iOS 10 PB Bricked my phone

Discussion in 'iOS 10' started by Taglohman, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. Taglohman macrumors newbie

    Jul 18, 2016
    I downloaded the PB for iOS 10, and have had no problems until this weekend- my iPhone(6S) is now bricked. I've tried to reset (home and power), as well as trying to enter DFU mode, but nothing works... What should I do?
  2. keysofanxiety macrumors G3


    Nov 23, 2011
    1) Take it to an Apple Store
    2) Don't install a beta OS as your daily driver
  3. mostlydave macrumors regular

    Aug 5, 2011
    Are you sure that its the beta bricked the phone? it sounds to me like maybe you had a run of the mill hardware failure. I think most bricking occurs while trying to install the update.

    Do you have an apple store nearby or is the phone under warranty?
  4. keysofanxiety macrumors G3


    Nov 23, 2011
    Yeah you're absolutely right, I sort of skimmed over the fact he already installed it and was running fine for a few days. More likely to be hardware in which case.

    Sorry for my original blunt response OP. :p
  5. Taglohman thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 18, 2016
    Yeah! It was running great for the last week or so, and then all of a sudden it died. I do have an Apple store nearby, I'll take it there if that is the best option. I guess maybe it is not bricked, but it will not respond to any command, plugged in, or not. It won't even go into DFU with iTunes
  6. Silverbird0000 macrumors 6502a

    Sep 19, 2006
    Fort Myers, FL
    iOS 10 did not cause this. If it did it would have happened during the original install. This sounds like a hardware failure. It's just a coincidence that you have iOS 10.

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