The past couple of days, I’ve been having trouble with my iPhone. I thought I’d post the answer here, in case anyone else encounters this — or to make fun of myself, because the solution was surprisingly simple.
I was repeatedly seeing “Call Failed” when I tried to make or answer phone calls. I would answer my phone, for example, and a few seconds later it would abruptly drop the call. At first I assumed it was Rogers’ fault… just because it usually is. But in this case, it was not. The solution is simple.
Turn your phone off.
The iPhone is a computer, and as you’re probably aware, computers suck. They don’t always work like they should, and after some time, they need a restart. Powering off the phone and turning it back on seems to fix the problem. I’ll try to remember to restart my iPhone each time I charge it. (Thanks to the guy in the Rogers Plus store for letting me know.)
I’ll admit, I felt a little stupid after that. Normally, when I call a support desk or ask for help, I’ve already tried the obvious stuff like restarting my PC, checking all the cords, etc. For some reason I wasn’t expecting the same with my phone.
I hope this helps someone.