Recovery mode is one of the best ways to resolve some of the problems that can affect an iOS device. But to fix the issue, the device in recovery mode has to be restored in iTunes.
Which begs the question; what if you can’t access iTunes? Is there a way to restore an iPhone in recovery mode without iTunes?
In this article, we attempt to answer this question and show you an alternative way to restore an iPhone in recovery mode.
Recovery Mode is a troubleshooting step that can be used to fix some of the more problematic iOS system issues. When a device is in recovery mode, you can connect it to iTunes without booting up the iOS completely.
This can be instrumental in allowing you to update the OS to a new version and then restore the device to a working version of iOS.
You can use recovery mode in one of the following situations:
If iTunes is not an option for you, we recommend using iToolab FixGo to restore the iPhone in recovery mode. This third-party iOS system repair tool is primarily useful when fixing some of the common iOS issues, but because its function often employs restoring the iPhone, it can be very useful when you want to restore an iPhone that is in recovery mode.
Before we share with you how to use FixGo to restore the device, let’s take a look at the program’s features:
Step 1: Download and install the program on to your computer.
Step 2: Open it and then select “Standard Mode” before connecting the device to the computer.
Step 3: When the program detects the device, click “Fix Now” to begin.
Step 4: In the next window, click on “Download” to allow the program to download the necessary firmware package to facilitate the restore process.
Step 5: When the download is complete, click on “Repair Now” and FixGo will begin restoring the device in recovery mode. Keep the device connected to the computer until the process is complete.