It might be annoying to receive the “SOS Only” or “No Service” warning on your iPhone, especially if you need to stay connected. This problem often means your device’s ability to connect to the cellular network is having trouble. Fortunately, you may use several troubleshooting techniques to fix this issue and resume regular network access. We’ll walk you through removing “SOS Only” on your iPhone in this post.
What is SOS Only on iPhone?
Many of you get SOS Only message on your iPhone, but don’t know what it is. “SOS Only” is a message that appears on the signal indicative of an iPhone when it cannot establish a normal cellular connection. Instead, it can only make emergency calls (using the SOS feature) but cannot connect to the regular network services.
What does SOS Only mean on my iPhone?
When your iPhone says “SOS Only,” it signifies that your phone is now unable to connect to the regular cellular network services. Only the SOS function, which enables you to summon emergency services even without a normal network connection, is available for use in this mode. However, you won’t be able to make standard calls, send text messages, or access data services, or utilize any other network-dependent capabilities.
Why does it show SOS Only on my iPhone?
There are several reasons why your iPhone may display “SOS Only” on the signal indicator:
Poor signal strength or coverage in your location.
- Network-related issues include a temporary outage or maintenance by your cellular provider.
- Incorrect carrier settings on your iPhone.
- Software glitches or bugs that affect the network connectivity.
How to disable/enable SOS Only on my iPhone?
You cannot manually enable or disable the “SOS Only” setting on your iPhone. When your device cannot connect to the cellular network, it automatically appears.
How to get rid of SOS Only on my iPhone?
To get rid of the “SOS Only” message on your iPhone, you can follow these steps:
- Ensure you are in a location with strong signal reception by checking the signal strength and coverage. The “SOS Only” notification can be shown because you are in a distant region or one with inadequate service. Try leaving and going somewhere where the signal is stronger.
- Switching to flight Mode On iPhone,e. When you want to turn off flight Mode, press the symbol once after turning it on. Your network connections may be refreshed by taking this action.
- To restart your iPhone, hold down the power button while holding down the “slide to power off” option. Temporary software issues hurting your network connectivity may be fixed by doing this.
- Resetting network settings will delete any stored Wi-Fi networks and their passwords, but it can be used to fix network-related problems. To reset network settings, navigate to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. To confirm the operation, you must enter your passcode.
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