9 Replies Latest reply: Nov 12, 2012 4:16 PM by AnaMusic
StuckTeen Level 1 Level 1

I just went to update my iphone to the ios 6 software, but it has locked my phone and sent it back to factory settings without giving the pop up for if i want to do so or not. I have previously unlocked my iphone over 6 months ago, yet now i update the software i am stuck without a phone, my whole lifeline is on that phone, with my family being able to contact me as well as work. So until this gets fixed i am in a lurch. But apple never gave pre-warnings and using the old software my iphone was slowly not working, little things were taking ages to upload when they never had before. What can i do?

iPhone 4, iOS 6.0.1, o2 but unlocked for EE (orange)
Solved by AnaMusic on Nov 12, 2012 4:14 PM Solved

StuckTeen wrote:


... If this doesn't work would you suggest going back to o2 to get it restored again? ...



Keep trying the steps in the Article...


Some Users have reported that it has taken as many as 7 or 8 attempts before success.

Reply by AnaMusic on Nov 12, 2012 4:05 PM Helpful

Try Here  >  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1808


You may need to try this More than Once...

Reply by Lawrence Finch on Nov 12, 2012 4:07 PM Helpful

Restore the phone with iTunes on the last computer you synced it to. This will restore the backup from that computer. If you have been syncing with iCloud first restore on the computer, then go to Settings/General/Reset - Erase All Content and Settings. You will then be prompted to restore the iCloud backup.

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