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[Solved] iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode When Upgrading

author Emily Watson
date Thursday, September 21, 2017

"My iPhone 6 is stuck in recovery mode loop after battery change".

"My iPhone 7 Plus got stuck on recovery mode after upgrade to iOS 11/10. And the iPhone won't restore. How to fix iPhone stuck in restore loo". ……

We have to face such frustrating situations sometimes. Although we think we update our iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/6/6s/SE to the lateset iOS under the instruction step by step, but the recovery mode suddenly appeared. When facing such a problem, we usually do not know what to do and how to exit our iPhone from recovery mode.

Don't worry! This article is written to tell you what you can do when your iPhone stuck in recovery mode and how to recover lost data from iPhone when iPhone is stuck in recovery mode.

FonePaw iOS System Recovery (opens new window) is a powerful recovery mode loop fixer that can help you to exit your iPhone from recovery mode without iTunes. This software can also help to recover the data lost during the iOS 11/10 update. You can recover contacts, messages, call history, bookmarks, WhatsApp messages, and so on with it.

You can download iPhone Data Recovery (trial version) on your computer first.

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Part 1: Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode Issue

Solution 1: Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery for Free

When your iPhone is at restore loop, there is a simple trick that you can try:

  • Please press both the "Home". button and "Power" button at the same time until the LOGO "white apple" appeared on the screen.

If the hard restart is unable to fix your iPhone stuck at recovery mode loop, please move on to next trick.

Solution 2: Use iOS System Recovery to Exit Recovery Mode

If fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode loop and it won't restore with iTunes, I highly recommended FonePaw iOS System Recovery (opens new window) - this iPhone recovery mode extracting software not only can help you exit your iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/6/5 from recovery mode (opens new window), but also help you to recover your data. I believe this program can help you a lot if you are one of the Apple fans.

Now, let's have a look on how to use iOS System Recovery to exit recovery mode:

Step 1: Download, install and run the program in your computer.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the computer by digital USB cable.

Step 3: Go to "More tools" to enter iOS System Recovery. When the program recognized your devices, a window as follows will appear.

Fix System Problem

Step 4: After that, selet your phone model and download the firmware to fix your device stuck into recovery mode so that it will get back to the previous status. There will be a signal telling you that the process is completed.

Finish Repairing

Part 2: How to Recover Lost Data from iPhone When Stuck in Recovery Mode

By far, you must have gotten rid of the recovery mode loop. However, since iPhone Data Recovery (opens new window) is so powerful a tool that it allows you to recover your lost data, why not keep reading for insight on how to make better use of this program. You are provided three ways to recover your deleted data:

Solution 1: Directly Recover Lost Data from iPhone 7/SE/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6

Step 1: Launch the program and connect your iPhone to the computer

Launch the program after installation and connect your iPhone to the computer.

Start to Scan Your iPhone

Step 2: Start to scan your iPhone

Click the "Start Scan" button to begin scanning data. This process will last a short while if the amount of your data is not quite lager.

Launch Program and Analyze Device

Step 3: Preview iPhone Data

After scanning, you can start to preview the data that listed in the windows. Choose the categories you want to recover and preview them one by one. For example, if you are going to regain your photos, you can choose **"Camera Roll"**and if you want to recover messages, you can choose "Messages".

Preview the Deleted Contacts of iPhone

Step 4: Recover the lost data

After marking down all you want in previews, please proceed to **"Recover"**button to recover them.

Recover the Photos from iPhone Directly

Solution 2: Recover Lost Data via iTunes

Step 1: Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File"

Before the beginning, you need to assure that you have backup your iPhone data previously. If the answer is "YES", please choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" at the left side of the window, all iTunes backup files will be displayed on your computer automatically.

Choose iTunes Backups to Recover

Step 2: Start to scan

Select the one you want in all iTunes backup files which are displaying and click "Start Scan" button to extract it.

Deleted Files of iTunes Backup

Step 3: Preview and recover the lost data

Preview the list that has been found and mark down what you want. Click the "Recover" button to restore all lost data from iTunes.

Recover the Deleted Messages from iTunes Backup

Solution 3: Restore iPhone Data from iCloud Backup

Step 1: Log in iCloud

Enter into your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password.

Log in iCloud with Apple ID

Step 2: Download and extract iCloud backup files

The backup files of your iCloud backup account will be displayed automatically after entering the program. Select any data you desired to retrieve by tapping "Download" button in the "State" column of the corresponding backup file.

Download the Selected Backups from iCloud

Step 3: Preview and restore

The software will automatically start to scan all data in downloaded iCloud backup files. After a short while, you can start to preview the data. Highlight any category you want back, all the related data will be displayed on the right. Choose what you want back and click "Recover" in the bottom of the windows.

Recover Camera Roll from iCloud Backup File

I really hope this practical program of FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery (opens new window) and the information in this passage can help you in time.

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