[Solved] iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode & How to Fix

iphone stuck in recovery modeCurrently, problem of iPhone stucking in recovery mode or at Apple logo screen has become a common issue for most iPhone users. For example, the following is a iPhone 4 user's problem reported in Apple support center:

"I downloaded iOS 7 via a Wi-Fi network earlier today. However, a couple errors just prompt when I tried to install it. I turned it off and back on again, then it started installing just fine. But after a while when my iPhone 4 went into recovery mode and I attempted to restore it on iTunes 11.1, iTunes gives me the message saying that 'iPhone is in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes.' So I've repeated this process several times but with the same result. If anyone could give any assistance it'd be most appreciated."

Actually whether in upgrading iOS or jailbreaking your iPhone, you may face the risk of putting iPhone into stuck situation in recovery mode. But don't worry, if that happens, something called iPhone Data Recovery is able to get your iPhone out of recovery mode easily.

iPhone Data Recovery is a reliable solution to help you exit recovery mode for your iPhone, iPad and recover your lost data on those devices.

First of all, download the iPhone Data Recovery trial version to have a test!

download iOS Data Recovery Professional for Mac   download iOS Data Recovery Professional for Windows

Part 1: Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

Step 1. Connect iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone to computer after installing and launching iPhone Data Recovery.

conncet iphone to computer

Step 2. Get out of recovery mode for iPhone

If you're using the Windows version of iPhone Data Recovery, you'll see the window below. Click "Restart" and your iPhone will return to normal in a few minutes after it restarted.

exit recovery mode of iphone on windows

If you are using Mac version, you'll see the window below. Click "Set Up" to restart your iPhone to normal.

exit recovery mode of iphone on mac

Note: Both Mac and Windows versions of iPhone Data Recovery can fix the "iPhone stuck at Apple logo screen" issue with one click. If you need to recover lost data when iPhone stuck in recovery mode, you can turn to the following contents: directly recover lost data from iPhone and extracting iTunes backup file to recover lost data from iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS.

Part 2: Recover Lost Data from iPhone Directly

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone to computer after openning the program. It will begin to detect your iPhone model automatically as the window shown below.

connect iphone to computer

Step 2. Scan your iPhone for lost data

If you use iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S, you only need to click "Start" to begin scanning the data on your iPhone.

begin scanning iphone

If your are using iPhone 4/3GS, you may need to choose "Advanced Mode" at the corner of the window and follow the steps as the bleow picture shows to enter the scanning mode.

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Note: You can recover deleted photos, videos, messages, contacts, etc. from iPhone 4/3GS directly. And you can recover messages, contacts, call History, calendar, notes, reminders, safari bookmark from iPhone 5s/5c/5/4S.

Step 3. Preview and recover lost data on iPhone

After scanning, you can find all files listed in categories. Choose those data you want to recover and store them to your computer by clicking "Recover" button.

recover deleted data from iphone

Part 3: Recover iPhone Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose proper iPhone model

Once launch the program, choose the device type you want and move to the next step.

select iphone model

Step 2. Select recovery mode

Select "Recover from iTunes backup file" recovery mode.

recover from iTunes backup file

Step 3. Extract iTunes backup and scan your iPhone

In this step, you need to choose the iTunes backup file you wish to extract data from. Then click "Start Scan".

extract itunes backup

Step 4. Preview and recover iPhone data

When it finishes scanning, you can see the data files in order. Mark those files you want to restore, and click "Recover".

recover iphone data

Part 4: Recover Lost Data from iCloud Backup for iPhone

Step 1. Install the program and sign into your iCloud account

After installing and launching the program, choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File", and sign in your iCloud account.

recover ipad from icloud backup

Step 2. Download your iCloud backup

After entering the program, you are provided the backup files of your iCloud backup account. Choose the files you want to recover by clicking "Download" button.

download icloud backup

Step 3. Extract iCloud backup

When it's complete, click the same button to start extracting iCloud backup.

Step 4. Preview and restore iPhone from iCloud

You can take a preview of the data you get after the scanning, such as contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, etc on your iPhone. Then simply mark those you need to recover and click on "Recover"..

recover icloud backup for ipad

More about iPhone Data Recovery:

iPhone Data Recovery - As a professional iOS data recovery tool for iPhone 5S/5/5C/4S/4/3GS as well as iPad and iPod, it is able to recover all types of iOS data, including messages, contacts, call history, calendar, notes, WhatsApp conversation, reminders, safari bookmark, camera roll, voice memos, etc.

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