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Works for iOS 11: Top 10 iOS 11 Update Problems and Solutions

Works for iOS 11: Top 10 iOS 11 Update Problems and Solutions
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When updating to iOS 11, you may come up with some problems, like iOS 11 update failed problems, battery life issues etc. In this post, we will show you the top 10 iOS 11 update issue and correspondin

Apple showed off iOS 11 in WWDC 2017, the new operating system for iPhone and iPad. iOS 11 let us know a new standard for what is already the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. With iOS 11, you will be able to feel its most powerful, personal, and intelligent function. Meanwhile, Apple also unveils macOS 10.13 High Sierra, watchOS 4, new MacBook Pro models, new iMac models, a new iMac Pro, new iPad Pro models and an all new speaker called the HomePod.



Here I'd like to show you some new features on iOS 11, then you can know comprehensively. See more details on What new features does iOS 11 have? And if you want to have a try for the iOS 11 beta, you can download it on iOS 11 Beta Download.

Read also: What to do before update to iOS 11 Beat?

However, if you want to update to iOS 11, there are some iOS 11 update problems that can come up. So, in this article, we sift through all the iOS 11 problems, which will give you the corresponding solution whether the new operating system is worth to update to.


iOS 11 Update Problem 1: iOS 11 Update Failed
iOS 11 Update Problem 2: iPhone crashes after iOS 11 update
iOS 11 Update Problem 3: iOS 10 messages/iMessages not working
iOS 11 Update Problem 4: iPhone Stuck on Slide to Upgrade Screen
iOS 11 Update Problem 5: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi problems
iOS 11 Update Problem 6: Battery Issue
iOS 11 Update Problem 7: iPhone/iPad run slow after updating to iOS 11
iOS 11 Update Problem 8: Cannot Connect to App Store
iOS 11 Update Problem 9: iPhone activation error after iOS 11 update
iOS 11 Update Problem 10: Data Lost after Update


iOS 11 Update Problem 1: iOS 11 Update Failed

When you update to the iOS 11, you may receive the message: “An error occurred downloading iOS 11.” like below, so how to fix this issue?

Fix iOS 11 software update failed:

1. Hit "close" and then try updating it again.
2. Try downloading iOS after a couple of hours, or maybe even a few days.
3. Try updating iOS 10 using iTunes through the computer.
4. If you're an advanced user of iOS devices, you can also try upgrading with IPSW File.

Read also: How to Install IPSW File on iPhone/iPad without iTunes?



iOS 11 Update Problem 2: iPhone crashes after iOS 11 update

Your iPhone may get crashed for several times in a short time due to the iOS 11 bugs, for example, when you open camera/photo/Instagram/Flick applications and send messages etc., it was crashed or the screen became unresponsive. So to fix the error, you can try these methods to fix it.

Fix iOS 11 bugs:

1. Close the crashed app and open it again.
2. Restart your iPhone and upgrade to the latest version of iOS 11.
3. Download the latest version of the app from app store.
4. Contact the app developer and ask for some possible solutions.



Tips: If you meet some iOS system issues, you can also try to use this iOS System Recovery tool to fix any question such as iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo, iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode, Black/White/Blue screen etc.

iOS 11 Update Problem 3: iOS 10 messages/iMessages not working

Your Messages or iMessage may get frozen or crashed after updating to iOS 11, so how can you fix Message app not working issue in iOS 11.

Fix iOS 11 iMessage problems:


1. Check if you've connected to the network if iMessage not sending.
2. Turn off iMessage and open it again to see if iMessage works.
3. Deactivate iMessage on your old iPhone before you replace the iPhone with a new Android phone.
4. Head to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings to reset all settings.
5. Reboot your iPhone to fix Message crashed/frozen problems on iOS 11.



iOS 11 Update Problem 4: iPhone Stuck on Slide to Upgrade Screen

It's a common thing that the screen might get stuck on the "Slide to Upgrade" screen when you update from the iOS device directly. In this case, the simplest solution is to restore it with iTunes.

