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iOS 15 Update Issues And Fixes

iOS 15 Update Problems

Many users are complaining about a variety of iOS 15 issues after the latest iOS release. Therefore, the most common issues on our device are related to the iOS update. In this guide, we’ll show you many useful guides for the potential iOS 15 problems and provide you with some tips that should help if you run into trouble.

iOS 15 Software Update Failed

There are times when we update the device to iOS 15, we usually get the software update failed, and there is an error occurred downloading iOS 15 prompts on the screen. There could be numerous reasons to cause the issue from the poor network connection to an update conflict. This is a headache for many users when it gives the same prompt during an update.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Remove and download the update again
  • 2. Manage your iPhone’s storage
  • 3. Restart your iPhone
  • 4. Reset network settings on iPhone
  • 5. Update via iTunes or Finder (Catalina)

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "Software Update Failed" issue while updating to iOS 15.

iOS Software Update Failed

Unable to Check for iOS Update

Have you downloaded the latest iOS version, but you find a pop-up that says “Unable To Check For Update” on your iPhone? Whatever you do, you cannot download and install it. Since iOS 15 was released, many users encounter these situations. This very annoying error can happen for many reasons, but here are some solutions that will work to fix these issues.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Visit Apple’s System Status Page
  • 2. Delete/Forget Wi-Fi Network then Reconnect
  • 3. Check Network Settings
  • 4. Restart or Force Restart the Device
  • 5. Delete and Reinstall the Update
  • 6. Manually Install iOS Update using iTunes
  • 7. Remove any Beta Profiles

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "Unable to Check for iOS 15 Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

Unable to Check for iOS Update

iOS 15 Stuck on Update

One of the most common problems of iOS devices is getting stuck during an update. If you are getting in this trouble, please do not be afraid. Here are some very effective solutions are discussed below, which will help you to fix the problem entirely, and then you can try again to install the new update.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Restart iPhone and Delete the Software Update
  • 2. Check Your Network Connection
  • 3. Make Sure There Is Enough Space on The iPhone
  • 4. Connect The iPhone to A Power Source
  • 5. Reset Your iPhone in iTunes
  • 6. Restore The iPhone via Recovery Mode
  • 7. Restore Your iPhone via DFU Mode
iOS 15 Stuck on Update

Unable to Install Update

It should be frustrating when you update iOS but get a notice that “Unable to Install Update"(with two buttons that says “Retry” or “Remind Me Later”). It doesn’t show the exact reason on the iOS device when this issue happens. Never mind, check out these solutions to fix the problem.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Ensure iOS update downloads and installs
  • 2. Force quit the Settings app
  • 3. Restart your iPhone
  • 4. Learn how to fix frozen iPhone update
  • 5. Reset network settings
  • 6. Try computer to download and install iPhone update

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "Unable to Install Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

Unable to Install Update

Taking Forever to Update

To determine if an update is stuck or not, the average time to update your iPhone or iPad to the newest iOS 15 is about 30 minutes, the specific time depends on your internet speed and device storage. But if you waiting so long time and you don’t see the message, then it is likely that the update is stuck. The following are just some of the things to do to fix this issue.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Wait for A While
  • 2. Force Restart The iPhone
  • 3. Reset Network Settings
  • 4. Check iPhone Storage
  • 5. Update iOS via iTunes

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "Taking Forever to Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

iOS Taking Forever to Update

Froze during Update

You may have met some problems when updating the new iOS, such as the iPhone freezing all of a sudden. One of the most common causes of freezing is the iOS system error. Generally, the best way to fix an iPhone that freezes is to use an iOS system repair tool. We highly recommend iToolab FixGo if the below ways still not working.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Use iToolab FixGo to Fix Froze during Update
  • 2. Plug the iPhone into a wall outlet
  • 3. Force restart the iPhone
  • 4. Restore in iTunes or Finder

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "Froze during Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

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iOS 15 Software Problems

iOS Users not only encounter issues before or during updates, but they also face many unexpected problems after the iOS 15 update. We have distinguished the post-update problems including solutions in different categories for your convenience.

