How to Use iPad Recovery Mode

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Recovery mode is somewhat of a mystery for some users of the iOS devices including an iPad. Well, what it is would no longer puzzle you as we will explain what the recovery mode really is and how to use recovery mode on new launched iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad Mini, etc. Have a look and try the solution.

Part 1: What is iPad Recovery Mode

iPad recovery mode is a state of iBoot that is used to reflash your iPad with a new operating system, whether the presently installed one is somehow damaged or the device is undergoing an upgrade with iTunes. In simple words, if you want your iPad is restored to factory settings you would use the iPad recovery mode.

Part 2: What is iPad Recovery Mode Used For

If you want to change the iPad firmware or update iOS, no matter it is iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad Mini, or your iPad doesn't response, or you need to downgrade your iOS, you need to put iPad in recovery mode. Once your iPad is in recovery mode, you can proceed to the restoration process.

Part 3: How to Put iPad into Recovery Mode

Tips: When you need to put your iPad in recovery mode, you can backup your iPad to computer or iTunes. And then you can restore iPad and get your iPad safely.

--Connect your USB cable to computer but not to your iPad

--Turn off your iPad

--Held down the "Home" button and the "Power" button on your iPad at the same time. When you see the Apple logo appear on the screen, release the Power button and keep pressing the Home button.

--Launch iTunes and connect your iPad with your computer via USB cable until you get an iTunes alert saying your iPad is in recovery mode. You'll see the screen shown above on your iPad.

Note: Sometimes you may fail to enter iPad recovery mode, so that you cannot restore your iPad. If you have no idea on how to tackle this problem, try iPad Data Recovery, which also can help you get iPad out of recovery mode.

With the development of iOS 9 and the appearance of iPad Pro, you may choose above way to update your old iPad to iOS 9 and put your iPad Pro into recovery mode to clear unnecessary data.

After you did it, you may meet the situation such as your iPad Pro stuck in recovery mode not getting past and none of computer can recognize its contents. It is so terrible that the data on your iPad may risk losing if you restore your iPad by putting iPad stuck in recovery mode.

Since the data on your iPad are very important, you need to fix iPad stuck in recovery mode issues whatever after reset, jailbreak or upgrade of iOS 9.

Part 4: How to Exit iPad Recovery Mode Easily

The next articles will help you get rid of recovery mode on iPad. The official method to get iPad out of recovery mode is to restore your iPad with iTunes. However, this way will erase all data and content on iPad, causing data loss. Or you tried exit recovery mode by restoring your iPad with iTunes, you will face restoring errors.

iPad Data Recovery can help your iPad get out of recovery mode easily with one click. Besides, all your iPad data can be restored without losing.

--Connect iPad to computer and launch the program

-- Exit iPad recovery mode

After connecting your iPad to the program, it will show different interface. Press "Power and Home" button at the same time, then your iPad will exit recovery mode and become normal.

After your iPad is back to normal, you still can use iPad Data Recovery to recover lost data such as iMessages on iPad, restore contacts on iPhone/iPad/iPod and more.

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