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iPhone Settings Icon Missing: How To Get Back or Restore?

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iPhone’s Settings icon is the most often used app to make any change in the device. But what if you cannot see the Settings icon on your iPhone? That would be worst sometimes. But it occurs in many iPhone devices for many users worldwide. 

We have seen a lot of questions like ‘iPhone Settings icon missing’ and ‘how to get settings icon back on iPhone’ and more like this. After hearing these types of questions, we found that the problem is global and needs to be fixed. Hence, we looked for the solutions and ended up with the working method. You are lucky as here we will share the steps to restore iPhone Settings icon on iPhone. Doesn’t matter which device you are using; this method will work on every iPhone from iPhone 6 to the iPhone 12 series. Without struggling more, let’s check out the steps to get back the Settings icon iPhone. 

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iPhone’s Settings app has one option to reset every Home Screen Layout. But how can we reach that reset button without seeing the Settings app? We have the trick to do it easily.

Step #1: Swipe right to the iPhone home screen to get the Spotlight Search. 

Step #2: Enter Settings. 

Step #3: Once you search for Settings, you will see the Settings app below. Tap on it.

Step #4: Tap on the Reset option.

Step #5: Now, final tap on the ‘Reset Home Screen Layout’ option.

Once you select the above option, your iPhone will reset every app icon on your iOS home screen, and you will get back the Settings app icon on the screen. 

Still don’t see the Setting icon on iPhone?

We another way to get it back is by reinstalling system software. To do that, you need to follow the below steps. 

Step #1: Firstly, connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable.

Step #2: Next, Launch iTunes app on your computer. 

Step #3: Click on the iPhone icon on the left side of the screen.

Step #4: Now click on the ‘Restore iPhone’ button to reinstall your system software, and everything will get automatically re-synchronize to your iPhone when the restore is complete.


Have you tried the above methods to get back iPhone’s Setting icon? If so, then please share your happiness by commenting below. Need more help? You can ask us as well through the comment box. We are always there for you to help you with every Apple-related problem. 

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Being in love with the tech world, Govind joined the technology world in 2015 and started writing about tech stuff (mobile, PC, games, other gadgets). He loves playing games, travelling, photography and sharing the latest news & updates about every Apple products (iPhone, iPad, Mac, etc.).

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