How to Recover iPhone from IPSW with or without iTunes?

IPSW file is an essential firmware for iOS users to restore iDevice when an iOS device is stuck in Apple logo, Recovery Mode, white screen, black screen, iTunes connected screen due to iOS upgrade, iOS downgrade, jailbreak, system crash or other unknown flaws on iPhone. As a matter of fact, an IPSW file will help end-users to fix iDevice by  bringing some appropriate firmware for iPhone, iPad and iPod. Hence you can download such a file to recover your iPhone to normal as well as manually downgrade or update your iPhone. In the rest of this article, we will propose two tutorials for you to get rid of frustrating frozen iPhone screen using this iOS firmware.


Tutorial 1. How to Restore iPhone from IPSW with iTunes

Step 1. Confirm and Download

You need to check the model of your iPhone and then get the most fitting IPSW file for your iPhone by downloading it onto a computer.


Step 2. Open and Connect

Please launch iTunes and make a connection between your iPhone and computer.


Step 3. Choose

You are supposed to select your iPhone by clicking the icon on the upper left corner in iTunes.


Step 4. Repair

You should select the Restore button from your iTunes and press the Alt key on Mac. If you are using Windows, then you should tap Shift key. After that, you can use the IPSW to fix your iPhone stuck problem.


Note: You need to ensure that your iPhone is at least 70% charged at the beginning. You iPhone are likely to reboot a few times for the duration of repairing and its current data will be erased after restoring. Therefore, you will lose your iPhone contents if you don't have them backed up before.


Tutorial 2. How to Use IPSW File to Restore iPhone without iTunes

There is another software for iOS users to fix iDevice stuck issues. The software is iOS Data Recovery - an all-inclusive recovery app which can recover your iPhone in recovery mode, Apple logo, black screen, iTunes connected screen as well as white screen by utilizing an IPSW file. Moreover, it supports to retrieve all kinds of lost data on an iOS device like iPhone, iPad Air, iPad Pro and iPod. Now you can follow the step-by-step guide after you download iOS Data Recovery onto PC or Mac.



Step 1. Connect Your iPhone with a Computer

You ought to plug your iPhone into PC/Mac after you run iOS Data Recovery. Then you should click "System Recovery" in the main window.



Step 2. Download IPSW Files

You are required to download the most suitable iOS firmware files for your iPhone.


Step 3. Restore iPhone

When you finish selecting an available downloaded firmware, iOS Data Recovery will begin to fix your iPhone.