Unable to Activate iPhone/iPad after Update

Activate your iPhone after the iOS 15 update but unfortunately, fail? Get the activation error “iPhone could not be activated because the activation information could not be obtained” or 'Could not activate iPhone'? Below are some efficient ways to fix the problems and get your iPhone activated smoothly.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Wait and Retry
  • 2. Force Restart Your Device
  • 3. Check Your Network Connection
  • 4. Unlock/lock SIM Status
  • 5. Reactivate Your iPhone via iTunes

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "Unable to Activate iPhone After Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

Unable to Activate iPhone/iPad after Update

Face ID Not Working

Face ID is the Apple technology that allows uses facial recognition to confirm their identity. But when Face ID not working, you must be frustrated. When you encounter the same issue you can fix the problem that Face ID is not working on your iPhone, even if you cannot figure out why it happens. Here are some fixes to try.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Check Your Face ID Settings
  • 2. Face Your TrueDepth Camera Directly
  • 3. Make Sure Your Face Uncovered
  • 4. Use Face ID with a Mask
  • 5. Turn On/Off Face ID
  • 6. Hard Reset Your iPhone
  • 7. Set Up a New Face ID
  • 8. Reset Face ID
  • 9. Check for New Software Update
  • 10. Restore Your iPhone to Factory Settings

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "iPhone Face ID Not Working" issue while updating to iOS 15.

Face ID Not Working

Device Won’t Turn on After Update

iPhone/iPad won’t turn on after an update is a pretty common problem that a lot of iPhone users have met. When your device doesn't turn on after the iOS 15 update, you probably didn't know what problems could bother you when your iPhone fails to turn on after the update. It might cause by a dead battery, system crash, or hardware glitch. etc. Below are the quick fixes that can help you solve the problem.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Hard Reset The iPhone
  • 2. Plugin Your iPhone
  • 3. Restore iPhone in Recovery Mode
  • 4. Restore iPhone in DFU Mode

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "iPhone Won’t Turn on After Update", "iPad Won’t Turn On After Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

Device Won’t Turn on After Update

Stuck at Apple Logo after Update

One of the most common things and highly problematic issues that iOS users may face is the device getting stuck on the Apple logo when the system updating. It is difficult to find some of the reasons why the device may get stuck on the Apple logo. There might be something wrong with the hardware or update bugs. Whatever the reasons cause your device to be stuck on the Apple logo, the following are some of the most effective ways to fix this issue.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Try to Force Restart Your iPad
  • 2. Erase and Restore your iPhone in iTunes
  • 3. Update or Restore iPad in Recovery Mode
  • 4. Restore iPad in DFU Mode

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "iPhone Stuck at Apple Logo after Update", "iPhone Flashing Apple Logo", "iPad Stuck on Apple Logo after Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

Stuck in Boot Loop

You might be suffering from restarting loops with your device. This problem is common and can happen to any iPhone or iPad after an update or at any time for a variety of reasons. The Apple logo likely flashes on the screen, and then the device will be restarted again instead of booting up. So frustrated with that? Not to worry. Try below quick fixes!

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Backup Your iPhone
  • 2. Update Your iPhone’s Software
  • 3. Reset All Settings
  • 4. Hard Reset Your iPhone
  • 5. Remove SIM Card And Re-seat
  • 6. Factory Reset Your iPhone
  • 7. Use Recovery Mode in iTunes or Finder
  • 8. Check for A Hardware Problem

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop" issue while updating to iOS 15.

iPhone/iPad Bricked After Update

When users are trying to update their iOS, iPhone/iPad suddenly bricked. It’s the worst situation for everyone that you try to upgrade to the new iOS version. To fix your bricked iPhone iPad after a failed iOS 15 update and make your device back to normal, there are some effective ways for you.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Charge Device Up
  • 2. Restart or Force Restart Your iPhone
  • 3. Restoring with iTunes
  • 4. Try DFU Mode to Restore Bricked
  • 5. Use iToolab FixGo to Fix iPhone Bricked

