How to Fix iPhone iPad Stuck in Recovery Mode While Updating to iOS 10.3.3/11

Summary

Does your iPhone iPad get stuck in Recovery Mode while or after updating to iOS 10.3.3 or the newest iOS 11? Read this tutorial to get out of this trouble.

May. 18, 2017

by Tom

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"My iPhone 6 accidentally get an error while updating to iOS 11. The screen is now showing an arrow pointing to iTunes, it is stuck in recovery mode screen apparently, so how to get out of this issue?"

iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode While Updating to iOS 11 Public

iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode While Updating to iOS 11 Public

It has been several days since the release of iOS 10.3.3, and now Apple is going to release the newest iOS 11 that includes quite a few new features. Normally, updating to a new iOS operating system would be very easy. However, there will always be those who meet some problems or bugs while updating to iOS 11.

"iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode" is one of common issues while updating to a new iOS operating system. Just like what we said while updating to iOS 9 last year, this problem may be caused by some other reasons, such as factory reset and wrong operation during jailbreak. Then, what can we do to get out our iPhone or iPad out of Recovery Mode if we get this issue while updating to 10.3.3/iOS 11?

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Method 1. How to Fix iPhone iPad Stuck in Recovery Mode

If your iOS devices have been stuck in Recovery Mode while updating to iOS 10.3.3 or the newest iOS 11 and it’s not because of a hardware issue on your device, there are always some ways in which you can get your iPhone iPad back to normal. And in this post, we provide you with one free method to fix your problems.

Notice that this method may erase all data and settings on your iPhone iPad if you didn’t backed up your device before.

Step 1. Force-restart your iPhone iPad.

Press both of Sleep and Home buttons for about 15 seconds until it turns off. And after some seconds, turn on your device again to check whether your iPhone works normally. If it’s still stuck in Recovery Mode, jump to step 2.

Step 2. Update iTunes to the latest version.

If your iTunes is not the latest, you can run iTunes on your computer, and go to iTunes > Check for Updates… on the iTunes Menu to download the newest version. After downloading, just install it on your computer.

Step 3. Restore Your Device in Recovery Mode.

Run iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone or iPad to computer. Your iTunes may tell you "it has detected an iPhone (iPad or iPod touch) in Recovery Mode. You must restore this iPhone (iPad or iPod touch) before it can be used with iTunes." After you see the message, just click OK.

Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode While iOS 11/10 Update – Step 3-1

Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode While iOS 11/10 Update – Step 3-1

Find your device icon on the menu and click it.

Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode – Step 3-2

Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode – Step 3-2

Select Summary tab on the left, and click "Restore iPhone (iPad or iPod touch)…" on the right panel. Now restore your iOS device to be normal.

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Method 2. Fix iPhone iPad Stuck in Recovery Mode with PhoneRescue

If you think that Method 1 is a little complicated, you can use some professional iOS recovery tools to get your device back to normal when it’s stuck in Recovery Mode. And the "iOS Repair Tools" of PhoneRescue could be your best choice among all tools because besides "Recovery Mode", it also helpful if your device is stuck in "Black Screen" or "Apple Logo".

How to Get iPhone Out of Recovery Mode in iOS 11/10 – PhoneResuce iOS Repair

How to Get iPhone Out of Recovery Mode in iOS 11/10 – PhoneResuce iOS Repair

What To Do If I Lost Data After Getting Out Off Recovery Mode

You may lose your data on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch after you get out of recovery mode by using the methods above. If you have backed up your device to iTunes or iCloud, you can easily get the deleted data back to your device. If you have no available backup, you may have no chance to retrieve lost data. For detail, you can read tutorial: 3 Ways to Recover Data after iOS Update, which tells you 3 ways to recover lost data from your iOS device.

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