been solved in iOS 12 beta 12.

Apple announced the Shortcuts App in iOS 12 Developer Preview but No-Shortcut App in the iOS 12 Developer Beta in Beta. So you will have to wait till next Beta.

iOS 12 best 11 is a tiny update noting else new in this update, even you should see its issue before updating on your daily driver. let’s look below.

New Features & Changes
New Issues
Remaining Issues in iOS 12 beta 11

  • App Store: While signed in with a production account and testing with a sandbox account, attempting to fetch a new valid receipt displays a sign-in prompt for the production account with no option for switching to the sandbox account
  • HomeKit: Inviting iOS 11 users who have multiple email addresses associated with their Apple ID to a home might not succeed
  • Maps: Traffic data might not be displayed
  • In iOS 12 beta, Camera Effects in Messages is available only on iPhone SE and iPhone 6s or later and is unavailable on iPad. Camera Effects in FaceTime is available only on iPhone 7 or later and is unavailable on iPad
  • Wi-Fi calls might end unexpectedly when transitioning from Wi-Fi to cellular while on the T-Mobile network
  • Screen Time: The start and stop times for Downtime might change unexpectedly if they were configured prior to installing iOS 12 beta 9
    • After updating to iOS 12 beta 7 or later, parents should change the Screen Time passcode to prevent children from signing out of iCloud or changing the system time
    • “Picked Up Phone” statistics might be inflated due to data syncing from other devices signed into the same iCloud account
  • Siri: When using INUIAddVoiceShortcutButton, the “Add to Siri” and “Added to Siri” button text isn’t localized
    • While multiple ride-sharing apps are installed, Siri might open the app instead of providing an ETA or location when asked
    • Siri Suggestions for Shortcuts are enabled on iPhone 6s or later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation or later), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 4

New Features & Changes

  1. Home app removes existing wallpapers, now includes three color options (Yellow, blue, green)
  2. New Splash screen for stock apps
  3. Removed iOS 10 wallpapers and rearranged wallpapers
  4. New AirPlay icon appear bolder and lighter on the lock screen when connected
  5. The bolder font in Maps app
  6. Notification “X” button moved to the right in landscape mode
  7. Air quality is limited to the main screen in Weather app
  8. In-Camera app setting, record video format 4K at 60 fps (High Efficiency) or Record Slo-mo 1080p HD at 240 fps (High Efficiency) require High-Efficiency video to play only on macOS High Sierra (10.13) or later
  9. Bolder Clock hands in the Home Screen
  10. Performance boost for older iPhone
  11. In Message app, tap the camera button take a picture on the top left corner shows a shortcut to photos and then hit “Done” will return to message auto-dismiss the keyboard
  12. In Message app, there are 2 more added activity stickers
  13. When taking a picture, the volume key now snap the picture compared to previous beta turning up or down the volume

New Issues
Accessibility: Settings might unexpectedly quit when attempting to view or select a voice in Speech settings
HomeKit: Apple TV (3rd generation) might not function as a HomeKit hub in beta 6. Apple TV (4th generation) and Apple TV 4K might not appear as a HomeKit hub unless setup was completed using an iOS device

Remaining Issues
HomeKit: Inviting iOS 11 users who have multiple email addresses associated with their Apple ID to a home might not succeed
Localization: Certain languages may exhibit clipped or misaligned layout and display unlocalized text
Group FaceTime calls cannot be initiated between iOS 12 beta 3 and the first iOS 12 beta release
iPod touch (6th generation), iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPad Air support only audio (no video) during Group FaceTime calls in iOS 12 beta
In iOS 12 beta, Camera Effects in Messages is available only on iPhone SE and iPhone 6s or later and is unavailable on iPad. Camera Effects in FaceTime is available only on iPhone 7 or later and is unavailable on iPad
Wi-Fi calls might end unexpectedly when transitioning from Wi-Fi to cellular while on the T-Mobile network
Screen Time: “Picked Up Phone” statistics might be inflated due to data syncing from other devices signed into the same iCloud account
Siri: Settings might unexpectedly quit when attempting to open Siri & Search settings if you have uninstalled FaceTime, Mail, Maps, or Voice Memos
While using CarPlay, Shortcuts which require confirmation might not work
While multiple ride-sharing apps are installed, Siri might open the app instead of providing an ETA or location when asked
Siri Shortcuts might not work if a device is locked
Siri Suggestions for Shortcuts are enabled on iPhone 6s or later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation or later), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini

Resolved Issues
After restarting your device, paired Bluetooth accessories might not function correctly or might be displayed using the device’s address rather than its name
Siri: Using Apple Pay Cash to send or request money might produce an error
While using CarPlay, Siri is unable to open an app by name. Additionally, Shortcuts which involve opening an app won’t function
Users might not see custom UI when using Siri Suggestions Shortcuts with built-in intents
Some Shortcuts requests might not succeed and display “Shortcuts will continue with your request”. If your app sends a ContinueInApp response code, Siri doesn’t launch the app.


