How to Restore iPhone Firmware without iTunes (iOS 12 supported)

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Restoring iPhone firmware is a good way to get out of certain software issues that your device may be experiencing. It can fix almost all iOS issues including iPhone being stuck in Recovery Mode, being stuck on Apple logo, simply displaying a black screen and so on.

The most common way to restore iPhone firmware is to use iTunes but this can cause some issues including data loss. You can also restore your iPhone from the last iTunes backup but all the data on iPhone currently that hadn't been backed up to iTunes will be lost. So how do you restore iPhone firmware without iTunes and without losing data on the device?

In this article, we are going to be looking at this issue and providing you with a great tool to help you restore firmware quickly and without the risk of data loss.

stuck in recover mode

How to Restore iPhone Firmware without iTunes

You need a powerful and easy-to-use tool to help you restore iPhone firmware and get your iPhone work normally again. You also need a tool that will guarantee there will be no damage and no data loss to the device. That tool you need is iMyFone Fixppo that stands out for its ability to help you fix iOS issues on your device by restoring firmware (iOS 12/11.4 included) without iTunes and also without data loss.

This program was designed by iMyFone company, of which the star products have been recommended by many famous media sites like Macworld, Cult of Mac, Payetteforward, Makeuseof and so on. The following are some of the features that make it the only tool that you should consider for this task:

  • Independently developed technology and different repair modes offer you utmost probability to restore your iPhone firmware.
  • It can fix a device that is stuck in Recovery mode, stuck on the white screen, iPhone won't turn on and many other iOS issues.
  • It works with all the iOS devices and iOS versions including iPhone XS (Max)/XR and iOS 12/11.4.

Windows version    Mac version

Steps to Restore iPhone Firmware without iTunes (Reserve Data)

Here's how to use iMyFone Fixppo to restore your iPhone firmware without iTunes. Download and install the program to your computer and then follow these very simple steps to restore the device's firmware.

Step 1. Choose a Mode

Launch the program. From the main window choose the "Standard Mode".

choose Standard Mode

Step 2. Connect Your Device to Computer

Connect your iPhone to the computer using USB cables and click Next. If your device can be detected, it will proceed to the next step. If not, please follow the instruction to put your device in DFU mode or Recovery mode.

 enter DFU mode under Standard mode

Step 3. Choose and Download Firmware

The program provides you with the all the firmware that is publicly available. You can choose the firmware you like. Then all you have to do is to click "Download". Then the download process will begin.

download firmware

You can also download the firmware somewhere else and install that firmware by clicking "Select it".

Step 4. Restore iPhone Firmware without iTunes

Once the firmware is ready, you need click "Start", iMyFone Fixppo will begin repairing the iOS of whatever problem that requires you to restore the firmware in the first place.

Fixing System

A few minutes later, the device will restart in normal mode with new firmware installed and all your data is intact.

finished fixing iOS

Download iMyFone Fixppo now to to have a try and restore iPhone firmware (including iOS 12/11.4) without iTunes. You will find it really worth trying.

Windows version    Mac version

Note

You can also use the Advanced Mode of iMyFone Fixppo to restore iPhone firmware without using iTunes. However, this will erase all the data on your iPhone. We recommend that you backup your iPhone before doing that. You can use this tool iMyFone iTransor to selectively backup your iPhone for free. This tool also allows you to selectively restore your iPhone from iTunes backup or iCloud backup after you restore the iPhone firmware using the Advanced Mode.