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2 Minutes to Put Your iPhone into or Get out of Recovery Mode

When using an iPhone, somtimes you'll encounter situations that require you to put your iPhone to Recovery Mode to solve problems. However, at the other hand, sometimes, you have to fix the iPhone recovery loop or get your iPhone out of Recovery Mode in order to make it function normally. If you're not familar with how to put your iPhone into Recovery Mode or get iPhone out of Recovery Mode, don't worry. After reading the following information, you'll handle it easily. All the information mentioned below is appliable to iPhone 3G and later models, including iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6.

Part 1: How to Put iPhone into Recovery Mode

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer, and run iTunes.

Step 2. Press the Home button and the Power button on your iPhone at the same time. When you see the Apple logo appearing, release the Power button and keep pressing the Home button until you get an iTunes alert saying your iPhone is in recovery mode. You'll see the screen shown on your iPhone .

iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode 

Video Tutorial: how to put iPhone into Recovery Mode

Part 2: Get iPhone out of Recovery Mode without Restoring Your iPhone

The only official way to get iPhone out of Recovery Mode is to restore your iPhone with iTunes. However, this way will erase all data and content on your iPhone, causing data loss. And sometimes, even you try to exit Recovery Mode by restoring your iPhone with iTunes, you'll still face restoring errors. Actually, it isn't that hard to solve the problem. All you need is Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, which will help you solve all the problems you face while getting your iPhone out of Recovery Mode. Check out the following details.

2 Simple Steps to Get iPhone out of Recovery Mode without Data Loss

When you see the 'connect to iTunes' warning on your iPhone, you should firstly try the 2 simple steps to get your iPhone out of Recovery Mode.

Step 1. Download Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS and install it on your computer.

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Step 2. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. Then run Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. You'll see that the program detects your iPhone, saying it is not in normal mode. Simply click on the "Restart the device" button to get your iPhone back to normal. It's pretty easy.

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Fix Errors for Getting out of Recovery Mode

"When I tried to connect my iPhone with my PC and carried out the restoring iPhone process, iTunes proceeded to extract the software but on completion of extraction I get an error message telling me 'The iPhone could not be restored. An unknown error occurred ' I have tried this several times and get exactly the same error every time"

If you face the restoring error, then you should try the "Repair Operating System" on Dr.Fone for iOS to fix get your iPhone out of Recovery Mode. The restoring errors happen mostly because the operating system on your iPhone performs abnormally. Click "Repair Operating System" in the main window of Dr.Fone for iOS and do what it tells you to do to fix the operating system. If it successfully fix the operating system, it will tells you. After then, you just need to wait your iPhone to restart.

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Part 3: Fix "iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode" with iTunes

In most cases, you can get your iPhone out of Recover loop via iTunes. You can use it to restore your iPhone to its original settings easily and quickly. By the way, many phone problems can be fixed by restoring to factory settings or restore with iTunes or iCloud backup.

Connect your iPhone with a USB cable to the computer, and run iTunes. When iTunes detects your iPhone, it will give you a message saying that your iPhone is in recovery mode and you need to restore it. Just click to restore it. That's OK.
If you didn't get the message, please power off your iPhone. Just keep the Power button until the screen become dark if you can't do it in the traditional way.Then press the Home button on the face of the device. When the phone is on, keep pressing the Home button until iTunes pops up the message.

Note: before you do as what mentioned above, please backup your iPhone to your iTunes. Everything on your iPhone will be erase while doing to the restore. If you've made a backup for your iPhone beforehand, then later you can restore your iPhone from the iTunes backup file.

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disqus_K95Ejrv1eo
Hi, generally speaking, if your iPhone is in Recovery Mode, after clicking the Restart button, you just need to wait for it to restart. You needn't do anything. If this way doesn't help, you can restore your iPhone by restoring your iPhone from the iTunes backup you've made on iTunes: connect you riPhone with your computer > Launch iTunes > In Summary window, click Restore > select the backup file to restore it to your iPhone.
Tera
Help! I needed to get out of recovery mode. I selected the restart button but now the phone attempts to turn on then I get a blue screen. I have a backup on iTunes
disqus_K95Ejrv1eo
TunesGo can do nothing to solve the problem.
disqus_K95Ejrv1eo
Hi, you just need to click the button "Restart the device" on the program. It works for most of iPhones.
trevorturdsniffer
I also tried "tunesgo" which gave me the error "object reference not set to an instance of an object"
trevorturdsniffer
It tells me in not in "normal mode" and to restart .. but after restarting it just says the same thing
disqus_K95Ejrv1eo
I don't get what you mean. When you hold down Home button and the power button, for sure, you're putting your iPhone into recovery mode. And in that case, the screen will direct you to iTunes and do a restore. This article is about how to get iPhone out of recovery mode. One is getting out of recovery mode by restoring your iPhone. Another one is using the restart button on Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS to get it out.
Ailing
It's also not working for me... I pressed the home and power button too... the screen directs me to itunes and do a restore
Selena
Make sure that your iPhone is in recovery mode, not DFU mode. If it's in recovery mode, you can get it out of the mode by clicking the Restart button. If it's in DFU mode, please try to press the Home button and the Power button on your iPhone at the same time to restart it.
JY
It is not working!! I clicked restart button but it can't detect my iphone 4s!!!!
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