How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

How to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

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To put the iPhone into recovery mode so you can do an iTunes firmware restore follow these steps.

UPDATE:
Apple has introduced a new method to entering Recovery Mode. You can find instructions and a video demonstrating the new method here.

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

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.
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