However, if it says something like “The volume Macintosh HD was found corrupt and needs to be repaired,” then you need to proceed to step 2 or 3 of this guide. EaseUS file repair software will automatically fix broken files. You can preview the repaired files before recovery.
There are some other common iPad problems leading to iPad won't restore. Look at which error your iPad belong to. Is it safe to stock ROMs remove them from your computer? You’ll find the answers to everything you need to know below. This method should definitely help if the cause of the problem is the incompatibility in the iOS.
It was well worth the $30 to get back my cherished texts, pictures, and notes. I had read every article, tech blog, and Apple support answer I could find to fix my "incompatible" iPhone backup and had tried everything. I was pulling my hair out and thinking I had just lost everything. You have to press the “Volume Up” button and release it quickly. Press the “Volume Down” button and release it quickly. Lastly, you should press and hold the side button; release it once the Apple logo shows on your screen.
Stellar Toolkit for iPhone is secure and an uncomplicated tool that fixes iOS issues without data loss. I am in recovery mode on the phone and plug it in it starts the update OR restore downloads the file, installs then produces this error. It seems that the firmware file from apple is corrupt in some way. This issue can be resolved by uninstalling the antivirus software on your computer because such security software blocks the installation of firmware sometimes. After you uninstall antivirus software, the issue “The iPhone could not be updated/restored because the firmware file was corrupt or is not compatible” mostly goes away. Try reinstalling the iTunes/Finder if the firmware corrupts or the compatibility error is still testing your patience and not going away.