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?.
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.
Release the Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button once you see the Connect to iTunes message appear on the iPhone 7's screen.
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.