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Setting the date to  January 1, 1970 will kill your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Don't set your iPhone's date to January 1, 1970

Setting the date to January 1, 1970 will kill your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Want to brick an iPhone? Set the date to January 1, 1970

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January 1, 1970 destroy iPhone brick date trick

Did you know that the iPhone has a specific time and date and then offers you the official death certificate from Apple, you can experience it yourself and I would advise not to experience, I am a victim of this experience. Two days ago, I changed the date of the phone iPhone 6+  to January 1, 1970, and then restart and here the result appeared only a death certificate iPhone, Device stuck in Apple logo this certificate is shown when connected to iTunes , even after update to latest versions of Apple Also  after the process of restoration of the system.

Setting the date to 1 January 1970 will kill your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Setting the date to 1 January 1970 will kill your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

The date bug affects iPhones, iPads and iPod touches with 64-bit processors running iOS 8 or iOS 9, including the iPhone 5S or newer, the iPad Air, iPad mini 2 or the 2015 sixth generation iPod touch or newer.

Methods of fixing dead iPhone ( 1 January 1970 )

  1. All you have to do is loosen the battery from the iPhone and leave it aside for a minute, watch video

And there is another way to fix that problem  by leave the phone until it is empty of charging ( you have to wait days or months 🙂

Jailbroken iPhone users can protect themselves by using several tweaks that prevent the date being set to 1970.

Best Tool BrickingDate, cydia source http://repo.ziph0n.com