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How to Get iPhone Out of Recovery Mode without Restoring

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Michael Watson

May 28, 2018 (Updated: September 20, 2019)• Filed to: iPhone Tips

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You were about to update your iPhone. The process went smoothly but when your iPhone was restarting, all of a sudden your device got stuck into the recovery mode.

You intended to restore your iPhone from an old backup, but this didn't work. Your iPhone was stuck in recovery mode and wouldn't work normally anymore.

Is that the same situation you're experiencing right now? You must be worried about your data, right? Such kind of problems is sometimes easy to be fixed. We will give you the best solution on how to get iPhone out of recovery mode without restoring.

iPhone stuck on recovery mode

1. Force Restart iPhone

As it is the most common trick that should be used in the first place when any of the iOS error occurred. Therefore when you wish to get your iPhone out of recovery mode, these steps are needed to be taken in this circumstance too. Follow the steps below.

For iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X users: Give a quick press to 'Volume Up' button and release it quickly. Repeat the same thing with the 'Volume Down' button. After that, start holding the 'Power' button of your device and wait for the Apple logo to appear in your device's screen.

force restart iPhone X

For iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users: These users are required to press the 'Power' button along with the 'Volume Down' button. Stay this way for nearly 10 seconds until the Apple logo comes into sight. In other words, when you see the Apple logo, release the buttons.

hard reboot iPhone 7

For iPhone 6 and older model users: Start with the simultaneous pressing of 'Power' and 'Home' buttons of your devices. Remove the buttons when the Apple logo is easily seen.

hard reboot iPhone 6

2. Try a Tool to Get iPhone Out of Recovery Mode without Restoring

If it is unsuccessful with force restarting method, and you are still wondering how to get iPhone out of recovery mode without restoring, we will introduce the best tool that can help you to serve this purpose. The tool is iMyFone Fixppo iOS System Recovery which is designed to fix the major iOS issues. Here are some features of it:

iMyFone Fixppo iOS System Recovery (iOS 13/12/11.3 Supported)

700,000+ Downloads

Key Features:

  • You can fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo, recovery mode, black screen, boot loop or white screen, etc. with the help of this tool.
  • This tool has three different modes that help the users to fix various problems regarding their iOS. The three modes are 'Standard Mode', 'Exit Recovery Mode' and 'Advanced Mode'. You will not lose any data when using 'Standard Mode' and 'Exit Recovery Mode'.
  • It is completely risk-free and easy to use.
  • It is fully compatible with the latest iOS and all iPhone models.

Windows version    Mac version

Let us now take a look at the tutorial and understand how you can get your iPhone out of recovery mode without restoring using the tool.

Note: Before proceeding with the steps, please ensure that you own a genuine USB cable. A faulty or an unauthentic USB cable might give you inconvenience while performing the steps.

Use "Exit Recovery Mode" to Get iPhone Out of Recovery Mode without Restoring

Step 1 – Download the tool firstly according to your PC since it offers both Windows and Mac versions. So, look for the right one and download it. Now launch it and connect your iPhone that is in recovery mode via a USB cable. Select the 'Exit Recovery Mode' from the three modes explained above.

interface of iMyFone iOS system recovery

Step 2 – Now, you will find the 'Exit' button on the next screen. Just hit on it and the program will automatically start fixing the iPhone and complete the process within a while.

how to one click to exit Recovery mode

Step 3 – Your device will be restart when the process finishes. You can check if your iPhone works normally or not.

exited Recovery mode

Use "Standard Mode" to Get iPhone Out of Recovery Mode without Restoring

In case the above mode didn't help you and your device won't restart, you need to take the help of the 'Standard Mode'. The steps are given below.

Step 1 – As above, launch the tool and connect your device to PC. Now, select 'Standard Mode' from the modes available on the main screen.

interface of iMyFone iOS system recovery

Step 2 – Since your device is already in the recovery mode, the program will detect your iPhone without any effort. You will be prompted to download the firmware. Just hit on the 'Download' button and leave everything with the program. It will download the matching firmware with your iPhone.

download firmware

Step 3 – When you successfully download the firmware, end the process by clicking on 'Start to Fix' button from the next screen.

fixing ios issues

The process will be completed soon and you can check if your iPhone is back to normal or not.

finished fixing iOS

Note: If unfortunately, the above method doesn't work, you can also put your iPhone into DFU mode to restart the process.

 enter DFU mode under Standard mode

Windows version    Mac version

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