iPhone/iPad locked up after update to the latest iOS version (iOS 13/12.4.1)? This post will share you 4 simple and reliable solutions to fix the problem in a few minutes.
Apple has released iOS 13 recently. To experience the iOS 13 new wonderful features prior, many users have updated their iPhone/iPad to iOS 12.4/12/11 and even iOS 12.4.1. That’s really an exciting thing to upgrade to the latest iOS version.
But lately, lots of users emailed us to seek help, as their iPhone/iPad was locked up after update to the new iOS system. 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 the right place. In this post, we will share with you 4 efficient methods that we have found to be of great use for the iPhone/iPad locked up after update issue.
All most all iOS users would seek help from Apple Support every time they have problems with their Apple devices. However, when the screen of your iPhone/iPad is locked, Apple Support has no way to help. If you want to unlock your screen, the only one you can seek help from is a third-party tool. Here in this post, we recommend you to try AnyUnlock from iMobie. Here are the features of AnyUnlock.
If you want to have a try, download AnyUnlock on your computer and follow the step-by-step guide below.
Before we start, there is something you need to pay attention to:
1) All content on your iPhone will be erased after the screen password removal process. 2) If “Find My iPhone” is turning on, you need to enter the iCloud account and password to set up your device after the screen password removal process. 3) Your iPhone/iPad will be updated to the latest iOS version supported by your device after you unlock the screen passcode.
Step 1. Download and launch AnyUnlock on your computer, and connect your iPhone/iPad to it.
Step 2. Wait until AnyUnlock has detected your device, click “Unlock Screen Passcode”.
Step 3. You need to download the iOS firmware, this is for unlocking the screen passcode.
Step 4. When the firmware downloading is finished, click the “Unlock Now” option. Then AnyUnlock will unlock the screen passcode automatically.
Step 5. And when the recovery process is completed, you will see the “Screen passcode removed successfully” interface.
It is also 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 your 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. Reboot your device to recovery mode (do not connect your device to the computer).
Step 2. Connect your iPhone/iPad to a computer running the latest version of iTunes > Launch iTunes on the computer.
Step 3. An iTunes note will prompt. Just choose to restore or update your device. Usually, choose the option that says Restore to restore your device.
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 7/8: Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons).
2. Release both of the two buttons and your device should be back to normal now.
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 an update, frozen during the 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 the 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.
Step 2. Choose Advanced Mode > Follow the 3-step instruction in the window to turn your device to “Recovery” mode.
Step 3. After entering Recovery mode, check your device info and click the “Download” button to download the firmware for your iPhone/iPad.
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.
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 accidentally deleted some of your valuable files like photos, contacts, messages, etc. just turn to PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery for help.
That’s all about how to fix iPhone locked after update error. And as you can see, Method 1- AnyUnlock is the best solution to fix your iPhone/iPad locked after update error, as it can help you easily and quickly solve the problem. So, just give it a try by yourself now. If you have any other ideas or opinion, please share with us in the comment area.
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