2 Ways to Put iPhone 7/7 Plus into Recovery Mode

The new (red) iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus replaced the traditional home button with built-in tap-tic engine Home Button making it different then we enter recovery mode on the previous iPhones since there is no longer a mechanical button you can press. Thus, how to enter recovery mode on an iPhone 7/7 Plus?.

Part 1: When to Use Recovery Mode

There will come a point where we need to restore our iPhone using recovery mode.

  • Try to restore your iPhone but iTunes cannot recognize your iPhone.
  • iPhone or iPad refuses to restore or update no matter what you do.
  • Failed to update the OS or restore the device from backup, and iTunes no longer sees your device when you connect it.
  • iPhone gets stuck in Apple logo or continuous restart loop during iOS update.

Part 2: 2 Ways to Put an iPhone Into Recovery Mode

Below we list 2 methods on how to put your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus into recovery mode for your reference.

Way 1: Manually put iPhone7/7 Plus into recovery mode

  • Plug in your iPhone to iTunes via the lightning cable it comes with.
  • Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Volume Down button until the screen turns off. Continue holding the Sleep/Wake button + Volume Down button, even after you see the Apple logo appear.  put iphone 7/7 plus into recovery mode
  • Release the Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button once you see the Connect to iTunes message appear on the iPhone 7's screen. enter recovery mode on iphone 7/7 plus
Tips: To exit recovery mode on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, disconnect your device from your computer. Hold down the Sleep/Wake + Volume Down key combination until you see the Apple logo on the display to boot up your iPhone normally.

Way 2: One click to enter recovery mode on iPhone 7/7 Plus with Free Tenorshare ReiBoot

An easier way to enter recovery mode on any iOS device including iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone X/8/6s/6/5s/5/4s, iPad/iPod touch is using Free Tenorshare ReiBoot, which provides you an one button operation. To get started, free download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot on your computer.

Note: Tenorshare ReiBoot also offer you a way to exit recovery mode on iPhone 7 with only 1 click.
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  • Run Tenorshare ReiBoot and connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. Tap "Trust" if you see Trust the Computer dialog appears on your device.
  • As Tenorshare ReiBoot detects your device, Click on the "Enter Recovery Mode" button. In less than 1 minute, will see your device display the classic USB to iTunes logo (Recovery Mode).
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We have shown 2 efficient ways for you to enter recovery mode on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Compared to the manually way, Tenorshare ReiBoot is more stable and easier to operate.

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