Well, storing excessive data on your iPhone may bring unpleasant consequences. It might force your iPhone to act abnormal and consequently, the iPhone may shut down since the storage is full. So is the thing that's happening in your situation, where your iPhone memory has reached its peak and is now affecting the performance of your iPhone. Since no one wants to lose their precious data, it is hence imperative to find a feasible solution for saving the data and getting the iPhone back to normalcy. With this article, we have featured a few trustworthy options that will help you to serve the purpose and reboot your iPhone when it shuts down since storage is full.

1. How to Save the Data on Your iPhone

1.1. Check If You Can Delete iPhone Photos on Computer

To get rid of this problem that iPhone turns off for no storage, you can try deleting iPhone pictures using your computer. This method may not work in some cases since the iPhone may not be able to connect to a computer.

  • Connect your device to a computer and turn down iTunes.
  • Access your iPhone as an external storage device and open the DCIM folder (the default camera photos folder).
  • Now, start deleting unnecessary photos and videos to free up space. Though, your iPhone might reboot a few times, keep trying to delete more pictures.
  • Once you free up a considerable amount of space, the iPhone will startup.
  • Now, you need to connect your device to a stable Wi-Fi network and backup your iPhone on iCloud. Or you can sync it with iTunes and then empty the folder.
  • Your iPhone will work normally.

iPhone DCIM folder

1.2. Use a Tool to Fix the Problem without Losing Data (iPhone 12 Supported)

iMyFone Fixppo is a reliable tool to fix various iOS issues. It offers 3 modes and you can repair your iPhone using Standard Mode without data loss. It fixes crucial issues of the iOS including the problem that the iPhone won't turn on since it is out of storage. Moreover, you can also use the program to fix other iOS problems such as iPhone stuck on boot loop/recovery mode/Apple logo/white screen and so on. It is very easy to use and highly effective. You can fix the problem in just a few minutes. Here is the step-by-step guide:

Step 1:  Install and launch iMyFone Fixppo on your computer and get your iPhone connected with a USB cable to the PC.

Windows version      Mac version

Step 2:  Select the 'Standard Model' and follow the onscreen instructions when prompted for entering 'DFU/Recovery Mode', so that the software will initiate fixing your iPhone.

interface of iMyFone iOS system recovery

Step 3:  After entering the DFU/recovery mode, the tool will automatically detect the latest iOS version for your device. You need to download it by tapping the 'Download' button.

enter DFU mode under Standard mode

download firmware

Step 4:  Tap the 'Start to Fix' button once the firmware downloading is complete. Once iMyFone Fixppo fixes your iOS issues (iPhone turns off for no storage), your iPhone should restart as normal.

finished fixing iOS

2. How to Get Your iPhone Back to Normal

2.1. Use iTunes to Restore iPhone

If your iPhone won't start since it is out of storage, you can take the help of iTunes and restore your device. iTunes usually helps to get your device issues sorted, all you need to do is, put your iPhone in recovery mode. The steps to restore the device using iTunes:

Step 1. Make sure to update iTunes on your PC to the most recent version and quit if there is an open session of iTunes. Connect your iPhone with the PC and follow the guide below to put your device into recovery mode. Then allow it to successfully connect with iTunes.

  • For iPhone 6S and older/iPad/iPod touch, you need to push and hold the 'Home' and 'Top' (or Side) buttons together until you see the 'connect to iTunes' screen.
  • In iPhone 7/7 Plus devices press and hold the 'Side' and 'Volume Down' buttons concurrently until the 'connect to iTunes' appears on the screen.
  • For iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/11/12, instantly click and release the 'Volume Up' key and then the 'Volume Down' key. Press and hold the 'Side' button until you see the 'connect to iTunes' message on the screen.

Step 2. Click on the 'Restore iPhone' button after that and iTunes begins reinstalling the iOS and making your device work like normal.

This will erase all the data stored on your iPhone. Therefore, make a backup of your data before performing this method if you can.

Step 3. As soon as the 'Restore' process gets completed, you need to set up your device again from scratch.

restore iPhone with iTunes

2.2. Restore iPhone Partially from iCloud or iTunes Backup

Now that you have dealt with the issue that iPhone won't start since it is out of storage, it’s time to restore your device data. Restoring a whole backup to the iPhone will take up lots of your device storage. For this purpose, iMyFone iTransor is an ideal tool that can efficiently help you to partially restore your data depending upon your requirements. It can selectively restore iTunes/iCloud/iMyFone backup and extracts more than 20 types of data from backups in just a few simple steps.

Windows version      Mac version

Step 1:  Install and launch the software on your computer and tap on 'Restore Backup to Device'.


Step 2:  From the list of backups, choose a recent iTunes backup and then tap 'Restore Partial Backup'. Click 'Next' to navigate to the following screen and select the desired data types to restore.


As of now, it supports selected types of data to restore (WhatsApp, WeChat, and Messages).

Step 3:  Again tap 'Next' to initiate the scanning process that takes a while to finish. Preview the scanned data and then select them to restore.


Step 4:  Click 'Restore' to get the data restored on your iPhone soon...