How to Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update via 3 Simple Methods

Summary

iPhone/iPad locked up after update to the latest iOS version (iOS 11)? This post will share you 3 simple and reliable solutions to fix the problem in a few minutes.

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Aug. 29, 2017

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Apple announced the final official version of iOS 11 alongside the new iPhone 8 (Plus) and iPhone X in the fall. To experience the iOS 11 new wonderful features prior, many users have updated their iPhone/iPad to iOS 11. That’s really an exciting thing to upgrade to latest iOS version.

But lately, lots of users emailed us to seek for help, as their iPhone/iPad was locked up after update to iOS 11. If you are encountering the same trouble on your iPhone/iPad and looking for a reliable way to help you out soon, then you come to right place. In this post, we will share you 3 efficient methods that we have found to be of great use for the iPhone/iPad locked up after update issue.

Method 1. Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error without Data Loss Method 2. Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error with Recovery Mode Method 3. Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update with Force Restart

Method 1. Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error without Data Loss

If you want to fix the iPhone/iPad locked up after update error with no previous data loss on your device, then PhoneRescue can help you make it. With the iOS Repair Tools mode of PhoneRescue, you can easily fix various iPhone/iPad problems, such as locked up after update, frozen during update, get stuck in black screen, white screen, Apple logo, or even in restarting loop.

More than anything, different from another two methods, it will not erase existing data on your device and just a few minutes are needed to complete the repairing job. Now, let’s go to the download page of PhoneRescue and Choose PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery to download it on your Mac/PC computer prior. Then, follow the simple steps below to fix the iPhone/iPad locked up after update issue with ease.

Step 1. Run PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery on your computer > Connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer > Choose iOS Repair Tools mode and click the right arrow.

Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error without Data Loss – Step 1

Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error without Data Loss – Step 1

Step 2. Choose Advanced Mode > Follow the 3-step instruction in the window to turn your device to "Recovery" mode.

Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error without Data Loss – Step 2

Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error without Data Loss – Step 2

Step 3. After entering Recovery mode, check your device info and click "Download" button to download the firmware for your iPhone/iPad.

Fix iPhone/iPad Frozen During Update without Data Erasing – Step 3

Fix iPhone/iPad Frozen During Update without Data Erasing – Step 3

Step 4. Once it finished, PhoneRescue will repair your iOS device to normal automatically. When the recovery process is complete, you will see the complete page.

Fix iPhone/iPad Frozen During Update without Data Erasing – Step 4

Fix iPhone/iPad Frozen During Update without Data Erasing – Step 4

Besides repairing various iOS errors, PhoneRescue also comes with the ability to help users recover deleted or lost data on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. So, if you accidently deleted some of your valuable files like photos, contacts, messages, etc. just turn to PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery for help.

Method 2. Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error with Recovery Mode

It is possible to fix the iPhone/iPad locked up after update error by restoring your device in recovery mode via iTunes. But it is worth mentioning that all your media and other data will be erased if you take this way. You’d better backup you device in advance to ensure the data safety, or you can directly move to Method 1 to finish the task without data erasing.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone/iPad to a computer running the latest version of iTunes > Launch iTunes on the computer > Click Trust this computer on your iPhone/iPad.

Step 2: Click Summary on the left > Choose Restore iPhone > Click the Restore button again to confirm. After the process completes, your device will restart automatically.

Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error with Recovery Mode – Step 2

Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error with Recovery Mode – Step 2

Method 3. Fix iPhone/iPad Locked After Update Error with Force Restart

This way is capable of fixing most iPhone/iPad related problems. Now, let’s check the steps.

1. Press and hold both the Wake/Sleep and Home buttons for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple Logo (iPhone 7: Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons).

2. Release both of the two buttons and your device should be back to normal now.

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to fix iPhone locked after update error. And as you can see, Method 1- PhoneRescue is the best solution to fix your iPhone/iPad locked after update error, as it can not only help you easily solve the problem, but prevent all your data on device from being erased. So, just give it a try by yourself now.

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