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How To Put iPhone In DFU Mode & Restore

Written by Aishwar Babber
One of the most popular operating system IOS, is much appreciated by many people and iPhone users simple love it. There are many apps present that makes the iPhone one of the best smartphone in the market. 
Syncing your iPhone with itunes is must for optimum. Itunes runs smoothly in windows as well mac but sometimes you don’t want iTunes to change your device’s operating system. For this you need to enable DFU mode in your iPhone. And that’s what this post is all about.
In this post I will share what is DFU mode and how to put your iPhone in DFU mode and how to restore from DFU mode Keep reading..
First you must know about the DFU Mode.

What Is DFU Mode?

When you connect your iPhone to iTunes, the phone gets sync to iTunes, and it starts looking for available OS updates for your device and automatically start s updating. But unlike some users, you don’t wish to upgrade your iPhone everytime and update is available or you have a jailbroken iPhone, which might cause problems in updating. To prevent this automatic updates installation you need to put your iPhone in DFU mode. 

The word DFU stands for Device Firmware update. This DFU mode also allows you to install previous versions of IOS. And u can also put your iPhone in DFU mode for jailbreak.

Here is a very simple and easy way to put your iphone in DFU mode. It is very simple and easy.

How To Put Your iPhone In DFU Mode 

Now here comes the main part, here are few simple step, following which you can easily put your iPhone in DFU mode. 

Put iPhone In DFU Mode
  •   Connect your iPhone to your PC or Laptop. ( This works same for mac as well as windows )
  •   Now Power off your iPhone. ( for this press the turn off button and swipe off to power off)
  •   Once device is turned off, hold on the power button for around 3 seconds. Then without releasing power button hold home button as well.
  •   After 10 seconds release power button and continue pressing the home button. In few seconds you’ll see a black screen on your iPhone.
  •   Now you will get a popup from iTunes that your device is recognized as being in recovery mode. (now you have put iphone in dfu mode from recovery mode)
iPhone In DFU Mode
  •  This message indicates that you device is now in DFU mode.
That’s it now you have put your iPhone in DFU mode, now you can downgrade to previous IOS versions, jailbreak your phone, and do lot of other cool stuffs. 
Now if you want to get out this DFU mode, I also have a simple way for that.

How To Exit DFU Mode

    To exit the DFU mode in your iPhone, just hold down the Power button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears. And that’s it. you are out of DFU mode. 
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Video Credit: iPhoneHacksTV

So, I hope you liked this tutorial, and if you want another way to put your iPhone in DFU mode or looking for how to put iPhone in dfu mode without home button or with broken home/ power button, then Stay Tuned to GizmoBase, I have got other ways too. 

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About the author

Aishwar Babber

Aishwar Babber is a passionate blogger and digital marketer. He loves to talk and blog about gadget, and latest tech, which motivates him to run GizmoBase. He is into digital marketing and SEO and is looking forward to living a successful entrepreneur’s life.

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