As has been explained in the part 1, the frozen iPhone during update problem is, in all likelihood, caused by the iPhone system glitches. On this occasion, the best solution is to use a technical iOS system recovery program, for one, Joyoshare UltFix. It is developed by Joyoshare to expressly repair any system issues on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and even Apple TVs.
Provided with two repair modes including standard mode and advanced mode, it can be applicable to various possible situations, such as iPhone won't turn on, iPhone won't update, iPhone keeps crashing, and iPhone is disabled, etc. What counts for much is that standard mode can resolve common iOS issues without any data loss. This is also the greatest strength of the program.
Key Features of Joyoshare UltFix iOS System Recovery:
Offer two repair modes to boost repair success
Repair frozen iPhone problem with no data loss
Work well with almost all iOS devices and iOS 13
Make any iOS device enter/exit recovery mode for free
Download the installation package of Joyoshare UltFix from Joyoshare download page
. After installing it on your computer, please run it and use a lightening USB cable to connect your iPhone with your computer. Once the iPhone is detected successfully, proceed by clicking "Start";
Step 2: This window will show you two repair modes. You need to choose one of them to repair your frozen iPhone. Generally, you are advised to select standard mode first, for it causes no data loss in the process;
Step 3: Click your iPhone model icon to enter the next interface, in which you should manually set the iPhone into DFU mode as instructed on the screen. In case the iPhone can't enter DFU mode, then put it into recovery mode by clicking the link;
Step 4: After that, confirm your iPhone info recognized by the program. Please make sure everything is right. Next, press on "Download" to have the latest firmware package downloaded and verified;
Step 5: Finally, you have to touch the "Repair" icon to unzip the firmware package. Soon afterwards, this iOS system recovery software is going to fix your frozen iPhone.
Note: You needn't update your iPhone after repair, because the iPhone has been updated to the latest version during the process.
Method 2: Force Reboot iPhone
Force restarting iPhone is another simple remedy for the matter of iPhone frozen during update. In some ordinary cases, this method is frequently used. But you should note that it can not guarantee one-off success. If you don't pursue a quick solution, you might have a try.
The steps will differ in different iPhone models:
iPhone 6 and former: Press and hold the Power and Home buttons for about 10 seconds until the Apple logo shows.
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Keep holding down the Power button and Volume Down button at the same time until the white Apple logo appears.
iPhone 8 and later: Press the Volume Up button and quickly release it. Then do the same with Volume Down button. Afterward, hold down the Power button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.
Method 3: Restore iPhone in Recovery Mode with iTunes
Suppose you aren't willing to have the aid of a third-party tool but restarting iPhone doesn't give you a desired result, attempt to put the iPhone into recovery mode and then connect to iTunes to restore it to factory settings. This action is efficient in settling the iPhone frozen during update problem, although data loss is accompanied. If that's all right with you, do as follows to get the issue done.
: Firstly, boot your iPhone into recovery mode
by clicking the text link;
Step 2: Secondly, run iTunes and connect the iPhone with your computer;
Step 3: When iTunes detects the iPhone in recovery mode, it will show you a window, in which you need tap the "Restore" icon to fix your frozen iPhone.