The update, which Apple promised was the biggest update to iOS since the arrival of the original iPhone, was released on September 18th and iPhone and iPad owners quickly moved to update their phone with the operating system's new look and its new features including AirDrop. Of course, things did not go as smoothly as many had hoped as the iOS 8 release date was marred by a number of download errors like iPhone stuck in recovery mode which prevented many users from completing the iOS 8 download. However, iPhone stuck in recovery mode does not equal losing all the data of your iPhone. That iPhone is stuck in recovery mode always happens when you jailbreak your iPhone or update the iOS on your iPhone. How can I get my iPhone out of recovery mode, even without iTunes?
The answer is: iPhone Data Recovery. With one click, your iPhone will move forward to normal. Besides, all your data can be retrieved if you follow steps in this article.
Please download this free trial first, then you can have an amazing experience of this powerful software.
Tutorial 1: Fix the Problem of iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode.
After downloading and installing the program on your computer, run the program and connect your iPhone to the computer. You can follow the way below to get your iPhone out of recovery mode with one click.
You only need to click the "Restart" button, and then your iPhone will be automatically restart and return to normal in a few seconds.
After your iPhone is back to normal, you still can use iPhone Data Recovery to recover lost data from your iPhone, or backup data on your iPhone to your computer, if you have such a need.
Tutorial 2: Recover Data from your iPhone Directly
Connect your iPhone to Computer and Scan
Connect your iPhone to computer and run this program. Choose “Recover from iOS Device” and click "Start Scan" button on the main window. If you use iPhone 4/3GS, you need to get into the device's deeper scanning mode by clicking “Advanced Mode” before scanning.
Preview and Recover Data
When finishing the scan, all found data are displayed in categories, like camera roll, photo stream, photo library, contacts, messages, message attachments, call history, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and safari bookmark. You can preview one by one, and then recover what you need.
Note: Data found here include deleted data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want your deleted ones back, you can separate the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to “only display deleted items”. Mark them and press "Recover" button to get them back.
Tutorial 3: How to Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup
Choose the Device Backup File to Restore
Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" on the top. Don't connect and sync your iPhone with iTunes when you are restoring iPhone from backup. All device backup files will be displayed automatically. Here you only need to choose the one that you want to restore, and proceed to "Start Scan".
Restore iPhone from Backup
Here all files in the backup has been displayed, and you can preview and check them one by one. After preview, check those you want back and hit to "Recover" and save them.
Tutorial 4: How to Recover Lost Files from iCloud.
Sign in Your Account and Download iCloud Backup
Run iPhone Data Recovery, and choose “Recover from iCloud Backup File”. Then log in your iCloud with your Apple ID and password. When you successfully log in, choose one backup from the list to download. Next, click “Scan”.
Preview and Recover Lost Files
Here you can preview the iPhone files after the scanning. Choose those you want to restore and click “Recover” button to save them on computer.
Do Backup Well
When the lost files are recovered, you can backup iPhone files like Contacts, SMS, Photos, Videos, Calendar and Notes on your computer in your computer, to avoid losing your data the next time.