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Question: iPhone 5 keeps freezing after ios 7 update!

I updated my iPhone 5 to the new ios 7 now im having major problems that i didnt have before phone keeps freezing non stop which leads to it turning off then back on. but it still has the problem when it restarts. pleases somebody help me fix this...

iPhone 5, iOS 7

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Sep 19, 2013 6:00 AM in response to jo3dapro In response to jo3dapro

I am having the exact same problem. When I connect to iTunes after about 5 minutes of the iPhone being frayed out "syncing" and inaccessible (very annoying) I get an error that says "iTunes was unable to load data class information from Sync Services. Reconnect or try again later."


When I hit okay it begins syncing even though I changed my phone to iCloud backup to avoid this. It's all extremely laggy and iTunes generally freezes during this period. Just froze again as I typed this, completely unable to add music from iTunes to my iPhone 5.

Sep 19, 2013 6:00 AM

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Sep 19, 2013 9:23 AM in response to jo3dapro In response to jo3dapro

I got the same issue with my iphone 5 and I have tried all the usual fixes. I have done a factory restore via iTunes still the same, I have done a DFU (Download Firmware Update) mode restore still same issue. I have restored the phone and opted to setup as a new phone as not to install any of my data or apps just incase it was something there and still the same issue.


I have now successfully restored the phone back to IOS 6.1.4 and the phone is working fine with all my apps and data restored. Anyone got a solution to this yet ?

Sep 19, 2013 9:23 AM

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Sep 20, 2013 3:30 AM in response to jo3dapro In response to jo3dapro

To restore my 5 to 6.1.4 I did the following


Download correct firmware for your phone from this site http://www.icj.me/ios/all#iPhone52 make shore it is signed, there is a green tick in the column Apple signing status to show this.


Connect your phone to your computer load up iTunes, make shore you turn of any auto syncing. On Mac press alt on PC press shift and while holding down the key click on Restore iPhone. This will allow you to select the file you downloaded earlier. When the process is complete you will be up and running on the older software, you can now restore your settings from a backup as normal.

Sep 20, 2013 3:30 AM

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