How to Fix iPad Stuck In Recovery Mode After Update
"My iPad stuck in Recovery Mode after I updated it to the latest iOS 11! I called Apple but got no good news. I don't want to give up. If you have any good advice, please let me know. Thanks."
It seems that when updating iOS, iPad always stucks in Recovery Mode. And this is not the only situation of iPad stucking in Recovery Mode. Whenever you try to reset your iPad password, you might get your iPad into Recovery Mode too. Don't worry about that. There are basic two simple ways you can try to fix iPad stuck in Recovery Mode. Choose the one that's right for you.
- Solution 1: Get iPad out of Recovery Mode after update (Data Loss)
- Solution 2: Fix iPad stuck in Recovery Mode after update(No data loss)
- Tips: How to put iPad into Recovery Mode
Solution 1: Get iPad out of Recovery Mode after update (Data Loss)
Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPad with your the computer and run iTunes.
Step 2. When iTunes detects your iPad, it will remind you that your iPad is in Recovery Mode and you need to restore it. You just need to click "Restore"
Note: If you don't mind losing all data on your iPad (iOS 11 supported), you can directly use iTunes to restore your iPad into factory settings. But I suggest you backup your iPad data in Recovery Mode, because there may be lots of precious documents, videos, photos and many other files in your iPad.
Solution 2: Fix iPad stuck in Recovery Mode after update(No data loss)
This way will help you to exit your iPad from Recovery Mode without restoring your iPad, which means there will be no data loss issues. You can firstly free download and install the software needed - Dr.Fone - System Repair. It will get your iPad out of Recovery Mode easily and fix errors while you restoring your iPhone.
Dr.Fone - System Repair
Fix iPad stuck in Recovery Mode with no data loss!
- Fix with various iOS system issues like Recovery Mode, white Apple logo, black screen, boot loop, etc.
- Only get your iPad out of Recovery Mode, no data loss at all.
- Fixes other problems with your valuable hardware, along with iTunes errors, such as error 4005, iPhone error 14, iTunes error 50, error 1009, iTunes error 27 and more.
- Work for all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Steps to fix iPad stuck in Recovery Mode after update
Step 1. Connect your iPad to your computer with a USB cable and launch Dr.Fone. Click "System Repair" from the main window.
This program will detect your iPad and click on Start to innitiate the process.
Then confirm the iPad generation and firmware information, and click "Download" to get the firmware.
Step 2. When Dr.Fone download the firmware, it will continue to fix your iPad. In less than 10 minutes, it will tell you that your iPad is restarting to normal mode.
Tips: How to put iPad into Recovery Mode
Before you are going to put iPad into Recovery Mode, you are supposed to back up iPad to iTunes on your computer. Because your data on iPad will be wiped in Recovery Mode. And you after you exit iPad Recovery Mode, you still need to restore iPad from backup.
Step 1. Turn off your iPad.
Step 2. Hold down the Home button and the Power button on your iPad at the same time. When you see the Apple logo appear, release the Power button and keep pressing the Home button.
Step 3. Launch iTunes and connect your iPad with your computer via a USB cable until you get an iTunes alert saying your iPad is in Recovery Mode. You'll see the screen shown above on your iPad.
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