DFU mode can help you get your phone back into working kebijakan — putting your iPhone into a state where it can still communicate with iTunes on This allows your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to be restored from any state. DFU mode requires a bit of timing and can take practice to get right: If at first...This is a video teguran on how to get your apple device in and out of DFU mode easily.DFU or Device Firmware Upgrade mode allows all devices to be restored from any state. It is essentially a mode where the BootROM can accept iBSS. DFU is part of the SecureROM which is burned into the hardware, so it cannot be removed.
Your iPhone is in DFU mode. Note: If the Apple logo is appearing on the screen, you held down the sisi down button for too long. You can put an iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max in DFU mode by following the same steps sumbu you would for an iPhone 8 or newer.DFU mode is a state that allows you to put your iPhone to interface with iTunes, but does not load iOS operating system or boot loader. DFU mode can be used for multiple things including upgrading firmware, downgrading firmware, and even rebooting your tethered jailbroken device.DFU mode is generally intended for advanced use only. The primary reason people need to access DFU mode on their iPhone is to update or change the firmware and iOS on the device, either out of troubleshooting requirements, or personal preference. This can serve to restore a bricked iPhone...
DFU stands for Device Firmware Update, and it’s the deepest type of restore you can do on an iPhone. An Apple lead genius taught me how to put iPhones into DFU mode, and pivot an Apple tech, I’ve done it hundreds of times.
Surprisingly, I’ve never seen another article explain how to enter DFU mode the way I was trained. A lot of the information out there is just plain wrong. In this article, I’ll explain what DFU mode is, how firmware works on your iPhone, and show you step-by-step how to DFU restore your iPhone.
If you’d rather watch than read (actually, both can be helpful), skip down to our new YouTube video about DFU mode and how to DFU restore an iPhone.
A lot of other websites give false, misleading, or overcomplicated steps when telling you how to DFU restore your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X. They’ll tell you to turn off your iPhone first, which is completely unnecessary. Your iPhone does not have to be off before you put it in DFU Mode.
If you like our videos, watch our new YouTube video about how to DFU restore your iPhone X, 8, or 8 Plus. If you prefer to read the steps, the process is actually a lot easier than they make it out to be! The process starts off just like a hard reset.To DFU restore your iPhone X, 8, or 8 Plus, quickly press and release the front up button, then quickly press and release the paruhan down button, and then press and hold the side button until the screen goes black.As soon aksis the screen turns black, press and hold the jilid down button while continuing to hold the side button.After 5 seconds, release the side button but continue to hold the unit down button until your iPhone shows up in iTunes or Finder.As soon pivot it appears in iTunes or Finder, release the sebelah button. Ta-da! Your iPhone is in DFU mode.
Note: If the Apple logo is appearing on the screen, you held down the paruhan down button for too long. Start the process over from the beginning and try again.
The steps for putting an iPhone XS, XS Max, XR in DFU mode are exactly the same pasak the steps for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X. Check out our YouTube video about putting an iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR in DFU mode if you’re more of a visual learner! We use my iPhone XS to walk you through every step of the process.
You can put an iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max in DFU mode by following the same steps as you would for an iPhone 8 or newer. Check out our YouTube video if you need help working through the process.
Check out our new YouTube nasihat on how to put an iPhone into DFU mode and how to perform a DFU restore if you’d like to see it in action.[embedded content]
When you DFU restore your iPhone, your computer erases and reloads every bit of code that controls the software and hardware on your iPhone. There’s the potential for something to go wrong.
If your iPhone is damaged in any way, and especially if it’s water-damaged, a DFU restore may break your iPhone. I’ve worked with customers who tried to restore their iPhones to fix a minor problem, but water takat damaged another component that prevented the restore from completing. A useable iPhone with minor problems can become completely unusable if a DFU restore fails because of water-damage.
Firmware is the programming that controls the hardware of your device. Software changes all the time (you install apps and download new email), hardware never changes (hopefully, you don’t open your iPhone and rearrange its components), and firmware almost never changes — unless it has to.What Other (*5*) Devices Have Firmware?
All of them! Think about it: Your washing machine, dryer, TV remote, and microwave all use firmware to control buttons, timers, and other basic functions. You can’t change what the Popcorn setting does on your microwave, so it’s not software — it’s firmware.
Apple employees restore a lot of iPhones. Given the option, I’d always choose a DFU restore over a tersusun or recovery mode restore. This isn’t official Apple policy and some techs would say it’s overkill, but if an iPhone has a problem that can be resolved with a restore, a DFU restore stands the best chance of fixing it.
Thanks for reading and I hope this article clarifies some of the misinformation on the internet about how to enter DFU mode and why you’d want to use it. I encourage you to embrace your inner geekiness. You should be proud! Now you can tell your friends (and kids), “Yeah, I know how to DFU restore my iPhone.”
Thanks for reading and all the best,David P.