How to Get iPad out of Restore Mode

"Last week when I was updating the iOS, the procedure went perfectly but afterward my iPad got stuck on the Restore Mode and even if I restart the device, it is still stuck in there. Please help!"

You must be thinking that it is quite unusual but actually it is not. Getting stuck in Restore or Recovery Mode has become a very normal and regular problem for the users. The Restore Mode is very important for the iOS users, it is required for a lot of things but getting stuck in there creates a big problem for the users. But to fix iPad Restore Mode, you need to learn how to enter and exit the mode. So, read the article below very carefully, it will answer all the questions.

What is iPad Restore Mode?

First of all, the Restore Mode is simply referring to Recovery Mode of an iPad. So, the Restore Mode is available on every iOS device, it is a necessary feature, as you are going to need it when you are about to update the iOS or downgrade the iOS or while resetting the device. The Restore Mode is also capable of fixing a lot of glitches associated with iOS. It is one of the main reasons for the Restore Mode to become a household name. If the iOS is stuck or just got frozen putting the device into Restore Mode can do miracles. But it is also possible to get stuck on Restore Mode during a procedure; you will be in a lot of trouble. So, it is very important to know your way around the Restore Mode.

How to Get iPad into Restore Mode?

It is very easy to put iPad or iOS device into Restore Mode. You simply have to push some buttons on the device in a particular order to get to Restore Mode; it is called the manual method. But if you are having trouble with the buttons or if they are damaged, normally it would be impossible for you to put the device into Restore Mode.

Don't worry, there is another way and for that, you need to use a particular third-party software and it will take the device to Restore Mode with just 1-click., the rest of the details are below.

Way 1: Manually Enter iPad Restore Mode

As mentioned earlier Restore Mode and the Recovery is the same. The Restore Mode has a greater significance for iOS devices, as it was developed by the company to sort out device problems. You are also required to enter Restore Mode if you are updating the iOS or restoring the device. Here' how to get iPad to Restore Mode, manually;

Step 1: You need to turn off the device, first.

Step 2: Then, hold the Home button and Power key for a few seconds.

Step 3: Release the buttons when you see "Connect to iTunes" on the screen.

This is the old manual method to put iPad into Restore Mode but if you are having trouble to get to Restore Mode then you can use the procedure, mentioned below.

manually enter recovery mode

Way 2: One Click to Enter iPad Restore Mode

In this particular method, you are going to use a free third-party software called Any iOS System Repair to get your iPad to Restore Mode. It is a very easy procedure; you just need a single click to get there. It is much faster and simpler than the manual method.

Step 1: First, download Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) from the internet and then install it on your computer.

Step 2: Then, connect the iPad to that computer with USB cable and launch the program.

Step 3: A "Trust" icon will appear on the screen, tap on it to establish the connection.

Step 4: Now, go to the main interface of Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) and select "Enter Recovery Mode".

enter recovery mode

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How to Get iPad Out of Restore Mode

Now that you have reached Restore Mode, it is time to learn how to get out of iPad Restore Mode. It is as simple as getting into it. But there is a possibility that your iDevice could get stuck in the Restore Mode, it is one of the well-known glitches of iOS. So, in that situation, you need to initiate the procedure that can get your device out of the Restore Mode. Details are provided below.

Way 1: Manually Get iPad Out of Restore Mode

If iPad Restore Mode stuck then you can get it out manually. It is very easy; you just need to restart the iPad.

Step 1: If you have intentionally put the device in to Restore Mode then after the procedure is complete, disconnect the USB cable.

Step 2: Then, turn off the device using the Power button.

Step 3: Then, just turn it back on again and the device will be out of the Restore Mode.

exit recovery mode

Unfortunately, this manual method won't work if the device got stuck on the Restore Mode. If such accident happens, you have to use the procedure below to fix it.

Way 2: Use Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) to Exit Recovery Mode

This one will be very similar to entering the Restore Mode but this time you will be dealing with an iPad that is already stuck in the Restore Mode. So, here's how to do it;

Step 1: Assuming that you have already installed the Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) program on your computer, just connect the iPad in Restore Mode to the computer with a data cable.

Step 2: Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) will detect the device immediately, then go to the main interface of the program and select "Exit Recovery Mode".

exit recovery mode

Step 3: The device will boot up, which will take no more than 10 sec. But after the device starts up again, it will be out of the Restore Mode.

It will be quite easier for you to exit Restore Mode using Any iOS System Repair. Most importantly, it is free to use as well. A stellar software indeed!


Basically, it looks like a simple restart would get an iOS device out of the Restore Mode unless it is stuck. Entering and exiting the mode is quite simple but if you are stuck and unable to get out of it then you have to take other measures like iOS System Repair. Without the help of the third-party recovery tool, it will be impossible to get out of Restore Mode; we just recommended Any iOS System Repair as it is the best and comes highly recommended by its users.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPad Follow @Jerry Cook