Learn how to put your iPhone XS and XS Max into Recovery Mode. iPhone XS and XS Max are the latest iPhones in the market. iPhone Xs and Xs Max are powered by the new Apple 12 Bionic hexacore 64-bit chipset. iPhone Xs original operating system was iOS 11.0.1 but it is currently updated to iOS 12.0.
iOS 12 is the twelfth mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. It superseded iOS 11 and it was released in the year 2018. iOS 12 contains numerous functions. It improves battery longevity and security updates as well.
Since iPhone XS Max comes with the latest iOS 12.0, it makes sense to learn how to put your iPhone XS and Xs Max into recovery especially when you need to troubleshoot one or two things. For example, when iTunes does not recognize your iPhone Xs, your iPhone Xs or Xs Max get stuck on Apple logo or you can’t even connect to iTunes on your iPhone screen. Below is a new way to put iPhone Xs and XS Max into recovery mode.
How to put Your iPhone Xs and Xs Max into Recovery Mode
Before you get started, ensure your phone is running the latest version of iTunes.
- Then Connect your iPhone X to a Macintosh or personal computer using your lightning bolt and open iTunes. The lightning bolt is a USB chord developed by Apple Inc and it is used to connect your phone to the computer for syncing and charging.
- Force restart iPhone. Use the correct buttons by locating and pressing the volume up and the volume down and also the side button simultaneously until the phone reboots.
- The device will display the Apple logo. Don’t let go of the Side button until you see the recovery mode screen.
- Your iTunes might display a message stating that “There is a problem with the iPhone that requires it to be updated or restored.”
- Once you in recovery mode, you can either Restore or Update your iPhone. When restoring your iPhone device, it will wipe all your data but if your backup your data on your iCloud. It will automatically restore all your resources with internet connectivity.
- If you select Update, it will upgrade the software to the latest version while preserving all the content and settings of your device. iTunes will download the software on your device.
After the Update or Restore has been completed, you can set up your device using the on-screen instructions and your iPhone will automatically reboot and exit recovery mode on its own.