Fix iOS 11 stuck on Slide to Upgrade screen:

1. Connect the iPhone/iPad to the computer.
2. Click the device button on iTunes.
3. Simply click on "restore backup", choose the right backup file, and then click "Restore." However, to restore your iPhone backup, here you may also use Toolkit - iOS Data Backup & Restore to one-click view and backup & restore your iPhone data selectively.



iOS 11 Update Problem 5: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi problems

The bugs like "cannot connect to Wi-Fi", "wrong password", "Wi-fi is connecting" etc. may continue to drop on iOS 11, so you can just adjust it to your setting.

Fix Bluetooth and Wi-Fi problems:

1. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
2. Turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and restart your iPhone.



iOS 11 Update Problem 6: Battery Issue

This is the universal problem about the iPhone/iPad battery life. iOS 11 should make it last longer than before, but there are still drop very fast. However, the most direct way to fix quick iOS 11 battery life drain problems is to uninstall iOS 11 and downgrade to iOS 10. And on the other hand, to get some battery improvement tips also can help the user to increase the uptime of iOS 11-based iPhone iPad.

Fix iOS 11 issues with battery life:

1. Turn off background app refresh and non-essential apps.
2. Connect to Wi-Fi instead of cellular to extend battery life.
3. Find out which apps are draining the battery fast and close them if you don't need.
4. Turn on Low Power Mode.



iOS 11 Update Problem 7: iPhone/iPad run slow after updating to iOS 11

After you update your iPhone/iPad to iOS 11, you may get into trouble that the camera takes few seconds to launch and you have to tap a contact three times for the phone app to start dialing.

Fix iPhone/iPad run slow:

1. Try restarting your iPhone, iPad, iPod.
2. Quite background app refreshes to improve iOS 11 performance.
3. Head to "General" > "Accessibility" and turn on Reduce Motion.
4. Know more tips on how to speed up iOS performance.



iOS 11 Update Problem 8: Cannot Connect to App Store

After you update to the iOS 11, the App Store may take a long time to load, or it may appear blank, or it may not update the apps in time.

Fix iPhone/iPad Cannot Connect to App Store:

1. Check whether your iOS device is connected to a stable WiFi network.
2. Restart the device and then access the App store again to see whether it runs well now.
3. Caches often store images and text to the App Store, which prevents the App store from working properly. Then you can clean out these cached files so you can make more space for your App store to function properly.



iOS 11 Update Problem 9: iPhone activation error after iOS 11 update

After you set up a new iPhone or after an iPhone update, you generally get the white "Hello" screen after which you have to activate the device. But sometimes you may fail to activate, in which case you should have to do it like below.

Fix iPhone activation error:

1. Activate via iTunes.

Download the latest iTunes, and connect the iOS device to the computer. Then select your device to find the activate screen, enter the Apple ID and password and click on 'Continue.'

2. Release Activation Lock on iCloud.

Step 1. Turn off your devices firstly.
Step 2. Go to iCloud.com and enter your ID and password.
Step 3. Go to Find iPhone> All Devices, choose the device that can't be activated and remove it by clicking on "Remove from Account."
Step 4. Try activating the device again.

You May Like: How to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock on iPhone?



iOS 11 Update Problem 10: Data Lost after Update

It is risky to do everything including updating to iOS 11. Because it may let you lose some important data after updating to iOS 11. So, if you suffer from the trouble, you may get some help from iOS Data recovery which will let you get back lost data no matter with or without backup. It supports to recover lost data like messages, notes, contacts, call history, WhatsApp, LINE, Viber and more.

Fix Data Lost after Update:

Step 1. Download iOS Data Recovery Software on your PC/Mac.


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Step 2. Connect your iOS device to your PC and run the iOS Data Recovery. Click "Data Recovery" on the left.



Step 3. Choose Interface will pop up a window showed "Start scan" for you to click for detecting your iDevices.



Step 4. Starts Scanning and Choose Your Data, then it will take some time to scan. How long the time based on how large the content you choose to scan.



Step 5. After the scanning procedure done, it will pop up the window for reminding you to select the data you want. And then click “Recover” to restore it.



Video for Recover from iOS Device Directly



For more detailed tutorial to recover lost data after updating to iOS 11, you can read this: How to restore data on iPhone?