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iOS 10 Update Bricks iPhones And iPads: Find Out How To Fix

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As it turns out, iPhone and iPad users who are trying to install the latest iOS 10 update from Apple are facing bricking issues. Here, in this post, we have jotted down several steps to fix this problem. In any case, Apple just issued a statement saying it has fixed this temporary issue.

The iOS 10 update is apparently sending the iPhones and iPads into a boot loop. Some users are apparently seeing the Apple logo that appears during the installation and booting process, but nothing happens after that as the device is bricked.

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However, not all are facing the same bricking issue. The iOS 10 bricking problem can appear in different phases of installation,?The Guardian noted.

In case, you made a backup of data via iTunes prior to installation, it would be an easy fix. Without backup, you may have to find a system and a stable Wi-Fi connection to fix the problem.

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iOS 10 Bricking Issue Fix

As a first step, find a Windows PC or Mac. The latest version of iTunes supported by the new OS is a prerequisite. Now, connect either the bricked iPhone or iPad to the system.

Try opening the iTunes. Following which, press and hold the ?Sleep? and ?Home? buttons on the bricked iPhone or iPad to switch on the recovery mode. You should see a prompt to connect to the iTunes.

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Now, look for the prompt in the iTunes to ?update? or ?restore? the bricked device. If you choose ?restore,? you will end up with the iOS 9. So, select ?update? instead to continue the installation process of the iOS 10 update.

All you have to do now is to wait for the iPhone or iPad to update.

In case, the solution mentioned above doesn?t fix the iOS 10 bricking issue, follow the same steps one more time but this time around make sure to select ?restore? instead of ?update.?

The other way is to visit a nearby Apple Store to get the bricked iPhone or iPad fixed.

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Meanwhile, Apple said: ?We experienced a brief issue with the software update process, affecting a small number of users during the first hour of availability. The problem was quickly resolved and we apologize to those customers. Anyone who was affected should connect to iTunes to complete the update or contact AppleCare for help.?

Users with bricked iPhones and iPad can also check out the?customer support page for details.

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