You won’t be able to restore a backup file if you don’t know the passcode. Restoring your iOS device Connect your device to your computer. Transfer and sync content to your computer. Connect the iPhone to your computer and launch iTunes. Tue Dec 04 You see the connect to iTunes screen. Feb 24,

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I kept getting Error It’s a little more complicated than that now.

Download speed is lightning fast. Once it’s successfully restored, your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or Itknes will automatically exit out of DFU mode and boot up to its initial activation screen.

DFU Mode – The iPhone Wiki

Arrived back at the office at 10pm to pick up the phone Then, press and hold the Side button until you see the connect to iTunes screen. Transfer and sync content to your computer.

Verify that you are using the latest version of iTunes. Nov 22, 2: Accidentally putting modd iPhone into DFU mode is not unheard of. Before we get started, it is very important to note that if your iPhone either fully boots up or enters recovery mode by displaying mpde to iTunes” on its screen at any point during this process, you’ll have to go back to Step 1 to do it all over.

There’s got to be some clue as to what’s going on. In the event that you put your iPhone 8, itunds Plus, or X into DFU mode — whether on purpose or not — and want to get out, you can safely exit out of DFU mode by performing the following.


If the screen is black, it means you’ve successfully entered DFU mode. As unlikely as it sounds, I’ve encountered plenty of seemingly bricked iPhones in my days as a efu that customers inadvertently put into DFU mode. Sep 26, User profile for user: My iPhone 6 is not listed on the devices list anymore Could that be a problem as well?

You may even never need to use DFU mode on your iPhone since iOS is fairly stable mpde, but you should still know how to use it should any iPhone emergency ever arise. You should then see “Slide to set up”. However, the above method indicates it’s actually stored within iTunes. I was able to fix my own mess!

If you can’t update or restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Continue holding down the Volume Down button for at least 5 seconds. This gives us a window into Apple’s design philosophy moving forward, but it also presents some new problems, especially when it comes to entering and exiting DFU mode in iTunes.

You should now be in DFU mode. The key to that final step above is to pay close attention to your computer — if an iPhone recovery prompt from within iTunes pops up, release the Volume Down button and check your iPhone’s display.


Press and hold the Top button until your device begins to restart. In these situations, ituhes might need to use recovery mode to restore your device: Sep 29, 7: Device Firmware Upgrade mode — DFU mode, for short — is a handy way of restoring an unresponsive iPhone back to its factory settings.

ddu Though rarely used thanks in large part of iOS’s stability, the ability to boot up your iPhone into DFU mode is still an important knowledge to have in the event that your device becomes unstable or bricked. Restoring via DFU mode will totally erase everything on the device, so be sure to back up your iPhone through iTunes or iCloud — if even possible — to preserve any important data you can’t live ffu. But in the event that you put your iPhone X RX Sor X S Max dvu DFU mode — whether done inadvertently or not — and want to get out, you can safely exit the black screen by simply restarting the device.

On iPhone 8 and later: Release the Side button once the screen blacks out, then You’ll need to restore as a new device.