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iPhone Stuck in DFU Mode? Here's The Ultimate Solution

user reviewI am tired of the current OS on my iPhone 7, so I upgrade the operating system of my iPhone. In order to make the change work, I put my phone into DFU mode. However, I can’t get out of this mode now. How to get phone out of DFU mode? Please offer any help, thanks a lot!"

What is DFU mode?

DFU is short for Device Firmware Update, a mode that totally different from normal recovery mode. DFU mode allows you to put your iPhone into a state where it still can connect with iTunes without loading the operating system or boot loader. It is not always necessary to put your iPhone into DFU mode, unless you want to upgrade or downgrade the firmware, jailbreak your iPhone, unlock your SIM, or other situations that normal recovery mode isn’t working for you to get your device back to working condition.

Exit DFU Mode

You may be wondering:

how to enter DFU mode and how to get out of DFU mode? Keep reading, I will show you how to do.

1How to Place iPhone in DFU Mode

iPad, iPhone 6s and below, iPhone SE and iPod touch:

  1. Connect your device to a computer.
  2. Hold down both the Home and Lock buttons.
  3. Only release the Lock button after 8 seconds. (If the Apple logo appears, the Lock button was held down for too long.)
  4. Your device's screen shows nothing when it is in DFU mode. If opens, iTunes will inform you that a device was deletect in recovery mode. (If your device shows a 'connect to iTunes' screen, retry these steps.)
Select Function

iPhone 7, 7 Plus:

  1. Connect your iPhone to a computer.
  2. Hold down both the Side and Volume Down buttons.
  3. Only release the Side button after 8 seconds. (If the Apple logo appears, the Side button was held down for too long.)
  4. Your device's screen shows nothing when it is in DFU mode. If opens, iTunes will inform you that a device was deletect in recovery mode. (If your device shows a 'connect to iTunes' screen, retry these steps.)
Select Function

iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X:

  1. Connect the device to a computer.
  2. Quickly press and release the Volume Up button.
  3. Hold down the Side button until the screen goes black, then hold down both the Side and Volume Down buttons.
  4. Only release the Side button after 5 seconds. (If the Apple logo appears, the Side button was held down for too long.)
  5. Your device's screen shows nothing when it is in DFU mode. If opens, iTunes will inform you that a device was deletect in recovery mode. (If your device shows a 'connect to iTunes' screen, retry these steps.)
Select Function

2How to Exit DFU Mode

A hard restart can help you get rid of DFU mode as long as nothing is actually wrong with your iPhone.

If this doesn’t work, don’t worry. I have a good news to tell you. The safest and most reliable way to get out of DFU mode on iPhone is to use FoneLab iOS System Recovery which is able to fix all kinds of iOS problems and bring your iOS device back to normal condition without worrying about any data being erased any longer.

Problems including iPod stuck in recovery mode, iPhone black screen/white screen/red screen/blue screen on iPhone, iPad and iPod, can not slide to unlock, restart loop, and so on CAN BE FIXED. Check the below simple tutorial to learn how it works.

Step 1: Download and install FoneLab on your Windows or Mac OS computer.

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Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable when the installation is complete. Choose iOS System Recovery on the interface after the software recognizes the device.

Select Function

Step 3: The software can detect the connected iPhone is in abnormal state like: Stuck at Apple logo, Recovery mode, DFU mode, Black screen, etc. and it will ask you to click the Start button to get started.

Start to Repair

Step 4: You will be asked you to confirm the information of your iPhone. Click Repair if it is correct, but if not, select the exact information manually before repair. To fix your iOS, the program will download the latest version of your firmware after detecting your current iOS version.

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With the help of FoneLab iOS System Recovery, you are able to get iPhone out of DFU mode only with a few clicks. Easy, quick and no data loss at all. And it cal also be an effective method to recover iPhone data.

Why not download the software to kick out of DFU mode or fix other iPhone problems in seconds?

November 28, 2017 09:00 / Posted by Tag: iPhone

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