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iPhone 5s stuck in recovery mode

my iphone is stuck in recovery mode, i try to restore/upgrade, after itunes extracted the software, it try to restore, at this point, the phone goes to the apple logo for a few seconds, then flash the red screen and then it went back to recovery mode. itunes gives error 4013.

I was not able to get it into DFU, whenever i plug the phone in the the laptop and press the power button to turn it off, but the apple logo apears after 1 second and its back to the recovery mode again.

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i try a coupe more restore, now i dont see the red screen flash, when it finish extracting the software, the phone goes black and then the apple logo, then i see like a timer spinning in circle for about 1 second, then it went black then to the apple logo, then its back to the recovery mode again.

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@arynov @imedic Thanks for all your help. I sold it for scraps, didnt want to mess with it anymore, as its out of my league with the display.

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If for some reason it didn't work you can always download an external program to help restore your phone to working order without losing any of your data. One such program is called iOS System Recovery.

It can do more than just release you from the white screen of nothingness, and save you from recovery mode, black screen or if you are stuck in a start menu loop. It can correct ios system issues and help with iTunes errors.

https://www.forecovery.com/fix-ios/iphon...

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Alright. Error 4013 sounds like a nand issue. Likely cold solder joint. Let's try Mohammadali's approach. You could remove the pentelope screws, carefully remove the home button clasp and cable, then remove the two screws on the battery plate, then disconnect the battery, reconnect and carefully re apply everything. Also, while doing this. Be careful of the display cables at the top. Make sure they are always close, so as not to damage them. Then try putting the phone into dfu mode. Here's a guide for the phone, and I'll post steps to put phone into dfu mode

iPhone 5s Battery Replacement

Remember, you don't need to take the whole battery out. Just remove cable. Replace cable

Plug your device into your computer with a USB cable.

Turn off the device.

Hold the Power button for 3 seconds.

Hold the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds.

Release the Power button but keep holding the Home button.

Here's some steps to try to get your phone into dfu mode. Also can you tell us what happened? Why are you trying to restore it? Was there damage? Water?

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@theimedic i will try to get it into DFU mode again. someone got an old iphone 5s battery and ask me to test it out. turn out the battery is bad. So, i put back my battery and see it flash the apple logo when i turn it on. Since i can not get it to boot up, i try to restore it.

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@theimedic can not get it to go into DFU, i press the power button until it turn off, but when i release the power, it comes back on and goes into the recovery mode and error 4013

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@theimedic i finally got the phone into dfu, but still unable to restore, and back to recovery mode screen.

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You put an iPhone 5 battery in an iPhone 5S? @cfli_tally

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@iMedic what iphone 5 battery?

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Try to open the phone by taking the two bottom screws off and then unplugging the battery and then putting it back on. Do at your own risk. You can also try to hold the home button and the power button at the same time for about 40 seconds while plugged into the outlet and that may also make it work.

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There are a few problems with this answer. I appreciate you helping. I'll post an answer after this, and maybe you can see how my answer could be better?

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iPhone can be stuck into recovery mode with many reasons, it can he sofware issue or hardware issue.

so firstly, you can hard reset your iPhone to have a try, then update your iOS if there is new version. if it can only get into stuck mode when you open some Apps, you can un-install those Apps to have a try.

And another important thing we should do is backup our iPhone data, in case we lost some of them. and for detailed steps, you can refer to below article for reference:

Extract Photos from Red iPhone 7

How to Recover WhatsApp Messages on iPhone?

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@nancy_d I can't get out of recovery mode, how do i delete apps?

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you can tap on the App on your home screen and hold on, then the option "Delete" will show up, tap on it and waitting for its deletion.

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Try to restore with 3U Tools and use with other lightning cable. Another option if still failed, as Imedic say's if the problem is cold soldering, you can heated iphone at back case, and while its still warm, try to restore

EDIT

Please read this thread

iPhone 5S Stuck in recovery mode : iTunes restore error 50

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tried 3u tools, did not work, try flashing with 3utools, also go back to recovery mode screen. I will try the cold soldering.

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whats the proper procedure to fix the cold soldering? @arynov

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Heating up the phone with a hairdryer while the restore process. Just lift the screen so hot air from hairdryer can flow at logic board (near sim tray) then do restore. Actualy i've never been try for my self because not yet facing problem like yours. But at some topic at this site that i've been read that's method work

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@arynov @imedic I did something similar, i used a heat gun and did it for 90 seconds, and it did restore, but after using it for a while, the display is black.

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Do you did restore process sucsesfully? i recommend hairdryer not heatgun Since it produce higher temperature so higher risk to damage other component

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