So I got the alert from iTunes to upgrade my to the new IOS9 today. plugged in the iPad to my Macbook, and now I got the same problem. Update via itunes and iPad bricks. no chance to update or make a recovery. Cannot Activate iPad IOS 9.3.
Annoyed with iPad iPhone iOS update problems? iPad iPhone get stuck for iOS 9.3 updated iPad 2, iPhone For iPad 2, iPhone.
The iPad 2 took the worst of it; users reported that the tablet was unable to iOS 9.3 for iPad 2, posts help page for other update problems.
Ipad 2 update problems - official