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[Solved] iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

I did not back up. Yes, shame on me. However, I have 4000+ photos of my daughter that I need out. Right now, it's in recovery mode with that dreadful plug to iTunes icon. I tried Absinthe - does not recognize the phone - nothing happens. I tried limera1n - hangs up in DFU mode step. Trying redsn0w and it's complaining of "not supported in DFU mode" or "in recovery mode, try again...". Watched a gazillion YouTube videos but nothing seems to work. I promise to back up as soon as I get in and access the photos off iPhone. Please help!

It is really frustrating for anybody to encounter such an embarrassing issue, for which you can do nothing but learn a lesson indeed - promising to backup iPhone timely. However, iPhone 7/7 Plus stuck in recovery mode does not equal losing all the data of your iPhone. That iPhone is stuck in recovery mode always happens when you jailbreak your iPhone or update the iOS on your iPhone. How can I get my iPhone out of recovery mode, even without iTunes?

iPhone Data Recovery software can do you a favor to solve this emergent issue in an easy, quick and effective way. In order to recover all your endangered data, you should take measures to get your iPhone out of recovery mode first, and the tutorial below will guide you in this way.

Download the free and trial version to have a try!

Tutorial 1: Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

Step 1. Connect Disabled iOS Device to PC
Open iPhone Data Recovery software after downloading and installing, and then move to "More Tools" > "iOS System Recovery". Connect your troublesome iPhone with light cable, and click “Start” to begin.

iOS System Recovery Intro

Step 2. Download Suitable Firmware Package
The program will automatically detect your abnormal device state. Click "Confirm" and you'll see
the interface as below. You can check if the information is correct so that the program can continue to download suitable firmware package for your device. Press on "Repair" button to move on.

Check Detected Device Info

Note: You can also manually adjust the information of your current iPhone by yourself.

Step 3. Get iPhone Out Of Recovery Mode
Please do not move or use your device and keep the network connection during the fixing process. Just wait a moment and your handset will reboot automatically after the repairing process is done. Check your data and you’ll find it is still in your phone.

Keep Internet Connected

After your iPhone is back to normal, you still can use iPhone Data Recovery to get your iPhone without losing data, or backup your iPhone when it's in recovery mode, if you have such a need. For example, you can recover photos from a recovery mode iPhone.

Tutorial 2: Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Select "Recover from iTunes backup Files" Mode
Launch the iPhone Data Recovery on your computer, and you will get the interface as follows. Choose the second recovery mode, and select your iTunes backup file which you want to recover from.

iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

Step 2. Scan and Extract iTunes Backup
After selecting the wanted backup file, start Scan.

Step 3. Preview and Perform iPhone Data Recovery
After the scanning, all the backup file are listed and displayed in categories. You can preview each of them and decide which one to recover at your disposal.

iPhone is Stuck in Recovery Mode

When the lost files are recovered, you can keep your Contacts, SMS, Photos, Videos, Calendar and Notes on your computer as a backup, to avoid losing your data the next time.

Tutorial 3: Recover Data from Your iPhone

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to Computer and Scan
ⅰ. For iPhone SE/7/7 Plus/6S users
There is only a "Start Scan" button on the main window. After connecting your iPhone, you only need to click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone. You'll see this scanning window immediately after clicking the "Start Scan" button.

iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

ⅱ. For iPhone 4/3GS users
After connecting your iPhone to the computer, you need to get into the device's scanning mode before scanning. You can follow the steps below:
1) Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button.
2) Pressing the "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
3) After 10 seconds, release the "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 15 seconds.

Recovery Advanced Mode

Step 2. Preview and Select the Recover Data
When finishing the scan, all found data are displayed in categories, like camera roll, photo stream, photo library, contacts, messages, message attachments, call history, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and safari bookmark. You can preview full contents of all of them one by one.

iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode

It is at your will, if you want to recover all of them, mark them all and click "Recover" to save them on your computer with one click.

Note: Data found here includes deleted data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want back your deleted ones, you can refine the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to only display deleted items. Mark them and press "Recover" button to get them back.

Tutorial 4: Recover Lost Data from iCloud Backup

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.

Get iPhone out of Recovery Mode

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.

Retrieve Lost Data When iPhone Get out of Recovery Mode

When it's complete, click the same button to start extracting, and you'll get a interface as below.

Recover Deleted Files When iPhone Get out of Recovery Mode

Step 3.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. You can choose any data that you'd like to restore by ticking it.

Recover Lost Data When iPhone Get out of Recovery Mode

iPhone Data Recovery – a mighty recovery software designed for iDevice users to recover deleted data from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, empowers you to recover photos from iPhone as well as videos, contacts, text messages from your devices. Providing that you are in need of finding a suitable and practical software to help you fix iPad stuck in recovery mode issue and iPod stuck in recovery mode issue, iPhone Data Recovery is your final appeal beyond doubt.

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