How to Put iPhone/iPad in DFU Mode?

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Feb 27, 2018, 3:43:01 AM via Website

DFU (Device Firmware Upgrade) mode is regarded as the ultimate flash state that can put your iOS device into where it can interface with iTunes but does not load the iBoot (bootloader on iOS devices). It allows all devices to be restored from any state. DFU mode can help solve many ios problems and it is really easy to operate.

If you want to enter DFU mode, this post is worth reading:

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Mar 1, 2021, 7:19:50 AM via Website

Putting iPhone into DFU mode can be achieved in 2 ways.
1. Manually entering DFU mode.
To put iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/XS/XS Max into DFU Mode:
Step 1. Connect your device to the computer and open iTunes.
Step 2. Press and hold the Power button for about 3 seconds. Then press and hold down the Volume Down button, keep holding the Power button at the same time.
Step 3. Hold down both the buttons for 10 seconds. After that release the Power button while still holding the Volume Down button for about 5 seconds.
Step 4. Now you've finished the iPhone DFU mode process if the screen of your device remains black.
To put iPhone 7/7 Plus into DFU Mode:
Step 1. Long press the Side button and the Volume Down button concurrently for about 10 seconds.
Step 2. Let go of the Side button and keep holding the Volume Down button for about 5 seconds.
Step 3. If your device's screen is black, you've done the iPhone 7 dfu mode completely.
To Put iPhone 6s & Earlier Models into DFU Mode:
Step 1. Run iTunes and plug your iPhone to the computer. Slide the button of slide to power off to the right to turn it off.
Step 2. Press and hold the Wake button for 3 seconds. Keep holding the button and hold the Home button at the same time for about 10 seconds.
Step 3. Release the Wake button but continue holding the Home button for another 5 seconds. If you see the screen turns black, then you have already completed DFU mode iPhone 6.
2. Using a third-party tool like TunesKit iOS System Recovery to put different models of iPhone into DFU mode with just one click.

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Mar 2, 2021, 7:21:20 AM via Website

There are different operations for putting iPhone/iPad into DFU mode based on the difference of models. To save your time and achieve this with the fastest speed, you could use Joyoshare UltFix to enter DFU mode with one click.