How to Fix Cannot Connect to App Store Error in iOS 11 on iPhone or iPad

Apple App Store errors frequently haunt iPhone X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6(s) Plus, 6(s) and iPad users, especially when they update their devices to the latest version. These days, we are facing ‘Cannot connect to App Store’ error and struggling to fix it. As a quick solution, I force quitted and then rebooted my iPhone, but this didn’t help. Upon doing some basic research, I found some solutions to fixed it.

There are countless other users who face this issue of Apple App Store not loading in their iOS 11 devices. They can also follow the solutions listed below.

Fix Cannot Connect to App Store in iOS 11 on iPhone X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6(s) Plus, 6(s) and iPad

Fix #1: Manually Set the Date and Time on iOS Device

Step #1: Open Settings on your iPhone/iPad.

Open Settings on iPhone or iPad running iOS 11

Step #2: Now tap on General.

Tap on General

Step #3: Next, tap on Date & Time.

Tap on Date and Time

Step #4: Here, you need to toggle off switch to Set Automatically.

Toggle Off Set Automatically

Step #5: Now you should manually set the date and time.

Step #6: Then reboot your iOS device. Simply press and hold home and power button simultaneously for approximately 10 seconds; and when you see Apple logo on screen, release the buttons.

If you are using iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, you need to follow a different method to reboot the device.

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X users can follow this guide to reboot their device.

Fix #2: Make sure you have granted permission to App Store to access your mobile/cellular data

Step #1: Launch Settings and then tap on Cellular (many iOS devices have Mobile Data option – Cellular and Mobile Data are one and the same).

Tap on Cellular Data

Step #2: Here, you need to ensure that the toggle button next to App Store is green, i.e. turned on.

Toggle On App Store Button

Fix #3: Reset iOS Device to Factory Settings

Still struggling with the issue? You should reset your iPhone or iPad to factory settings.

Step #1: Go to Settings and then tap on General.

Step #2: Now tap on Reset.

Tap on Reset

Step #3: Next, you need to tap on Reset All Settings and confirm your action.

Fix #4: Update iOS on iPhone/iPad

If you are not happy and problem persists, you need to go for iOS update on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #1: Launch SettingsGeneral.

Step #2: Next, tap Software Update.

Step #3: Now download and install the latest iOS Version.

Also Check:

How to Fix Cannot Connect to iTunes Store

To sum up…

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