Easy Fix: Search In Settings Not Working In IPhone X

Posted: Jun 25 2019, 4:33am CDT | by , in How To


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Easy Fix: Search in Settings Not Working in iPhone X

If your search feature in settings is not working in iPhone X, here are some simple ways to fix the problem.

Searching in the Settings feature is extremely useful for average iPhone users. Using the search feature in settings, you can quickly find the options you are looking for. But for several iPhone X users, search in settings is not working. Users report that they are unable to find anything in the search feature of settings.

The problem is usually common for those iPhone X users who recently updated their phones or upgraded their iOS to the latest version. It's also common for users who updated their iPhones to iOS 11.2.

Here are some of the best ways to fix search in settings not working in iPhone X.

Reset Settings

Go to Settings

Go to the section named “General”

Tap on the option called “Reset”.

After resetting, do a reboot.

This will solve the problem. You will be able to search for anything in iPhone X settings. Resetting the settings works because it clears all the cache and system blockages. Keep in mind that you won’t lose any data because of this reset. It’s just a settings-level reset.


For some users, doing a simple reboot did the trick. Just restart your iPhone X and then try to use the search feature in settings. Restarting your iPhone clears all the cache and refreshes the system, which solves search problems.

Soft Reset

The last resort to solve search in settings not working in iPhone X is to do a soft reset. You should back up all your data before going for this option.

Follow the steps below to do a soft reset.

Press and hold the Side button and the volume up button until the slide to power off screen pops up.

You will see a slider on the screen. Drag it to turn your iPhone X off.

After your iPhone goes off, press and hold the Side button again until the Apple logo appears.

If none of these solutions work for you, send us a message or comment on this post and we will get back to you with a different workaround.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/26" rel="author">Fahad Saleem</a>
Fahad Saleem is an experienced technology writer with special interest in Apple.




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