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Posted in News by Patricia on September 19, 2022
Are you getting the Last Line No Longer Available error on iPhone 14? It happens whenever you try to call someone in Recents or Contacts? iPhone does dial if you tap Call, but the popup shows up every time?
Last Line No Longer Available Error
This issue has been reported by Clara on our iPhone 14 tips and tricks page:
“I’m prompted with last line no longer available popup when i dial a call on my new iphone 14 pro. How can i fix this?”
We couldn’t replicate the problem, but have found a similar complaint on Reddit:
“Last Line No Longer Available keeps popping up every time I try to ring someone.”
Apparently, this issue isn’t iPhone 14 exclusive. It occurs on older iPhone models too like the iPhone 13, 12, 11 and all other models that come with Dual SIM support.
The prompt is triggered when your device isn’t sure which line to use when the dial call function is used. Or when the preferred line is actually not available.
However, if you haven’t changed anything the popup might be definitely triggered by a bug or a wrong network setting.
How To Fix Last Line Not Longer Available Error
Go through the following troubleshooting steps until you manage to solve it:
1. Switch To Primary iPhone Line Manually
A wrong setting can make your iPhone to dial call using a secondary line, that hasn’t a voice plan available. To fix it Proceed as follows:
In Recents or Favorites tap the ‘i’ icon, next to the contact’s name.
Fact: Did this fix the issue? Share your feedback in the comments.
2. Enable/Disable Airplane Mode
Force your device to reconnect to the cellular towers by enabling Airplane Mode and disabling it after a couple of seconds.
Tip: You can do this easily in Control Center. Swipe-down from the top-right corner of the screen and use the Airplane mode toggle.
3. Force Restart iPhone
Rebooting device could flush minor glitches that trigger the Last Line No Longer Available error. Restarting brings a fresh breath of air into your iPhone. You can easily do it with the help of the force restart trick:
How to: Click & release Volume Up, followed by Volume Down and press & hold the Side Button until the Apple logo is displayed on the screen
4. Turn Off Automatic Network Selection
This iOS feature allows your iPhone pick the best network to connect your iPhone to the cell tower but it can cause problems when enabled on Dual Sim devices:
- Open the Settings and browse for Cellular -> Network Selection.
- Turn OFF Automatic Network Selection and pick the carrier of your primary Line manually.
5. Update Carrier Settings
The Last Line No Longer Available popup can be also triggered by carrier changes. To update your iPhone to these changes:
Browse for Settings -> General -> About and scroll to the Carrier section. If an update is available you will be prompted with a Carrier Update Available prompt. Tap Update to install them.
Have you managed to fix Last Line No Longer Available error? Do you have a better solution or more questions? Share your feedback in the comments!
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