How to Exit iPhone X Recovery Mode Loop?

Recently, many iPhone X users find iPhone X/10 stuck in iTunes logo and USB cable occasionally, which is called recovery mode. They don't know how to deal with it, especially after the ditching of the physical Home button on iPhone X. That iPhone X stuck in recovery mode after update is a very common problem. This article will introduce 3 free methods of fixing iPhone X stuck in recovery loop.

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1. Fix iPhone X Stuck in Recovery Mode Loop without Losing Data at One Click

When we are faced with an endless recovery loop on iPhone X, the first solution comes to our mind is restoring iPhone X via iTunes. As we know, restoring with iTunes will inevitably result in data loss. Tenorshare ReiBoot is a simple, effective yet free tool to get iPhone X out of recovery mode without losing data.

Step 1. Download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot. Connect iPhone X to your PC/Mac via a lighting cable. Run Tenorshare ReiBoot.

Step 2. If your iPhone X is in recovery mode, Tenorshare ReiBoot will automatically detect it and highlight "Exit Recovery Mode" option. Just click the option to exit iPhone X recovery mode without iTunes.

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That's it, the super easy way to exit recovery mode on iPhone X without data loss. If the one click to exit recovery mode doesn't work on your iPhone X, you can click "Fix All iOS Stuck" to download the latest firmware. That should fix iPhone X stuck in endless recovery loop successfully.

2. Get iPhone X out of Recovery Mode Loop Using Buttons

Generally, if you want to get iPhone X out of recovery mode, what you can do is to force restart it. Press and release volume up and volume down button in order. Then press and hold the wake/sleep button until the display shuts off, keep holding the wake/sleep button until you see the Apple logo. Then your iPhone X will boot back to the Lock screen.

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3. Exit iPhone X Recovery Mode Loop with iTunes

If your iPhone X gets stuck in recovery mode after updating to a newer iOS system, you can restore your iPhone X using iTunes. However, you should have a thorough understanding of the risk that all your settings and data will be erased if you don't have a backup,

Step 1. Make sure you are running the latest iTunes. You can go Help>Check for Updates to update your iTunes.

Step 2. Connect iPhone X to your PC/Mac. Run iTunes.

Step 3. There should be a pop-up message to notify you to restore your iPhone X. Click "Restore". Follow the pop-up guide and wait for iTunes to restore your iPhone X.

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Step 4. If no pop-up window shows up, you can manually restore your iPhone X. Click "Summary">"Restore iPhone". You can set up your device as new.

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Bottom Line

This passage tells 3 free methods of fixing recovery mode loop on iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus. If your iPhone X stuck in recovery mode and iTunes won't restore or you want to get out of iPhone X recovery mode without restoring, the first method can easily solve your problem without data loss. If you have other issues about iPhone X like black screen, Apple logo, won't restore etc, feel free to leave us a message.

  Updated on 2019-07-25 / Update for  iPhone X Tips

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