iPod Touch Stuck in Recovery Mode

My iPod touch is in recovery mode and when I connect it to iTunes,it doesn’t come up on the devices and I’ve tried holding down the sleep and home button and it doesn’t do anything. When I hold the power down it doesn’t ask me to slide to power off it just goes back to the recovery sign. I don’t know why it works like this and I don’t know what to do either. Someone please help. Thanks in advance!

We have got many enquirers asking about this kind of questions. Today I will give you an explicit answer about how to fix iPod touch stuck in recovery mode. Generally speaking, after you jailbreak, reset, or restore your iPod touch, your iPod will always get stuck on Apple logo. When you faced the condition, no matter whether you turn on or turn off your iPod, the picture will always be the Apple logo. If you connect your iPod to your iTunes, you will be reminded that your iPod is in recovery mode and need to be restored as soon as possible.

When encountered this, you need to restore and get back your lost files immediately. The problem is how to fix your iPod stuck in recovery mode? Is there an effective way to recover iPod at the same time? Yes, iOS Data Recovery for iPod can help you solve all this kind of issues, it is a good option for you to fix the issue with one click, and restore lost data of your iPod touch. It works for both iPod touch 5 and iPod touch 4.

Now free download the trial version below to have a shot:

Tutorial 1: Fix iPod touch Stuck in Recovery Mode without Data Loss

Download and install iOS Data Recovery software on your computer, and then follow the steps below to fix it.
1. Connect your iPod touch 5/4 to the computer, and run the program.
2. When your iPod touch is detected, the program will lead you to fix the problem with one click. After that, you can get the new interface (for Mac) below, just click “Set Up” to restart your iPod touch to the normal condition.


The following is the new interface for windows, click “Restart” to make your iPod touch normal.

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When finishing all the steps above, your problem has already been solved. What you should do now is to recover data of your iPod touch in steps. You can get more details in tutorial 2. Note: This is the whole steps of Fix iPod touch stuck in recovery mode without data loss, hope it can satisfy you. If not, you can get a rough idea of the second choice in the contents below: How to recover data from iPod touch 5/4, it provides you an alternative method to Restore iPod Data When Stuck in Recovery Mode.

Tutorial 2: How to Recover Data from iPod touch 5/4?

Step 1.Choose the suitable device mode for your iPod touch

Here let’s take iOS Data Recovery for Mac as an example, if you are a windows user, you can also take steps as follows similarly. When you connect your iPod touch to Mac, you’ll get the window below. Choose the device model for your iPod touch.
Next, you will get two recovery modes: Recover from iTunes Backup File and Recover from iOS Device. Let’s choose the second one.

Step 2.Scan your iPod touch

If you are an iPod touch 5 user, you will get a window like below. Click “Start Scan” to begin scanning your iPod touch 5.
If you are an iPod touch 4 user, you will get another kind of window. You need to follow the guide below to scan your iPod touch 4.
1. Hold your iPod touch and click Start.
2. Hold the Power and Home buttons at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.
3. Release the Power button, and keep the Home button pressed, until you’re told that you’ve entered the scanning mode successfully.

Step 3.Preview and save data of iPod touch on your Mac

After the scanning, you will notice that all the data are displayed in categories. Choose what you want and click “Recover“.


Note: For iPod touch 4, you can recover camera roll, photo library, photo stream, contacts, messages, notes, call log, reminders, calendars, voice memos and Safari bookmarks. For iPod touch 5, you can recover contacts, messages, notes, call log, reminders, calendars and Safari bookmarks.

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