Why and how to put your iPhone or iPad in Recovery Mode

An iPhone in recovery mode showing a white cable pointing towards a MacBook

In this article, we will explain why and how to put an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in recovery mode, including step-by-step instructions for all models, including the latest iPhone 15 Pro, as well as the most recent iPad Pro (6th generation). Whether you are experiencing problems with your device or simply want to start fresh, recovery mode can be a helpful solution.

Forgot your iPhone or iPad passcode? Here’s how to reset it

Reset forgotten iPhone passcode

If you have forgotten the main passcode of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, this tutorial will help you reset it successfully.

First, we'll try to back up even your disabled or locked iPhone or iPad. This will ensure all your data is safe.

And if you can't back up your data on your locked iPhone for any reason, all is not lost. You should be able to get back most of your important data, such as contacts, messages, calendar events, apps, etc.

How to fix globe icon with exclamation mark alert on Mac

Globe icon with alert mark Mac

Do you see a gray globe icon with an alert mark on your Mac's Recovery screen? And it comes back even after retrying Internet Recovery. I have faced this several times in the last few years. So let me tell you more about why you see the globe icon with an alert or exclamation symbol on Mac, my experience with this, and how to fix it successfully.

How to recover recently deleted Photos on Mac

Not every photo is worth keeping. We might snap a shot that ends up blurry, one where our subject has their eyes closed, or maybe we just have some duplicates. You can delete pictures easily enough in the Photos app, but what if you delete one by mistake or decide you want it back?

We’ve shown you how to recover deleted photos on iPhone and iPad, so now it’s time to show you how to do this on your Mac.

Be prepared to recover your iPhone data after upgrading to iOS 13 [sponsor]

PhoneRescue Recovery Complete

When you’re updating to the newest version of iOS on your iPhone, things can go just perfect. But then again, things can also go very wrong. Backing up your device on a regular basis is key to recovering that data when you need it. And to help you is the data recovery tool PhoneRescue by iMobie.

If you’re planning to upgrade to iOS 13, it’s best to prepare now with a recovery plan using PhoneRescue. This handy tool lets you recover data from your iOS device, an iTunes backup, or iCloud. In addition, you can check out helpful iOS repair tools when you need them.