User Guide of iMyFone Fixppo

Note: iOS System Recovery has been changed to Fixppo!

If your iOS device/Apple TV is stuck on the white/black screen, Apple logo, Recovery/DFU Mode, restarting loops, gets bricked with a frozen screen, or simply won't start, you need iMyFone Fixppo to help you. This software is designed to fix these and many other iOS /tvOS issues. The software comes with 3 modes, each designed to help you repair the device at different stages.

The Standard Mode is useful when you want to fix common issues such as "iPhone stuck" or "iPhone frozen" issues. The Advanced Mode is used in cases where the Standard Mode has failed to work or you've forgotten the passcode to your device. The last option is a quick solution offered by the program which helps your device enter or exit recovery mode in a single click. Whatever the iOS/tvOS problem on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Apple TV, iMyFone Fixppo will get it to work correctly again.

The following simple steps will show you how to operate each mode to get the most out of this program and fix your device.
Launch Fixppo on your computer and you should see all three options in the main window. Select a mode according to your situation. The options Standard Mode and Exit/Enter Recovery Mode will not affect the data on your device, but you will lose all data if you use the Advanced Mode.

home page of Fixppo


1. Use Standard Mode to Fix iOS/tvOS Issues without Data Loss

If you don't want to lose any data, choose the Standard Mode on the Home page. This mode efficiently solves all common iOS/tvOS issues.

choose Standard Mode

Step 1. Connect your device to a computer

After you click Standard Mode, you will see the screen below. Then connect your device to your computer and click the Next button.

Note锛欼f your device is in normal mode and running iOS 12 or later, the program may not recognize it when it is locked. Unlock your device before clicking the Next button.

 connect your device to your computer

After you click the Next button,

1. if your device can be detected, the program will proceed to the next step.

2. if not, you will be asked to put your device in DFU or Recovery Mode. You can see a very clear guide on the screen. Follow the instructions. The program will proceed to the next step when your device is in DFU or Recovery Mode.

Here is how to put your device into DFU mode.

 enter DFU Mode under Standard Mode

Here is how to put your device into Recovery mode.

 enter Recovery Mode under Standard Mode

Step 2. Download the firmware

Now you need to download the firmware to fix your device. The program will automatically detect the model of your device and show you all the available versions of firmware. Choose the version you prefer. Then click Download.

Note: If you want to downgrade your iOS/tvOS, check if there is an older version provided by the program. If there is, you can choose that version to proceed. Otherwise, you will not be able to downgrade your iOS/tvOS.

download firmware under Standard Mode

Once the firmware has been downloaded, it will automatically verify the firmware and extract software before fixing.

Step 3. Fix the iOS/tvOS issue

When everything is ready, you can start to fix your device. Check the device and firmware information. Once you confirm that everything is correct, click the Start button. If the firmware is older than your iOS /tvOS version, generally it won't affect the fix process. If it fails, try a newer version because there might be some compatibility problems.

start to fix your device

The program will automatically begin to fix the device. Don't use nor unplug your device during the process, or it may be bricked.

fixing ios issues

The process won't take long. You can check whether your device can restart normally after the fix.

finished fixing your device

If the process fails, you can retry or try Advanced Mode.


2. Use Advanced Mode to Fix Serious iOS/tvOS Issues

If the Standard Mode doesn't fix the iOS/tvOS issue, you can try the Advanced Mode. Click on the Advanced Mode from the main window. The repair process is the same as that of the Standard Mode. The Advanced Mode will erase your device in order to fully fix your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Apple TV.

choose Advanced Mode

Step 1. Connect your device to a computer

connect your device to a computer

Step 2. Download the Firmware

download firmware under Advanced Mode

Step 3. Fix the iOS issue

start to fix your device

fixing your iOS


3. Enter or Exit Recovery Mode by One Click

The process is very simple. With just one click, you iPhone/iPad/iPod touch/Apple TV can enter or exit recovery mode in a few seconds. This feature is very helpful when the home button or other buttons of device are broken.

choose Enter/Exit Recovery Mode on the Home page

Enter Recovery Mode

Step 1. Enter/Exit Recovery Mode on the Home page. Connect your device to computer and click the Next button.

connect your device

Step 2. As you can see on the screen below, the Enter Recovery Mode button is clickable. Click it.

click Enter Recovery Mode

In a short while, you will see your device is in Recovery Mode.

entered Recovery Mode

Exit Recovery Mode

Step 1. The first step is the same as Enter Recovery Mode. Click Enter/Exit Recovery Mode on the Home page and plug in your device. Click Next to proceed.

connect your device

Step 2. The program will show you the screen below. You will find that the Exit Recovery Mode button is clickable. Click it.

click Exit Recovery Mode

When the process is complete, your device will restart and get back to normal.

exit Recovery Mode

If the process is complete and your device won't restart, try again or use Standard Mode to fix the device. Your data won't be affected using Standard Mode.

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