How to Fix iOS 10.0.2 Bricked, Overheating, Touch ID, Battery, Bluetooth and Wifi issues

iOS 10.0.2 is now available for all supported iOS devices. Whilst it comes with a few new interesting features, it has a few problems that you may have already noticed. Below we’ve listed some of the most common iOS 10.0.2 problems and fixes so that you can fix any frustrating issues on your iOS 10 device.

How to Fix a Bricked iPhone running iOS 10.0.2


Downloading an official update from Apple and having your device get bricked is the most infuriating thing. Fortunately, there is an easy fix.

If downloading to iOS 10, 10.0.1 or 10.0.2 caused your device to get bricked, follow the steps provided below to get it fixed.

  1. Connect your iOS device to your PC or Mac
  2. Open iTunes
  3. Press and hold the power and home buttons together on your iOS device until the recovery mode screen appears
  4. Take a look at your PC or Mac – a prompt should appear asking whether you’d like to update or restore your iOS device
  5. Choose the update option – your device should now be updated and fixed

Where is Slide to Unlock on iOS 10.0.2?


Slide to Unlock has been removed from iOS 10. In it’s place a new feature has been added to the home screen. Since iOS 10, users must now press the home button to unlock the screen.

Whilst you can’t get the Slide to Unlock feature back, you can make it so you don’t need to press the home button. Instead, you can unlock the iPhone by simply holding your finger on the fingerprint scanner. To do this, follow the steps provided below.

  1. Open the settings app
  2. Open General
  3. Tap Accessibility
  4. Tap ‘Home Button
  5. Tap to switch on ‘Rest Finger to Open

How to Fix Battery Draining Issues on iOS 10.0.2?


Are you noticing bad battery drain on iOS 10.0.2? If you are, there are a number of things you can do to increase your battery life until Apple resolves the bug.

Firstly, if you have recently installed iOS 10, your battery may be draining faster because your device will be busy updating all of its apps to the iOS 10 compatible versions. Give it a day or two and your battery life should improve.

If you’re noticing battery drain after the initial 1-2 day period, check the battery usage stats in the settings app to see what apps are causing the most battery drain. Next, uninstall or stop using the battery hogs and find alternative apps that may be easier on your iPhone’s battery life.

How to Fix Bluetooth and Wifi Issues on iOS 10.0.2?


Finding issues with your Bluetooth or WiFi after updating to iOS 10.0.2? If you are, don’t worry because it’s a common issue that has a very easy fix. You’ll simply need to reset your network settings and reconnect to your WiFi network. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the settings app
  2. Tap General
  3. Tap Reset
  4. Tap Reset Network Settings

How to Fix iOS 10.0.2 Overheating Issues?

This is most often an issue due to your device recently updating. When your device updates, it will take some time to update all of the apps and other software it has installed. During this period, your device may heat up and may be slower than usual.

If it continues, it’s most likely a hardware problem, so you may need to contact Apple to get your device repaired.

How to Fix Touch ID issues on iOS 10.0.2?

If Touch ID is no longer working, you may need to reset your fingerprints. Follow the steps below for help.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap Touch ID
  3. Tap Edit
  4. Delete your fingerprints
  5. Rescan your fingerprints
  6. Make sure to label them for future reference

Hopefully this guide has helped you to resolve some common issues on iOS 10.0.2

Kevin Arrows
Kevin is a dynamic and self-motivated information technology professional, with a Thorough knowledge of all facets pertaining to network infrastructure design, implementation and administration. Superior record of delivering simultaneous large-scale mission critical projects on time and under budget.

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