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    How to Put iPhone into DFU Mode?

    In most cases, you’ll need to put your iPhone and iPad into DFU mode, in another word, recovery mode, especially when you need to bring your iPhone into the jailbreak process. DFU mode, short for “Device Firmware Update” mode, enables you by pass the standard restoring procedures and load custom firmware on your iOS device when you want to upgrade your device to the latest iOS.

    Don’t know what to do when you need to put iPhone into DFU mode? Here in this article, we will show you the answer of all questions about how to switch iPhone to DFU mode step by step.

    Step-by-step Guide to Put iPhone into Recovery Mode (DFU Mode)

    Here we take iPhone as example. You can do the similar steps on your iPad to put your iPad into the DFU mode.

    Step 1. Run iTunes and Connect your iPhone to The Computer

    Launch your iTunes on your PC or Mac. Turn on your iPhone and connect it to your computer via its USB cable. Make sure iTunes is running on your iPhone while connecting.

    Step 2. Hold Buttons

    Hold down the Power button to turn off your iPhone. Then, press and hold the Power and Home buttons together at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.

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    Step 3. Carefully Switch Buttons

    After 10 seconds, release the Power button but continue to press the Home button for about 5 seconds. Your iPhone screen will remain blank all the time.

    Step 4. Successfully Put iPhone into Recovery Mode

    Then, there will be a window pop up from iTunes on your PC to Mac, telling you that "detected an iPhone in recovery mode". This means your iPhone has successfully switched to recovery mode and has to be restored. Just hit on the "OK" button and restore your iPhone by using the Shift+Restore method.

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