There are many issues that can affect the software on your devices, and while Apple is working to fix them, there are many more that arise in the meantime.
One such issue is related to Apple No Recovery, and this can cause you serious issues, but don’t worry, as there are a few fixes available.
- The Apple No Recovery message is usually triggered when you don’t have a physical copy of your recovery drive.
- In this scenario, you might have to use a professional third-party tool.
Check for software updates
- Some software updates cause issues on recovery, so make sure you update your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch to the latest software version.
- Reset your device
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons simultaneously.
- Drag the slider to power off your device.
- Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons simultaneously until your device restarts.
Check disk permissions
- If the System Reserved partition is damaged, you might have trouble accessing it.
Open Disk Utility
- Select your Internal Hard Drive
- Click the First Aid tab
- Select the “First Aid” option
- Try to repair the disk
- Launch iTunes and check if the iTunes updates are available.
- Update your Apple software
Check for all Apple software updates and install them if required.
- Install iOS 12
Download the latest version of iOS that is compatible with your Apple device.
- Try to Restore using iTunes
If the previous 3 steps fail, then restore the device using iTunes.
Clean Install macOS
- Clean install macOS will wipe all your personal data, settings, and apps.
- Make sure that you backup everything on your computer before wiping it clean.
- You should also perform a Time Machine backup before doing it.
- Apple provides two utilities that can help you in clean installing macOS.
- Erase and install macOS with Recovery HD
- Erase and install macOS from macOS Recovery
- Boot into macOS Recovery
- Select Reinstall macOS
- Follow the on-screen instructions