Tag Archive: Recovery


How to Put iPhone 7 Plus & iPhone 7 into Recovery Mode

Knowing how to put an iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7 into Recovery Mode can be valuable knowledge, as it is sometimes necessary for troubleshooting purposes. Typically the need to use Recovery Mode is limited to troubleshooting some more unusual scenarios like when a device is completely stuck on an  Apple logo, or if … Read More

How to Use Recovery Mode on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Recovery Mode can be initiated on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max as a means of troubleshooting some particularly challenging problems with the device. Typically Recovery Mode is only needed in rare occasions, like when the iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro is stuck on  Apple logo during boot, or … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, Early iPad Pro

Sometimes an iPad must be placed into Recovery Mode before it can be restored or updated successfully with a computer. For example, if an iPad gets stuck on a black screen with an Apple logo for a very long time, Recovery Mode can usually remedy that. Typically Recovery Mode is used for a troubleshooting endeavor, … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPad Pro (2018)

Rarely you may need to enter into Recovery Mode on an iPad Pro in order to restore iOS or update iOS software. The latest iPad Pro models without a Home button make the typical process of getting into Recovery Mode impossible however, so if you have a new iPad Pro 11 inch or 12.9 inch … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone XR, iPhone XS & XS Max, iPhone X

Sometimes an iPhone must be placed into Recovery Mode to be able to effectively troubleshoot the device. Usually this is only necessary when an iPhone XS, XR, XS Max or X is stuck on the  Apple logo for an extended amount of time and does not boot, is stuck on the iTunes logo with … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode for iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus

If needed, you can put any iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 into Recovery Mode for troubleshooting purposes. This is usually only used for troubleshooting purposes, particularly if an iPhone is stuck on the Apple logo screen for an extended amount of time, or the screen shows an iTunes logo with a connect to iTunes … Read More

How to Recreate Recovery Partition in Mac OS X

The Recovery partition in Mac OS X is an important component of a system install in that it allows you to troubleshoot a computer, repair drives, restore from backups, and even reinstall Mac OS if need be. Nonetheless, in some specific situations you may find that a Mac does not have a Recovery partition, usually … Read More

Quickly recover your lost files with FonePaw Android Data Recovery

This post is brought to you by FonePaw, maker of Android Data Recovery. All our smartphones have a limited amount of storage space. And I for one regularly purge my phone data of unnecessary stuff I no longer think I’ll need.…Read more ›

Get your lost iOS files back fast with FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery

This post is brought to you by FonePaw, creator of iPhone Data Recovery. Accidentally delete important iPhone files? Encounter a fatal failure while jailbreaking your iOS device? Experience a hardware or system malfunction? iPhone Data Recovery can snap you out of…Read more ›

Quick tip will speed Mac data recovery and save you from heartache

Let me save you a huge headache — don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half…Read more ›