9.7-Inch iPad Pro with Error 56 Message After iOS 16/15 Upgrade

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2023-06-20 / Update for  iPhone Fix

ATTENTION PLEASE!!! If you are the latest 9.7-Inch iPad Pro owner, please do not press Download and Install button for iOS 16/15 upgrade on device!!! On Apple community there have been a lot of users posted and said that iPad Pro gets bricked with Error 56 after update to iOS 16/15. When they connect device to computer with iTunes following tips, another error message comes saying: The iPad "iPad" could not be restored. An unknown error occurred(56).

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Apple admitted on its press release that indeed a number of 9.7-Inch iPad Pros had bricked after iOS 16/15 update over OTA. Even though no explanation for its exact reasons said, Apple undid its update for only 9.7-Inch Pad Pro, instead for all Apple devices and made a statement that they were studying how to fix it. Apple intended to fix voice error, dictionary consultation error, and allow users to enable Night Shift and Low Power Mode at the same time with iOS 16/15 update. But result is obviously far from their expectation. If you are that unlucky one among of them who clicked update, please keep on reading to fix "Error 56" on 9.7-Inch iPad Pro with below solutions.

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Solution: Get Into DFU Mode to Repair Bricked iPad Pro with Error 56

Even Apple didn't officially offer solution, you definitely can't leave your precious device aside. In fact, after error message appears it will remind you of getting into DFU with iTunes to fix; however, what's worse, another error on iTunes as I mentioned above continues. Here you can sort to Tenorshare iCareFone (iPhone Care Pro) to enter DFU mode without iTunes restriction. If this solution failed, you'd better to recover the important files as next solution first, and then go to Apple Store for help.

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1. Click download button above to download and install the program on your Windows/Mac. After that, run it and connect your bricked iPad Pro to computer via USB cable.

2. Select Fix iOS 10/9/8/7 Stuck on the interface and manually Enter DFU Mode. If you see your device displaying the classic USB to iTunes logo, you get into DFU Mode successfully.

3. After that, Click Exit DFU Mode when you have entered your iOS device into DFU mode successfully. Then follow the steps to exit iPhone/iPad/iPod touch out of DFU mode.

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Hope you fortunately get out of the trouble that iOS 16/15 bricks 9.7-Inch iPad Pro with Error 56. If the solo workable solution above can't get your device alive, turn to Apple Store. Probably you have to replace hardware with new one. For now, you'd better recover lost precious data back first to avoid unnecessary loss. Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery, a professional iPhone, iPad and iPod files recovery software with high reputation, enables you to restore lost photos/contacts/notes/messages/call history/etc with three modes. Download and have a try on it. If you have any problem, please let me know and leave it under the comment section.

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