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How to Put iPhone 6/6S in Recovery Mode Easily

The Recovery Mode on your iPhone 6 or any other iPhone model for that matter allows you to repair the damaged operating system on your device. When you have trouble using your device and your device is behaving weird, you can restore it by putting it into the Recovery Mode and using iTunes to restore the operating system. The following guide teaches how to put iPhone 6 in Recovery Mode, so you can repair the corrupted version of iOS on your iPhone and get your iPhone to work normally as it should..

It's quite easy to put iPhone 6 in Recovery Mode as you can use either a third-party app or the official option provided by Apple to reboot your device into the Recovery Mode. If you have never used the said mode before, you are highly recommended to use the app method to reboot your device into the Recovery Mode as it's the easiest and efficient way of doing the task.

Part 1. One Click to Put iPhone 6/6s in Recovery Mode --ReiBoot!

While you can always use the standard Apple method to put your device into the Recovery Mode, it is not the simplest way always. There is another way of rebooting your device into the Recovery Mode and it uses an app as shown below.

Enter Tenorshare ReiBoot, an application that allows you to put your iOS based devices into and out of the Recovery Mode. The app has a nice and modern interface that lets you reboot your device into the said mode in a single click. Exiting out of the recovery mode is just as simple as entering it.

If you are not sure how to do it, here's how to put iPhone 6S in Recovery Mode using ReiBoot:

Step 1: Download and launch the app on your computer. Plug-in your iPhone to your computer using a suitable cable.

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Step 2: Once you have connected your iPhone to your computer, click on the option that says Enter Recovery Mode in the app and it will reboot your device into the Recovery Mode.

Wait for a few seconds and your iPhone will enter the Apple Recovery Mode. You may now restore your device using the iTunes app to fix any issues you may be facing on your device.

Part 2. How to Put iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus in Recovery Mode Manually?

You might want to learn the official Apple way of rebooting your device in the said mode. Well, the official method is not as hard as you think but it is not the simplest method either. If you have got no other options and really need to get into the Recovery Mode, you can use the standard Apple method as described below.

Step 1: Press and hold down the Sleep button for a few seconds and a slider will appear on your screen. Drag the slider and your iPhone will turn off.

Step 2: When your iPhone has turned off, hold down the Home button on your iPhone and connect your iPhone to your computer and launch the iTunes app.

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You will see the connect to iTunes screen on your iPhone confirming you are indeed in the Apple Recovery Mode on your device. You can now use the iTunes app to restore your iOS device. That should help you repair the damaged operating system and fix issues on your iPhone.

Part 3. When to Use Recovery Mode in iPhone 6?

Now that you have learned how to put iPhone 6 in Recovery Mode, you may be interested in learning when to use the mode for the best use of it. There are various situations where the Recovery Mode helps, and the following are some of those:

  • You may need to use the Recovery Mode when the operating system has gone corrupt. You can use the iTunes app to restore your device which in turn will fix the OS on your iPhone.
  • If your iPhone is stuck somewhere, you can get it into the Recovery Mode and fix all the issues on the device.
  • If your iPhone has become completely unresponsive, you can use the Recovery Mode to fix that and make the phone responsive and normal again.

Above are some of the situations where the Recovery Mode can help you fix your device. In any case when your iPhone starts to behave weird, you can use the Recovery Mode and fix your iPhone.

Extra tip: How to 1 Click and Free to Get iPhone Out of Recovery Mode?

Just in case you don't know how to get your iPhone out of the Recovery Mode once you have entered the mode, you can do so using the same app that you used to get into the said mode. Tenorshare ReiBoot has an option called Exit Recovery Mode that should help you get your iPhone out of the Recovery Mod without losing data.

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Conclusion

If your iPhone 6 wont go into Recovery Mode, the above guide will prove to be of great use to you as it offers multiple methods to reboot your iPhone into the Recovery Mode. Try them all out as they all take you into the same Recovery Mode, though, ReiBoot does that quickly and efficiently.

/ Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Tips Follow @Jenefey Aaron