How to Fix iPhone Recovery Mode Loop

Posted In Apple - By Asad On Friday, December 9th, 2011 With 1 Comment
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Whenever you jailbreak or restore your iPhone 3G, 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch by using custom firmware, your device might stuck in recovery mode loop or DFU mode. In recovery mode loop your iPhone or iPod Touch will enter into recovery mode on every reboot with iTunes icon and USB asking you to restore your device. In this detailed guide we’ll tell you how to fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode problem.

How to Fix Recovery Mode Loop on iPhone 3G / 3GS / iPhone 4

Method 1

Its one of the simplest method. RecBoot is a famous tool which put your iPhone /iPod Touch into or out of recovery mode with just a single click.

Here’s the step-by-step guide to use RecBoot.

Step 1: Download and load RecBoot.

Step 2: Plug your device to Computer via USB cable.

Step 3: Click on “Exit Recovery Mode” to get out of Recovery Mode Loop.

RecBoot requires following for installation.

1. .NET Framework version 4.0

2. iTunes 9.2 or later

3. LibUSB (only needed if you want to use the recovery detection feature)

Download RecBoot

Recboot v1.3: Windows | Mac OS X | Linux

Recboot v2.2: Mac OS X

Method 2

You might be aware of a wonderful tool “TinyUmbrella” which let you save SHSH Blobs of iOS firmware so you can downgrade your device to previous firmwares. The developer behind TinyUmbrella has released a “Fix Recovery” tool which can get rid of recovery mode loop on iPhone 4/3GS devices using iOS 4.2.x and iOS 4.3.x.

Here’s the detailed guide to use it.

Step 1: Download Fix Recovery tool for Windows or Mac.

Step 2: Download Zlib1.dll file from here and put it in the same folder with fixrecovery43.exe.

Step 3: Now put your iPhone / iPod Touch in DFU Mode. If you don’t know the procedure to put your device in DFU Mode, then follow the steps below.

  • Run iTunes and plug your device into Computer.
  • Hold down both Home and Power button for 10 seconds.
  • After 10 seconds, release Power button but hold onto the Home button until iTunes tell your that your device is now in DFU Mode.
  • Keep iTunes running in the background.

Step 4:  Run fixrecovery43.exe until iPhone get rid of recovery mode loop. Internet should be available during execution of this step.

Step 5: When you see “Exiting libpois0n” command, you can disconnect your device from Computer.

Method 3

If nothing of the above tricks work, then try a very simple and effective method mentioned below. This method will work only with Windows and iPhone.

NOTE: The software is without any Representation, Promise and Guarantee. Use it at your own risk.

  • Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB Cable.
  • Open iTunes and run iPhoneRecoveryFix

Do tell us in comments if your iPhone / iPod Touch is till stuck in Recovery Mode Loop.

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  • MistApo

    You can enter DFU mode to fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode or restore mode:

    # Plug your iPhone into your computer with a USB cable.

    # Turn off the iPhone.

    # Hold the Power button for 3 seconds.

    # Hold the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds.

    # Release the Power button but keep holding the Home button.

    # After about 15 seconds you will be alerted by iTunes saying that it has detected a device in Recovery Mode.