When you attempted to install the latest iOS 11 updates come across an issue where a spinning pop-up message saying “Verifying update…” appeared on screen.In most cases, this “verifying update…” process will end itself. But if this process lasts more than 15 minutes, it means that your iPhone has already stuck on verifying update. Follow this post to check how to resolve unable to verify update on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5S when updating to iOS 11
Solutions to Repair iPhone Unable to Verifying Update During iOS 11 Update
1. Lock and Wake Your iPhone Screen Using the Power Button
The easiest but effective way you can try to get off iOS 11 “verifying update” stuck issue on iPhone is press the power button to lock your device and then wake it up. Once that is done, the process needs to be repeated several times until the problem disappears.
2. Force Restart Your iDevice
On an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for at least ten seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
On an iPhone 6s and earlier: Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons for at least ten seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
3. Using ReiBoot
If the method 1 and 2 are not working, and you are unwilling to restore your device for fear of data loss, you can try an alternative way to fix this issue–using a iPhone repair tool, like Tenorshare ReiBoot, which provides a FREE solution to fix various kinds of iPhone stuck issues, including stuck in recovery mode, verifying update, DFU mode or restart loop etc. within a couple clicks.
Connect your stuck iPhone to computer whilst launch ReiBoot.As ReiBoot detects your device, Once “Enter Recovery Mode” button highlighted, click this button to start entering into recovery mode.
4. Restore your iPhone with iTunes
If you have backed up your device with iTunes before updating, you can restore your device from iTunes backup to get the verifying stuck issue fixed.
Step 1: Open iTunes on computer and connect your iPhone to PC
Step 2: Click the iPhone image icon, then head to Files>>Summary and choose Restore iPhone…
Step 3: Choose a backup and click Restore.
We hope that these tips provided above are helpful in resolving iPhone stuck on verifying update issue during iOS 11 update. Please note that sometimes when a new iOS is released, Apple’s servers may be slow and you may have to try the update several times to get it working.