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What is the Best Program to UnBrick and iPhone OR Recover Data from a Bricked iPhone

Asked: Oct 26 2020 | 2:44 pm EDT 783 Views 7 Answers

I currently have an older iPhone that is bricked and does not have any iCloud backups or iTunes backups generated. I've tried iMobie and that did not have any options that would help. All I am really trying to do is recover some photos and videos that were on that phone so they are not lost forever. Any help is appreciated!


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Oct 26 2020 | 2:50 pm EDT Annie_M

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In regards to your question, I believe this is a longshot- the only thing you can do is to contact Apple support. Keep in mind, you will have to have the proper credentials in order for Apple to help you.
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Oct 26 2020 | 3:38 pm EDT moneymike47

I logged in, thanks! And I called Apple a while ago and they said that they can only unbrick it by restoring the phone to default which would wipe all of my data. I know there are commercial options and am willing to pay if it works, so I'm wondering if anyone has had success with these.
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Oct 26 2020 | 4:01 pm EDT Just_Me_D

I logged in, thanks! And I called Apple a while ago and they said that they can only unbrick it by restoring the phone to default which would wipe all of my data. I know there are commercial options and am willing to pay if it works, so I'm wondering if anyone has had success with these.
Will the phone power on? Will it show any signs that it’s powered on? Which iPhone model is it?
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Oct 26 2020 | 6:14 pm EDT moneymike47

@Just_Me_D It does power-up to a 'iPhone is disabled' screen, and I can get it into a few different modes like 'Connect to iTunes' and such and it's an iPhone 8 I believe.
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Oct 26 2020 | 6:28 pm EDT Just_Me_D

@Just_Me_D It does power-up to a 'iPhone is disabled' screen, and I can get it into a few different modes like 'Connect to iTunes' and such and it's an iPhone 8 I believe.
Oh okay. Yeah, you’re going to have to either restore or try your luck with a service that claim to be able to retrieve the data. Sorry.
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Oct 26 2020 | 9:31 pm EDT moneymike47

@Just_Me_D Yeah I figured as much. This thread is more-so looking for which service will actually work for my situation?
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Oct 27 2020 | 2:31 pm EDT JML5150

@Just_Me_D It does power-up to a 'iPhone is disabled' screen, and I can get it into a few different modes like 'Connect to iTunes' and such and it's an iPhone 8 I believe.
When you connect it to iTunes does it register as a device in "recovery mode"?