2 Free Ways to Put iPhone in & out of Recovery Mode

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Knowing about iPhone Recovery Mode is very important as it may come handy in many situations where you may need to fix minor technical issues in your iPhone. Recovery Mode, in simple words, is an iBoot failsafe which can be used to revive your iPhone with a new iOS version. It generally comes handy when the iOS which you are currently using is either damaged or it is undergoing an upgrade via iTunes. Recovery Mode is also used when you want to jailbreak your iOS device. This means that even before knowing what Recovery Mode is you may have already used it unknowingly many times. This article speaks in detail about Recovery Mode in iPhones.

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Part 1: When to Use iPhone Recovery Mode

iPhone Recovery Mode is very useful and it is mainly used when your iPhone is not functioning as it should, and you are facing many problems due to that. It can fix the issue when your iPhone shows an error while upgrading to the latest version of iOS. When your iPhone’s touch screen stops functioning properly even then Recovery Mode proves to be very useful. Many other technical issues of your iPhone can be solved and fixed with the help of Recovery Mode like bad beta install and uninstall, bypassing screen lock when the passcode is forgotten, when there is a problem while rebooting your iphone and in many other situations.

Part 2: How t Put iPhone in Recovery Mode

There is always the traditional way of putting your iPhone in Recovery Mode, but there are also many third party software which are freely available online which can be used for this purpose. These methods are discussed in detail below.

Way 1: Automatically Put iPhone into Recovery Mode fot Free

iMyFone Fixppo is one of the best software available online for free which can be used to put your iPhone in Recovery Mode with just one single click. Follow the steps below to know how.

Windows version    Mac version

Step 1: Download and launch the software on your PC/Mac and then from the options shown on the main interface, click on the “Enter/Exit Recovery Mode”.

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Step 2: Connect your device and click on “Next”. You will see the option to let your device get into Recovery mode. Click it.

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This method proves to be very useful when your iPhone buttons are not working properly. This method is also the fastest way to put your iPhone in Recovery Mode.

Way 2: Manually Put iPhone into Recovery Mode Using Buttons

The more traditional way of putting your iPhone in Recovery Mode is by using the buttons of the device. The steps vary from one version of the iPhone to another. Follow the steps below to know how to put iPhone in Recovery Mode.

Putting iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/XS/XR/XS Max into Recovery Mode,

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the PC/Mac and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Quickly press Volume Up and Down button simultaneously and then release.

Step 3: Press the Side button and keep holding it till “Connect to iTunes” appears on the screen.

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Putting iPhone 7/7 Plus into Recovery Mode,

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the PC/Mac and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Shut down your iPhone device.

Step 3: Press the Volume Down & Power button and keep holding it.

Step 4: Release the buttons once you see “Connect to iTunes” appear on your iPhone screen.

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Putting iPhone 6s/5 and other earlier versions of iPhone into Recovery Mode,

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the PC/Mac and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Shut down your iPhone device.

Step 3: Press the Home button & Power button and keep holding it.

Step 4: Release the button once you see “Connect to iTunes” appear on your iPhone screen.

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Part 3: How to Get iPhone out of Recovery Mode

Once you know how to put iPhone in Recovery Mode, it is essential that you know how to get out of it. iMyFone Fixppo is an incredible software which can be also used to exit Recovery Mode with just one click. Follow the steps below to know how. Before we start, make sure you have installed Fixppo on the computer.

Step 1: From the options shown on the main interface of the software, click on the “Enter/Exit Recovery Mode” and connect your device.

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Step 2: Click “Next” and then click “Exit Recovery Mode”. Your device will then restart and get back to normal from Recovery Mode.

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This method is the fastest and the easiest way to exit the Recovery Mode on your iPhone. Alternatively, if you just restored the iPhone with iTunes, it will work the same way. Kindly notice that iTunes restore may erase all your data if there is no backup files. Therefore it’s suggested to try the free method using iMyFone Fixppo.  

Part 4: iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode and Won’t Exit, How to Fix

If in case your iPhone gets stuck in Recovery Mode and you are not able to exit out of it, you can try using the highly recommended software iMyFone Fixppo to fix the issue. This software is very useful in fixing many other technical glitches as well in an easy and non-complicated way. If your iPhone won’t exit Recovery Mode with methods mentioned above, please refer and follow the steps below to know how to fix the issue of your iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode.

Windows version    Mac version

Step 1: Launch iMyFone Fixppo on your PC/Mac after downloading it for free. On the main interface, click on “Standard Mode”.

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Step 2: Connect your iPhone which is stuck in the Recovery Mode to the PC/Mac and click on “Next” to get your device detected.

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Step 3: On the next interface, click on “Download” to download the firmware. This is used to repair the current system.

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Step 4: Click on “Start” to fix the issue of your iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode. Once it is fixed, you will be properly notified.

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This should fix your iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode. If this problem persists, you may give the Advanced Mode a trial. This way will erase your device, so make sure there is available backup file before trying it.

Conclusion

Recovery Mode is very useful while fixing many technical issues on your iPhone and therefore it is very essential to know more about this. And iMyFone Fixppo is an amazing software which makes the entering and exiting Recovery Mode on your iPhone very easy and fast. Using this software with just one click you can easily enter or exit the Recovery Mode. This software is also capable of solving many technical issues on your iPhone and hence it is highly recommended!

Windows version    Mac version