How to Back Up iPhone in Recovery Mode

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iPhone 6, spontaneously went into recovery mode this morning while I was on it, no update or prior issues... now it will not open and I am trying everything I can to get my photos off it before I do a restore. My Windows PC also does not recognize the device. HELP!! I did a backup in June but have way too many pictures since then. Also, if I were able to somehow get it to do a backup now, does it erase the backup I have from June, or add it on? How does this happen, seem to be a known problem as so many others have had the exact same issue. Any suggestions?

When you are in such a situation, the first thing you should consider is to get your iPhone out of recovery mode, or no tools can access the photos on your iPhone. Since iTunes will remind you that your iPhone needs to be restored to fatory settings. There is no option for you to make a backup for the current data before restoring iPhone. As far as we know, there are no easy ways for users to backup iPhone in Recovery Mode, even iTunes and iCloud can't do this job. So in this article, we will show quick 2 ways in which you can get your iPhone out of recovery mode, so you don't need to search for a solution for backing up data in recovery mode. Besides, the 2 ways work for iOS 12 and older versions.

 How to Put iPhone in Recovery Mode

These solutions also work when you want to back up iPhone in DFU mode, except the first mode in the Part 2.

1. Force Restart Your iPhone in Recovery Mode

Since your iPhone is stuck in recovery mode, you will notice that your Mac or Window PC cannot recognize it when trying to backup files directly to your computer. You can try force restarting your iPhone to get it out of recovery mode. To make it easier let us see how to do so.

  • iPhone 6/iPad/Earlier iPhone Models

Press the Wake/Sleep button and Home button on your iPhone and continue holding them till your iPad goes blank and you can see the white Apple logo appear.

hard reboot iPhone 6

  • iPhone 7/7 Plus

Press the 'Volume Down' button along with the 'Power' button and keep holding them until you get to see Apple logo on your screen.

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  • iPhone 8/8 Plus/X

Press the 'Volume Up' button and quickly release it. Subsequently, do the same with 'Volume Down' button. Lastly, push the 'Power' button and keep holding it until you get to see Apple logo on your screen.

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Your iPhone should be out of recovery mode now. It will restart and shows the lock screen. if your iPhone is stuck in If it fails, go to the part 2 and find an advanced method to get your iPhone out of recovery mode.

2. Get iPhone out Of Recovery Mode without Data Loss

iMyFone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery is a tool that can fix and repair your iPhone when it is stuck in recovery mode, or when it has frozen on the apple logo or your iPhone is stuck in black screen or white screen without data loss or restoring your iPhone. When you have successfully got your iPhone out of recovery mode, you don't need to concern about backing up iPhone data in Recovery mode anymore. This software is well built to support all possible cases of data loss. With that being said, let us have a look at how to get your iPhone out of recovery mode. This tool also helps when you want to backup iPhone stuck in DFU mode.

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How to Get iPhone X/8/7/SE/6s/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4 Out of Recovery Mode

1. Exit Recovery Mode

iMyFone D-Back offers a quick fix for iPhone stuck in recovery mode. For your convenience, we are going to make you understand how to exit recovery mode in just a simple click. There will not be any data lost on the device. Let's discover the step by step tutorial now.

Step 1 – Launch the iMyFone D-Back on your computer and hit on the 'Fix iOS System' tab from the left menu panel. Now get your iPhone connected to the PC via the lightning cable supplied with it.

Choose the mode to fix iOS

Step 2 – From the upcoming screen, you now need to hit on the 'Exit Recovery Mode' button out of the available options. You'll then be redirected to the new screen where you need to hit on 'Exit' button.

one click to exit Recovery mode

Step 3 – Allow the process to complete and your device will reboot automatically. Lastly, tap on 'Done' and you're good to go. This mode doesn't work if you want to backup iPhone stuck in DFU mode.

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2. Standard Mode

If the above method doesn't work, you can try the special feature of D-Back which fixes various iOS issues without any data loss. It comes with more powerful techincal which can repair the iOS bugs or glitches. Here are the instruction:

1 Open and Select "Fix iOS System"

Download and open iMyFone D-Back on your computer. Open it and click on Fix iOS System that appears at the bottom left panel.

Select “Fix iOS System”

2 Connect Your iPhone

Now connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable. Follow the steps on screen to put your device into DFU mode.

 Connect your iPhone

3 Download Firmware

On the next window, you will have to download the latest firmware for your iPhone. The program will display the latest firmware that matches your iPhone. Therefore, just click on "Download." The firmware is then downloaded immediately.

Choose and Download Firmware

4 Fix Your iPhone

After the firmware is downloaded, the program will begin to repair your iPhone.  This will only take a few minutes for your phone to be repaired to normal. When your phone is fixed it will then reboot. This mode is also applicable when you want to backup iPhone stuck in DFU mode.

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The product, iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery is a software that can fix your iPhone, iPad or iPod to normalcy without loss of data, even your iOS devices running iOS 11.4. Download it from the following buttons and try it now!

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3. A Useful Tip Regarding iPhone Backup

The user at the beginning also asked how to backup the new photos on the iPhone after exiting recovery mode without overwriting the previous backup files on computer. We would like to recommend iMyFone D-Back again. It can also export 20+ types of data including photos from your iPhone to your computer. You don't need to worry about your old backup files which will not be modified.

If you are an iPhone user that have a habit to backup iPhone/iPad/iPod touch regularly in case that the device gets stuck in recovery mode or any other problem, we recommend a free and powerful backup tool which won't overwrite all the backup files on your computer. It is iMyFone D-Port that helps you selectively backup the data on your iPhone. That means you can choose to backup all the data or only WhatsApp, Messages, WeChat on your iPhone. Check more details about iMyFone D-Port here.

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You can download iMyFone D-Port by clicking the buttons below. Confirm the version before you download the program. Remember that it supports iOS 12, just like iMyFone D-Back.

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