Apple is working to patch boot loop bug iOS devices

Feb

16

2016

Apple recognizes that resetting the date to a time before May 1970, may ensure that unbootable iPhones and iPads. The manufacturer promises to come up with a software update that resolves the problem.

In a brief statement confirms Apple’s problem manually reset the date to May 1970 or earlier may lead to an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch unbootable. An upcoming software update for iOS must put an end to the problem. Users affected should to turn to Apple Support. It is not known when the update must appear. In March, Apple iOS 9.3 brings out but it could be that the company decides to issue an interim update.

The bug came last week to light and seems to affect only machines with a 64bit-soc, or the iPhone 5s and newer and the iPad Air and newer. The cause is not known and even Apple says nothing about this. It was speculated that the bug has to do with a Unix timestamp, which is the number 0 GMT confers on January 1, 1970 midnight and west of this zone would indicate a negative time “that users adjust the date. Users need to go to great lengths to set the date in question but already circulating on the Internet scams to move people to do so, including with the promise that an Easter egg can be found.

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