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "iPhone/iPad Bricked After Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

iPhone/iPad Bricked After Update

Black Screen with Spinning Wheel

iPhone stuck on a black screen with a spinning wheel on it and you are not sure why? This can happen after you update software, reset from Settings, or restore to factory defaults. And something may have gone wrong with the system. So here is how to fix it when your iPhone is stuck with a spinning wheel.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Force restart the iPhone
  • 2. Restore iPhone from a backup
  • 3. Restore iPhone using Recovery mode
  • 4. Restore iPhone using DFU mode

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "iPhone/iPad Black Screen with Spinning Wheel" issue while updating to iOS 15.

iPhone Turns On By Itself

iPhone keeps turning on and off? You must be wondering what is wrong with it – is it iOS 15 bugs, or is it your phone problems. No worries, if you are encountering this issue presently, feel free to try the fixed solutions given below.

Quick Fixes:

  • 1. Force Close Apps
  • 2. Disable Hey Siri
  • 3. Downgrade Back to iOS 14.7.1
  • 4. Contact Apple Support
  • 5. Use iToolab FixGo to Fix iOS Update issues

Detail Guide:

You can also read the detailed guide on solving the "iPhone/iPad Bricked After Update" issue while updating to iOS 15.

iPhone Turns On By Itself
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iOS 15 App Problems

Besides the software problems after the iOS 15 update, there could be some issues with some of its features as well. Here are some common iOS 15 app issues and we'll provide some ways that could help you solve the problem.

iPhone Turns On By Itself

Safari Not Working

Quick Solutions:

  • Re-launch Safari App
  • Restart Device
  • Check for Restriction
  • Disable Suggestion Option of Safari Settings
  • Clear History, Cache, And Website Data
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iMessage Not Working

Quick Solutions:

  • Can’t Send/Receive iMessage
  • iMessage Activation Error
  • iMessage Voice Message Not Working
  • iMessage Gifs Not Working
  • iMessage Pictures/Images Not Loading
  • iMessage Links Not Working
  • iMessage Location Not Available
  • iMessage Notification Not Working
  • iMessage Not Working for One Contact
  • iMessage Effects Not Working
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WiFi Greyed Out

WiFi Greyed Out

Quick Solutions:

  • Please Ensure the Airplane Mode Is Off
  • Reset Network Settings
  • Reset All Settings
  • Restore to Factory Settings
  • Restore to Factory Settings
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Find My Unavailable to Connect to Serve

Find My Unavailable to Connect to Server

Quick Solutions:

  • Enable the Location Services and Share My Location
  • Share the location in Messages
  • Enable Find Friends under Cellular Data
  • Restart your iPhone
  • Check Your Internet Connection
  • Reset your iPhone
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iPhone Can’t Make Calls

iPhone Can’t Make Calls

Quick Solutions:

  • Turn Airplane mode On and Off
  • Restart Your iPhone
  • Remove Sim card and insert it again
  • Update the carrier settings
  • Reset the network settings
  • Turn off the unknown caller’s feature
  • Turn off Call forwarding
  • Close the unnecessary background apps
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Repair iOS Update Issues in Just 3 Easy Steps

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Step 1: Chose a mode.

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Step 2: Download the firmware.

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Step 3: Restore your device to normal.

iOS 15 Other Problems

You may encounter other problems during or after the update, how to solve these problems to get iOS 15 installed successfully? Therefore, we also listed several upgrade issues that users have encountered most and provide detailed suggestions on how to solve them.

iPhone Battery Draining Fast

iPhone Battery Draining Fast

Check out these practical solutions and stop the iPhone battery from suddenly draining so fast!

iPhone Overheating

iPhone Overheating

If your iPhone is overheating on iOS 15 for no reason, just read on this guide and solve the problem.

iPhone Significant Locations Missing

iPhone Significant Locations Missing

Wondering how to fix the issue of iPhone significant locations missing? Just go through these easy methods.

iPhone Notification Sound Not Working

iPhone Notification Sound Not Working

No sound notification on iPhone error is pretty common, we are going to show you how to fix it.

Live Texts Not Working

Live Texts Not Working

How to fix the live Text not working error? Now we will share the step-by-step solution for all of them.

iPhone Automation Not Working

iPhone Automation Not Working

If you’re wondering what you should do to resolve the problem, just sit back and read this section.

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