How Do I Put My Iphone Into Recovery Mode

How Do I Put My Iphone Into Recovery Mode

It is fairly straight forward and easy to put your Iphone or Ipad into recover mode as long as you follow the instructions in order.

  1. Plug in your device and charge it to at least 50%.
  2. Remove all leads from your Iphone or Ipad.
  3. Plug your Apple lead into your computer/laptop and start up iTunes.
  4. Turn off your device by holding down the Sleep/Wake button until the red turn off slider appears, slide the slider and wait for the screen to go black. Your Iphone or Ipad should now be off.
  5. If your cannot get the “red slider” to appear hold down the Sleep/Wake button at the same time as the home button. When the device turns off release the buttons.How Do I Put My Iphone Into Recovery Mode
  6. Press and hold down the Home button then reconnect your usb cable. The phone or tablet should turn on by its-self.
  7. Keep holding the Home button until the “connect to iTunes” screen appears. You can now release the Home button.
  8. Inside iTunes you should get a “recovery mode active” screen.
  9. You can now use iTunes to restore your device.


While in recovery mode you can only restore the device and in doing so deleting all your data.  If you have previously synced the device with itunes you should be able to restore a backup.


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