How to restore a bricked iMac Pro

At this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple introduced the iMac Pro, the most powerful iMac we have ever seen. The iMac Pro is basically a workstation machine that is specifically designed for pro users. The new machine retains the same design from the standard iMac, while introducing support for Intel Xeon processor and Radeon Pro Vega graphics.

The iMac Pro officially hit stores on December 14 with different configurations. According to Apple, the first orders of the machine will arrive at your door on December 27. However, Apple has recently outlined how to restore iMac Pro if something goes wrong.

In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to restore a bricked iMac Pro. Before we begin, make sure you now have Apple Configurator 2.6 and another iMac running macOS High Sierra as well as a Thunderbolt cable.

Assuming that you have met all the above-mentioned requirements. Let’s proceed with our step-by-step instructions.

How to restore a bricked iMac Pro

Step one: First off, launch Apple Configurator on your secondary iMac and then plug in your Thunderbolt cable

Step two: Next up, disconnect your iMac Pro from power source and then plug in the cable to the Thunderbolt on the back of your iMac Pro

Step three: Once you are done, hold down the Power button on the back of your computer and connect your machine to power source (make sure you keep the Power button pressed)

Step four: Launch Apple Configurator 2 on your secondary iMac and then select the iBridge device from the device browser. After that, you should see a pop-up menu and then proceed with clicking on Restore

Step five: Now just simply hit Restore (the process may take a while). Once done, your iMac Pro will reboot and everything is fine now

Step six: Close Apple Configurator on your secondary iMac and then unplug the Thunderbolt cable.

Also read: Apple MacBook 12-inch review (2017): Best MacBook in recent years

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