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Applied to: iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, and iPhone X
Why does my iPhone music keep pausing and skipping since updated to iOS 11
Many users have reported that the iPhone music keeps pausing or skipping on its own since upgrading to iOS 11, no matter if it's iOS 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, or 11.4. Some even encounter the music randomly pauses when playing through the headphones. Based on what is now known, this problem is closely related to the operating system. To address this issue, in this article, we will provide several tried-and-true solutions. Read on and get details.
|1️⃣Restart your iPhone||It can resolve some small issues on your iPhone.||Easy|
|2️⃣Re-install the Music app||It lets you bypass the iOS update issue and perform it again.||Easy|
|3️⃣Change to other headphones||It allows you to check the state of your headphones.||Easy|
|4️⃣Delete and re-download songs||It helps fix the problem of corrupted music.||Moderate|
|5️⃣Resync music from iTunes||It is a way to solve music file damage.||Moderate|
|6️⃣Turn off Siri||It turns off Siri to check out the problem.||Easy|
|7️⃣Disable Raise to Wake||It might be useful to toggle off the Raise to Wake.||Easy|
|8️⃣EaseUS MobiXpert||It needs to download and install iTunes on your computer.||Easy|
Restarting the iPhone can troubleshoot many small matters.
Restart iPhone 8/iPhone 7: Press and hold the Side button until the slider appears. Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone. After about 30 seconds later, press and hold the Side button again until the Apple logo appears.
Restart iPhone X: Press and hold the Side button and either volume button until the slider appears. Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone X. After about 30 seconds later, press and hold the Side button again until you see the Apple logo.
If the Music app doesn't work well, the music may play wrong, like keeps pausing or skipping constantly. If so, you can delete the app and re-install it. If you don't know how to delete the app on iPhone 8/iPhone X, you can check the online user guide.
This approach can fix the hardware-related problems. Just try it in case.
If the music has corrupted already, you can play it properly. You can try to delete the music that has problems and download it again.
This is also the way to solve music file damage. Use iTunes and resync all songs to your iPhone.
Each time you wake up Siri, it will interrupt the music playing. Try to turn off "Hey Siri" and check out whether the problem is settled or not.
Disabling the Raise to Wake feature may be a helpful tip. Turn on your iPhone, go to Settings > Display & Brightness > toggle off the Raise to Wake.
If none of the above simple methods can solve your problem, there may be some problems with your iOS system. Repairing iOS system sounds complicated, but it becomes easy if you use a professional iOS repair tool -- EaseUS MobiXpert. It can help you detect and fix various issues on the iOS system of your iPhone.
Now, download EaseUS MobiXpert on your computer and try to fix iOS system problems without error.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiXpert on your computer, choose "System Repair" from the Home page.
Step 2. Then, choose "iOS/iPadOS System Repair" from the new screen.
Step 3. Connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer and choose "Standard Repair." If you want a thorough repair, you can choose "Deep Repair."
Step 4. Confirm your device model and click "Next" to move on. Then, EaseUS MobiXpert will download a firmware for you, which will take a while. If you have installed a firmware before using this software, you can directly click "Verify" to continue.
Step 5. Then, click "Repair Now" to start the repair process. After the repair completes, you can check your device and restart it for use.
If you have tried all the above methods but the issue still goes on. Move to the next part and use EaseUS MobiMover to transfer your iPhone music to the computer for adequate playing.
If you like the music on your iPhone most, but can't have it on the computer, you can choose to export the iPhone music to the PC/Mac/laptop with a FREE iPhone data transfer tool. EaseUS MobiMover is a program that enables you to move photos, music, videos, contacts, messages, books, and more from the iOS device to the computer in a readable way through the USB cable.
Besides, if you want to put music to the iPhone without iTunes or import any other supported contents to iPad, MobiMover will offer you the simplest method.
Except for the data migration between iPhone/iPad and computer, MobiMover still allows you to sync data between two iOS devices directly and download online videos using URL. To find more comprehensive information on MobiMover, you can link to the online user guide and get what you want. Or you can directly link to the how-to article page to search for what you are interested in.
When you play music on your iPhone, if you encounter that it cannot play normally, or pauses and skips randomly, then you can try several effective methods mentioned in this article to help you solve this problem. If there is a problem with the iOS system on your iPhone, please use EaseUS MobiXpert to repair the system.
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