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How to Save Data if iPhone/iPad/iPod Stuck Into Recovery Mode

Recovery mode is commonly used to fix upgrade or restore problems. However, it would drive you crazy if you stuck into recovery mode. Once you suffer from the trouble, this automatically means you have to kiss goodbye your current iPhone data and settings. So when iPhone stuck in recovery mode, the biggest fear for users is that losing all the data on the device. So this article will discuss two topic: how to get out of recovery mode and how to save data when stuck at recovery mode.

Part 1: How to Get Out of Recovery Mode


1. Get Out of Recovery Mode Manually

Step 1. Press and hold the "Home" and "Power" button at the same time until the device shuts off completely.

Step 2. Release the "Power" button but keep holding the "Home" button for about 10 seconds.

Step 3. Release the "Home" and then press the "Power" button to restart your iOS device.

Your device should be back to normal now. You can then set up the device.

2. Get Out of Recovery Mode in iTunes

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer via lightning cable.

Step 2. Then open iTunes. After iTunes detects your iPhone, you'll see the message saying that your iPhone is in recovery mode and you need to restore it. Click "OK" to restore it.
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Step 3. iTunes will then begin to restore your device to factory state. You can get back the data if you have a backup.

If you don't get the message saying your device is in recovery mode, please power off your iPhone by pressing the "Power" button until the screen becomes dark. Then press the "Home" button. When the phone is on, keep pressing the "Home" button until the message pops up in iTunes.

Part 2: How to Save Data if Device Stuck at Recovery Mode


If you use iTunes to fix your device stuck at recovery mode, all data in your device are wiped our after exiting the recovery mode. In order to save data if device stuck at recovery mode, you could use iRefone to help you. This tool is a wonderful third-party software that can you your favor to recover deleted or lost data like messages, notes, contacts, photos, whatsapp, wechat and more. It enables you to selectively extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup.



Save Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1 Launch iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. There will be some backup files listed on the interface. Click on “Select” to choose the backup of iPhone you need.



Step 2 The the software will ask you choose the data you want to display an preview in the iTunes backup. Click on the icon of the data you need to start the scanning.



Step 3 When the scanning is finished, all of the data you choose in the iTunes backup will be displayed in the interface. Preview them one by one and pick out these data you need.



Save Data from iCloud Backup

Step 1 Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Then you will see the interface below. Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password.



Step 2 After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.



Step 3 When the downloading is finished, it will ask you choose the data you want to preview, just choose the data that you need to retrieve.



Step 4 Preview these data in the software and choose these one you need to recover to PC.

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