iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode or iTunes logo, how to fix?
My iPhone 6 stuck in recovery mode while updating iOS 9.3
I just tried updating my iPhone 6 to iOS 9.3. During the process there was a problem and iTunes gave me an error message saying the update had failed. Now my phone is displaying “Connect to iTunes” screen with a red iTunes icon. When I plug it into my PC I get a warning message saying ‘iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes‘, which I don’t want to do as my photos aren’t synced to my computer and I really can’t lose them – can I get it out of recovery mode loop without restoring?
Got your iPhone stuck in recovery mode while updating iOS system? It seems like you’re not the first one who encountered the endless recovery mode loop or iTunes logo for your device like iPhone 5/5, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus or iPad. If you plug it to your PC/Mac, iTunes will prompt an alert warning that it has detect a phone in Recovery Mode and request a restore (like the following screenshot). You should be careful with the agreement on restoring your iPhone. Or you will lost all of your data and restore your iPhone to the original settings.
How to get iPhone out of recovery mode without restoring and losing data?
To exit recovery mode without restoring your iPhone, you need the help of a third-party software – iOS System Restore, which assists you with this matter and get your iPhone out of recovery mode without restoring. All you need to do is connect your device and let the iOS system recovery fix your iPhone stuck in recovery mode issue and get back to normal. What’s more, this program empowers you the ability to recovery any data you have lost during the recovery mode loop restore.
First of all, let’s get started by downloading the free trial of this iOS System Restore, from the below links.
How to Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode without Restore
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to PC/Mac
Once you have the software downloaded on your computer, launch and run it. Then click on Repair among all the features.
Then connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. Now it’s time to click Start button to repair operating system issues without causing any data loss.
The software will detect and display your device information, such as device model, system version, baseband version, etc. Click on Next to continue.
Step 2. Put your iPhone into DFU mode
Booting your iPhone 8, iPhone X in DFU mode is the necessary step for troubleshoot iPhone stuck in recovery mode. You can select your iPhone model and follow the instructions on the corresponding window.
Step 2. Download iOS firmware for your iPhone
This iOS system fixer will automatically detect your device model and show the matching firmware for your iPhone, iPad or iPod. You just need to click the Download button to continue.
PS: Only the latest iOS firmware is available. If you want to download the previous version, you should click copy button to download via browser.
Step 3. Fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode or iTunes logo
Once the iOS firmware downloading is complete, iOS system restore will automatically continue to get your iPhone out of recovery mode loop. Just click Fix Now to start fixing iOS system issues and get your device to normal.
After the repairing process completes, your iPhone will get out of recovery mode loop and restart into normal mode. If it does not boot normally, you can click on Try Again to try the process again.
Note: Please keep your device being connected during the process. You’d better don’t use your phone, for it could cause the device “bricked”.
After that, your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch gets out of recovery mode loop and turns back to normal, without losing any data.
Apart of getting iPhone out of recovery mode without losing data and restoring your iPhone, iOS system recovery can also repair with various iOS system issues like the following:
- iPhone or iPad stuck in recovery mode loop or iTunes logo.
- iDevice stuck in DFU mode, can’t exit, can’t boot.
- Apple logo of death stops iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
- Have a white screen of death on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.
- Black screen, red or blue screen of death of iPhone/iPad/iPod.
- Endless reboot loop on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
- iPhone/iPad frozen on lock screen or Apple logo, need to fix.
- Can not unlock or power off your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.