Posted by Kate , Nov 13, 2017
DFU, Device Firmware Update, is a useful mode where you can have your devices interact with iTunes without loading the OS or boot loader. However, in many cases, your devices may be stuck in DFU Mode and difficult to restore it. Once your iPad stuck in DFU Mode, the screen will display black screen instead of showing iTunes logo in recovery mode. Though there are many methods to solve the problem, they are always not safe enough to recover the data on the device. So this article is going to show you how to restore iPad in DFU Mode in an easy and effective way, what is more, without losing important data.
Note: This method may erase all data on iPod.
1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPad with your the computer and run iTunes.
2. When iTunes detects your iPad, it will remind you that your iPad is in Recovery Mode and you need to restore it. You just need to click "Restore".
If you don't mind losing all data on your iPad (iOS 10 supported), you can directly use iTunes to restore your iPad into factory settings. But I suggest you backup your iPad data in Recovery Mode, because there may be lots of precious documents, videos, photos and many other files in your iPad.
If you want to save the data on iPad, meanwhile getting the iPad out of Recovery Mode, you may see the part below.
Step 1. Launch the Program
Download the RecoveryTool Fix Recovery on your computer and then launch the program. After entering the main interface of the program, select "Repair". Connect your iPod to the computer and then click "Start".
Step 2. Download the Latest Firmware
To get your iPad out of DFU Mode, the latest version of the software is needed. The program will detect your device and recommend you the most suitable one, so just follow the advice and download the software.
Step 3. Restore iPad in DFU Mode
After the downloading process, the program will then begin to fix your iPad. The whole restore process will cost you less than 10 minutes, so just be patient and wait.
Except the program we told above, another iOS problem, an iPad stuck in recovery mode, is also a big headache for many users. Luckily, the software can also solve the problem. For detailed information, just download the software and have a try.