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How to Put iPhone XS into DFU Mode

The all new iPhone XS is in the air and already here you are facing some kind of issue! Very disappointing, right? We exactly know how you are feeling and it is for this purpose that we have got the best solutions for each and every of your iPhone XS problem. And also since iPhone XS is the new bird in the town, you hardly know much about it. Right? So if nothing is working for you, the best method is to put your iPhone XS into DFU mode and try to solve the problem. In the below article, we have got simple steps to know how to put iPhone XS into DFU mode. Follow below steps and help yourself to solve the issue.

Take care that when you restore your new iPhone XS via DFU mode, all the data will be gone. Hence, simply try backing up your device before you move forward.

Part 1: How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone XS

To put your iPhone XS into DFU mode follow below steps:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone XS to your computer. Take care that iTunes is running on your system. Turn off your new iPhone XS, if it is not turned off already.

Step 2: Of your iPhone XS, long press the Side button present on the right side for nearly 3 seconds only. Now of your iPhone XS, long press the volume down button present on the left side. Keep holding the Side button.

Step 3: Continue pressing both the buttons for at least 10 seconds. In case the Apple logo is seen, you have pressed the buttons for too long and you need to restart the process again.

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Step 4: Release the Side button while continue pressing the volume down button for almost 5 seconds. Again in case the "Plug into iTunes" message appears on the screen, you need to restart the process again.

Step 5: In case the screen remains black, you have successfully entered DFU mode. Your iPhone XS will be now in DFU mode. Here, iTunes will display a message stating it has detected your iPhone XS and you can now restore it.

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Part 2: How to Exit DFU Mode on iPhone XS

Now that we know the simple way to enter DFU mode for iPhone XS, let us discuss how to get iPhone XS out of DFU mode. Follow below simple steps to exit DFU mode.

Step 1: First on your iPhone XS press the Volume Up button and let it go quickly. Now press the Volume Down button and let it go quickly.

Step 2: Long press the Power button till the time Apple logo is seen on your iPhone XS's screen. Congratulations! You have successfully exited the DFU mode on iPhone XS.

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Part 3: How to Fix iPhone XS Stuck on DFU Mode

While getting your iPhone XS into DFU mode and exiting the DFU mode, there are chances that you get your iPhone XS stuck in DFU mode. If you are not able to get your iPhone XS out of DFU mode, you can go for Tenorshare ReiBoot. It is the best tool to safely get your iPhone XS stuck in DFU mode out of it with ease. Follow below steps to take your iPhone XS out of DFU mode using this great tool.

Step 1: First, download Tenorshare ReiBoot on your Mac. Now simply install the software and run it on your Mac.

Step 2: Tap on the "Repair Operating System" option present on the software's main interface. The main interface will be displayed once the tool is installed and run on your system. Now all you need to do is connect your Mac as well as your iPhone XS stuck in DFU mode.

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Step 3: The latest firmware package is necessary for further processing of recovery of the iPhone XS and take it out of DFU mode. Hence, you need to download the latest firmware package by tapping the "Download" button. In no time, the package will be installed on your system.

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Step 4: Once the downloading process of firmware package is finished, choose the option "Start Repair" in order to initiate the recovery process of your iPhone. When the iPhone's recovery process is done, your device will be out of DFU mode. You can now use your new iPhone XS smoothly.

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In the above article, we saw the simple and best ways to know how to put iPhone XS into DFU mode and how to exit DFU mode on iPhone XS. Also, we saw what to do if your iPhone XS stuck DFU mode with the best tool available, which is Tenorshare ReiBoot. It is the best method to get your DFU stuck problem solved in just one-click. Hope we helped you solve your problem in an easy way. Do share your feedback in below comments.

/ Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone XS Follow @Jenefey Aaron