Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode When Upgraded to iOS 10/10.1/10.2/10.3

The iOS 10 and its coming updated version iOS 10.1, 10.2, 10,3 are already available. While updating to new iOS 10 should be a simple process, just like the past updates, some people are sure to face problems with it.

One of the most common problems while updating to iOS 10/10.1/10.2/10.3 is “iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode”. This problem can be an outcome of a variety of reasons, like some wrong operations during the jailbreak or factory reset.

So, what will you do if you iPhone gets stuck in the Recovery Mode while updating to iOS 10/10.1/10.2/10.3? Let us provide you with a solution.

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1 Normal Ways to Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode when Upgraded to iOS 10/10.1/10.2/10.3

If this problem is not caused due to some hardware problems on your iPhone, there are a few ways with the help of which you can solve this problem.

Method 1: Use the Force Restart feature: Press both Home and Sleep buttons for about 15 seconds until the device turns off. Now, turn on your device and check if it is working alright. If not, continue with the next step.

Method 2: Update the iTunes: Make sure that your iTunes is the latest release. If not, go to the iTunes and click on Check for Updates to download the latest release. Once the downloading is done, simply install it on your laptop or computer.

Method 3: Restore the iOS Device when in Recovery Mode: Once the iTunes is updated, connect your device to your laptop/computer. When you connect your device to your system, you will see an error saying that it has detected a device in Recovery Mode. Click on Ok on this pop-up error. Now, go to the menu, look for your device and click on it. After clicking on it, click on the Summary tab and then select Restore device button. Now you can easily restore the device to work normally.

Note that If you have not backed up your iPhone, there is a possibility that you might lose all the data as well as settings from your iPhone. And if you are looking for a simpler solution, iMyFone iOS System Recovery software can be an excellent option.

2 Get iPhone out of Recovery Mode without Data Loss Quickly and Safely

No matter what the problem with your iPhone is, be it stuck in recovery mode, black screen, or the screen of death, now you can solve all the problems right at your home with the help of iMyFone iOS System Recovery software. Use the below-mentioned steps to get your phone out of the Recovery Mode.

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Step 1: Connect Your iPhone to Computer

After downloading iMyFone D-Back on your laptop/computer, connect your device to the system. Once connected, select “Fix iOS System” from its main window. And then click on “Start”.

Fix IOS System

Step 2: Download Firmware

For solving the Recovery Mode problem, you will be required to download a new firmware. The software will automatically detect your device and will recommend the firmware that will best suit your device. Simply click on the “Download” button on this screen and it will start downloading the firmware.

Download Firmware

Step 3: Fixing the Problem

After the firmware is successfully downloaded, the software will now start repairing your device. Now in just a few minutes your device will be out of the Recovery Mode. As simple as that!

Fixing the Problem

Rather than dealing with complex settings, force-restart and updating of iTunes, iMyFone iOS system recovery is a simpler way to solve the Recovery Mode and many other iOS device problems.


3 Am I Going to Lose My Data If iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode?

If you use the above mentioned iTunes method or any other method that you find on the internet, there is a major possibility that you might end up losing all your data if you didn’t back it up. However, iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Win or iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac can be helpful here. The software allows you to recover your iPhone data irrespective of how you lost it. Be it due to an accident, damage to the iPhone, device attacked by virus, jailbreak, or stuck in Recovery Mode, you can use iMyFone D-Back to recover your data from iPhone.

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How to Recover Lost iPhone Data with D-Back?

Let us have a look at how you can recover the data of your iOS device with iMyFone D-Back.

Step 1: Download iMyFone D-Back to your laptop/computer and launch it. Now, select the “Smart Recovery” button and click on “Start”.

Smart Recovery

Step 2: Now, select how you lost the data.

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Step 3: After selecting how you lost the data, you will now land on a screen which will allow you to choose all the different types of files that you want to recover.

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Step 4: Then the software will ask you to connect your iPhone to computer or choose a proper iTunes backup or iCloud backup file. Moreover, if you already know from where you want to recover the data, i.e. from the device, iCloud backup or iTunes backup, you can select that particular tab as well.

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Step 5: Wait the program for scanning the lost data. When it's finished, preview all the recoverable data from the screen and choose the data you want to keep.

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