Put iPhone to DFU mode

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First what is DFU mode and what is its uses? DFU mode stands for Device Firmware Update, it is a state where it can interact with iTunes for more success in upgrading and downgrading. Now I will teach you the simplest ways to put your device into DFU mode.

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    First turn your Phone by holding the Sleep/Wake button until the Slide to power off appears.
    Now slide it to turn it off.
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    Now on your computer open iTunes.
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    Connect your iPhone to your Computer.
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    Now quickly press and hold Power button for 3 sec.
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    While holding the power button press and hold the Home button or the middle button for 10 seconds.
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    Now without releasing the Home, button let go of the power button and keep holding the Home button for another 15 sec.
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    Wait till iTunes tells you that the phone is connected in recovery mode.
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Understanding DFU mode to iOS devices

DFU Stands for Device Firmware Update for iOS device. Meaning, for iPad, iPod, iPhone 3G and to current version of phone.

This is a state that you are putting the iPhone to interact with iTunes to a computer. Whether Windows computer nor any Macintosh.

The main reason for the DFU is to change the Firmware version of the phone or any iOS device or even to a CFW or Customer Firmware.

DFU mode is also common to unlock an iPhone to read multiple or use any network SIM cards that are available in the market.

Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • If the phone is still not in DFU mode just repeat the process again.
  • There is a higher chance of success if you upgrade your phone while on DFU mode.
  • DFU is also used when jailbreaking.
  • If you want to downgrade your phone you need to use PWNED DFU mode instead of just a DFU mode.
  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.


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