How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

Posted by · 2048330 views · Translate
Chinese (Simplified)Portuguese (Brazil)IndonesianDanishFrenchNorwegianSwedishGermanArabicSpanishPortuguese
To put the iPhone into recovery mode so you can do an iTunes firmware restore follow these steps:

Step One
Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac.
How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

Step Two
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.
How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

Step Three
As soon as the screen goes black release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.
How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

The iPhone will look like this:
How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode


UPDATE:
Apple has introduced a new method to entering Recovery Mode. You can find instructions and a video demonstrating the new method here.
Ashtonwinchester - November 13, 2017 at 2:41am
The recovery mode thing does not pop up. only the apply symbol
er25 - November 8, 2017 at 7:00am
i use reiboot just 1 click enter recovery mode. so cool!
Rafig Gurbanzada - July 3, 2017 at 3:03pm
Rafig Gurbanzada: it failed.
zorky - March 27, 2017 at 11:43am
This just restarts my phone doesnt put it in recovery mode
William123456789987654321874584475 - May 13, 2016 at 11:42pm
Thank you!!!!!! I have an iPhone 4 and the new way wasn't working. I was about to have a heart attack.
47 More Comments
Recent