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iPad Stuck in Recovery Mode after Update

My iPad stuck in recovery mode after an update

My iPad stuck in recovery mode after I updated it to the latest iOS! I called Apple but got no good news. I don't want to give up. If you have any good advice, please let me know. Thanks.

Many people may encounter this, especially when updating the iOS. When this happens, don't be panic. There is a way for you to solve this problem. With Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac), or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows), you can get your iPad out of the recovery mode in a few seconds. Just have a try with it now.

Download the free trial version below to have a try.

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Solved: iPad stuck in recovery mode

1. Connect your iPad to the computer, and then launch the program.

2. If you're running Windows on your computer, you'll see the program's window below. Click Restart and you can solve this issue in a few seconds.

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If you're running Mac OS on your computer, click Set Up on the program's window.

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3. When the iPad restarted, it will return to normal again.

If you have lost data on your iPad after this or you just want to backup the data on your iPad, to avoid data loss, you can also use this software to scan your iPad to recover and save the data on it to your computer.

How to recover data from your iPad

Step 1. Scan your iPad

This software supports all iPads. If yours is iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, The new iPad or iPad 2, the program's window will be as follows. You only need to click Start Scan to find data on your iPad.

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If yours is iPad 1, you need to follow the notice from the program to Download a plug-in, and then enter the iPad's scanning mode to scan it for data on it according to the guide below:

1. Hold your iPad 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 Home button pressed for another 15 seconds, until you're told that you've entered the scanning mode.

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Step 2. Preview and recover data on your iPad

In fact, you can start previewing the found data during the scan. When you've found what you want, you can pause or stop the scan at any time. Choose what you want and click Recover to save them on your computer with one click.

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Note: Data you find there includes deleted data and existing data on your iPad. To separate them, you can use the sliding button on the top: Only display the deleted items.

Watch the video tutorial below

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Further Reading

Recover iPhone messages: This guide shows you how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone in different ways.
Recover deleted photos on iPhone: This article shows you how to recover deleted photos on iPhone in different ways.
Recover iPhone iMessages: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.

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Sorry, anna, I didn't notice that yours is an iPad mini. Dr.Fone for iOS can only help iPad 1, iPhone 4/3GS and iPod touch 4 out of recovery mode. As to other devices, you need to do it manually. By the way, the photos lost due to factory resetting can't be directly recovered from the device, but only from iTunes/iCloud backup.
Hi. I did download the trial version but it didnt get me out of recovery mode. How dies it work though? Should I just reset it to factory setting risking to lose my photos and then use your software to recover it?
Yes, you can use it to get your iPad out of recovery mode, and then continue to scan it for data on it.
Hi. Ipad mini stuck in recovery mode. Didnt back up my photos and I dont want to lose it by resetting it. With your software, getting out of recovery mode...after...can I back up my photos then?
Sally, you can try to exit DFU mode manually: press the Home and Power button at the same time for about 15 seconds, until you see the Apple logo appearing on the screen. Then release the buttons and your iPad will be back to normal.
My ipad 2 is in DFU mode and it cannot go into normal mode even when I press restart. If you can make your software access an ipad 2 in DFU then I will buy it