Apple Releases Updated Version of iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7-Inch iPad Pro

iPad-Pro-9-7-inchApple today released a new version of iOS 9.3.2 that's specific to the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, presumably resolving an issue that caused some iPad Pro devices to become bricked after installing the original iOS 9.3.2 update.

The new version of iOS 9.3.2, build 13F72, can be downloaded over-the-air on any 9.7-inch iPad Pro that has not previously been updated to the latest version of iOS 9.

iOS 9.3.2 was originally released to the public on Monday, May 16, but shortly after it came out, we began receiving complaints that the update was bricking some 9.7-inch iPad Pro devices with an "error 56" message.

Later in the week, Apple pulled the iOS 9.3.2 update for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and advised customers who had been affected by the error to contact Apple support. No simple fix was available, and some users who were impacted by the bug had their iPad Pro devices replaced by Apple.

Alongside the removal of the iOS 9.3.2 update, Apple said it was working on a fix and would release a new version of iOS 9.3.2 "as quickly as possible."

The launch of a new version of iOS 9.3.2 suggests the issue is now resolved, and with a fix in place, the next version of the iOS 9.3.3 beta may also be seeded to 9.7-inch iPad Pro users. Released earlier last week, the first iOS 9.3.3 beta was not available for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, presumably because the bug had not yet been fixed.

Update:Apple has published a support document outlining the steps to take if the error 56 message shows up when attempting to update a 9.7-inch iPad Pro from iOS 9.3 or iOS 9.3.1 to iOS 9.3.2 or later. Error 56 will require restoring through iTunes.

9.7-inch iPad Pro users may run into a related issue asking them to disconnect or turn off the iPad Pro during the update, which Apple also covers in the document.

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Top Rated Comments

Lobwedgephil Avatar
64 months ago
That took a shockingly long time to fix.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bevsb2 Avatar
64 months ago
Okay, who's going first? :D
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
64 months ago
New feature: It doesn't brick your iPad!
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sw1tcher Avatar
64 months ago
Anyone know what caused it in the first place?
Apple.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Chupa Chupa Avatar
64 months ago
OK, who wants to go first :D
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RedOrchestra Avatar
64 months ago
That took a shockingly long time to fix.
Particularly when so many people on MR said it was NO big deal - apparently Apple thought differently.
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OK, who wants to go first :D
I'll wait for the reviews first, thanks.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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