Tips and tricks to fix IPHONE XR or IPHONE XS (MAX) problems. We are going to give simple solutions to troubleshot Apple smartphone which release at 2018. They have 3 options which known as IPHONE XR for cheaper price, then IPHONE XS more expensive and IPHONE XS MAX which have the most expensive among these 3 types. IPhone comes with Apple A12 Bionic processor which claimed as smartest mobile processor at this year. Find more information about how to solve IPHONE XR / IPHONE XS (MAX) troubles at community.


What Makes IPHONE XR vs IPHONE XS (MAX) different ?

  • IPHONE XR have 6.1 inches, while IPHONE XS have 5.8 inches and IPHONE XS MAX have 6.5 inches. the XS version have better resolutions then XR version.
  • Main Camera at IPHONE XR use single camera 12 megapixel, while IPHONE XS (MAX) use dual camera 12 megapixel + 12 megapixel.
  • RAM for IPHONE XR use 3 GB while IPHONE XS (MAX) use 4 GB.
  • Battery at IPHONE XR use 2942 mAh, while IPHONE XS use 2658 and IPHONE XS MAX use 3174 mAh capacity.


What is Advantage of APPLE IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) PLUS Specifications:


3G GSM HSDPA with 4G LTE Dual Simcard
Internal memory 64GB / 128GB / 256GB, RAM 3 GB for IPHONE XR
Internal memory 64GB / 256GB / 512GB, RAM 4 GB for IPHONE XS (MAX)
No External memory microSD
Main Camera Single 12 MP, f/1.8 for IPHONE XR
Main Camera Dual 12 MP, f/1.8 & f/2.4, 2x optical zoom for IPHONE XS (MAX)
Main Camera other features phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Front Camera 7 MP, f/2.2, maximum video recording 1080p@30fps
Processor Hexa-core (Vortex + Tempest)
GPU (4 core graphics)
Operating system iOS 12
Battery Li-Ion non removable 2942 mAh for IPHONE XR
Battery Li-Ion non removable 2658 mAh for IPHONE XS
Battery Li-Ion non removable 3174 mAh for IPHONE XS (MAX)


How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The big internal memory is very important when we want to buy iPhone, because as we know this phone does not have external memory MicroSD slot to extend total storage. Minimum version of IPHONE XR / IPHONE XS (MAX) is 64 GB, we can install many applications from App Store like Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram and some other more. Apple have better memory management, but some users also have troubles when using several applications like hang or stuck or LCD touch screen not responsive. What do we have to do?

These kind of troubles usually comes from applications crash, we have to force soft reset or reboot to clean temporary files inside IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX). If the problems still happen after finish soft reset, then maybe some apps already damage, we have to do hard reset to master format our IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) to factory default.


How to Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart  IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) ?

Force soft reset or reboot or restart is very important to do when our phone stuck or freezing. We can not do soft reset by remove the battery, because IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) battery is not removable. Please try to reboot or soft reset IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) by press and hold together Power Button + Home Button for several seconds until the LCD screen show the Apple logo, after that we can release our both button and wait until the phone back to start normal again. This step is safe, because doing soft reset or reboot IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) will not remove any important data or applications. This is just like doing turning off and turn on again for daily usage.




We will give some options bellow to format APPLE IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS operating system to factory default. Please note, these options may not always work if some other troubles happen at our iPhone.


#Option 1, Hard Reset APPLE IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) with Software Menu :

  1. Make sure the battery is charge properly
  2. Turn on IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX)
  3. Don’t forget to backup all important data, please use iTune for easy backup and restore
  4. Go to menu: Setting > General 
  5. At General menu page, please go to bottom and choose Reset
  6. Choose Erase all Content and Settings  to continue reformat or hard reset IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX)
  7. Please wait several minutes until ready to use in clean factory default


hard reset apple iphone xr / iphone xs (max)

#Option 2, Hard Reset IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) with iTune application from Computer (This Options also for Backup & Restore with iTunes) :

  1. Download and prepare installed iTune applications at computer (Mac OS or Microsoft Windows)
  2. Start iTunes at our computer, after iTunes ready, connect with iPhone USB Cable
  3. at iTunes, we have to choose iPhone. We also can click Device if our iTunes appear sidebar
  4. We can do Backup or Restore at this steps
  5. Please choose Restore
  6. We will see Software update windows
  7. If we see software license agreement, choose Agree
  8. Please wait while iPhone get factory default operating system reinstall or restore, until at iTunes will show Welcome to Your New iPhone
  9. If we want to use new IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX), then choose Setup an a new iPhone
  10. If we want to restore all backup data to IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX), then choose Restore


#Option 3, Hard Reset IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) with Hardware Key Button:

  • Unfortunately, there are no standard steps to hard reset or master format IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) using hardware button combination key.



How to Make Battery of IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

Apple claim that using Apple A12 Bionic, then battery consumption will work more smaller, therefore they said it can work for full one day without recharge. But there are also many users have troubles with IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) battery drain. We have to do some adjustment like make LCD screen brightness as low as possible. Next step is disable all not use connections like GPS or NFC or Bluetooth or Wifi when we are not use some of them.


Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) ?

There is no secret hidden code for IPHONE XR & IPHONE XS (MAX) to make it back to factory default. Why iPhone does not prepare hidden secret code to hard reset? Because it is to dangerous to leave hard reset steps using secret code. Some users may by accident press secret code and do hard reset. Therfore we have to choose one following options above to do hard reset or master format iPhone operating system. However, we still give some other iphone secret code (iphone hidden code) for some other purpose:

  • iPhone Secret Code for Call Waiting Options = *#43#
  • iPhone Secret Code for Display IMEI  = *#06#
  • iPhone Secret Code for Hide Our Number When Make Phone Call = *#31# +number to call
  • iPhone Secret Code for Field Test Mode for our device = *3001#12345#*