Settings application is a vitally important part of iOS devices, because it controls how the devices operate. You are not able to do a lot of things without it, such as set iPhone network, change ringtone, set up passwords, adjust screen light and change iPhone settings. All in all, you will be quite disturbed if iPhone settings icon missing problem occurs. Reasons for the problem are various. Maybe you just accidentally move it to a folder. Or your iPhone fails to jailbreak. It is also possible that iPhone is attacked by virus or there is an unknown error with iPhone system. Whatever the cause, you don't have to worry too much. 5 useful and simple methods are collected below to help you retrieve the settings icon on the iPhone.
Part 1: Move It Out from the Folder to the Screen
Part 2: Restart the iPhone to Fix Settings Icon Missing from iPhone Issue
Part 3: Reset Home Screen Layout to Restore Missing Settings Icon on iPhone
Part 4: Restore iPhone via iTunes to Recover Lost Settings Icon on iPhone
Part 5: Make Use of iOS System Repair Software without Missing Data
If you are worried that the above methods will cause data loss, you can use Joyoshare UltFix iOS System Recovery to fix iPhone settings icon missing problem. As a high-tech iOS issues repair tool, not only does it not cause data missing, it also provides two repair modes. "Advanced Mode" can factory reset your iPhone and fix serious system problems while "Standard Mode" fixes over 30 kinds of iOS system problems without losing data information, like iPhone failed to update, iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes, iPhone camera not working and so on. Actually, in addition to iPhone system issues, it supports to fix other iOS devices system failures.
Moreover, Joyoshare UltFix enables users to enter/exit the recovery mode with one click freely. That means you all use this feature whether you are a registered user or not. If your iPhone stuck in recovery mode, you can get it back to normal with Joyoshare UltFix at ease. By the way, it is compatible with the latest iOS 12.3.
Key Features of Joyoshare UltFix iOS System Recovery:
Restore lost settings icon on iPhone simply
Offer two repair modes to fix iOS system issues
Enter/exit the recovery mode with one click freely
Support all the iOS devices and the newest iOS 12.3