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Fix “Verifying Update” and “Slide to Upgrade” Error on iPhone

“I stuck on “Slide to Update” on iPhone 6 after upgrading to iOS 10. Help!!!”

Since the new iOS version come out, like the latest iOS 10, many iOS fans are can’t wait to do the upgrade. When it comes to do the update on iOS devices, there are two ways for you: OTA and iTunes. Either which way you choose to update your iDevice, you may encounter some errors in updating. When download a new iOS version on your iPhone/iPad/iPod over the air, you will see “Verifying Update...” screen. You may suffer from the the trouble of stuck on “Verifying Update” and “Slide to Upgrade” error. In this guide, we will show you solutions to fix “Verifying Update” and “Slide to Upgrade” Error on iPhone.

Note: Some preparation should be done if you decide to update your iOS device.

Don’t miss: Things You Need to Do Before Updating to iOS 10


Fix “Verifying Update” and “Slide to Upgrade” Error on iPhone is not a hard job for almost all cases. Before we start it, these are some preparations you need to do:

-Keep your iPhone full charged
-Make sure your iDevice has an active Wi-Fi connection
-Make sure your iDevice has enough available storage space to install iOS 10 update
-Do Not restore your iDevice unless you have a complete backup

Fix “Verifying Update” Error

Have a try of below tricks to fix your “Verifying Update” Error.

Tips 1: Undoubtedly, waiting for several minutes is what should be done firstly. Because here may be network mistake, just be patient to wait for 10-20 minutes.

Tips 2: Stay pressing the power button to get your device locked and it would take more than 5 times. As you see the loading screen, the process of downloading would start right now.

Tips 3: Go to open the newest version of iTunes and use it to get iOS updated on the computer.

Tips 4: Try to hard reboot on iPhone 6s/6/5s/5. At first, just hold the "Home" and "Sleep/Wake" button simultaneously. Then, when you view apple logo, please release the buttons.

Fix “Slide to Update” Error

If your iPhone stuck on “Slide to Update”, at this time, for getting iPhone/iPad back to normal status, we found some steps which work for this situation.

Step 1. Use USB cable to get iDevice and PC connected. Then double click to open iTunes on your desktop.

Step 2. Move to keep pressing "Home" and Power button at the same time for several seconds once the PC cannot detect the mobile. As iPhone/iPad can restart, you can select the device on iTunes.

Step 3. Click "Restore" to restore your iOS device. If you have no any backup before upgrading iOS 10 or public beta version. Please do a backup immediately and choose it to restore.
Note: If you have enabled "Find My iPhone" before, official Apple Support may assist you to fix your need.

With the useful tips above, these stuck screens in updating to iOS 10 can return to normal state. Hope you could have a nice experience with iOS 10. If you have suffer some other problem on iOS 10, you could go to www.irefone.com. If you suffer from data lost problem, you could have a try of iRefone, which is the best iPhone data recovery software that help you get back deleted or lost data due to various reasons.
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