Whatever You Do, Don’t Set Your iPhone To 1970

‘A prank originating from 4chan claims that if you set your iPhone’s (5s models and up) date back to 1970, it’ll display a retro Apple logo…

What actually happens if you decide to set your iPhone back to January 1st, 1970? It’ll brick your device, and there’s no fix for it: even Apple’s own Geniuses can’t figure out how to fix it, and you’ll have to get the phone completely replaced.

Update: according to Ars Technica, … allowing the phone’s battery to go completely dead (or disconnecting the battery) will reset the date…’

Source: Gizmodo

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