As Apple’s iOS10 released, many people are attracted to the newest and awesome features and choose to upgrade. It gives you a sense that you have gotten a new iPhone after upgrading, but some of them fail instead and find that their phone completely useless. Especially the one who updates it from OTA. Unluckily, if you face the problem that have your iPhone bricked when upgrading to iOS10. Here are some ways for you to save your phone and your data.
1.Put iPhone/iPad into DFU Mode
1)Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer, and open the iTunes.
2)Hold the “Home” and “Power” button at the same time for 10 seconds.
3)After 10 seconds, let go the “power” button but still hold the “Home” button for another 10 seconds.
4)A message will pop up and it shows that your device turns into the DFU mode successfully.
5)Close the message and click the “recover iPhone”, iTunes appears a dialog box, click “next” and “agree”, after that, the FWH will be back to your device.
You can also click here to know more tips about iOS10 when upgrading.
If above way can’t help you to recover your iPhone/iPad, repeat the steps, put the iPhone or iPad into recovery and then select restore rather than update. If that still doesn’t work, you may have to take a trip into an Apple store to get it fixed.
2.Have a backup with iTunesIf you don’t want to lose all the data when your phone goes something wrong during upgrading. Make a backup. Once the data lost, use the iPhone Data Recovery to help you.
1)Turn off iCloud before backup.
Make sure that iCloud is turned off before your backup, since the backup is not supported with iCloud on.
2) Connect your iPhone with computer and launch iTunes.
3) Start to Backup.
Check your device on the left panel, and click "Back Up Now" button on the right.
Best Solution: How to fix bricked iPhone without data loss?To unbrick your iPhone without losing any data, you can try to use this toolkit called iOS System Recovery, which allows you to fix your bricked iPhone while retaining your data. Since it is compatible with every leading iOS version, it can easily work on your device and fix it.
Fix various iOS system issues stuck in recovery mode, white Apple logo, black screen, looping on start, etc.
Fix your iOS system to normal without data loss.
Fixes other iPhone error and iTunes errors, such as iTunes error 4013, error 14, iTunes error 27, iTunes error 9 and more.
Fully compatible with the latest iOS 11.
Step to fix bricked iPhone:
Step 1. Download iOS System Recovery and install it on your PC/Mac. After launching it, click on the option of “System Recovery”.
Step 2. Connect your bricked iPhone to the system and wait for the application to recognize it.
Step 3. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to put your phone into DFU mode to update its firmware.
Step 4. It will provide a few basic details windows which related to your device (like its model, update, and more), then you can click on the "Download" button once you are done.
Step 5. Wait for a while as the application will automatically download the firmware update for your phone.
Step 6. When it is done, it will automatically start fixing the iPhone bricked problem. Make sure that you don’t disconnect your device during this stage.
Step 7. After resolving a problem with your phone, it will restart it in normal mode and display the following message. Then you can either safely remove your phone or click on the “Try Again” button to repeat the process.