New Features & Changes in iOS 12 Beta 5
Battery Health is no longer in beta
New FaceTime accepting/ending sounds
In Photos app, new icons for Media Types under the Album tab
New splash screens for stock apps
New “Search by Lyrics” banner in Apple Music search tab#152
Control Center has a darker transparency
When there is no app in the app switcher, haptic feedback is subtle and isn’t as strong
Screen time settings no longer list family members who are not children
Stock app widget does now show 2 entries instead of one
Wallpaper isn’t as washed out
New Music changes “Pre-Release” to “Upcoming Album”
Face ID reverted back to scanning with no face animation
New Issues in iOS 12 Beta 5
After restarting your device, paired Bluetooth accessories might not function correctly or might be displayed using the device’s address rather than its name
Siri – Using Apple Pay Cash to send or request money might produce an error
While using CarPlay, Siri is unable to open an app by name. Additionally, Shortcuts which involve opening an app won’t function
Some Shortcuts requests might not succeed and display “Shortcuts will continue with your request”. If your app sends a ContinueInApp response code, Siri doesn’t launch the app
While multiple ride-sharing apps are installed, Siri might open the app instead of providing an ETA or location when asked
Users might not see custom UI when using Siri Suggestions Shortcuts with built-in intents
While using CarPlay, Shortcuts which require confirmation might not work
Remaining Issues
HomeKit – Inviting iOS 11 users who have multiple email addresses associated with their Apple ID to a home might not succeed
Localization – Certain languages may exhibit clipped or misaligned layout and unlocalized text
Group FaceTime calls cannot be initiated between iOS 12 beta 3 and the first iOS 12 beta release
iPod touch (6th generation), iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPad Air support only audio (no video) during Group FaceTime calls in iOS 12 beta
In iOS 12 beta, Camera Effects in Messages is available only on iPhone SE and iPhone 6s or later and is unavailable on iPad. Camera Effects in FaceTime is available only on iPhone 7 or later and is unavailable on iPad
Wi-Fi calls might end unexpectedly when transitioning from Wi-Fi to cellular while on the T-Mobile network
Screen Time – “Picked Up Phone” statistics might be inflated due to data syncing from other devices signed into the same iCloud account
Siri Shortcuts might not work if a device is locked
Resolved Issues
App Store – An error message might appear while attempting to install an app
The Cellular Data section in Settings > Cellular might refresh continuously
The cellular signal status bar indicator on iPhone X might be inaccurate while on the Lock Screen or the Home Screen
Screen Time – Usage data and settings might not sync between devices
Siri Shortcuts might not work while using CarPlay.
Siri Shortcuts might not be restored from iCloud backup
Sirikit queries might be delayed or result in an error message
The wallet might unexpectedly quit on launch
At dimmest setting, the display may not wake and require a hard reset for some users
Video thumbnails in Photos app may take some time to re-index but now immediate
Fixes Music control on lock screen/cover sheet/Notification Center is gone, even when music is playing


12 Beta 4

New Features & Changes
Toggles now have a bolder outline
New “Suggested photos” and “Suggested effects” in the For you tab of the Photos app

New Issues in iOS 12 Beta 4 Developers
An error message might appear while attempting to install an app
The cellular signal status bar indicator on iPhone X might be inaccurate while on the Lock Screen or the Home Screen

Apple Watch Doesn’t show contacts name in the Contact app on Apple Watch also Text Message as well. Tips: Unpair Apple Watch and Pair Again in that use Latest Backup, This process install the Updated Version of Apple WatchOS on your Apple Watch.
Screen Time: Usage data and settings might not sync between devices
Siri Shortcuts might not work while using CarPlay, on HomePod might result in an error message, might not be restored from iCloud backup, might not work if a device is locked, and might be delayed or result in an error message
Field Test mode crashes to the home screen if you try for the 2nd time (iPhone X Qualcomm Modem) Try dialing *3001#12345#*
Video thumbnails in Photos app may be blank.


iOS 12 Beta 3 

New Features & Changes
New “Apple Maps” map data in San Francisco Bay Area
Added “Share My Location” in Apple ID (#100)
Redesigned Voice Memo app on iPad
Photos app only shows

list of categories your photos belong to (no longer a huge list with 0 photos).
New animation when 3D touching ‘Clear All Notifications’ (Video) and available on non-3D Touch devices
Slight tweak to CC background blur intensity
Battery graph now shows when you were in Low Power mode
Ability to clear a notification with one swipe like iOS 11
Watch app shows the only Siri face as a new Siri watch face and list apps that

supports this watch face
Added more customization options for Memoji on iPhone X
Location Services setting shows “Location Services settings also apply to your Apple Watch”
Removed Do Not Disturb in System Services under Location Services setting
Safari Suggestion Autofill UI returned to beta 1 (#210)
Ability to 3D Touch on the Now Playing bar in Podcast app
Wallpaper gradient returns
New “screen time” no longer removes the little microphone when using stock keyboard, even when “Siri and dictation” is turned off.

