How to Enter and Exit Recovery Mode on iPad Air 4 if it’s Creating Issues


The iPad Air 4 is a great replacement for Apple's iPad Pro series. While it's not equipped with most of the high-end features, it does feature all the essentials for enhanced productivity. The smaller bezels on all sides, the bigger display, and Touch ID in the power button are just some of the major design cues that differ from its predecessor. The performance is top-notch with the A14 Bionic processor and it can run any app that you throw at it. However, you can't always be too sure with technology as it sometimes starts acting up. When that happens, you can always enter Recovery Mode and fix the issue on your new iPad Air 4.

Here's An Easy Way to Enter and Exit Recovery Mode on Your New iPad Air 4 If It Is Causing Software-Related Issues

Take note that you would not need Recovery Mode on your iPad Air 4 all the time. It should only be used by advanced users for troubleshooting software-related issues. Some of these issues include if the iPad Air 4 is stuck in a boot loop situation, if the screen freezes on the Apple logo screen, and if the iPad Air 4 is asking you to connect to a computer. Moreover, if iTunes or Finder is unresponsive and unable to recognize the iPad, you can enter Recovery Mode on your new iPad Air 4.

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If you're unfamiliar with the technique, we will let you know, how you can enter Recovery Mode on your new iPad Air 4. The process is fairly simple but make sure that you follow all the steps listed below. Before you begin, make sure that your iPad Air 4 is backed up on iCloud or on your computer via iTunes. You will also need a USB-C cable that comes included in the box and a computer with the latest version of iTunes installed on it. Now, follow the step-by-step process below.

1. The first thing that you have to do is to quickly press and release the Volume Up button and then immediately press and release the Volume Down button. Now, press and hold the Power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

2. Continue holding the Power button even after the Apple logo is displayed. After a few seconds, the iPad Air 4 will ask you to connect the device to a computer using the USB-C cable. This is how the Recovery Mode screen looks like on the iPad Air 4.

Enter and Exit Recovery Mode on iPad Air 4

3. Now, connect the iPad Air 4 to the computer and launch iTunes. Once you do that, you will see a pop-up in iTunes which will ask you if you want to Update or Restore the device. The pop-up mentions that there is a problem with the iPad. Choose the desired option and you're all set.

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That's all there is to enter Recovery Mode on iPad AIr 4. When you're down, you should also know how to exit Recovery Mode. To exit Recovery Mode, you can just manually disconnect the iPad from the computer and press and hold the Power button until the Recovery Mode screen disappears.

After the Recovery Mode procedure, your iPad Air 4 will boot up normally once the process is completed. That's all there is to it, folks. Share your views with us in the comments.