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ipad 4 black screen of death and dfu loop error

Postby fritschi64 » 08 Jul 2019 12:19

Hallo,
i have an ipad 4 wifi with the following problems. There is absolut nothing shown at the display. When i start 3utools it tells that the ipad is in dfu mode. When i than press home+power i recognize a sound disconnecting the device. I still hold home and release power button until dfu is shown again. When i try to flash the only possible firmware (hove downloaded older but 3utools isnt able to flash them i get the error "unable to change dfu mode to recovery mode". When i try an older i get the error "apple server do not support this firmware"

Is there anything i can do or ist the ipad dead !?
Thx for any help

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Re: ipad 4 black screen of death and dfu loop error

Postby fritschi64 » 12 Jul 2019 00:43

Is itunes neccesary to use 3utools? Is there an inoffical firmware to get out of the black screen of death problem? When i try to flash the only possible firmware it hangs always at 11%

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Re: ipad 4 black screen of death and dfu loop error

Postby fritschi64 » 12 Jul 2019 16:48

Maybe an expert can help me with the output when i try to flash :?:

10:40:15 Product Type: iPad3,4
10:40:15 MAIN CPU ID: 8955
10:40:15 Filename of firmware : iPad_32bit_10.3.3_14G60_Restore
10:40:15 Firmware Version: 10.3.3
10:40:15 Product Build: 14G60, 14
10:40:15 Image4 supported: FALSE
10:40:15 Extracting FileSystem from firmware
10:40:15 Reading ECID
10:40:15 iDevice ECID: 0000010A3C730331
10:40:15 Reading random NONCE
10:40:15 Querying for SHSH file on Apple Server
10:40:16 Loading iBSS component
10:40:18 Reading random NONCE
10:40:18 Loading iBEC component
10:40:29 iDevice will connect to Recovery Mode automatically (5 minutes in Win7)
10:40:29 Product Type: iPad3,4
10:40:29 Product Name: iPad 4
10:40:29 Flash is failed with retaining user's data
10:40:29 Elapsed Time: 00:00:14

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Re: ipad 4 black screen of death and dfu loop error

Postby Yilia1988 » 26 Feb 2020 13:16

It appears some software bugs with your iPad 4 if it gets stuck at black screen and DFU loop error.
A good way to try is use a repair tool, like Joyoshare UltFix iOS System Recovery, Fixppo, etc. to let it back to normal with No data loss. Or you can try basic solutions, like factory reset iPad, use iTunes to update or restore, etc.

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Re: ipad 4 black screen of death and dfu loop error

Postby Wlee2060 » 11 Mar 2020 11:28

If 3utools cannot help you download the right firmware, you can try some other iOS system recovery software. For me, I once used TunesKit iOS System Recovery to help me fix the iPhone black screen problem. It worked for me. Maybe you can also try it.


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