iPhone X/8/7/6/5 Stuck in Recovery Mode – Best Way to Kick it Out

iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode
iPhone stuck in Recovery mode? How to fix

Apple introduces the iPhone recovery mode while they are updating or restoring your iPhone. In the normal update or restore process, users can hardly know their devices are in the recovery mode. If there is an error in the process, iPhone users will find their iPhone stuck in recovery mode with an iTunes connection logo and can't reboot. You may also stuck in recovery mode when you jailbreak your iPhone. To minimize your loss, you'd better backup your iPhone data regularly. Or you can use the following steps to kick your iPhone out of recovery mode and save your iPhone data if you did not back up.

How to fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode? In this article we provide you 3 ways to fix iPhone 7/6s/6/5s/5 stuck in recovery mode. You can try them one by one and get your iPhone out of recovery mode.

Method 1. Force restart iPhone to fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

The simplest solution to get iPhone out of Recovery mode is to force start iPhone. It sometimes happens that you don't need to take many efforts and give your iPhone for restoring. You just need to try a little harder to reset it. Press your Power and Home button together for a few seconds till the time you see the Apple logo on the screen. Till now, your iPhone is out of recovery mode.

Note: This method doesn't work well 100%, and there are chances taht you may lose data after you get out of iPhone Recovery mode.

Force Restart iPhone to Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode
Force restart iPhone to fix iPhone 6/5 stuck in recovery mode

Method 2. Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode with iTunes

When you find your iPhone stuck in recovery mode, you can easily find restore your iPhone with iTunes and solve the problem of iPhone stuck in recovery mode. It is really easy to do that. This method can fix iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS. Just follow the steps below.

Connect iPhone to Computer

Plug your iPhone to your computer and run iTunes. Your iTunes will detect your iPhone stuck in recovery mode. It will notice you that your iPhone is not in normal mode and you need to restore your iPhone to get your iPhone our of recovery mode.

iTunes Reminder
iTunes has detected an iPhone stuck in Recovery mode

Fix iPhone Stuck in recovery mode with iTunes

Click "OK" button. Use the restore option in iTunes to restore your iPhone and fix the problem.

You need to pay attention that when you restore your iPhone, if you set up your iPhone as a new iPhone, all the data on your iPhone will be wiped. If you choose restore iPhone from iTunes backup file, you will lose the data after you make the backup file on your iPhone. So Fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode with iTunes will more or less make you lose some data on your iPhone. If you don't want to lose data on your iPhone, try the second method.

Method 3. Fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode without data loss (Recommended)

If iPhoen stuck in Recovery Mode with iTunes fails, you could adopt another method that's more effcient - iOS System Recovery. This is the most professional tool that helps you to fix iPhone stuck in DFU mode, recovery mode, Apple logo, headphone mode, etc. to normal state. Moreover, it supports all iOS devices like iPhone 8/7/SE/6s Plus/5s/5c/5, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPod and more. The following is the step-by-step guide:

Download and launch iOS System Recovery

Launch this iPhone recovery mode fixing software on your computer. Connect your iPhone to it with USB cable. Click "More tools" on the left column and then choose the "iOS System Recovery" on the preview window.

Launch Fonelab
Fix iPhone stuck in Recovery mode - Step 1

Detect iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode

After that, click "Start" button to begin to fix iPhone red screen. iOS System Recovery will recognize the iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode situation automatically. When the results came out, click "Confirm" to find the solution to get out of Recovery Mode.

iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode
iPhone 7/6/5 stuck in Recovery mode - Step 2

Fix iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode

When your iPhone issue is detected, confirm iPhone information, then click "Repair" button to download the repaired plug-in and restore iPhone. Wait until it's finished, your iPhone will boot up. Then you will fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode successfully.

Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode to Normal
Get iPhone out of Recovery mode - Step 3

Method 4: Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode and recover iPhone data

If you are concerned about all your iPhone data and want to recover iPhone data after you fix iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode, we recommend you a third-party software to help you. iPhone Data Recovery can detect your iPhone in recovery mode and fix iPhone stuck in Recovery mode without Restoring iPhone easily.

Run iPhone Data Recovery

Free download, install and launch the recovery software. You will see the following interface.

Interface

Connect iPhone to Computer

Connect your iPhone which is stuck in recovery mode to your computer. The software will recognize your iPhone and detect your iPhone stuck in recovery mode.

Stuck iPhone

Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

You can easily click "Restart" button. The software will reboot your iPhone and fix your iPhone stuck in recovery mode. After your iPhone reboot successfully, you will find your iPhone return to the normal mode and you can use it again.

Now you can go back to iPhone Data Recovery again, click the "Recover from iOS device" button and then follow the instructions to recover iPhone data such as texts, photos, contacts, etc.

You can learn the steps from the video below:

Extended reading: What's the difference between iPhone recovery mode and DFU mode?

1. Recovery mode allows users to restore their iPhone to the factory settings with the latest version of iOS and firmware by using iTunes. It is used to solve iTunes doesn't recognize your iPhone, your iPhone is in recovery mode, connect logo with iTunes and Apple logo on screen without the process bar.

2. iPhone DFU mode (Device Firmware Update) allows users to get your iPhone into the interface with iTunes without loading the latest iOS and you can choose to install which iOS version. You need to use DFU mode to Jailbreak, unlock your SIM card.

So the next time your iPhone stuck in recovery mode, just take it easy and follow this article, you can easily fix the problem and give your iPhone back to you safely.

If you lost data after you get your iPhone out of recovery mode, you can easily retrieve lost data from your iPhone with iPhone Data Recovery software. It can scan your iPhone and find the lost data for you. So you can easily recover them. It can recover text messages, contacts, photos, call logs, whatsapp messages, notes, reminders and so on. It can also recover data from iTunes backup file and iCloud backup file.

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November 02, 2017 07:25 / Updated by to iPhone, Data
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