iPhone Shuts Down Since Storage Is Full? How to Save Data & Get iPhone Back to Normal?

Well, storing excessive data in 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 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 working in some cases since iPhone may not be able to connect to 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 few times, keep trying to delete more pictures. Once you free up a considerable amount of space, the iPhone will start up. 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 Lose Data

iMyFone iOS System Recovery 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 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 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 iOS System Recovery on your computer and get your iPhone connected with a USB cable to the PC.

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Step 2:  Select the 'Standard Mode' 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 iOS System Recovery fixes your iOS issues (iPhone turns off for no storage), your iPhone should absolutely 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, putting your iPhone in recovery mode. The steps to restore device using iTunes:

Step 1. Make sure to update iTunes on your PC to the most recent version and quit if there is any 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 screen.
  • For iPhone 8/8 Plus/iPhone X, 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 screen.

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

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

Step 3. As soon as the 'Restore' process gets completed, you need to setup your device again from the 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 back to iPhone will take up lots of your device storage. For this purpose, iMyFone D-Port Pro 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.

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

choose to restore a backup

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.

click restore a partial backup

Note: 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.

preview data in backup

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