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iPhone stuck in Recovery mode after Battery replacement.

Hey guys, i can't recommend replacing the battery of your iPhone yourself. I did it just as it is shown in the guide here, replaced the battery (did not scratch anything) gently, but now my iPhone is stuck in some sort of recovery mode loop. It only turns on when its connected to my computer. I have to restore it, but right after it has been restored it sets itself back in recovery mode. Putting it into DFU mode is not possible (since it shows only the "connect to iTunes logo"), exiting the Recovery mode with tiny umbrella or iReb doesn't work either. It sets it back but the loop continues. I tried everything (putting the old battery back in) but it still shows the same symptoms. Does anyone have an idea what to do?

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Guest [Entry]

"We all feel like there is no way this could happen to us, that we were *so* careful---but this IS all related to accidentally displacing some components behind the SIM tray.

The primary defect is that the power button and home button don't work. The secondary defect is that the phone ""thinks"" the home button is pressed during startup ---this boots to recovery mode.

Prove it to yourself: open the phone and disconnect battery. Wait a minute and reconnect.

Power button--nothing.

Prompt phone to boot by inserting charger---recovery mode..

Repeat steps above, except after promoting phone to boot with charger, pull it out after you see Apple logo---phone will boot as normal.

If you'd like to get your pry damage fixed, feel free to request a link to my iphone 5 pry damage repair service

I bet all these problems are all related to pry damage on the logic board from removing the original battery.

When I do this repair, I notice that the phone will boot in recovery mode when I test it and one of the replace components isn't fully soldered. If I try it again it solves and boots normally

Check for this damage

Since others are putting links to their pry damage mail-in repair service, I will as well:

Guest [Entry]

I found a useful guide on how to exit iPhone Recovery Mode
Guest [Entry]

The software is called tiny umbrella. You launch the software and you connect your iphone to usb via computer. You will see your phone on the right list and then you select it. There is a button on the software called exit recovery and you click that, unplugged your iPhone from computer and it should self boot again out of recovery mode.
Guest [Entry]


this is one reason after replacing the battery and going recovery mode, and the home button and screen lock key does not work. Microcircuit U3 74AUP2G34GN Menu&power/hold key singnal amplifier is disconnected."
Guest [Entry]

"The following will work for you to recover lost data of iPhone stuck in recovery mode.

Solution 1 : Turn off your device , then turn back on and everything should be fine.

Solution 2 : Plug your device into a PC or a MAC then iTunes should detect your device is in recovery mode and release you from recovery mode.

ITUNES will automatically pick it up and a pop up box will probally say that your IPHONE is in recovery mode would you like to restore?

3. Click the restore tab.

Note - If ITUNES if out of date, this will not work.

Note - Do not do this over WIFI

Note - Do not interrupt the restore

Note - If you did not make a previous back up, your iPhone will restore back to the factory settings.

Solution 3 : RESTORE, your iPhone

Solution 4: Press and hold the power button for 5 secs , press and hold the home button and release the power button. Now press the power button and the home button for 10 secs.

Hope FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery helps!"
Guest [Entry]

"Hope that helps!

Disconnect your iphone from your computer. Hold down the power and home button again for 20 seconds, or so. Then, a silver apple logo will appear.

Then let go of ONLY the power button (keep the home button pressed) for about 5 seconds.Then let go of the home button and let my phone sit. In about 20 seconds, your phone came back to life."