Apple pushes iOS patch to counter the dreaded 'Error fifty three'

Apple pushes iOS patch to counter the dreaded 'Error 53'


As reported earlier this month by the Guardian, numerous iPhone customers — particularly those that have had their house buttons or screens repaired by third-social gathering technicians — have had their units bricked as a consequence of “Error fifty three”. This error happens when the gadget does not acknowledge the alternative cable operating to the house button, throwing the system right into a boot loop. Apple introduced on Thursday that it’s releasing an replace to iOS 9.2.1 to counter the difficulty and restore performance.

In mild of the current controversy, Apple issued the next assertion to TechCrunch:

Some clients’ units are displaying ‘Hook up with iTunes’ after trying an iOS replace or a restore from iTunes on a Mac or PC. This stories as an Error fifty three in iTunes and seems when a tool fails a safety check. This check was designed to verify whether or not Contact ID works correctly earlier than the gadget leaves the manufacturing unit.

At this time, Apple launched a software program replace that permits clients who’ve encountered this error message to efficiently restore their system utilizing iTunes on a Mac or PC.

We apologize for any inconvenience, this was designed to be a manufacturing unit check and was not meant to have an effect on clients. Clients who paid for an out-of-guarantee alternative of their system based mostly on this concern ought to contact AppleCare a few reimbursement.

Notice that this iOS patch is just for customers that also replace by way of iTunes. People that replace their telephones by means of iCloud aren’t prone to the error. So in case your telephone is bricked, simply plug it into iTunes and the patch ought to get every thing working once more.

By way of: TechCrunch
Supply: Apple