How To Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update

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While we wait with baited breath for iPhone 6 and iOS 8, recently Apple released iOs 7.1.2 update to reminisce the best features of iOS 7 for one last time. However, this walk down the memory lane might not be as pleasant as you imagine as the 7.1.2 has plenty of bugs and glitches. Although all the major bugs are fixed and users successfully updated their devices but lots of users are facing major freezing issues on their iPhones. At this point one of the best solution is to downgrade your iOS to the last stable version but if you have not saved the SHSH blob before you updated to iOS 7.1.2 that might not be an option anymore. The issue arose when users tried to update their device via OTA and screen got struck on Apple Logo. In case you are later one and looking for the right solution to Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update; you just need to follow our step by step guide to restore your frozen iPhone.

iOs 7.1.2 update promised to fix three small bugs including encryption bug in Mail app. We understand many users got infuriated with this update and situation become even worse when Hard Reset is not working.

How To Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update

Before we begin, you need:

  • Latest version of iTunes installed on your PC.
  • Make sure you have backed up your iPhone. Use iTunes to backup and Sync your iPhone to your PC. If you have a jailbroken iPhone you should probably backup all your apps with xBackup as this version of iOS is still not completely stable.

Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update

Step 1: Connect your iPhone with pc using the USB cable.

Step 2: Select your iPhone when it appears on iTunes. Click the Restore iPhone button in the summary pane.

How To Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update

Step 3: Tap Restore again in the prompt box to confirm that you want to restore your iPhone to factory settings.

How To Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update

Step 4: Once your iPhone is restored to factory settings, you’ll see Hello screen. You can either “set up your device as a new” or “restore the backup”.

How To Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update

What if you can’t Restore your iPhone?

It’s a rare issue if you are not allowed to restore your iPhone. Simply use Recovery mode and get hold to your device. Recovery mode is generally used when:

  • iTunes doesn’t recognise your device.
  • Apple Logo remains on screen for several hours just in our case.
  • Your iPhone’s screen is showing “Connect to iTunes“.

How to use Recovery mode to restore your device:

Step 1: Shut down your iPhone. If you cant shut it off, press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons simultaneously and wait few seconds for it to shut down.

Step 2: Plug the iPhone’s USB cable to your PC only.

Step 3: It’s time to Tap and Hold iPhone’s Home button as soon as you connect USB to it.

Step 4: As soon as you see Connect to iTunes screen, release the Home button. In case you don’t see anything, try Step 1-3 once more. If the issue still persists, follow these steps for Mac or these for Windows. If above steps worked for you, iTunes will display:

iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes.

How To Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update

Step 5: Simply Restore your device and you are all set to Fix Frozen iPhone During iOs 7.1.2 Update.
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