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Fix iPhone Attempting Data Recovery Screen After iOS 11/10 Update

February 26, 2018 03:41 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Problems and Fixes
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"’Attempting data recovery’ Anyone getting this when updating iOS on iTunes? I got this message when I first got my 7+ at launch updating to 10.0.1 and just now updating to 11.3 beta. Kinda scary."-From MacRumors Forum

Many iPhone and iPad users tried to update their devices to the latest software via iTunes. However, some of them encountered attempting data recovery on iOS 11/10. More unlucky thing is, few of them failed to get this process completed and lost part or all of the data on iPhone. If such a situation happens, you can follow this post to discover the fixes immediately.

Part 1: How to Fix iPhone Attempting Data Recovery Loop

1.Force Reboot iPhone

If your iPhone stuck on “attempting data recovery” after software update, you can force restart it to get this issue fixed.

On iPhone X/8/8 Plus:

Quickly press and release the volume up button;

quickly press and release the volume down button;

press and hold the Power button (on the other side) until you see the Apple logo.

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On iPhone 7/7 Plus:

Press the power button and volume down button at the same time;

Keep holding the side buttons until the Apple logo appears.

On iPhone 6s and earlier devices:

Hold down the Home button and Power button at the same time;

Keep holding the both buttons until the Apple log appears

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2.Fix iPhone stuck on "Attempting data recovery" screen with ReiBoot

However, if the problem still exits after rebooting your device, you can try an easy tool called Tenorshare ReiBoot. This program is able to fix a lot of iPhone stuck screen issues by repairing the operating system. Download the software on your computer and follow the guide below to start the troubleshooting process.

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Part 2: How to Recover Data If Attempting Data Recovery Failed

If the attempting data recovery process failed, you might lose all the files. If you have created backups in iTunes or iCloud, you can restore the earlier backups to iPhone. However, we all know that backup restoring will erase all the current data on iPhone or iPad. That’s why you should try Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery, a professional iOS data recovering tool allowing you to selectively retrieve lost files from iPhone or backup files.

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Alternatively, you can also use this tool to optionally extract files from iTunes and iCloud backups. Check this guide to see how to proceed.

After reading this post, you must know how to fix “ attempting data recovery” on iPhone X/8 (Plus)/7 (Plus)/SE/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5S after iOS 11.3/11.2/11.1/11 or iOS 11 public beta update. If you have more questions about the software or this post, please leave a message below.

Free Download For Win 10/8.1/8/7/XP
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Free Download For macOS 10.13 and below
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