Are you trying to restoring or updating your iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7? But iTunes don’t recognize or won’t work then just one remedy you can use and that is the Recovery Mode. iOS recovery mode is useful to remove from bad beta profile, resolve update not working or problems to resorting iDevice. You might familiar with recovery mode but some newbie who is first time switched on iOS from other Smartphone platform. So I’m going to describe how to put iPhone 7 / iPhone 7 Plus in Recovery Mode.
Note: To speed up complete this process, keep ready with latest iTunes on Mac or windows computer.
Stepwise Guide to Put your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in Recovery Mode
Still now, Apple’s 2016 phone line up respectively iPhone 7/ 7+ comes with a capacitive force touch home button. It’s not the physical button as we are used in earlier iPhone models. Therefore a way to put iPhone 7/7+ in recovery mode is a little bit new compared to iPhone 6S plus and earlier version. Let’s close look on it and make the master of the often useful guide.
Step 1. You have to turn off your iPhone 7/ 7 Plus if it’s ON. Just pressing and holding on Sleep/wake button (appear right side) for 3 seconds.
Step 2. Next, Swipe the Slide to power off slider to the right side on the screen.
Step 3. Now, Press and hold Volume Down button on iPhone 7/ 7 plus.
Step 4. Now you have to Plug your iPhone 7/ 7Plus into your Mac or Windows computer and do check it is running with latest iTunes version. (if any iTunes update message please do update first, after updating it might restart your Mac or PC).
Step 5. You need to release Volume down button when you see the iTunes logo with the light cable called Recovery Mode screen. (Note: Please don’t release the buttons when you see the Apple logo on screen).
We hope you will be getting an alert saying your iDevice (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch) in recovery mode. Now iTunes will let your restore your Apple iOS device. let’s know from underneath how to exit from recovery mode on iOS 8/ iOS 9/ iOS 10 or later device.
How to Exit/ Get iPhone 7 Plus Out Of Recovery Mode
Step 1. Press and Hold the Volume Down and Power button up to 15 seconds till the screen goes completely blank.
Step 2. Now, release the Volume down button but press the Sleep/wake button till you see Apple Logo.
Now enter your iPhone passcode and do your use your Phone.
If you want iPhone 7 Plus in Recovery Mode but your iPhone won’t go into recovery mode or not working when you trying to reboot into recovery or can’t use because of broken or stuck volume down and power on/off buttons. You should contact Apple support for the better suggestion.