1. SkydiverTilt's Avatar
    My iPhone 6S+ is now a brick...thanks! Probably spend the rest of the afternoon trying to get it back. What a POS!
    09-13-2016 12:44 PM
  2. Brummy16's Avatar
    I just downloaded it on my SE. Now saying connect it to itunes?
    09-13-2016 12:47 PM
  3. aidmyaim's Avatar
    I did mine OTA and had no issues whatsoever. Have you tried putting it into recovery mode? Maybe a trip to the Apple Store is in your future.
    09-13-2016 12:48 PM
  4. djrakowski's Avatar
    I just downloaded it on my SE. Now saying connect it to itunes?
    Same here (iPhone SE, 64 GB). Something's wrong with the update, it would seem.
    09-13-2016 12:48 PM
  5. SkydiverTilt's Avatar
    same....and it's anticipating a 3 hour download to get the old software back on
    09-13-2016 12:48 PM
  6. 07GD SFD's Avatar
    Same here. It downloaded seamlessly and I was about to praise Apple for the non-issue of downloading right away. Usually the servers are hung up. I'm at work without access to iTunes and after updating OTA, my 6s is a brick. Cool.
    09-13-2016 12:49 PM
  7. kch50428's Avatar
    It's happening for some users... if you have backups and iTunes available you'll be able to recover and restore and update... will just take some time.
    09-13-2016 12:49 PM
  8. John Yester's Avatar
    Always back up!

    Always have a plan B doing a OTA update......
    09-13-2016 12:50 PM
  9. 07GD SFD's Avatar
    I backed up to iCloud right before I started the download but I still have to wait about 3 hours until I'm home to fix it.
    09-13-2016 12:50 PM
  10. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Probably everyone trying to download it at the same time.
    Annie_i6s likes this.
    09-13-2016 12:51 PM
  11. dagold99's Avatar
    I just downloaded it on my 6s plus. Now saying connect it to itunes? itunes is now updating to 9.3.5 which I had on phone before.
    09-13-2016 12:55 PM
  12. pamsegel's Avatar
    My iPad Air is fine, but my iPhone 6s 64 is connected to iTunes on life support. Recovery is hopeful.
    iOSConvert2k14 likes this.
    09-13-2016 12:55 PM
  13. anon(9132077)'s Avatar
    My iPhone 6s bricked but it installed flawlessly on my iPad pro which was odd. trying to install on my iPhone for the second time now....
    09-13-2016 12:55 PM
  14. tmx31415's Avatar
    Same issue here. The update bricked my 6s. I'll try the iTunes route. Any possible work around?

    Posted via the iMore App for Android
    09-13-2016 12:57 PM
  15. Devhux's Avatar
    Grabbing the update from iTunes worked (after I had to do a restore due to failed OTA update)
    09-13-2016 12:57 PM
  16. SkydiverTilt's Avatar
    i'm just lucky i have an old Mac downstairs that has iTunes. But the download is uber slow to get back to 9.5.3
    09-13-2016 12:59 PM
  17. cobra302's Avatar
    Well, add me to the list, i'm at work and luckily brought my macbook with me, iPhone 6splus
    mommybetts likes this.
    09-13-2016 01:02 PM
  18. anon(9132077)'s Avatar
    UPDATE: After first brick error, I restored back to 9.3.5 and tried to download and install again....... SUCCESS! Hope you guys have the same luck after retry.
    kch50428 and SkydiverTilt like this.
    09-13-2016 01:02 PM
  19. Brummy16's Avatar
    Gonna try it from itunes
    09-13-2016 01:05 PM
  20. MooMooPrincess's Avatar
    Dang, I feel bad for you guys that it bricked.
    iOSConvert2k14 likes this.
    09-13-2016 01:05 PM
  21. SkydiverTilt's Avatar
    good deal...my download is taking forever, not sure what the delay is.
    09-13-2016 01:09 PM
  22. John Yester's Avatar
    Again....


    A bricked phone means one thing: your phone won't turn on in any way, shape or form, and there's nothing you can do to fix it. It is, for all intents and purposes, as useful as a brick. A phone stuck in a boot loop is not bricked, nor is a phone that boots straight into recovery mode
    09-13-2016 01:09 PM
  23. John Yester's Avatar
    good deal...my download is taking forever, not sure what the delay is.

    Hmm maybe the server are getting slammed????
    09-13-2016 01:10 PM
  24. kch50428's Avatar
    Hmm maybe the server are getting slammed????
    Between that and network bottlenecks between the user and Apple...
    09-13-2016 01:13 PM
  25. John Yester's Avatar
    I was being sarcastic lol
    Annie_i6s likes this.
    09-13-2016 01:14 PM
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