Free Tool to Put iPhone in Recovery Mode without Home Button

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Although Apple has completely ditched the home button for their new Models like iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS, there are plenty of people out there who use the old models of iPhone for their daily use. We have seen that many iPhone users struggle to get into recovery mode especially when home button is broken. In this post, we will tell you about the best free tool with which you can put your iPhone in recovery mode with broken home button. Keep reading because we will also share you how to do it. Let's get started.

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1. Enter iPhone Rrecovery Mode without Home Button (Free)

iMyFone is a well-known company which specialized in providing easy-to-use and also efficient tools for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch users. iMyFone Fixppo is a great iOS repair software which can help you to solve all iOS related problems. It comes with 3 modes: Standard mode, Advanced Mode and Enter/Exit Recovery Mode.

In your case, you will need to use the "Enter/Recovery Mode" to put your iPhone in recovery mode. The software has intuitive User Interface which is very easy to use even you have no any technology knowledge. It is just a matter some clicks. This feature is totally free. You can just follow these steps to get your device in recovery mode without home button and any operation on your device.

Windows version    Mac version

One Click to Put iPhone in Recovery Mode without Home Button

Step 1. Before starting, download the software on your computer, the software has paid version which unlocks all features but you just need to download the free version. Open iMyFone Fixppo and click "Enter/Exit Recovery Mode".

choose Enter/Exit Recovery Mode on the Home page

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to the computer and then click "Next" button. Now you can click Enter Recovery Mode, the software will start the process of putting iPhone in the recovery mode.

click Enter Recovery Mode

In a short time, you will see your iPhone in recovery mode.

entered Recovery Mode

In the software, you will also see the "Exit Recovery Mode" button which you can click if you want to exit recovery mode.

Use Standard Mode to Fix iOS Problems without Data Loss

If there is some iOS issue with your iPhone, such as iPhone stuck in Recovery mode, iPhone black/screen, iPhone stuck on Apple logo, iPhone freezing issues and so on, you can use the Standard Mode of iMyFone Fixppo which is your one-stop solution for all iOS Problems. Standard Mode is best for those who want to solve the problem without losing their data.

Step 1. Choose the "Standard Mode" and connect your device to the computer. If the software detects your device successfully then you will be guided to the next step. However, if it failed to do so then put your device in DFU or Recovery Mode. The software will display a clear guide on how to put your device in DFU or Recovery Mode.

choose Standard Mode

Step 2. The next step is to download the firmware for your device. The software will automatically detect the model of your device and offer all the available firmware for your device. You can select it manually. Once you verify the information, click "Download". Once the firmware is downloaded, the software will verify the firmware and extract software.

download firmware under Standard Mode

Step 3. When everything is ready, click "Start". The software will begin the process and it will fix your iPhone in a few minutes.

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Look, it is easy to put your iPhone in recovery mode without home button and fix iOS problems without data loss using iMyFone Fixppo, isn't it. Because of its high efficiency, iMyFone Fixppo wins lots of good feedbacks from users.

user reviews

Windows version    Mac version

2. How to Enter Recovery Mode with the Broken Home Button

If your home button is broken but it is still working, or if you don't want to install the above program on your computer, then you can manually put it in recovery mode with following steps

For iPhone 8/8 plus/X/SR/XS/XS Max

  • Connect your device to the computer.
  • Now quickly press the "volume up" button, then quickly press the "volume down" button.
  • Now press and hold the "side" button until you see the "Connect to iTunes" logo. Your device will display the Apple logo first, so only release the button which you see the "Connect to iTunes" logo.

For iPhone 7/7 Plus

  • Connect your device to the computer.
  • Press and hold the "volume down" button and "side" button at the same time.  
  • Keep holding the button until "Connect to iTunes" appear on the screen. Don't release the button when you see the "Apple" logo.

For iPhone 6/6 Plus & Earlier Models

  • Connect your device to the computer.
  • Press and hold the "home" button and "side" button at the same time.
  • Keep holding the button until "Connect to iTunes" appear on the screen. Don't release the button when you see the "Apple" logo.

put iPhone in recovery mode

Now you know how to enter your device into Recovery Mode. The process of exiting the recovery mode is also very easy, you can "force restart" your device to exit the recovery mode.

For iPhone 8/8 plus/X/SR/XS/XS Max

  • Quick press the "Volume up" button and the "volume down" button.
  • Keep holding the "Side" buttons until you see the "Apple" logo on the screen.

For iPhone 7/7 Plus

  • Hold the "side" button and "volume down" button until you see the "Apple" logo on the screen.

For iPhone 6/6 Plus

  • Hold the "home" button and the "side" button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.