Earlier this week, the Cupertino giant Apple has announced an iPhone SE, iPad Pro and the iOS 9.3 at an event in U.S. However, there were complaints from the user that, their devices (iPhone and iPad) got bricked after updating to iOS 9.3.
While updating the device to iOS 9.3, users were asked to enter their Apple ID and password. If suppose user didn't enter the password, the device falls into a bricked state. However, the company has released a new build numbered 13E236 and it is started rolling out to iPad 2 (GSM model) users now.
In case of help, the company also posted the help page for the customers who are having issues with iOS 9.3 updating. The company also suggests that, if the problem persists, users should call Apple Support for further assistance. If you are having iPad 2 (GSM model).
In some cases, the hint that you see on the Activate iPhone screen might not match your current Apple ID. To make sure that you're entering your Apple ID information correctly, try these steps:
- Sign into iCloud.com from a computer. You can get help if you forgot your Apple ID or need to reset your Apple ID password.
- Open Settings and scroll to the My Devices section.
- Confirm that your device is listed in the My Devices section. If you don't see it listed, check all your accounts.
If you still need help, try these steps in iTunes from a computer:
- Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the computer.
- Open iTunes. Make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes.
- Select your device. You should see the Activate [your device] screen in iTunes.
- Enter your Apple ID and password and click Continue.
Or try to sign in to iCloud.com, so you can remove Activation Lock:
- Turn off your device or take it offline.
- Sign into iCloud.com with your Apple ID and password.
- Open Find My iPhone.
- Select All Devices, then select your device.
- Click Remove from Account. If you still see a map in the device detail view, select All Devices again, click Remove icon next to your device, then click Remove.
- After you set up your device successfully, make sure that you sign in to iCloud and turn on Find my iPhone again.