Apple iPhone 4 Troubleshooting

Apple iPhone XS

What issues are you experiencing?

Internet & Network

Power

  • How to take screenshots
  • Camera Has Black Spot
  • Out-of-focus and blurry camera
  • Camera keeps closing by itself

Operating System

Calls & Texts

Audio

  • Microphone is not working
  • Sound is distorted when using Facetime
  • Buzzing speaker, inaudible sound output

Applications

  • Facebook keeps on crashing
  • Won’t connect to App Store
  • Can’t install or download apps
  • Whatsapp the keeps crashing

Screen

  • Responding to touch inputs very slowly
  • Got stuck on a black screen
  • Screen keeps on flickering
  • Shows some dead pixels on the  screen

Storage

  • How to free up some storage space
  • Where to find pictures taken
  • Not enough space for some apps

Recent Guides

How To Fix The Apple iPhone 4 Battery Dies So Fast Issue

By Chad | August 18, 2019

The #Apple #iPhone4 is one of the older generation iPhone models still being used today. This model was first released in June 2010. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum frame with glass on both the front and back. It sports a 3.5 inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 640

How To Fix The Apple iPhone 4S Won’t Connect To Wi-Fi Issue

By Chad | August 17, 2019

The #iPhone4S is an older generation iPhone model which was released in October 2011. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum frame with glass on the front and back. This phone uses a 3.5 inch IPS LCD screen having a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels that’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

How To Fix The Apple iPhone 4 No Service Error Issue

By Chad | August 10, 2019

The #Apple #iPhone4 is an older generation iPhone model which was first released in June 2010. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum frame with glass on both the front and back. It uses a 3.5 inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels that’s protected by Corning

How To Fix The iPhone 4S Won’t Charge Issue

By Chad | August 10, 2019

The #iPhone4S is an older generation iPhone model which was first released in October 2011. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum frame with glass on the front and back. This phone uses a 3.5 inch IPS LCD screen having a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels that’s protected by Corning Gorilla

How to Fix Common iPhone 4 Problems

By Chad | December 31, 2014

Welcome to our first troubleshooting guide on Apple’s iPhone 4. We are well aware that this is already an old device that isn’t even supported anymore by iOS 8. We however are featuring this model since there are still quite a number of people using it. Apple may not be supporting this device anymore but

How To Fix Common iPhone 4S Problems [Part 4]

By Chad | September 30, 2014

Welcome to the fourth part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the iPhone 4S. Despite showing signs of age, as seen by its recent performance under the iOS 8 software, this model is still pretty solid with a lot of people around the world still using it. In this part we will be dealing

How To Fix Common iPhone 4S Problems [Part 3]

By Chad | September 16, 2014

Welcome to the third part in our troubleshooting series concerning the iPhone 4S. You may think that since this is an old model there’s not a lot of people using it. In fact, there are quite a lot of 4S users out there which just goes to prove that not every iPhone user upgrades their

How To Fix Common iPhone 4 Problems

By Chad | September 1, 2014

The iPhone 6 may be released soon but to most people the iPhone 4 is still their smartphone of choice. We know that this is a rather old device however some of our readers are still using this phone which is why we will be featuring it in this post. Most of the emails sent

How To Fix Common iPhone 4S Problems [Part 2]

By Chad | August 19, 2014

Welcome to the second part in our series of troubleshooting articles dealing with the iPhone 4S. As you may have already known we are answering questions sent to us by our readers through email concerning their iOS devices. We understand the value owners place on their iPhone’s and want to help them resolve any issues

How To Fix Common iPhone 4S Problems

By Chad | July 15, 2014

Welcome to our first troubleshooting post regarding the iPhone 4S. We all know that this a relatively old Apple phone having been released last 2011 but a lot of people are still using it. We here at StudentNews understand that our readers’ value their iPhones which is why we are providing this free service where

Specifications

Memory

  • 8/16/32GB ROM
  • 512MB RAM
  • no microSD card slot

OS & CPU

iPhone 4

  • iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 7.1.2
  • Apple A4 (45 nm)
  • 1.0 GHz Cortex-A8
  • PowerVR SGX535

iPhone 4S

  • iOS 5, upgradable to iOS 9.3.5
  • Apple A5 (45 nm)
  • Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9
  • PowerVR SGX543MP2

Audio

  • comes with a stereo loudspeaker
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter

Battery

iPhone 4

  • Non-removable Li-Po 1420 mAh battery
  • Stand-by: Up to 300 h (2G) / Up to 300 h (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)
  • Music play: Up to 40 h

iPhone 4S

  • Non-removable Li-Po 1432 mAh battery (5.3 Wh)
  • Stand-by: Up to 200 h (2G) / Up to 200 h (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)
  • Music play: Up to 40 h

Display

  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 3.5 inches, 36.5 cm2 (~54.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • 640 x 960 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~330 ppi density)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP
  • comes with A-GPS
  • USB 2.0
  • with NFC capability that supports Apple Pay only

Camera

iPhone 4

Main Camera

Selfie Camera

iPhone 4S

Main Camera

  • 8 MP, f/2.4, 35mm (standard), 1/3.2", 1.4µm, AF
  • LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • [email protected]

Selfie Camera

Build

  • Dimensions: 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm (4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
  • Weight: 137 g (4.83 oz)
  • Front/back glass & aluminum frame
  • Micro-SIM
  • Scratch-resistant glass back panel