Whatever the reason, you can place any i OS device into recovery mode, which allows you to restore a bricked i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch with the help of i Tunes.You’ll need a computer (Mac or Windows) and a USB cable to complete the Recovery Mode based restore process.Push the “Sleep/Wake” button again to turn the i Phone back on.If the i Phone is not in Recovery Mode, the issue is resolved.i Tunes displays a notification that it “has detected an i Phone in Recovery Mode.” Click “OK.” Click the i Phone icon on the left side of the i Tunes window, and select the “Summary” tab on the right side of the window if is not on top already. If i Tunes displays a message asking if you would like to back up the contents of the device, click the “Back Up” button to save your data.Note that this prompt may not appear when the i Phone is in Recovery Mode.Click the “Restore” button to confirm that you want to exit Recovery Mode by restoring the i Phone to its original factory state. Click “OK” to set your i Phone up and transfer your data back to the device after the recovery is finished.Please leave comments on your experiences and how you were able to get out of the dreaded ‘Recovery Mode’. It’s nice to hear personal stories about how you solved your phone problems.
It turns out that Recovery Mode is what your i Phone goes into when you are doing a standard i OS upgrade or restore anyway, but you may want to put your i Phone into recovery mode for other reasons to troubleshoot a device or perhaps for jailbreak purposes.I had a friend reach out to me on Facebook in a panic after he somehow had gotten his i Phone 4 into a tizzy. I love hearing about ways to fix issues – especially with an i Phone.