How to kick iPhone / iPad / iPod out of the recovery mode ?

The general solution:
If you iPhone or iPod or iPad is stuck in the recovery mode, the first thing you need to do is to resetiPhone/iPod/iPad to have a try. This will not make your data lost. To do this, just press and hold both the Power and Home buttons for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.


The solution using the third party software:

The most important thing for this solution is that you need to make sure that the latest iTunes is installed on your computer and you'd better keep your computer connected with the internet.

1. Using Tinyumbrella:

The TinyUmbrella not only allows you save SHSH blobs of your iPhone but also allows you to kick your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad out of recovery mode with 1-click.

2. Using Recboot:

RecBoot is a free utility for Windows and Mac users which allow you to put your iPhone / iPod Touch in recovery mode easily. Its a great utility for for those iPhone users who's iPhone Home or Sleep/Wake button is not fully functional. Moreover this utility saves you from learning the 3-4 steps of putting your iPhone into recovery mode manually. Normally you need to put your iPhone into recovery mode when your want to do a firmware restore.

3. Using Recboot:

ReiBoot enables you to resurrect your iPhone if it crashes, gets stuck in a given mode, or experiences a variety of other problems. It works with the most recent iDevices and iOS versions without difficulties.

4. Using Redsnow / RedSn0w:

If your iPhone gets stuck in iTunes DFU Recovery mode – possibly due to trying to upgrade a jailbroken iPhone to a regular iTunes iOS upgrade (which you can’t do), there are a couple of tools to get it out of recovery mode DFU.

Before you try the tools its worth a try a manual try on the iPhone – hold the power button for 15 secs – then boot by holding the home button – if that doesn’t work try the below.

- Quit iTunes

- Launch redsn0w and click on Extras: redsn0w-launch-for-dfu-extras

- Connect the iPhone

- Click on Recovery Fix: recovery mode iphone dfu

- Connect the iPhone and follow the remainder of the onscreen instructions.

5. Using EasyiRecovery:

EasyiRecovery is another useful tool which help you to put your iPhone / iPod Touch into recovery mode with a single click. If your iPhone is stucked into an infinite recovery loop then through EasyiRecovery you can easily break that loop with a single click.

6. Using iTools:

iTools lets you manage your Apple devices through an intuitive interface on your Windows computer. Import your photos, manage your apps, and more with this convenient alternative program. It also helps you to put your iPhone / iPod Touch into recovery mode with a single click.

7. Using iTunes:

Please note if you follow this method of fixing an iPhone stuck in recovery mode, all the data and settings on the iPhone will be erased before restoration. Your device will be restored to your last iTunes backup. However there is a way to recover deleted data directly from your iPhone when this happens. This way your will be able to recover data obtained since your last iTunes backup.

(1)Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes. To do this, open iTunes and click Help in the main menu. Then select Check for Updates, iTunes will then tell you if you are using the latest version.

(2)Hold the home button down (on the front of your iPhone) and connect the device to your laptop/PC while iTunes is open. A message should pop up and say that your iPhone is in recovery mode and needs to be restored.

(3)Click on your device (in the iTunes windows) along the main toolbar, then go to the Summary tab.

(4)Select the restore option.

(5)Follow the prompts in iTunes to backup your iPhone settings.

(6)Restore your iPhone back to its previous settings.


If you have tried all the above possible solutions and do not solve the problem to get your iPhone out of the recovery mode. You need to check the hardware troubleshootings. Get help with hardware features on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch doesn't respond or doesn't turn on, these steps can help.