The consistent issue seems to be going through Settings – Software Update, where the gears will continue to grind, but the update has reportedly frozen. A hard reboot is reportedly fixing the situation for those who have tried it, after their update stalls.If you are suffering through the same issue, here’s what to do: hold down the Home and Sleep/Wake button for several seconds.
Release the button combination, and wait for the device to boot back to life.Make sure that everything is plugged in firmly, free of debris, and not damaged.You might want to try a different USB cable or power adapter.Okay, do you see Restore i Phone on your i Tunes screen?If not, the problem seems to be with your computer or the USB port or cord, or maybe the i Tunes software program. 13, 2016] Apple has released the latest i OS operating system – i OS 10.1, which includes the new Portrait Mode for the i Phone 7 Plus, and some bug fixes to lose 3G or 4G cellular connectivity after i OS 10 upgrade. To safeguard your photos, the safest method is to transfer photos to computer first, then delete photos from your i Phone. Delete Apps and Games Focus on those apps and games that occupy too much space, or that you don't use that much, even ones that can be easily replaced once the i OS 8 update is finished.