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Video Guide on How to Put iPhone in DFU Mode (Cover All iPhone)

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2021-05-08 / Update for  iPhone Tips

What is DFU mode? DFU means Device Firmware Update. In DFU mode, you can upgrade/downgrade the iOS version of your iPhone. DFU mode skips the iBoot to enable you to downgrade the existing firmware. Read the following to learn how to put iPhone in DFU mode and the difference between recovery mode and DFU mode.

what is dfu mode
What Is DFU Mode

Step-by-Step: How to Put iPhone in DFU Mode

Ensure that you have updated iTunes to the latest version. Exit iTunes right after doing this. To put your iPhone into DFU mode, follow the steps below.

How to Put iPhone 8 in DFU Mode (iPhone 8 or Later)

  • Plug your iPhone X or iPhone 8 into your Mac or PC and open iTunes.
  • Press and hold down the 'Power' button for 3 seconds. Press and hold down the 'Volume Down' button while still holding down the 'Power' button.
  • Let go of the On/Off Button but keep holding the volume down button for about 5 seconds. If the screen stays black, your iPhone should now be in DFU mode.

How to Put iPhone 7 in DFU Mode (iPhone 7 & 7 Plus)

  • Plug your iPhone into your computer and open iTunes.
  • Hold down the 'Power' and 'Volume Down' key for a couple of seconds. Release hold from 'Power' key but continue holding 'Volume Down' key.
  • If the screen stays black, your iPhone 7 should now be in DFU mode.

How to Put iPhone 6 in DFU Mode (iPhone 6s or Earlier)

  • Plug your iPhone into your computer and open iTunes.
  • Now hold down the 'Home' and 'Power' key for about 10 seconds. Release 'Power' key and continue to hold the 'Home' key.
  • Let go of the Home Button or volume down button. Your iPhone's display will be completely black if you've successfully entered DFU mode.

Related Read: What's The Difference between Recovery Mode and DFU Mode

How to Get out of DFU Mode Quickly with Tenorshare Reiboot

What if you got stuck on DFU mode and your iPhone doesn't response? Using an excellent tool like Tenorshare ReiBoot, you can easily fix iPhone stuck on DFU mode issue without data loss.

Let's go through the detailed guide on Tenorshare ReiBoot to fix the iPhone stuck on DFU mode problem.

  • Downloaded ReiBoot on your Mac or Windows computer and run it. Connect your iPhone and it will detect your iPhone is in DFU mode. Just go back to the home page to start repairing.

    get out of dfu mode
  • Now, hit the 'Start' button on the home screen.

    click start on reiboot
  • Next, click "Standard Repair" to continue. After clicking, it will ask you to download the firmware package, just follow the steps to do so.

    download the firmware
  • After the firmware is downloaded, click "Start Standard Repair". Wait for a few seconds, your iPhone will get out of the DFU mode successfully

    repair successfully with reiboot

Conclusion

After reading this article, we believe that you have learnt what is DFU mode iPhone and also the steps to put iPhone in DFU mode, no matter dfu mode iPhone x or dfu mode iPhone 5s. At the end of the article, we also share you a quick method to help you get out DFU mode with the help of Tenorshare ReiBoot.

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  Updated on 2021-05-08 / Update for  iPhone Tips

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