Top 5 Tools to Enter and Exit Recovery Mode (Incl. RecBoot)

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2019-07-25 / Update for  iPhone Tips

There are many reasons that people may want to put their iPhone into recovery mode and then exit it. If your device cannot be detected by iTunes, enter recovery mode will be an easy choice. Sometimes iPhone gets stuck in apple logo, black screen or becomes unresponsive after jailbreak/iOS upgrade, you may also need to enter and then exit recovery mode to fix iPhone stuck issues. Here we list the top 5 enter and exit recovery mode software for you, follow the post to see how they are working.

1. RecBoot

This free but effective tool has been popular among users for many years. It enables people to enter recovery mode with on click and then exit recovery mode without iTunes. Many people have been trying to download the newest RecBoot version on Windows computer but failed, as this software is not available since 2013.

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Pros: Totally free to download and install
Easy to use as it gives two options: enter recovery mode and exit recovery mode
Cons: Does not work on 64-bit machines.
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Note: Many people have tried to download RecBoot on Mac or Windows 10/8/7 but only get an error message. There’s no need to know how to fix this error as we’ll give you a great RecBoot alternative today.

2. Tenorshare ReiBoot

Tenorshare ReiBoot can be the best alternative to RecBoot and other reboot tools if you cannot download RecBoot 2016. It provides you an option to enter recovery mode with only one click to fix iPhone stuck problems without losing any data. One click to exit recovery mode without restoring iPhone to factory setting. Moreover, it also capable of fixing all kinds of iOS stuck issues by repairing operating system.

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Pros: Totally free to enter or exit recovery mode without data loss or iTunes restore
Support iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/5s/5c/5 and iOS 10/9.3/9/8
Cons: Not found yet

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3. Tiny Umbrella

Tiny Umbrella is another free tool to reboot iOS device. This software is motile-functional; you can update, downgrade or restore your iPhone as well as exit recovery mode or DFU mode with it. Moreover, it also does a great job in fixing stuck reboot loop.


Pros: One click to fix many stuck issues effectively
Useful tool used in saving SHSHs blobs and downgrading to older iOS versions.
Cons: Sometimes may not able to detect the device
Has the risk of losing data after entering recovery mode

4. RedSn0w

RedSn0w is primarily a jailbreak tool but also works well in recovery fix. You can easily get out of recovery mode, enter DFU mode use SHSH blobs with this software. Moreover, it also helps to boot device in whatever conditions.


Pros: With many extra functions besides recovery fix
Prevents the endless recovery mode loop after you jailbreak your iPhone directly
Cons: The version is pretty old and may not compatible with the latest iOS system

5. iReb

iReb can help to reboot device in many conditions such as recovery mode, apple logo, iPhone crash and unresponsive.

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Pros: Compatible with all computer versions like Windows 10/8.1/8/7 and Mac
Very easy to use as it only had three buttons
Cons: Has the chance of losing data

Compared with the other tools, we sincerely recommend you choose Tenorshare ReiBoot to exit recovery mode and fix all kinds of stuck on your device.

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