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How to Enter and Exit DFU Mode of iPhone

Posted by Kate , Jan 19, 2017

DFU is short for Device Firmware Update, that means updating or degrading iPhone firmware forcibly. Usually we enter DFU mode when iPhone stuck in recovery mode. Also, we can use iPhone DFU mode to choose the firmware as we like to update or degrade onto our iPhones. But do you know how to put iPhone in DFU mode?

In the following content, I will show you how to enter DFU mode and how to exit DFU mode in steps. What's more, in order to deal with the potential situation of losing data on iPhone in DFU mode, I also recommend a mighty data recovery software to you - RecoveryTool iPhone Data Recovery. It can help you easily restore lost or deleted data, such as pictures, songs, contacts, text messages, etc.

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Part one: How to enter DFU mode

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer and run iTunes.
Step 2. Turn off your iPhone.
Step 3. Keep pressing the "Power" and "Home" button at the same time for about 15 seconds
Step 4. Release the "Power" button and keep holding down the "home" button until iTunes detect your iPhone entered the recovery mode. Then your iPhone is in DFU mode. The screen of iPhone will be totally black in DFU mode.
Enter DFU Mode

Part two: How to exit DFU mode

To exit DFU mode, press the "Power" and "Home" button at the same time until Apple logo appears. Then turn on your iPhone as usual.

Part three: How to retrieve deleted data from iOS device

Step 1. First of all, download iPhone Data Recovery software on your computer, then run the program. Locate to "Recover" section.

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Step 2. Connect your iPhone 6 Plus/6/5s/5/4S, iPad or iPod touch to the computer. Then the program will automatically detect your iDevice. Just click the button "Start Scan".

Recover Data from iPhone

Step 3. After a few minutes for scanning, all found data on your iOS Devices will be displayed on the interface. You can preview the data and check them in detail. Then choose the item you desire and click the button "Recover" to save them to your computer by default. And you can also recover text messages, iMessages, contacts or notes to your iDevice directly.

Regain iPhone Data

With iPhone Data Recovery program, you don't need to worry about data loss due to entering DFU mode. You can easily recover lost or deleted data from iOS device by utilizing it.

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