iPhone X Stuck On Verifying Update

Phone X Stuck On Verifying Update

Some users of the new Apple iPhone X have experienced an issue that makes their device to get stuck whenever they are trying to verify a new update. This issue occurs when a user try to install a new iOS by locating Settings and clicking on General and then Software by making use of the over-the-air (OTA) method. Other Apple iPhone X users prefer to update their iOS through iTunes. But most people have complained that it seems the update gets stuck at the middle of the process and they keep waiting for the update to finish. There is a way to fix this issue and I will explain it below.

For those that want to know why their device is stuck on verifying updated software. The solution is to carry out a hard reset or hard reboot to your iPhone.


Fixing iPhone X Stuck on Verifying the Newest Software


  1. You will need to tap and hold the home and sleep keys together
  2. Continue to hold these keys until the screen goes off
  3. As soon as the Apple logo appears, release your fingers from the keys
  4. Wait for a few minutes for the Apple iPhone X to reboot back to the main screen.


As soon as your device reboots, locate Settings, click on General and then click on About. Ensure that your Apple iPhone X is running on the latest iOS version that you want. If not, repeat the process.

If the update hangs or the progress bar is not moving. Try to carry out a hard reset and see if that solves the issue on your Apple iPhone X.