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[Fix] iPad Stuck in Recovery Mode




I recently tried to update my iPad mini. After I did it, the iPad stuck in recovery mode and none of my computers will recognize it other than as "iPad". It says that I have to restore it before I can use it with iTunes but when I try to do so, some type of error code comes up and it won’t let me restore it. So my iPad is stuck in recovery mode and won’t display anything but the "connect to iTunes". What can I do? Who can help me out of this trouble?

When updating the iOS to iOS 7 and iOS 8, many iPad users may have encountered this trouble. Maybe you ever met such a condition: one day when you want to check some notes on your iPad Air, you just find your iPad stuck in recovery mode! It is so terrible since the data on your iPad Air may risk losing! Since the data on your device are very important, you need to fix your iPad stuck in recovery mode issues whatever after reset, jailbreak or iOS 8 upgrade. After reading this article, the next time when it happens, there is no need to be worried about it, if you are equipped with iPad Data Recovery software. iPad Data Recovery software can help you get rid of recovery mode within a few minutes.


Download the free and trial version of it and have a try with it now.

Tutorial 1: How to Get Out of Recovery Mode for iPad?

Step 1. Connect iPad to the computer, and then launch the program

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Step 2. Different interface of iPad Data Recovery for Wins or Mac
If you use iPad Data Recovery for Windows, you will see the program's window below. Click "Restart"and you can solve this issue in a few minutes.
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If you use iPad Data Recovery for Mac on your computer, you need to click "Set Up" on the program’s window.
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Step 3. As long as the iPad get restarted, it will return to normal again

Note: This is the whole steps of fix iPad stuck in recovert mode issue, hope it can satisfy you. If not, you can get a rough idea of the second choice in the contents below: How to Recover Data from iPad, it provides you an alternative method to Recover Lost Data When iPad Stuck in Recovery Mode after Update.

Tutorial 2: How to Recover Data from iPad Directly?

Step 1. Scan your iPad
This software supports all kinds of iPad. If yours is iPad Air, iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, the new iPad or iPad 2, the program's window will be as follows. You only need to click "Start Scan"to find data on your iPad.

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If you are an iPad 1 user, you need to download a plug-in first, and then enter into the iPad scanning mode to scan all the data. Read the following notice:
1. Hold your iPad and click "Start"
2. Hold the "Power" and "Home" buttons at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.
3. Release the "Power" button, and keep the "Home" button pressed for another 15 seconds, until you're told that you've entered the scanning mode. 
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Step 2. Preview and recover data on your iPad
After the scanning, you can get all the data found. Choose what you want to recover and click "Recover"to save them on your computer with just one click.
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Note: To avoid losing, you'd better back up your iPad data by making a backup file of it to your computer either manually or using trusty backup software. Thus, you won’t be at a loss the next time you encountered the issues alike.

Tutorial 3: How to Recover Data from iTunes Backup Files

Step 1. Choose your iPad model
After installing and launching the program on your Mac, you'll get the interface below. Choose the device icon for yours to move on.
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Note: Don't connect and sync your iPad with iTunes when you recover data from your iPad.

Step 2. Choose a recovery mode
In this step, there are two options for you to find your previous data on your iPad: Recover from iTunes Backup File and Recover from iOS Device. Let's take the former as a try.
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Note: If you choose the former, you don't need to connect your device to your computer. If the latter, you need to.

Step 3. Scan and extract your iTunes backup file
If you've ever synced more than one iOS device with iTunes on your Mac, like iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, there will be several backup files. Choose the one for your iPad and click "Start Scan" to extract it.
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Step 4. Start to recover iPad data
Now all previous contents in the iTunes backup are scanned out and displayed as original. You can preview and check to recover your deleted iPad notes, photos, videos, contacts or calendar, and so forth. Then hit "Recover" and save them.
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Tutorial 4: How to Recover Data from iCloud Backup Files

Step 1.Install the program and sign your iCloud account
First of all, run the program and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File", and sign in your iCloud account as it requires to proceed.
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Step 2.Download and export your iCloud backup
After entering the program, you are provided the backup files of your iCloud backup account automatically. Choose any data you want to recover by clicking "Download" button. The whole progress of downloading depends on the amount of your data.
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When it's complete, click the same button to start extracting, and you'll get a interface as below.
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Step 3.Preview and restore iPad from iCloud
You can take a preview of the data you get after the scanning, such as contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, etc. You can choose any data that you'd like to restore by ticking it.
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Nicely done! By following the above steps, you now have all those data back. Please bear in mind that you should back up your iPad mini, iPad Air, iPad with retina display regularly in order to avoid data lost. By the way, if you have iPhone or iPod, you can make full use of iPad Data Recovery which also works well to solve iPhone stuck in recovery mode and iPod stuck in recovery mode issue you cannot miss it.



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