“Help! My iPhone 6 has locked up when i update an os software, and the progress bar appears to be about 70% finished but it won’t go the rest of the way across the screen.
It’s been this way for two hour. Any suggestions?”
– Apple discussion
To make iPhone or iPad better, many users often upgrade the new iOS, OS software or ordinary app on their iPhone/iPad, sometimes there are something wrong happen, such as iPhone/iPad completely locked up during an update or stuck at “slide to upgrade”. No one wants to see these, but actually no one can stop it, so we find out 3 ways to fix it:
The first thing you need to do is reset your iPhone/iPad when it locked up during update, which is turn off your iDevices and then turn it on. And believe that almost all the iOS users know how to reset an iPhone/iPad: just press and hold both the home and the sleep/wake buttons simultaneously for at least 10 seconds. If you find Apple logo screen appears on the iPhone/iPad, it proves that the hard reset works.
If your iPhone/iPad still lockup after reset or won’t get past the Apple screen, you need to restore your iPhone. Now connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer, launch the newest iTunes, Click on the button if it appears as usual, then click on “Summary” >> “Restore”. If iTunes cannot recognize your iPhone, you’ll need to put it in recovery mode first, here we recommend you can use a free reboot tool named Tenorshare Reiboot, which can get your iPhone into recovery mode with only one click.
If unfortunately the reset and restore can’t fix your iPhone/iPad locked up during iOS update, you may need to repair your iOS system, and there is an iPhone Care Pro can easily download firmware to fix your iPhone locked up during new iOS or OS software upgrade because of iOS error. It is ease-to-use and efficient, and definitely can help you!
Only three ways, you can fix iPhone/iPad completely locked up after update, just give it a try! If you still have question with the methods above, you also can read a more detailed article: http://www.tenorshare.com/iphone-data/how-to-fix-frozen-iphone-during-ios-8-update.html