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dr.fone - Repair (iOS): How To

dr.fone - Repair has made it easier as never before for users to get iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch out of white screen, Recovery Mode, Apple logo, black screen, and fix other iOS issues. It will not cause any data loss while repairing the iOS system issues.

Note: after using this function, your iOS device will be updated to the latest iOS version. And if your iOS device has been jailbroken, it will be updated to non-jailbroken version. If you have unlocked your iOS device before, it will be re-locked.

Step 1. Connect your iOS device

Launch dr.fone and choose Repair from the main window.

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Then connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your computer with its lightening cable. When dr.fone detects your iOS device, click "Start" to continue the process.

fix iOS operating system

Then it will display the device information, such as device model, system version, baseband version, etc. Click on Next to continue.

display device information

Step 2. Boot your iOS device in DFU mode

If your iPhone/iPad/iPod is not function normally, dr.fone - Repair will remind you to boot the device in DFU mode. Follow the instruction below to boot iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch in DFU mode.

Steps to boot iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X in DFU mode:

  1. Power off your iPhone.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button together for 10 seconds.
  3. Release the Power button and keep holding the Volume Down button until the device is in DFU mode.

boot iphone 7 in dfu mode

Steps to boot other devices in DFU mode:

  1. Power off your iPhone.
  2. Press and hold the Power button and the Home button together for 10 seconds.
  3. Release the Power button and keep holding the Home button until the device is in DFU mode.

boot iphone in dfu mode

Step 3. Select and download the firmware

To guarantee a successful system recovery, please select the correct device phone model and firmware information. Then click on Download.

Fix device stuck on Apple logo

Since the firmware we need to download is large, it will take some time to complete the download. Make sure your network is stable during the process. If the firmware is not download successfully, you can also click on Copy to download the firmware from Apple official website and click on Select to restore the downloaded firmware.

get iOS device out of Recovery Mode

Step 4. Fix iOS to normal status

When the download is complete, click on Fix Now to start repairing your iOS and to get your iOS device to work normally again.

get iOS device out of Recovery Mode

After the repairing process completes, normally your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch will restart into normal mode. If it does not boot normally, you can click on Try Again to try the process again.

get iOS device out of Recovery Mode