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How to Put iPhone in Recovery Mode

2015-09-29 14:30:40 / Updated by to How to iPhone
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Recovery mode is a restoration that can completely reset your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to a normal version. What are the specific situations when you might need to use this mode? For example, when your iPhone or iPad is completely non-responsive to iTunes or perhaps you need to restore your jailbroken iPhone to its original state. Putting iPhone in recovery mode can fix all of these issues. Before doing this, you should make a backup of your iPhone or iPad first in case of data loss during the process of getting iPhone into recovery mode. When you finish the task, you still need an iPhone Data Recovery to retrieve lost files from iTunes or iCloud backup.

iPhone Data Recovery is a tool that can help you recover lost data from iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5/5s/5c/4/4s/3GS. As long as you’ve got an iTunes or iCloud backup, it can help you restore iPhone from backup with ease. This method described below works for all most all iOS device running any iOS versions. When you get your iPhone back to normal, you can use this program to recover photos, videos, contacts, text messages, or more selectively after previewing them one by one. You can follow the steps provided below and give it a shot.

Download the free trial version of this program and have a try.
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Tutorial 1: How to Put iPhone in Recovery Mode


• Step 1:
Turn off your iPhone by holding the "Power" button until the red slider appears. Then side it and wait until your iPhone is shut down completely. If you cannot turn off your iPhone in this way, then press and hold both "Power" and "Home" button at the same time to turn off your device.
• Step 2:
Connect iPhone’s USB to computer first, then hold down the "Home" button and connect iPhone to your computer via the USB cable. Meanwhile, keep holding the "Home" button until you see a screen telling you to connect to iTunes.
• Step 3:
Once your iPhone is connected to iTunes, you will see a pop-up message saying that an iPhone or iPad that is in Recovery Mode and needs to be restored before you can use it. Then click on "OK".
• Step 4:
Last but not least, click on "Restore iPhone/Restore iPad" depending on what kind of device you are using. If you follow the steps one by one, now you device should start to reboot automatically. After that, you are able to use it normally.

Now that you’ve successfully put your iPhone in recovery mode, and when it is done, all data will be erased from your devices. Now you can keep reading and restore iPhone from iTunes backup if you have previously backup iPhone data to iTunes.

Tutorial 2: How to Restore iPhone from iTunes Backup


• Step 1: Run iPhone Data Recovery on PC
Download and install the program first, then launch it on computer. Do not connect your iPhone to computer when you are using this recovery mode. When the main interface comes out, you can select "Recover from iTunes Backup File".
run iphone data recovery on pc

• Step 2: Scan and Preview iTunes Backup Files
All of the iTunes backup files will be detected and displayed on the main interface. Select one iTunes backup you want to restore and click on "Start Scan" to let the program to take a deep scan on the iTunes backup file. After scanning, all files including photos, songs, contacts, messages, call history, notes and more will be listed on the left column. You can preview the content one by one before restoration.
scan and preview itunes backup files

• Step 3: Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup
You can select and mark down the items you like one by one while previewing, then you can go to "Recover" to save the all the selected items from iTunes to computer.
recover lost data from itunes backup

Of course, you can use iCloud backup files to recover iPhone data after you reset you iPhone to normal state. If that’s what you are looking for, please read How to Restore iPhone from iCloud. It is not complex at all to use this iPhone Data Recovery to retrieve photos, videos, contacts, SMS , call history etc. from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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