How to Fix iPhone X/8/7/6s/6 Freezing after iOS 11.1/11/10 Update

Summary

After iOS 11.1/11/10 update, iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/5s becomes freezing suddenly? Read this tutorial to get several ways to fix this iPhone freezing after update issue.

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Hi, I updated to iOS 11 on my 64GB iPhone 6s without any issues. But since doing so my phone has stopped working 3 times. The problem is that the phone freezes and I can't press any apps or open app switcher, it's just dead.

- A user from Apple Support Communities

Even though the latest iOS generation - iOS 11 has launched its first big patch iOS 11.1, there are still many bugs. The hottest one probably is iPhone X freezing immediately in cold weather. While sometimes, the other iPhone models will also encounter freezing problem after update, not just in cold, but even without any reason, just like the user mentioned above.

In this guide, we will focus on this iPhone freezing after update issue, with several practical methods. Check them now.

Tip 1. Restart Your iPhone

Taking a restart for 1-3 times, this error will be gone. But you should notice that this way may solve it temporarily, and it will come in a period, according to some users’ feedback.

Tip 2. Downgrade to Earlier iOS Version

If your iPhone didn’t have this freezing issue on the earlier iOS version, you can try downgrading it to the old one. For detailed steps, you can refer to this guide: How to Downgrade from iOS 11 to Previous iOS Version >

Tip 3. Reset All Settings on iPhone

There could be an issue in your settings leading to iPhone freezing after update. So you can try resetting all settings to fix it. Got to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. This way will not remove exited data like photos, messages, contacts, etc, but it will reset your general preferences in Notifications, General, Sounds, Touch ID, Brightness, and some other features.

Fix iPhone Freezing after Update - Reset All Settings

Fix iPhone Freezing after Update - Reset All Settings

Tip 4. Restore Your iPhone with iTunes

The last way you can try is restoring via iTunes. And here are the steps,

Step 1. Open iTunes on the Mac or PC that you used to back up your device.

Step 2. Connect your device to your computer with a USB cable.

Step 3. Select your iPhone when it appears in iTunes. If your device doesn't appear in iTunes, learn what to do.

Step 4. Select Restore iPhone.

Fix iPhone Freezing after Update - iTunes Restoring

Fix iPhone Freezing after Update - iTunes Restoring

The Bottom Line

As you can see, there are four different but all practical ways to help you with iPhone freezing after update issue. According to you own situation, choose the best one. If you have any question about these methods, or have some other new ones, please leave your messages in the comments below. Thanks.

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