Basically, iPhone could get stuck in recovery mode for the following reasons:
- Update to the newest iOS, encounter a serious software problem
- Jailbreak in the wrong way
- Intentionally activated recovery mode to solve a problem
So here's the question: am I going to lose my data if iPhone stuck in recovery mode and won't restore? Is there any chance to fix iPhone in recovery mode without restore?
iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode and Won't Restore: Will I Lose Data
I don't want you to be too optimistic.If you haven't backed up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud, there's a chance your personal data will be lost. But don't lose hope: If you can get iPhone out of recovery mode without restoring iPhone, you might have a chance to salvage your data. At this point, a free piece of software called Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot)(from Tenorshare) could come in handy.
Fix iPhone in Recovery Mode without Restore
Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) forces iPhone into and out of recovery mode when iPhone stuck in recovery mode won't update or connect to iTunes. It's like a Band-Aid for iPhone, iPad and iPod alike. Smart as it is, it bypasses iTunes so that eveniPhone in recovery mode won't connect to iTunes or recognized by iTunes.
1. To fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode, first thing to do is plug the iPhone to computer through a USB cable.
2. Download, install and open Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) on your Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista. Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) has a Mac version for those who own a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or whatever that runs OS X.
- The iPhone reboot software is compatible with iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus and lower.
- Close iTunes while using this app, or it will not be able to work.
3. In one minute or so, Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) will recognize your device and register that your iPhone is in recovery mode.
4. Once the software recognizes your iPhone in recovery mode, the "Exit Recovery Mode" button will be active. Click this button to kick your iPhone out of recovery mode.Your iPhone will restart normally.
Beware ofEffortless Attempts
"I unplugged and re-plugged iPhone into my lap top a couple times, then executed a search for forums like this one."
"Tried booting up iTunes just now and got out of the error loop and into iTunes iPhone Recovery Mode dialogue.Check for Updates is greyed out; only option is to restore."
I understand how frustrating it is to have an iPhone that stuck in recovery mode, still this give no reason for you to try effortless attempts. Why waste your time when Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) allows an efficient and smart solution? If these effortless attempts cause you lose data from iPhone, try UltData (initially iPhone Data Recovery).