How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad with Ease

iPhone/iPad gets bricked after iOS update? This guide will tell you how to fix a bricked iPhone/iPad in 5 methods.

By iMobie | Posted on: Jan. 23, 2019, Last Updated: Jan. 23, 2019

It is quite annoying if you find that your iPhone or iPad gets bricked, so you come this guide to find solutions. To help you out, here we will tell you how to fix a bricked iPhone/iPad step by step. Applied to iPhone 7/6s/6/SE/5s/5c/5/4s and iPad mini/Air/Pro.

What Does Bricked iPhone/iPad Mean

You may feel confused whether you are really meet iPhone/iPad gets bricked problem. Then what does a bricked iPhone or iPad looks like?

If your device is under one of the situations above, then just keep reading to get the useful methods to fix your bricked iPhone or iPad.

How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad

Solution 1. Charge Your iDevice

First make sure that your iPhone/iPad has enough power to turn on. If you cannot see the charging screen within an hour, you can have a check on your charger or USB cable to see whether they are working well.

If your device is fully charged but still won’t turn on, then try the following methods.

Solution 2. Hard Reset Your iDevice

Press and hold the Home button and Wake/Sleep button for 5-15 seconds until the Apple logo appears. For iPhone 7 users, please press Home button and Volume down button.

Solution 3. Restore Your iDevice

If you have no backup for your iPhone or iPad, you will lose all your important data. Just go to Solution 5 to get the no-data-loss way.

Step 1Update the iTunes to the latest version and open it > Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer.

Step 2Choose your device > Click Summary > Click the Restore button. (If you have no backup before, you can first make a backup for your iPhone by clicking Back Up Now button. Make sure that you can recover the lost data after the restoring)

If a window pops up when you connect your iPhone or iPad to computer, then just follow the screen prompt to restore the device.

How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad with iTunes

How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad with iTunes

Solution 4. Try DFU Mode

If you prefer an easier way and do not want to lose any data on your device, please go to Solution 5 to get it.

If you are having trouble switch on your iPhone or iPad or an error message appears when you are trying to restore your device with iTunes, then you can put your device into DFU Mode.

Step 1Install the latest version of iTunes and open it > Connect your device to computer.

Step 2Press and hold Home button and Wake/Sleep button for 3 seconds, then release your finger.

Step 3Press and hold on Home button and Wake/Sleep button for 10 seconds > Release the finger on Wake/Sleep button and still hold on the Home button for 5 seconds.

Step 4If the screen stays black and nothing appears, then it means your device is in DFU mode. Follow the instruction in iTunes to restore your device.

Solution 5. Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad with PhoneRescue

PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery is one professional iPhone/iPad data recovery tool, and at the same time it also can help users fix annoying iOS problems. It can help you easily repair iOS devices when your iPhone/iPad gets stuck in black screen, white screen, Apple logo or even in restarting loop. What’s more, you will not lose any data after the repair.

Step 1Download PhoneRescue(choose Download for iOS) and open it > Connect your iPhone or iPad to computer via USB cable.

Step 2Choose iOS Repair Tools > Click Right Arrow to confirm.

How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad – Step 2

How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad – Step 2

Step 3Select Advanced Mode > Click the Right Arrow button to confirm > After enter “Recovery” mode, click Download to download the package for repairing iOS system > PhoneRescue then will start to fix your bricked iPhone/iPad.

How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad – Step 3

How to Fix A Bricked iPhone/iPad – Step 3

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to fix a bricked iPhone/iPad. If you like this guide, please share it to help more people. If you meet any problem, just leave a comment and we will help you out as early as possible.

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.