Apples latest iOS 10 release had been hit with problems
The latest iteration of Apples iPhone operating system iOS 10 has had reported issues leading to some users claiming it "bricked" their phone, and advice caution updating.
Announced last week iOS 10 was hailed as the biggest release of iOS ever, boasting that the massive update would make the user experience more personal, more powerful and more playful however it seems that it may just make some users more frustrated. Although Apple states a "brief issue with the software update process affecting a small number of users during the first hour of availability" there are mounting reports of people still finding their smartphones or tablets are crashing during the update.
If you are still keen to update then ensure to backup your device before proceeding using the instructions below;
How to Back Up Manually
- Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network.
- Tap Settings, then scroll down and tap iCloud.
- Scroll down, tap Backup, and make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on.
- Tap Back Up Now. Stay connected to your Wi-Fi network until the process completes.
- Make sure that the backup finished: Tap Settings > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage, then select your device. The backup should appear in the details with the time and backup size.
Update your device wirelessly
If a message says that an update is available, tap Install Now. You can also follow these steps:
- Plug your device into power and connect to the Internet with Wi-Fi.
- Tap Settings > General > Software Update.
- Tap Download and Install. If a message asks to temporarily remove apps because iOS needs more space for the update, tap Continue or Cancel. Later, iOS will reinstall apps that it removed.
- To update now, tap Install. Or you can tap Later and choose Install Tonight or Remind Me Later. If you tap Install Tonight, just plug your iOS device into power before you go to sleep. Overnight, your device will update automatically.
- If asked, enter your passcode.