Posted by Aimee , Jan 30, 2019
"Yesterday, I wanted to update my iPhone 8 to iOS 12, when it was about to finish the update, the restore screen showed up. I have then tried restoring through iTunes. But it just got bricked and what should I do?"
So how to fix a bricked iPhone when updating or restoring your device? If you have such problem, just spend a few minutes to read this post, we will bring you ways and means to fix it.
Method 1: Try to reset your iPhone by holding down the power button and the Home button simultaneously for 10s, then you should see the Apple logo and iDevice will boot as normal. If not, try releasing both buttons and turning on your device as normal. As a precaution, plug your device into your PC and do a full restore in iTunes.
Method 2: If resetting doesn't do the trick, you should drive your iPhone into DFU mode. Hold down the Home button > Connect your iPhone to your PC > Restore your iPhone with iTunes.
Is there a better way to fix bricked iPhone? Of course yes! RecoveryTool Fix Recovery can unbrick your Phone without any data loss. Here it is how it works:
Step 1: Download and launch the software on your PC, tap on "iOS System Recovery".
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the system and wait for the program to recognize it.
Step 3: Follow the on-screen instructions to put your iPhone into DFU mode to update its firmware.
Step 4: Now you need to provide the basic details related to your device. Then tap on "Repair".
Step 5: Now just wait till the download is done.
Step 6: Once it's done, it will start fixing your iPhone automatically. Please make sure not to disconnect your device during the stage.
Step 7: Now your device will restart normally. If not, click "Try again" to repeat the process.
Download the program and use it to fix your bricked iPhone. And please let us know if you still have any problems.