How to Restore iOS 9/10 via SemiRestore?

SemiRestore is the best solution created and developed by CoolStar for Apple iOS device users to restore their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to its factory default/stock condition without losing jailbreak. Here in this article, I am going to guide you about how to restore iOS 8.3-iOS 8.4 via SemiRestore.

SemiRestore is suitable for those users whose jailbroken iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch has become slow or causing problems. Head over to the next section where we have outlined a comprehensive guide to restore iOS 8.3-iOS 8.4 via SemiRestore whether you have Windows or Linux computer.

On the SemiRestore’s official website, developers have outlined some important points that one should keep in mind before using SemiRestore. Those points are as follows:

SemiRestore - Important Instructions - iOS 8.3-iOS 8.4 via SemiRestore

Steps to Restore iOS 8.3-iOS 8.4 via SemiRestore

SemiRestore tool is compatible with Windows and Linux operating systems but due to some reasons Linux version is not available on SemiRestore’s official website so I am only providing step-by-step tutorial for Windows based computers.

If you are using Windows operating system then follow the steps outlined in this section to restore iOS 8.3-iOS 8.4 via SemiRestore.

IMPORTANT: Before beginning the restoration process, make sure that you have created a backup of your device as well as the files and photos stored in it.

Requirements for SemiRestore

  • A computer running Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher,
  • iTunes,
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher (Download latest .NET Framework 4.6),
  • OpenSSH installed on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch (Downloadable through Cydia),
  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 8.3/iOS 8.4,
  • And of course, SemiRestore tool for Windows (Download from the official website)

Steps to Restore iOS 8.3-iOS 8.4 via SemiRestore

Step #01 – Make sure that you have completed all the requirements mentioned above else we will NOT be held responsible if anything happens to your device.

Step #02 – Create a new folder on your Desktop and name it, “SemiRestore”. Now download SemiRestore from the link provided in theRequirements section above. And save it to the “SemiRestore” folder you just created.

Step #03 – SemiRestore tool comes bundled in a .zip file. So extract all the files to the “SemiRestore” folder.

Step #04 – Right click on the SemiRestore executable file and click on “Run as administrator” to open this tool with administrative privileges.

Step #05 – SemiRestore will now show you a welcome message. Click on “OK” button to continue.

Step #06 – Now SemiRestore will ask you to connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the computer via USB cable.

Once connected and your device has been recognised by the SemiRestore tool, you can now click on “SemiRestore” button to begin the restoration process.

REMEMBER: During the restoration process, your device will reboot and/or respring numerous times. Please do NOT try to use or touch your computer and your device until the process has been completed successfully.

Step #07 – Once SemiRestore tool has successfully restored your device, it will inform you by showing you the following popup message. Your device will reboot for the one last time and display the welcome screen.

Congratulations, your device has been restored and is ready to be configured!

We hope this tutorial helped you in restoring your iDevice to iOS 8.3-iOS 8.4 via SemiRestore. In case you have questions or queries related to the restoration procedure then leave a comment in the comments section below.