Did my phone just brick due to IOS10?

Discussion in 'iOS 10' started by Molson1020, Sep 13, 2016.

  1. Molson1020 macrumors regular

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hey guys,

    So I've never had an iPhone brick on me before, but when trying to install the IOS10 Update (official release, not the beta), my phone locked up and now it's stuck on the connect to iTunes screen.

    iTunes can read the phone, but says it's in "iPhone Recovery Mode."

    When I click RESTORE or UPDATE, nothing happens and it asks to eject my phone. I see iTunes is also downloading a 2.28GB "Software Update" but it's going SO SLOW and I don't know which software it's downloading.

    Can anyone help?
  2. Richardgm macrumors 6502a


    Aug 1, 2008
  3. AsherN macrumors 6502

    May 11, 2016
  4. post/ergo macrumors member

    Mar 26, 2009
    Great Britain
    When doing mine the phone ejected a few times and prompted again to update/restore and started to download multiple copies.

    Let the download finish, connect the phone and try the Update option, this worked for me but I have seen others report they needed to do a full restore.

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