Apple has released new iOS systems more frequent in recent days. So many Apple fans cannot wait to missing the newest system. However, they may have encountered some minor problems during the process of updating, such as the iPhone freezes all of a sudden. In fact, several users have reflected the problem on Apple's technical support forum as follow: ‘Help! My iPhone XS is frozen after trying to update to the new iOS 12. It was estimating download time and then went to an almost black screen (it kind of glows now).’ So what can be done to tackle such difficult issues? Keep reading to select the best solution to the problem of iPhone froze during update.
Your iPhone will possibly freeze during the upgrade process under the circumstances below:
It is known that restart the device is the most immediate way to resolve most problems on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. To do it: hold down the Power button together for 8-10 second a slide bar appears. Drag the slide bar to turn off the device. Then turn it on and check whether the update process can run smoothly or not.
Try to restore iOS system with iTunes is also possible to fix iOS update frozen on iPhone and iPad. Follow the procedures below to initial:
Step1. Connect the device to your computer running iTunes with the latest version.
Step 2. The iPhone will be detected by the iTunes itself. Click “Trust this computer” on your iPhone if it is the first time connected to iTunes.
Step 3. Click on ‘Summary’ option and select ‘Restore iPhone’ button to perform a restore process
Note: It is the best to back up your iPhone data in advance, as restore from iTunes backup will wipe all the contents completely.
Restore the system with iTunes is not recommended if you have no chance to back up your iPhone. iOS System Recovery program can assist a lot to repair iOS 12 stuck on updating. It is easy to use and has obtained high reputation from some popular sites.
Core features of iOS System Recovery:
Here are the steps to iPhone upgrade failure problem:
Step 1. Go to the official site of iOS System Recovery or click the download button to download and install the repair program on your computer. Launch it and you will be required to connect your device to PC. Take an USB cable and connect the iPhone with the program. Click ‘Start’.
Step 2. When the iPhone is recognized by the program, the basic information will be detected as well. The next step is to click ‘Start Repair’ to download the firmware package and the program will start to download and install the latest iOS version. What you need to do is wait and have a relax.
Since it is not that convenient to fix update issues, it is better to take preventive measures to avoid this kind of issues.
After trying the solutions offered above, you may have installed the newest iOS 12 successfully. In the future, when you encounter any other iPhone issues hard to be resolved, it is advisable to take some measures to get it fixed manually before taking the device to Apple store.