Mistakenly entering Recovery mode when trying to put your iPhone into DFU mode? iPhone stuck in recovery mode during iOS 8 update, the error with red iTunes logo? Trying to get iPhone out of DFU mode but unfortunately get stuck in Recovery mode?
This is really common since putting a device into/out of DFU mode is similar to recovery mode. The Main difference between the Recovery mode and DFU mode is iBoot. Recovery mode uses iBoot during restoring or upgrading your iPhone while DFU mode bypasses the iBoot so you can downgrade the current firmware. For more details, see Comparison between iPhone DFU Mode and Recovery Mode.
Here I will show you how to fix the problem that iPhone stuck in Recovery mode can't go into DFU mode or get out of DFU mode easily. It applies to all iPhone, including iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, as well as iPad, iPod touch.
How to Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode Can't Go into/Out of DFU Mode?
No matter you want to enter or exit DFU mode, now your iPhone is stuck in Recovery mode, the first thing is to fix iPhone stuck in Recovery mode. To fix it, you need the free software Tenorshare ReiBoot for Windows or Tenorshare ReiBoot for Mac. It can reboot your device when iPhone stuck in Recovery mode with only 1-click.
- Step 1: Download free Tenorshare ReiBoot and install it on your computer.
- Step 2: Connect your iOS Device with your computer via a USB cable and launch Tenorshare ReiBoot program.
- Step 3: Click the button "Exit Recovery Mode" and your device will boot up. After the rebooting process, your iOS Device will be out of Recovery mode.
Now your iPhone has exactly exited Recovery mode, and your iPhone is already back to normal. If your iPhone stuck in Recovery mode when entering DFU mode, now you can follow another guide to put iPhone into DFU mode again.