New Issues Discovered of iOS 12 Beta 3 
Calendar: While in Day view, an event might appear on an unexpected date
A “No SIM” notification might be displayed when restarting iPad if an Apple SIM is inserted with no active data plan
Your device might not register for iMessage and FaceTime using your phone number
Your device’s phone number might not be displayed in Phone > Contacts
The Cellular Data section in Settings > Cellular might refresh continuously
Screen Time data might not synchronize across iOS devices

Get Here: Fix iOS 12 GPS Problems

Remaining Issues in iOS 12 Beta 3
Activity: The route map for a workout might be unavailable
Inviting iOS 11 users who have multiple email addresses associated with their Apple ID to a home might not succeed
Certain languages may exhibit clipped or misaligned layout or display unlocalized text
Group FaceTime calls cannot be initiated between iOS 12 beta 3 and the first iOS 12 beta release
iPod touch (6th generation), iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPad Air support only audio (no video) during Group FaceTime calls in iOS 12 beta
In iOS 12 beta, Camera Effects in Messages is available only on iPhone SE and iPhone 6s or later and is unavailable on iPad. Camera Effects in FaceTime is available only on iPhone 7 or later and is unavailable on iPad
Wi-Fi calls might end unexpectedly when transitioning from Wi-Fi to cellular while on the T-Mobile network
Adding shortcuts to Siri might fail for shortcuts with images in PDF format
Siri Suggestions for Shortcuts are enabled on iPhone 6s or later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation or later), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 4
Voice Memos don’t sync to iTunes

The wallet might unexpectedly quit on launch

3-second delay when trying to open an app from the Dock after swiping up on SpringBoard to go to

home screen (when on page 2, 3 etc)
Third Party Apps Issues New Issues
Fortnite might unexpectedly quit during use
Remaining Issues
Clash Royale bug on iPhone X only; Open Clash Royale, Go to card collection but nowhere else, set your brightness to zero. It will start to stutter. You can make it smooth again using multiple methods; 1. start screen recording, 2. increase brightness, or 3. enable smart invert. Sometimes, making a screenshot will trigger the lag as well as getting a notification; this will sometimes either stop or start the stuttering
Auto-Lock screen doesn´t work in iBooks neither in normal and Power Save Mode.
Netflix might unexpectedly quit when downloading a video
Resolved Issues
Some EA games (Real Racing 3, Sims 3 Free Play) might unexpectedly quit on launch
Some users might be unable to log in to or view account information in the Bank of America app
Citi Mobile might unexpectedly quit on launch
Untapped 3.3 resolves the issue of being unable to log in or load the app
Taobao might unexpectedly quit on launch
Twitter might display a blank login screen
Skype might unexpectedly quit after logging in

Source: Macrumors


iOS 12 Beta bugs Discovered

iOS 12 Beta 1 Personal Hotspot feature might won’t work for everyone.

Screen Time Info Grayed out– There are some of the iPhone X users reporting that Screen Time toggle or button not showing up!

Dictionary feature is not available in iOS 12 Beta 1.

iPhone X keeps restarting in iOS 12 Beta while launching certain Apps like Camera App, Settings App etc.

Keyboard suggestions words overlap with each other in certain iOS 12 Apps.

Pandora Music app is broken in iOS 12 beta 1.

Video Chat Skype app might force quite after logging in.

Notification badge icon can’t work properly for many Apps.

The iOS 12 new Effects are not working in the Camera app in Messages.

Certain mobile banking apps are not working Accurately.

Fortnite Mobile Game won’t work properly under iOS 12 beta for now.

Third Party Navigation App integrates into CarPlay in iOS 12: in iOS 12 beta 1 neither Google Maps nor Waze appeared in CarPlay.

Popular EA games like Real Racing 3 probably crash after first time launching.

There’s a keyboard glitch in Facebook Messenger if you switch between conversations.

Cellular/ Mobile data icon is shown on Wi-Fi only iPads. = WiFi Not Working in iOS 12

Scanner pro and Notability App these both apps are broken and crashes after launch

Animoji won’t work in FaceTime

iOS 12 beta widget issue – weather widget not showing up when you disable DND while Sleeping

FaceTime Video effects crashing

Fortnight Mobile crashes on iPhone X but it running smoothly on iPad iOS 12

Safari suggestions are not working on certain iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Don’t forget to bookmark this page, I’m sure that I’ll update this page twice in a day for iOS developers and iOS 12 Public beta testers. More, if you found in new iOS 12 features, changes, and glitches then Comment us! Thanks for your support.

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7 comments

  1. GPS fix needs a long time (4-10 minutes) after leaving the house.

  2. my phone is totally messed up with the beta. It will randomly open apps on its own, scroll through things, click on things, you name it. My keyboard when I try to type a certain letter it will click both letters on the side of the letter I want, its SUPER annoying and takes a very long time to correct.

  3. Hey, is there an issue with the headphones mode in iOS 12? I’m on the beta but my iPhone 6 Plus is stuck in headphones mode. Can anyone help me out?

  4. I have no hotspot . I need it for work. Please come out with hot spot ASAP please.
    My job depends on it ??

  5. My Apple Watch woundnt show contact names in texts. Switched back to 11.4 and now works.

  6. iPencil will not work for apps only the home button

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