I was updating my iPhone to iOS 10, but it failed verification and now my phone is stuck on "verifying updates" on the lock screen. I can't even shut it off completely because it will not let me slide the power off even connected into my Macbook air, but nothing happened. Any help is appreciated to fix iPhone stuck on verifying updates issue. Thank You!
A lot of iPhone users who have tried to update their device by going to Settings>General> software Updates have complained that when trying to update their device to the latest iOS version, iPhone stuck on verifying updates. The process never gets completed for some users. If your iPhone hangs up when verifying updates, you are not alone! For an iPhone stuck on verifying updates, let’s learn how to fix this issue
1.Simply hold down the “Home” button and “Sleep/Wake” button at the same time.
2.Keep holding down these buttons until the screen turns off and release buttons once apple logo appears.
3.Wait for the iPhone to boot back to the main screen.
4.After the iPhone has rebooted, go to Settings > General > About and make sure that the iPhone is running on the iOS version you want running. If not, repeat the update process.
If your iOS update is frozen, if you’re progress bar isn’t showing any progress, give the hard reboot a try and let me know if it works for you.
If the method mentioned above doesn’t work for you, here comes another way to fix it. Tenorshare iCareFone is best iOS system repair tool to repair iPhone SE/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s stuck on verifying updates or other issues without data loss by entering and exiting recovery mode. Just follow the steps below to learn how to solve iPhone stuck on verifying updates issue.
Step 1: Download, install and run Tenorshare iCareFone after installing. Connect your iPhone to your PC and select Fix iOS Stuck on the menu.
Step 2: Click the button "Enter Recovery Mode" to put your iPhone into recovery mode.
Step 3: When you see your iPhone display the classic USB to iTunes logo (recovery mode), hit the button "Exit Recovery Mode" to reboot your device to normal state.
Done! After a few clicks, your iPhone stuck on verifying updates will be solved completely with Tenorshare iCareFone. Then you can experience the latest iOS version normally!