Does your iPhone iPad get stuck in Recovery Mode while or after updating to iOS 12 or the newest iOS 13? Read this tutorial to get out of this trouble.
“My iPad accidentally get an error while updating to iOS 13. 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?”
It has been a year since the release of iOS 12, and now Apple has released the newest iOS 13 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 13.
“iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode” is one of the common issues while updating to a new iOS operating system. Just like what we said while updating to iOS 12 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 iOS 13?
If your iOS devices have been stuck in Recovery Mode while updating to iOS 12.4/12.4.1/12/11 or the newest iOS 13 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 back up your device before.
Step 1Force-restart your iPhone iPad.
Press both 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 2Update 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 3Restore 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.
Find your device icon on the menu and click it.
Select the 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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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 for iOS could be your best choice among all tools because besides “Recovery Mode”, it is also helpful if your device is stuck in “Black Screen” or “Apple Logo”.
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 the 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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