iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode Can't Go into/Out of DFU Mode, What Can I Do?

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 Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) for Windows or Any iOS System Repair (ReiBoot) for Mac. It can reboot your device when iPhone stuck in Recovery mode with only 1-click.

P.S.: Steps below not only apply to iPhone, but also apply to iPad, iPod Touch having the same problem.

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.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPhone Follow @Jerry Cook