Questions tagged [ios-recovery-mode]

Recovery Mode is a failsafe in iBoot that is used to revive your iDevice when the current installed iOS is damaged or undergoing an upgrade. This tag should be use when question is involving issue in recovery mode.

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Stuck in recovery mode and unable to install OS X El Capitan

Hi to anyone able to help with this / having the same problem... I use a 2009 iMac A1224 20" with a SSD, running macOS El Capitan (the shop which installed the SSD also installed El Capitan back in ...
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Mac OSX Command-R Recovery Mode - “rm” is ineffective even in read/write mode?

I have a mac with low disk space, that failed to update, and displays an OSX install error on boot. How can I delete some files, so the update can complete? I can boot this in recovery mode with ...
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iPhone stuck on boot screen

My non-jailbroken iPhone 6S Plus (iOS 9.3.5) failed to boot up to the lock screen (stuck in apple logo) after the battery was depleted. Hoping to keep my data intact, I have tried several online ...
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“iPad is disabled, connect to iTunes”

Trying to turn on my kids' iPad which has been off for a few months. Tried several of my 'usual' passcodes, but iPad became 'disabled' before I could try them all. Now it's "iPad is disabled, ...
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iPhone 6 stuck in recovery mode and need to download iOS 11 beta 1

I tried to downgrade from iOS 11 beta four to 10.3.3 and my iPhone 6 is stuck in recovery mode. I read I need to restore to an earlier beta to unstick the phone but can't find good links (I am not a ...
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iPhone 4 stuck in recovery mode after restore

When I went to restore an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2 with iTunes, I got it stuck in recovery mode. I believe the device has been restored, since it has been reverted from 'Mike's iPhone' to just 'iPhone'...
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iOS12 beta crashed doing update

I've been running the iOS consumer beta for a few months largely without issue. Today it offered to install the latest update. The battery was highly charged and I had it sitting on a wireless ...
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iPhone 7 Plus stuck in recovery mode and can't restore/update even in DFU after downgrading from iOS 11

Here is what has happened. I'm hoping there is still hope in me fixing this since the weekend is here and the earliest I can get a repair appointment is Monday. I've been on the iOS 11 Developer Beta ...
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iPod Touch stuck in Recovery mode

I am using iPod Touch 5G and I've recently jailbroken it. First, all my apps disappeared from the springboard. But now the iPod is stuck in recovery mode. I get a 9006 error when I try to restore ...
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how to recover deleted photos on Mac, that were earlier imported from Iphone? [duplicate]

After importing picture files from my Iphone, I copied the lot onto my external drive & deleted these files from my Iphone & Photos app. But unfortunately I lost the drive. Is there a way to ...
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Disk Utility (recovery mode) stuck at loading

I want to do a clean install of el capitan OS. I booted to recovery mode, chose reinstall os x and followed the steps. So far so good. When it came to choose the destination disk where I wanted to ...
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iPhone 5s GSM - unknown error 2006 on restoring the iPhone, stuck in recovery mode

My phone is iPhone 5s GSM. I tried to go back from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.3 and this happens. Now, I am stuck with apparently a bricked phone. Things that I tried: 1. Going to recovery mode in iTunes and ...
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How to get out of recovery mode even though iPhone doesn't appear to be in recovery?

My phone doesn't show any signs of being in recovery mode but when I plug it into my PC, it says that iTunes cannot connect because it is "Recovery Mode". I tried to hold the sleep button and home ...
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IPhone stuck on apple logo and I'm jailbroken

So I wanted to remove my jailbreak so I pressed "Erase all contents and settings". This led to my phone being stuck so I plugged it in my comp and put it in DFU mode. My phone was really low on ...
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Computer won't recognize phone; can't restore

Neither of my computers would recognize my phone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.3) at all. I've tried everything I can think of, like reinstalling iTunes, trying different ports, trying in safe mode etc., but ...
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Disabling password in recovery mode, is default password restored when re-enabling?

I need to fix an issue with my friends mac, but I do not know his pass, and don't want to have to make up a new one, can I disable it in recovery mode or single user mode, then re-enable it after I've ...
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iPad 3 stuck in recovery mode

I jailbroke this iPad sometime ago and just updated it to 7.1.2, it's now stuck in recovery mode and won't come out even though I tried the button pressing method. There's a lot of photos on it that ...
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iPad mini retina doesn't boot

My iPad shows the Apple logo, and then it turns off. I tried reinstalling iOS with iTunes (update) and it returned error 27? Any ideas of what to do?
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Copy an iPhone's disk contents (filesystem) to a computer

I like to get a clear view at how an iPhone's file system. Especially in the case of damaged data. Apart from using a professional (and costly) data recovery service, what other ways do exist to ...
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Unable to restore iPhone 5 after it dropped

I have dropped my iPhone 5 last night and since then its either been flashing the apple logo on and off or just stuck in recovery mode. I have tried restoring it, but I just get error 21 or error 2002....
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Retrieve file from iPhone 4s in recovery mode (No backup)

I have an iPhone 4s that was updated without being backed up first and that contains a voice memo file for a school project that is due tomorrow. The update failed, although the cause isn't known. It ...
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iPod in recovery mode, how do I make it stop?

Why is my iPod Nano 6th generation playing in recovery mode? How do I take it off of recovery mode?
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iOS 7.1.4 Recovery

For iOS 7.1.4 or any iOS 7 version how do I access the recovery mode? I want to enter recovery mode for my new iPhone 5s. Can anybody tell me how to get in / out of recovery mode? Please post your ...
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i tried reseting all of my data on my ipod touch to unjailbreak now stuck black screen after apple logo [duplicate]

ok so today i wanted to reset my jailbroken ipod touch 2g because it was having some issues. i went into settings, general, something like reset, then something like reset all data and content. after ...
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iphone sleeps in recovery mode

i am trying to restore 4.3.1 custom firmware made by sn0wbrzee with expert mode. at the last moment of restore itunes shows 1015 error. so i try to reboot, but iphone not rebooted. at last I ...