This Is Why You Should NEVER Set Your iPhone Date To 1 January 1970

Don't even think of doing this once.

This Is Why You Should NEVER Set Your iPhone Date To 1 January 1970
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Do you love using your iPhone? Millions of people adore their iPhones, iPads, and they can't get enough of whatever gadget Mac produces every single year. After all, you really cannot blame them because Apple products really give off that luxurious feel. Their customer service is also commendable.

But even the best products can have their own problems. Read on!

If you have an iPhone, an iPad, or an iTouch, read this.

If you have an iPhone, an iPad, or an iTouch, read this.

This is an important thing and all Apple users should know about it.

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Do not ever manually set your iPhone date to 1 January 1970.

Do not ever manually set your iPhone date to 1 January 1970.
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Likewise, please don't trick your friends into doing this, unless you want to lose them.

If you do, it will become stuck forever booting itself.

If you do, it will become stuck forever booting itself.
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Once you switch off your iPhone, it will try to boot back up again and again, essentially rendering your gadget useless.

Even iTunes fail-safe restore strategies are not working.

Even iTunes fail-safe restore strategies are not working.
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Usually, these can solve software issues, but now it cannot keep things working.

Apple products containing 64-bit processors and iOS 8 or iOS 9 are affected.

Apple products containing 64-bit processors and iOS 8 or iOS 9 are affected.
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These products range from the iPad Air, the iPad mini 2, the iPhone 5S, to the sixth generation iPod touch.

For now, the cause of the problem has not been identified.

For now, the cause of the problem has not been identified.
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However, some believe that the problem occurs because of the manner in which the iOS keeps date and time formats.

More issues..

More issues..
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Because of this, all the other processes in the gadget that need a time stamp start to fail.

Of course, it's actually difficult to set the date back to January 1970.

Of course, it's actually difficult to set the date back to January 1970.
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Some curious people didn't believe it, so their iPhones became bricked when they tried.

Some curious people didn't believe it, so their iPhones became bricked when they tried.
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Basically, you shouldn't just doubt everything you see on the Internet. Now, these curious users needed to have their iPhones replaced.

Thankfully, Apple has promised an update to solve the issue.

Thankfully, Apple has promised an update to solve the issue.
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For now, they have warned everyone about this problem. Soon, the affected iOS devices should be safe to use again.

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