If your iOS device is not being recognized by iTunes then you may need to perform a recovery-mode restore.
Please note that you will lose all the data on your iPhone when you restore it, so this should be used only in the worse case situation.
However, If you’ve taken a back up of your device using iTunes or iCloud, you will be able to restore from the backup.
There are now two distinct families of iPhone, and two different ways of performing some of the most basic tasks.
Inputs like taking a screenshot or restarting your device are a bit different on the latest models.
How to Get Out of iPhone Recovery Mode
If restoring the iPhone succeeds, your phone will exit recovery mode when it restarts.
You can also exit recovery mode before restoring your phone (if your device was working properly before.
If not, recovery mode is still your best option). To do that:
- Unplug the device from the USB cable.
- Hold down the sleep/wake button until the iPhone turns off, then let it go.
- Hold it down again until the Apple logo reappears.
- Let go of the button and the device will start up.
How To Get iPhone Out Of Recovery Mode
If your iPhone is stuck in recovery mode, follow the steps below:
1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac.
2. Run iTunes on your Mac.
3. iTunes will detect that the iPhone is in recovery mode, and will offer to restore it from the most recent backup available in iTunes or in iCloud.
4. Choose restore and your iPhone will be back to normal. However, you will lose your present personal data, apps that you have and settings.
All of them will be restored to the ones existing in the backup.
How to Put iPhone/iPad in Recovery Mode
How to put iPhone/iPad iOS12 in recovery mode involves a number of simple steps.
Follow these instructions:
1. Launch iTunes.
2. Use a compatible lightning cable to connect your iPhone to your computer.
3. Now perform a force restart of your device by pressing and holding the Power button and Home button and wait for the Apple logo to appear on the screen. Don’t let go of the buttons just yet.
4. Your iPhone will ultimately show a message saying ‘Connect to iTunes’. Now you can let go of the buttons.
Now your iPhone is in Recovery mode.