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How to Backup iPhone Files in Recovery Mode

2013-11-29 16:16:50 Posted by Abby Haines to iPhone Data Recovery

Summary:
Backup iPhone in recovery mode to get your data on iPhone from recovery mode. Get iPhone out of recovery mode without losing data.

A few days ago, my iPhone 4 went black and stop working. But later I realized that it was back to normal. So I was attempting to export all of my contacts on the iPhone to my computer, but I ended up putting it in recovery mode because it told me i had an update. I really don’t want to lose my contacts, so now, I need to backup the files on iPhone. Then I can get my contacts back after I get the iPhone out of recovery mode. Is there a way I can backup iPhone in Recovery mode?

Actually, if your iPhone is stuck in recovery mode, the most common way to get out of recovery mode is to do a restore or firmware upgrade. Then your data on iPhone may gone after the operation. So when iPhone stuck in recovery mode, the biggest fear for users is that losing all the data on the device.

In this case, the best choice for you is to backup iPhone before restoring or firmware upgrade. Then your data on iPhone is 100% safe. You can restore all the backup data to iPhone once after you exit iPhone recovery mode. So this article will discuss two topic: how to backup iPhone files in recovery mode and how to get iPhone out of recovery mode.

How to backup iPhone in recovery mode

In fact, it is quite easy to backup your iPhone even though it is stuck in recovery mode. EaseUS MobiSaver is a wonderful third party software that can do you a favor. It is actually an iPhone data recovery which is usually used to recover lost or deleted data on iPhone. Compared with retrieve lost data, it is of course easier to backup existing files on iPhone.

Step 1. Connect iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable and run EaseUS MobiSaver. The software can detect your device quickly even it is in recovery mode. You can find your phone in "Recover from iOS device". Point the mouse to the phone and a big "Scan" button will pop up. Just Click the button to continue the iPhone backup job.

Run EaseUS MobiSaver to backup iPhone in Recovery mode

Step 2. Scan iPhone in recovery mode

After you click "Scan", EaseUS MobiSaver will automatically scan your iPhone. When the program finished scanning, it will find and show you all the files it found on iPhone in different types. As you ca see in the following window, you can easily find photos by clicking "Photos & Videos", find Contacts by clicking "Contacts".

Scan iPhone in recovery mode

Step 3. Preview and backup iPhone files in recovery mode

You are allowed to preview all the listed files on the right side of the window one by one. So you can check and make sure you have found all the files on iPhone you want. Finally mark those files you want to export and click "Recover" to backup the selected iPhone files on your computer

Preview and backup iPhone files in recovery mode

Finished all the operations, you have get all your iPhone data from recovery mode. Warm prompt is that you can regular backup your iPhone to avoid data loss with EaseUS MobiSaver even your iPhone is not in recovery mode.

How to get iPhone out of recovery mode

After have your iPhone files backup in recovery mode, you can exit recovery mode without worrying about losing data. So follow the below steps to get iPhone out of recovery mode.

Step 1. Hold down the home and power button for about 15 seconds to shuts off the iPhone

Step 2. Press the power button to boot the iPhone

After the two simple steps, your iPhone will restart and soon return to normal. Then you can restore your data from backup file to iPhone.