Apps freeze when updating iphone

What to Do When Your iPhone Freezes

1. Restart Your Phone

This one’s a no-brainer, but it might work. Turn off your phone by holding on the Sleep/Wake button (top left). If nothing happens, try a hard reset by holding in the Home Button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time for at least 10 seconds or until you see an Apple logo appear onscreen.

Apps freeze when updating iphone

2. Recharge

4. Close Extra Apps

5. Not Enough Space

6. Check for Updates

7. System Restore

8. Bring in the Geniuses

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This is inevitably the moment that your iPhone will freeze.

An iPhone not working can feel like a broken leg. Simple tasks become a challenge, and traveling becomes a nightmare. Everything takes so long that you might as well just veg on your couch until the problem is fixed.

Fortunately, a freezing iPhone often has a quick (and simple) fix. In fact, something as basic as restarting your phone can usually do the trick. Scroll through the gallery to see potential causes for your frozen phone and their easy solutions. Then let us know what tricks you've discovered in the comments below.

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