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How to Put iPhone 12/11 Pro(Max) into Recovery Mode (Update iPhone 14)

by Anna Sherry   Updated on 2024-07-03 / Update for  iPhone 11

Sometimes, you need to rescue iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 from dead situation, what would you do? A forced restart iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 doesn't work? or Restore your newly bought iPhone 15/14/13/12/11? What kind of ways best suits you? Yes, it sounds like very intractable at the moment. Because, to know is one thing, but to do is another thing, much more complicated things you still feel overwhelmed. How to put iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 to recovery mode? Since you’re reading this guide, then find right place exactly, we know you and feel you.

Part 1: When to Put an iPhone 12/11 on Recovery Mode

What is recovery mode? Simply put, recovery mode is a troubleshooting method that allows users to recover their devices when they are not responding. More technical way of saying, recovery mode, is the "second phase loader," starts the device in iBoot mode. iBoot can be used to refresh the device with the new operating system.

when place iphone 11 in recovery mode

So, when will you need to put iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 Pro(Max) in recocvery mode? A recovery mode is recommended if one of the following three situations occurs:

  • 1.iTunes can't identify your device
  • 2.If your screen is stuck on the Apple logo and there is no progress bar
  • 3.You iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 appears the connect to iTunes logo
  • 4.After iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 is locked and you forget the password but still want to reset iPhone
  • 5.Your iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 is locked because you exceeded the maximum number of attempts to enter the device password

Whether you are going through these puzzled issues now? Of course, a lot more situations haven't been listed here, if you have, please comment below.

Part 2: How to Put iPhone 11 in Recovery Mode without iTunes? (One Click to Free Enter)

Although Apple claims to have credible iOS system, but sometimes, problems unexpected or unrecognized probably emerge somehow. To deal with these software-related (barely hardware-related), you must have searched for a lot of information on Google. Usually, a recovery mode is performed by some users. Then, how to put my iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max in recovery mode? You might ask. Glad to tell you that, if you are worrying about there is no better way to help rookies. Why don’t you try a free software ReiBoot - iOS System Repair, which truly assists you to enter recovery mode with one click. Definitely free of charge, don’t worry, super secure and easy for all green hands. Of course, if you want to get out of recovery mode, this tool can do either as you expected. (talk about later). Apart from these functions, any other iOS system problem, such as black screen, boot loop screen...and disabled iPhone can be fixed if you really have. (If you want to experience this advanced feature, needs to be paid)

Step 1Launch ReiBoot and connect your iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 to Mac or PC. Tap trust on iPhone if you’re alerted.

launch reiboot

Step 2Click "Enter Recovery Mode" and just wait for less than one minute.

putting iphone 11 into recovery mode

Then connect to computer logo will show up on iPhone 15/14/13/12/11, which means your iPhone device enters recovery mode successfully. Note: This way works perfectly and ReiBoot is 100% trustworthy unless there is a hardware problem with your iPhone.

iphone 11 stuck on recovery mode

Part 3: How to Place iPhone 11 in Recovery Mode without Computer?

OK, if you don’t have a computer at hand right now, how to put iPhone 11/11 Pro/Pro Max on recovery mode? Here we suggest you to manually put your iPhone into recovery mode. Different iOS devices have different steps to enter recovery mode. Devices with physical Home button, capacitor Home button and no Home button, have different steps to enter the recovery mode. iPhone 12/11, the newest published iPhone, do not have home button. The way is kind of different from earlier iPhones.

iphone 11 recovery mode no computer
  • Step1: Press and hold, then release the Volume Up button
  • Step2: Quickly press and hold, then release the Volume Down button
  • Step3: Press and hold the Side button and continue to reboot till Apple logo shows up
  • Step4: After the Apple logo appears, continue holding the Side button
  • Step5: After you see the connect to computer logo, please release the Side button
  • When your iPhone 12/11 is remined to connect PC or Mac, please follow the prompts to finish.

Note: For most of beginners, it seems to be a little bit tough to put iPhone 12/11 into recovery mode. That is to say, you might fail to enter recovery mode most of the time.

Extra Tip: How to One-Click Exit Recovery Mode iPhone 12/11? (Totally Free)

The truth is that, almost anything is easier to get into than to get out of. So, how to get your iPhone 12/11 out of recovery mode? Still search for ways on Google? As I mentioned before, ReiBoot - iOS System Repair from Tenorshare is a wonderful tool with its free function to help you realize that. You know, there are always some unreliable methods on internet to misguide you. Here we suggest you to use ReiBoot, which is widely used and trusted by a large number of Tenorshare users. Let’s give it a try now:

Step 1Turn on ReiBoot and connect your iPhone 12/11 to PC or Mac with USB cable.

launch reiboot

Step 2If your iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max is in recovery mode, please Click “Exit Recovery Mode”.

get iphone 11 out off recovery mode

Only seconds later, your iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 successfully gets out of recovery mode.

getting iphone 11 out off recovery mode

Now your iPhone 15/14/13/12/11 has existed recovery mode without any problem. Just freely experirence good features of your new device.


I believe that you benefit a lot from this guide and we sincerely hope this article get your problems solved. Sometimes, most software-related problems can be fixed by entering recovery mode. When you run into how to put iPhone 11 in recovery mode when disabled, don’t hesitate to use ReiBoot - iOS System Repair,including iPhone 14 and 13. It helps you to enter recovery mode with one click, and also exit recovery mode within seconds, more importantly, you are free to use these two functions, super user-friendly to newbies.