Ios 10 messing with system & app settings!

shankar2

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Hi just today I noticed my app settings are being reset like that of WhatsApp, banking app, battery percentage settings

Anyone else reporting this problem?
 

shankar2

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My iMessage WhatsApp banking app settings are being reset randomly I suppose many other folks will show up with same issues seems to be a bug
Yep system settings like ringtones are being reset as well something is wrong
 

Lappen71

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My iMessage WhatsApp banking app settings are being reset randomly I suppose many other folks will show up with same issues seems to be a bug
Why? Just because you experienced a bug doesn't mean everybody will.
 

hxlover904

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My gf has had similar issues with various settings changing for no reason. You're not alone.
 

chrfr

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I just noticed today that with my 6S on 10.2.1 that many of my Mail notification settings were changed without input from me.
 

shankar2

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I didn't reinstall stuff. Things like Whatsapp banking app system sound settings reddit login gmail accounts settings got reset

Something is wrong for sure!
 
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deano1972

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The only setting bug I've had/noticed on ios10 is background app refresh turning itself back on for all the apps that I had turned off .. but that was on very early release versions of ios10
 

litlirishone

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Similar thing here. General>Spotlight Search>Search Results all toggles were magically put to "On". I had like 2 or 3 of the toggles "on" prior to updating to 10.3 public beta 3. I had a majority of the toggles off because it helps TREMENDOUSLY with battery life so your iPhone isn't indexing EVERY SINGLE THING. Hope these phantom settings resets are resolved.
 

shankar2

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Yeah I've been signed off from most of my apps that require logins very strange!
 

hxlover904

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If you haven't yet, I'd try rebooting the phone. Then I might try a complete reset. Then I might try restoring the phone.
 

shankar2

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Yep I rebooted and hard reset the phone things are better but monitoring still
 

Poob Bubes

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My 7 is doing this too. It also started showing me the what's new splash screen when I launched Photos and Music. It acted like it was the first time I ever launched them. Very weird and annoying.
 

JaxGator3

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Sep 12, 2015
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Hi just today I noticed my app settings are being reset like that of WhatsApp, banking app, battery percentage settings

Anyone else reporting this problem?
I have been experiencing this now for a few days. iOS 10.2.1. Phone is prompting me as if this is a new phone or it has been reset. Neither are true for my 7 Plus.

Issue is not limited to iOS settings but also some 1st and 3rd party apps.
  • Open iMessage and prompted with the "What's New in Messages" screen.
  • Prompted to enable automatic downloads in Settings -> Itunes & App Stores
  • For every contact, I am prompted to enable Read Receipts in iMessage.
  • Music ... No longer have music stored locally. All show cloud download icon.
  • Logged out of some, not all, 3rd Party apps. Doesn't appear to be coincidence that so many happened at the same time. E.g. Slickdeals, Panera, HomeDepot, YouTube, Facebook, etc
    • Not impacted apps ... Pandora, NextDoor,
 
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Jagtapper

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I also experienced some changes that were spontaneous

-prompted to ask send "read" receipts
-phone started vibrating when it has always been on silent
-battery percentage randomly disappeared

And who knows what else I'll find out. It first occurred yesterday for me.

Thoughts?
 

JaxGator3

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Sep 12, 2015
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I also experienced some changes that were spontaneous

-prompted to ask send "read" receipts
-phone started vibrating when it has always been on silent
-battery percentage randomly disappeared

And who knows what else I'll find out. It first occurred yesterday for me.

Thoughts?
Forgot about the battery percentage disappearing. That was my first sign something happened.

Still have not found an explanation for this reset behavior.
 

sotiredofsoup

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This is happening to me too on my iPhone 7 Plus running 10.2.1. I didn't make any changes on my own, and noticed the battery percentage disappear and my email started doing vibrating alerts every couple seconds.
 

metsjetsfan

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Does this recur after you fixed anything? This just happened to me as well.

Maybe that CIA stuff from wikileaks