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How to Unfreeze an iPhone

I freaked out when my first iPhone decided to freeze. It was completely frozen that nothing I could do to unfreeze the iPhone. After years of using iOS device, I found out that it is actually quite common for iPads, iPods and iPhones to freeze. It could be a simple problem, but there could be several major reasons why an iPhone freezes. You will need to find out the reasons behind why iPhones freezes and learn how you can unfroze iPhones when it happens. It is actually easy once you know how and you could probably save some money from being spent on fixing your iPhone.

Part 1: What can cause your iPhone freezing?

It is important to note that you iPhone is essentially a mini version of your Mac or PC. And just like its bigger predecessors, there could be several reasons that could cause your

iPhone freezing. Here are some of the more common reasons for the problem:

  1. You are using an older version of iOS. Not updating your iOS could be the reason why your phone is not working properly. An updated software indicates that Apple has improved how your iPhone run and fix any problems the previous version had. Mobile app manufacturers also update the apps’ coding when there is a new software update because it would enhance the way the app work – so if you update your app without updating your iOS, it could cause and incompatibility issue and cause your iPhone to freeze.
  2. How many internal memory does your iPhone has? Low internal memory can affect your iPhone’s performance and cause it to perform inconsistently - look out for this cause if you have only 16GB to begin with.
  3. A bad app (it can either be buggy or corrupted) is often the cause of iPhone freezing. A tell-tale sign is when your iPhone freezes when certain apps are running. If you use a phone casing, have a habit of using your iPhone while charging it or leave it in hot, confined spaces, your iPhone has more possibilities of freezing. This is because it is too busy cooling itself off than allocating resources to the operations of the iPhone.

Part 2: How to unfreeze an iPhone

Instead of unfreezing iPhones when it happens, it is much more beneficial to nip it in the bud. The easiest way to do this is by using dr.fone - iOS System Recovery, the world’s first iPhone and iPad data recovery software. With dr.fone, you can easily fix any kinds of iOS system issues and get your iPhone back to normal. What's more, it won't lose any data during the whole repairing process.

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  • Fix with various iOS system issues like frozen screen, recovery mode, white Apple logo, looping on start, etc.
  • Only fix your frozen iPhone to normal, no data loss at all.
  • Work for all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
  • Fully compatible with Windows 10 or Mac 10.11.
  • Compatible with latest iPhone models.

Intrigued much? Do not be afraid of its awesome feature and think that it is complicated to use. In reality, the software is really easy to use. It is the best way to unfreeze iPhone in the long term so do read on how you can rectify your device. The software is also able to help you repair this problem. However, do note that the software will bring back your iPhone to its original state without the need to delete existing data on your iPhone – your jailbroken iPhone will no longer be jailbroken and an unlocked iPhone will no longer have this privilege.

As I said earlier, it is easy to use. All you need to do to unfreeze iPhone can be done in a few clicks:

Steps to fix your frozen iPhone by dr.fone

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Step 1: Open the “iOS System Recovery” tab

To fix iPhone freezing problem, open the “iOS System Recovery” tab from "More Tools". Establish a connection between your iPhone and computer using a USB cable. If it is successful, the main interface of Wondershare dr.fone will let you know. Push the “Start” button to start the operation.

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Step 2: Firmware download

A firmware compatible with your iPhone is needed to aid in repairing the problem. To unfreeze iPhone, the right firmware will be presented to you as the software will be able to detect your iPhone’s model. It will also give you the latest version of iOS. “Download” the files needed – it will only take a short time to do so.

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Step 3: Fix the iOS and return it to normal

The software will automatically start fixing the frozen iPhone right after the download is complete. The iOS should be patched up and return to normal so that your phone will work like usual. The whole process will take no longer than 10 minutes. Wondershare dr.fone will tell you when your iPhone is ready for use.

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Now that you know how to unfreeze iPhone, it is really easy is it not? It should be able to run like new once everything is done. The software definitely make things much easier for normal users, even the technology uninitiated. However, if it does not work, there is probably a hardware issue that can only be fixed with a trip to an Apple store. In which there is no way to get your iPhone fixed at minimal cost.

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