iOS 10 officially began rolling out today, but some users weren’t able to try the updates new features because it bricked their devices. Thankfully, Apple says that the problem is resolved.
In a statement to BuzzFeed’s John Paczkowski, Apple says that an issue with its software update process resulted in “a small number of users” being unable to update to iOS 10 during its first hour of availability. That issue is now resolved.
Apple’s full statement is as follows:
“We experienced a brief issue with the software update process, affecting a small number of users during the first hour of availability. The problem was quickly resolved and we apologize to those customers. Anyone who was affected should connect to iTunes to complete the update or contact AppleCare for help.”
If your iOS device was seemingly bricked while installing iOS 10, Apple suggests that you connect your device to your computer and run iTunes to complete the update. My iPhone had issues updating to iOS 10 earlier today, but connecting to iTunes successfully completed the update.
You can find visit this Apple support page for full instructions on how to install iOS 10 if your device has been bricked.
So how did the iOS 10 update go for you? Was it a painless install or did you encounter some problems?