If you are one of these few unlucky users receiving this message, please continue reading this article for tips to tackle this issue.While you might not have experienced this error before with a previous update, it isn’t that uncommon in the early days of an i OS release because so many people around the world are trying to update at the same time. Disable firewall or, anti-virus software: Disable firewall or, any anti-virus software on your PC temporarily as they could prevent i Tunes from connecting to Apple servers. The error usually occurs if you have used Redsn0w jailbreak tool, which adds the entry to the Hosts file so that i Tunes connects to Cydia servers instead of Apple update servers.It seems that an “Unable to Verify Update” error message arrives at random for some users with just about every single i OS software update, perhaps unsurprisingly, the problem has resurfaced for some when trying to download and install the recent 9.3, 7.0.4, and various other i OS updates.The error seems to be exclusive to using OTA (Over-The-Air) updates, and sometimes it reports an improper i OS version as being available, or tell you that an update “failed verification because you are no longer connected to the Internet” – despite having an active entirely functioning wi-fi connection.Check i OS software version: You might get an error message that reads, "This device isn't eligible for the requested build", while trying to update or, downgrade to a firmware which Apple has stopped signing.Recently, Apple has stopped signing i OS 8.1.2 or lower firmware.
We’re seeing a number of our readers reporting activation error, it is most probably because you had installed i OS 7 beta 6, which expires on October 6, which means it has probably expired or will shortly expiry depending on your timezone.
First thing first, with i OS 10.3, Apple introduces a brand new file system.
The almost thirty-year-old file system that Apple used since the beginning of i Phones and i Pods (called HFS and HFS ) is being replaced with Apple’s own In the case there is an issue during the install, backups are there to get your i Device back into working order. So yes, it’s worthwhile to backup your i Device, using both i Cloud as well as i Tunes.
In the meantime, you must connect the i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch to a computer and try the following: This works for most devices that are stuck on the Unable to Activate screen.
Some users may have to use i and reset their Apple ID password manually, which is frustrating but it can sometimes fix the issue as well.