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iPhone 7 glitches: What to do if your new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus is acting up

Oscar Raymundo | Sept. 21, 2016
New iPhone 7 owners have reported several technical and software bugs. Here's what to do if you've experienced them.

Weird hissing noises

The issue: Shortly after getting their new iPhone 7 devices, some users began hearing a weird hissing noise emanating near the Apple logo on the back. The sound appears when the iPhone 7 is under heavy load. One affected user recorded the sound and posted it on YouTube. The Verge suggests that the issue is “coil noise” stemming from the high-capacity performance abilities of the new A10 fusion chip.

Solution? Apple has not officially commented on the issue, but affected users who took their faulty device to the Apple store were ordered a replacement phone, according to MacRumors.

If you’re experiencing any other issue with your new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, reach out to AppleCare or take your device to the nearest Apple store—and let us know in the comments below.

 

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