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How to Backup iPhone Files in Recovery Mode

Updated on Apr 08, 2018 by Abby Haines to iPhone Data Recovery

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 be 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 topics: 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. Launch EaseUS MobiSaver.

Among the three recovery options, choose "Recover from iTunes " or "Recover from iCloud" depending on your own backup location and click "Scan". You need to enter your Apple ID and password.

backup files through itunes and icloud

Step 2. Preview and recover the files.

After the scan is complete, all the files that were found by EaseUS MobiSaver will be displayed on the left side in well-organized categories and you can find the lost files quickly by choosing different categories. The software also allows you to preview the lost files one by one to find out those you want to get back. At last, just click "Recover" button to export the recoverable files and specify a folder to save them on your computer.

preview and recover lost files in recovery mode and then recover the files

Finished all the operations, you have to get all your iPhone data from recovery mode. The warm prompt is that you can regularly 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 having 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 the backup file to iPhone.