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iPhone 4 stuck in recovery mode while upgrading to iOS 6

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Feb 1, 2013 10:10 PM

I was trying to upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 6 when it gave me this error message:

 

"iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes"

 

I can restore its original settings by clicking on the "Restore" button.  Once I've done that, will I still be able to Restore from Backup?  Or will the initial Restore to Factory settings wipe out my existing Backups that I made through iTunes on my MacBook?   Luckily I Backed up the iPhone (to my computer through iTunes) before I tried to upgrade, so hopefully I can restore it to that backup?   Help!!!!!

iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1

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