Apple started pushing the iOS 9 update to all supported devices recently. Many users updated their devices so that they can have a look at some of the amazing features offered by iOS 9. Not only features but also increased battery life and better performance on devices like iPhone 4S with old hardware. iPhone 4S is running iOS 9 without hiccups.
We noticed that only a few percentage of users updated their devices to iOS 9 because many are facing several issues while updating their iPhone or iPad to iOS 9. But many users reported that they are facing “iOS 9 Update Stuck at Slide to Update Screen“, I have seen a number of users posting on forums on how to solve iOS 9 update stuck at the slide to update screen on their devices.
It’s not a new thing as most of the times users face problems while updating their devices to latest iOS firmware which can be fixed easily. Apple tries to fix certain bugs immediately. Some users reported on forums about the issues which go like this – ” I tried updating my iPhone 5C to latest iOS 9 updates via settings. During the process my iPhone screen stuck at “Slide to Update Screen”, The screen is unresponsive. Anyway to fix the issue as I am unable to use my device” and many users are reporting the same so Apple decided to solve the same by releasing a support document.
The ways to fix the issue are super easy and You need to have a backup on your computer which you took before updating to iOS 9. If you don’t have any backup then we advice you to flash iOS 8.4 firmware on your device and If you do have a backup on your computer then you can follow these steps to fix iOS 9 Update Stuck at Slide to Update Screen.
How to iOS 9 Update Stuck at Slide to Update Screen
- Make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer. You can download the latest version of iTunes from here.
- Now connect your device to the computer.
- If you device is not detected or having issues, then we advice you to hold the “Power + Home” button for 10 seconds which will restart your iPhone/iPad.
- Now your device will be detected by iTunes, Select your device and choose the backup which you made prior updating to iOS 9.
- Use the backup and restore it.
This will fix the issue and now you can update your device to latest iOS 9 without any hiccups. We tested this ourselves to make sure that this process is able to fix iOS 9 Update Stuck at Slide to Update Screen or not and it worked pretty well in our case.
If you still face the “Stuck at Slide to Update Screen” issue then do comment below we will get back to you with another working solution. Do share the guide if it helped you.