How to Get iPhone Out of Restore Mode Without Losing Data

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 25 December, 2020

Summary

At the time that iPhone restore failed stuck on the screen, so many tips you can use to get iPhone out of restore screen, take a quick action to fix iPhone stuck on restore screen, or you can use the EelPhone OSFixit directly to fix iPhone frozen on restore screen without losing data with the standard mode.


iPhone restore screen-that is the “connect to iTunes or connect to Mac” logo on iPhone/iPad, it's the inevitable step when you're under an obligation to restore iPhone/iPad from iTunes or update iOS version. It's also named recovery mode, when iPhone stuck on restore mode and won't go on with any tapping on the buttons of iPhone, mostly, it's the iOS system problem.

When iPhone stuck in restore screen, all tips to solve the issue are in the article, according to the situation of iPhone, get the best method to fix iPhone stuck after restore.

Part 1: Tips for External Cause of iPhone Stuck on Restore Screen


Sometimes, it's not the iOS system problem, check the external causing one by one and take action immediately.

USB Connection
When you put iPhone into recovery mode(restore screen), and going to connect the iPhone to computer, but iPhone stuck on restore screen and doesn't proceed, check the USB connection, or change another USB cable to try to link iPhone to computer or switch to another port on computer.

Hardware Damage
If the iPhone buttons don't work, iPhone is too old to use, consider the hardware damage on iPhone, you can take it to the apple service to repair it.

Unable to Communicate with Apple Servers
If you want to connect iPhone to computer with success, the computer should download corresponding software, when the computer is downloading the software, wait and when the software was downloaded, re-plug iPhone to the computer one more time.

Part 2: Tips to Fix iPhone Stuck on Restore Completed For Free


If all tips didn't work to get iPhone out of restore screen, you can use the tips from second part, but it's better that you've backed up iPhone data in advance because of the possibility of the data loss.

Tip 1: Restart iPhone


It's the first tip when your iPhone stuck on restore screen, just restart iPhone according to the iPhone version from below:

Step 1: Plug iPhone to computer via original USB cable. Keep connection during the whole process.
Step 2: Use the buttons on iPhone as follows:

iPhone 8 or Later
Press and release the volume down button, then press and release the volume up button, at last keep holding on power button from the side, when the apple logo appears, it means that you've restart iPhone with success.

iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus
Press and hold on the power button and the volume down button at the same time for a few seconds, release all buttons when Apple logo appears.

iPhone 6 or Earlier
With home button, just hold on the power and the home button at the same time, release all buttons when Apple logo appears.

If the iPhone can restart normally, you've already got out of restore mode without losing data.

Tip 2: Restored from iTunes


If iPhone still stuck on restore screen after the restart from the first tip, have a attempt with the iTunes, it's the tip which will erase all data in iPhone, but it's also the free tip to fix iPhone stuck on restore screen by reinstalling iOS version on iPhone.

Step 1: Update Mac to the latest version, or update iTunes to the latest version at the first of all.
Step 2: Connect iPhone to computer now, on Windows, click on Restore to get iPhone out of restore screen; On Mac, once linked to the Mac, the window will appear directly, just tap on Restore button.
how to get iPhone out of restore mode

It takes a few minutes to restore iPhone, then iPhone will restart automatically, just keep the connection and if the restore screen disappears, you've got out of the restore mode with success.

Restore from backup file to get back the lost iPhone data. In the case that the iPhone stuck on the restoration process and won't restore, only the advanced mode on EelPhone OSFixit works.

Part 3: How to Get Your iPhone Out of Restore Mode Without Losing Data


Why we put this tip at last? It's charged! But it's the only method which has the possibility to fix iPhone stuck on restore screen without losing data as long as that you can use the standard mode on the tool to repair it with success.

Features of EelPhone OSFixit
1.The standard mode can fix iOS system issue without losing data
2.The advanced mode for the deeper iOS system problem
3.The whole process is nearly automatic
4.The free tool to enter/exit recovery mode

Actually, it should be the first method you would like to try when your iPhone stuck on restore screen and won't go on after getting rid of the external factors, it's the last hope to keep data in iPhone when you didn't back up iPhone data in advance.


Step 1: Download EelPhone OSFixit on computer, Windows or Mac, all are available, launch it after the installation, from the main page of the tool, click on Standard Mode to fix iPhone stuck on restore screen issue.
how to get iphone out of restore mode

Step 2: Plug iPhone to computer now, and don't disconnect and make the connection stable during the whole process. Mostly the iPhone will link to the tool automatically, or you can follow the guide on the tool to make connection between iPhone and the tool.
How to Get iPhone Out of Restore Mode Without Losing Data

Step 3: Once linked to the tool successfully, check the iOS version on the tool of your iPhone, the tool will download the ipsw according to the iOS version, so the correction of the iOS version is important, or the repair process will fail. Click on the Start button to start downloading the iPSW data package.
how to get iphone out of restore mode

Step 4: It takes a few seconds to download the iPSW data package, the unpacking of the data package is also automatic after being downloaded.
how to get iphone out of restore mode

Step 5: Click on Repair Now to get iPhone out of restore screen after the data package was unpacked, it's the last click you should do till now.
how to get iphone out of restore mode

At last, just waiting and make sure of the connection between iPhone and the computer. Just in case that the standard mode can't fix iPhone stuck on restore screen issue, it means that your iPhone system was damaged deeply, return to the home page and use the advanced mode to get iPhone out of restore screen, the total same operation as standard mode, but the data loss finally. It doesn't matter if you've backed up iPhone data in advance.

From all above, check the external causing at the first of all, if you can sure that it's the system problem, select the appropriate method to fix iPhone restore screen frozen issue.



Alex Scott

This article was updated on 25 December, 2020