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Craig Federighi, Apple senior vice president of software engineering, speaks about the new iOS 10 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Apple's iOS 10 arrived Tuesday, and it's crashing people's phones


UPDATE: Reports that iOS 10 is rendering iPhones and iPads useless have poured in.

The new OS is only hours old.

The issues arise after a few minutes of waiting on a black screen with a loading bar. If you still want iOS 10 as soon as possible, it might be safest to plug your iPhone into a computer rather than download the OS over the air.

Here's Apple Support's recommendation for users with bricked devices.

It doesn't do permanent damage to the device, 9to5Mac reports.

iOS 10: Siri New Features

ORIGINAL STORY: Apple will release iOS 10 to iPhone and iPad users Tuesday and the new operating system will more significant than just a few minor tweaks.

One of the big upgrades is a smarter Siri that can recognize natural language.

Other big upgrades, according to Apple:

  • You can wake your phone just by lifting it. No buttons necessary
  • Text messages now include animations and suggests words that can be turned into emoji
  • You can send an obscured, "Invisible Ink" message the recipient has to touch with their finger to uncover
  • You can answer messages in the notification itself without opening it

iOS 10 has been in development and was first announced publicly in June. It's free, like all recent iOS updates.
This version of iOS has been in public beta since July, and you can still get the beta version until the official one is released at some point today (Apple hasn't specified when)

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