How to Exit Recovery Mode on iPhone 6/6s

iPhone Problems

Sometimes there is something wrong with your iPhone 6, you can have the issue fixed by putting your device into recovery mode. But what if it gets stuck in recovery mode for unknown reason, what could you do to exit recovery mode so that get it working again. In this post, we will show you 3 workable ways with detailed steps to get iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus out of recovery mode.

Way 1:Manually Exit Recovery Mode on iPhone 6 without Computer

One of the commonly-used way to exit recovery mode on iPhone without computer is to force restart it and a lot of iPhone related issues can be resolved in this way. Below are the steps about how to get iPhone out of recovery mode without computer.

Step 1: Hold down and press the home and power button for about 15 seconds, this will shut off the iPhone.

Step 2: Press the power button to boot the iPhone. This should bring your iPhone out of the recovery mode.

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Way 2: Get iPhone out of Recovery Mode Using iTunes

If the method above doesn't work, try the following steps to exit recovery mode on iPhone with the help of iTunes. Before get started, before make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable.

Step 2: Open iTunes on your computer and you may receive a prompt which will display, “iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode…”


Step 3: Click the "Restore" button to restore your iPhone to factory settings.

Way 3: 1-Click Get Any iPhone out of Recovery Mode without Data Loss Using Free Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot)

If you haven’t backed up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud previously, then exiting recovery mode with on iPhone might lead to your personal data loss. Luckily enough, you may have the opportunity to save your data. A free piece of software named Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) can help, which aims to free fix all kinds of iOS stuck issues, like iPhone won’t restore or gets stuck in recovery mode loop after iOS 12/11 update and etc. in one click without any data loss.

Step 1: Download, install and launch Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) on your computer. Then connect your stuck iPhone to computer with a USB cable. Once connected, click the highlighted “Exit Recovery Mode” to restart your stuck iPhone.

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Step 2: After a while, your iPhone will automatically reboot, then your iOS device will be working normally from recovery mode.

This can be the easiest way to get iPhone out of recovery mode without iTunes.

With these 3 workable ways, I believe you’ve learnt how to fix iPhone 6/6s (Plus) stuck in recovery mode black screen and exit recovery mode, if you have any other solutions, please feel free to let us know.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to Fix iPhone Follow @Jerry Cook