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[Tutorial] How to Restore (Flash) or Update iOS Devices with Downloaded Firmware

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(This post was last modified: 07-10-2017, 11:30 AM by innagee. )

This guide will teach you how to Flash or Update your iOS Device with the Firmware (.ipsw) you've already downloaded @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-17572-post-101676.html

Requirement:

  • Internet Connection
  • Original USB Cable for apple device
  • Latest iTunes
  • Latest iOS Fimware
  • Turn Off Find my Iphone in Setting>iCloud>Find my iPhone.
  • For OS crash you'll have to enter DFU Mode by. Don't need DFU Mode for Updating:
    [Image: Enter-DFU.png]

How to restore backup after Recovery/Flashing, here: https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-17573.html

Steps to Restore (Flash) or Update iOS Device with Downloaded Firmware


  1. Open iTunes
    Click on the Phone by the Top Left

    [Image: backing-up-file-2.png]

  2. Go to Update or Restore by the Top Right.
    Note: for update or restore you must disable Find my iPhone in, Setting>Icloud>Find my iphone

    Hold Down Shift and Click Update or Restore, if you have already downloaded your firmware: See How to Download @ https://forum.hovatek.com/thread-17572.html

    [Image: backing-up-file-5.png]


    For Restore Hold Down Power Button + Home Button until the phone goes off and release power button keep holding home button and Connect USB Cable this will take you to DFU Mode


  3. A dialogue box will open to allow you locate the firmware (.ipsw) file you downloaded, and click open.

    [Image: backing-up-file-6.png]

  4. Click Update, for Restore click Restore at the pop-up

    [Image: backing-up-file-7.png]

  5. It will automatically extract and install, phone restart several times in this stage.

    [Image: backing-up-file-8.png]

    Enjoy!



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Hello please I don't know how to manipulate computer softwares and I only have an iPad I don't have a computer and I need to back up my iPad 3 , iOS 9.3.5 then downgrade before I jailbreak it , so what do I do.


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(06-16-2017, 05:51 PM)[email protected] Wrote: Hello please I don't know how to manipulate computer softwares and I only have an iPad I don't have a computer and I need to back up my iPad 3 , iOS 9.3.5 then downgrade before I jailbreak it , so what do I do.


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