In this guide, we’ll be teaching you how to put iPhone into recovery mode. Recovery mode can help bring your phone back to life when it seems as if nothing else is working. You can also use it to get off a bad beta version of the iOS. Putting your iPhone into Recovery recovery mode will wipe all the data on your phone unless you restore from a backup. If you restore from a backup, then your iPhone will be exactly as it was the last you backed up your iPhone.
If you also backed up your data to the cloud (iCloud) as this is usually set to automatically back up regularly, then you should not lose any data. However, if you did not backup your data, then there is virtually nothing you can do about that as your data is pretty much gone at this point. The only thing you can do is to get your iPhone into recovery mode, restore your device and start afresh.
Now different iPhones requires different ways to put it in recovery mode so we will be starting from the latest and work our way down.
How To Put Your iPhone Into Recovery Mode; iPhone X, iPhone 9 and iPhone 8 Plus
Putting the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in recovery mode requires the same steps as they all don’t have a physical home button, and neither do they have a capacitive force touch home button.
- Make sure iTunes is closed on your Mac or Windows PC.
Now plug-in your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus to your Mac using the lighting cable.
Open iTunes on your Mac.
Press the Volume up button for about 2 Seconds and let go, Press the volume down button for about 2 seconds and let go and then Press and hold the Side Button till you see Connect to iTunes on your phone screen.
How To Put Your iPhone Into Recovery Mode; iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
Make sure your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is turned off.
Get iTunes up and running on your Mac or Windows PC.
Now Press and Hold the Volume Down and Plug it to your PC using the lighting cable.
Let go of the volume Down Button when you see the Connect to iTunes pop up on your phone screen.
How To Put Your iPhone Into Recovery Mode; iPhone 6 or earlier, iPad or iPod Touch
Turn off your iPhone 6 or more previous, iPad or iPod Touch.
Make sure iTunes is running on your Mac or Windows PC.
Press and Hold the home button on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and plug it in using the lighting cable.
Let go of the physical home button when you see Connect to iTunes pop up on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.
That’s how to put not only your iPhone but also your iPad and iPod touch into Recovery Mode. From here you can restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Still, have questions about putting your iOS device into Recovery mode? Don’t hesitate to ask using the comment section Down below.