How to Get iPod out of Recovery Mode without Restoring
The iPod touch got stuck in recovery mode. This typically happens when you are trying to restore a backup or after an update to a new firmware. However, when this happens to you, how can you get your iPod touch out of recovery mode without restoring? The problem sounds very tough, but the solution is pretty easy. This article tells you to get your iPod touch out of recovery mode with one click.
1 click to get iPod touch 5/4 out of recovery mode
Before you doing anything else, get Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac), or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows) and install it on your computer. Both of the programs can let you get you iPod touch out of recovery mode with one click, and they won't cause any data loss. You don't need to do anything else, either.
Download the free trial version below to have a try.
Now, download and install the software on your computer. Then follow the steps below to get your iPod out of recovery mode.
1. Connect your iPod touch to the computer and run the software.
2. When the software detects your iPod touch, the windows of the Windows and Mac versions are different.
If you use Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows), you'll see this window:
If you use Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac), you'll see the window like this:
3. Then click the Restart or Set Up button. Your iPod touch will automatically restart. In a few seconds, it will return to normal.
Now, your problem is fixed. If you want to make full use of Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, you can continue to use it to recover lost data from your iPod touch, or back up the data on your iPod touch to your computer. Just read on for the guide below.
How to recover/backup data on your iPod touch 5/4
Step1. Scan your iPod touch
Here, let's try with the Windows version of the softare. Mac users can also take similar steps.
If you use iPod touch 5, the program will show you the window below after you connect your iPod touch 5. You can directly click Start Scan to scan your iPod touch for data on it.
If you use iPod touch 4, it's a little different here. The program will show you the window like below. You need to download a plug-in first. Then follow the guide below to enter your iPod touch's scanning mode to scan it:
1. Hold your iPod touch and click Start.
2. Hold the Power and Home buttons at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.
3. Release the Power button, and keep the Homebutton pressed, until you're told that you've entered the scanning mode successfully.
Step2. Preview and save iPhone data to your computer
The scan will take you a few minutes. After it, the program will generate a scan result, where all data found on your iPod touch will be classified. You can preview photos, contacts, messages, call logs and more before recovery. Choose what you want and click Recover to save them on your computer.
Note: The deleted data and existing data have their own colors. You can separate them by clicking the button on the middile top of the program: Only display the deleted items.