Are you a new iPhone user? or you have been using iPhone for a very long time and just recently upgraded to a new iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max. Every time you are trying to call someone, there is an error which is saying “The last Line no longer available, do you want to call using your remaining line?

So most iPhone users have reported that they are facing this particular issue on their iPhone, especially after they have upgraded their software. However, the issue was originally related to the e-sim that Apple has been implementing since 2018. If you are experiencing this issue, then you need to stick with this article.

Because in this article first, I am going to identify a few reasons that are causing this error to occur and also I am going to discuss few ways of how you can solve this problem. So without any more delay let’s dive into our topic.

Last Line No Longer Available on iPhone [Fixed]
Last Line No Longer Available on iPhone

What is Causing the “Last line No Longer Available” Error on your iPhone?

There are mainly four reasons for this error and they are:

1. Current and Missed Contacts

Apple introduced its e-sim feature back in 2018 via a software update and since then, people getting this issue. The user was unable to call any number due to this error. This error is may be caused by a glitch that may have occurred due to the previous call log on your phone. This turned out to be the main issue for most of the users.

2. Network Settings Glitch

This glitch or error may be caused due to incorrect network settings on your iPhone. Due to this reason, you are unable to make any calls, and every time you try to make a phone call you get a “Last Line No Longer Available” Error.

3. Network Selection Settings

Sometimes this can also happen when the network selection settings on your iPhone are configured in the wrong way. This is also causing this error. For the majority of users, this particular issue is the most common one and this issue can be fixed very easily.

4. Sim Card Issue

In some cases, it is the SIM card that is the main culprit. This can be caused by the reason that your sim card isn’t properly inserted into your phone. So, in this case, you need to open your SIM card tray and you need to insert it properly. This issue is very rare among users but it does occur sometimes.

How to Fix the “Last Line No Longer Available Issue” error on your iPhone?

Here we have discussed about 7 possible ways, which you can try to resolve this errors, so let’s take a look at these:

Fix 1 – Clear Call Logs

If you have enabled the E-SIM, then you should try deleting your call logs because most of the time, they are the root of this problem. Many users have reported that after clearing their call logs, this problem is permanently gone from their iPhones.

  • To delete all the call logs, you need to go to your phone app.
  • Then go to recent calls and then tap on the option called edit.
  • Select the option clearly and then clear everything. This will delete all the call history from your iPhone.
  • This will help you resolve the last line of no longer available.

Fix 2 – Check for any Software Updates

You need to have the latest software installed on your iPhone because old software can cause this issue. If you don’t have the latest software installed, then I would highly recommend you install the latest software. To check for any latest software update, you need to go to settings and then click on the option called general and inside this option, you will see the option called software update.

Fix 3 – Restart Your Device

For iPhone 8 and older models –

  • Press and hold the power button until you are getting the option to power off.
  • Turn your iPhone off by siding it to the option to power off.
  • Wait for a few seconds.
  • Then turn your device on.

For iPhone X and later models –

  • Press the power button and the volume button until you are getting the option to turn your phone off.
  • Turn off your phone by sliding the slider to the power off option.
  • Wait for a few seconds.
  • After a few seconds turn your phone on.

Fix 4 – Reset Network settings

Resetting the network settings can solve this problem. To reset the network setting follow the instructions mentioned below.

  • Go to the Settings menu.
  • Then click on the option called “General”.
  • Then you will see an option called reset. And under this section, you will see an option called “Reset network settings”.
  • Hopefully, after doing this your problem will be resolved.

Fix 5 – Turn off Find Contacts in Other Apps

This technique proves to be working to solve this particular problem. You can also try this fix to see if it helps to solve the problem or not. You need to go to the settings and then you need to go into contacts. There you will see an option called “Find Contact in other Apps” you need to disable this option and you will be done.

Fix 6 – Turn Airplane mode On and Off

You can also try turning airplane mode off and on as this is a universal fix for many problems. It can sure help with this error also, so yeah you should try this for once.

Fix 7 – Contact Apple care

This is your last option if you have already tried the other options mentioned above. The issue should be resolved by now after applying all the ways that I have mentioned. Still, if you are having trouble, then you need to contact Apple Care and their executives will help you resolve this issue.


You can try all these fixes. I think that these fixes will help solve this problem. If you are still having the same issue you need to contact Apple Care. For more posts like this one stay connected with us.