DFU Mode

Device Firmware Upgrade Mode gives a possibility to restore all devices from any state. This is a mode, where the BootROM accept iBSS. DFU Mode is nonremovable part of the SecureROM. DRM Restore fixes the issues with your device. It is a deeper restoring mode than the recovery mode.

ATTENTION!
Remember that this operation will delete
all personal data & customized settings.
Changes will be irreparable!

Before this operation, we recommend to BACK UP your device to iCloud or iTunes to save your data.


 

iPad, iPhone 6s and older, iPhone SE and iPod touch:

  1. At the very beginning, connect the device to a computer using a USB cable.
  2. Secondly, hold down Home+Lock buttons at the same time.
  3. Afterward, release the Lock button while continuing to hold down the Home button. (If the Apple logo appears, the Lock button was held down for too long.)
  4. Nothing will be displayed on the screen when the device is in DFU mode. If open, iTunes will alert you that a device was detected in recovery mode. (If your device shows a screen telling you to connect the device to iTunes, retry these steps.)

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus:

  1. In the first step, connect the device to a computer using a USB cable.
  2. In the next step, hold down both the Side+Volume Down buttons.
  3. After 8 seconds, release the Side button while continuing to hold down the Volume Down button. (If the Apple logo appears, the Side button was held down for too long.)
  4. Nothing will be displayed on the screen when the device is in DFU mode. If open, iTunes will alert you that a device was detected in recovery mode. (If your device shows a screen telling you to connect the device to iTunes, retry these steps).

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X:

  1. Firstly, connect the device to a computer using a USB cable.
  2. In the second step, quickly press the Volume Up button,
  3. After that, quickly press the Volume Down button,
  4. Now, hold down the Side button until the screen goes black, then hold down Side+Volume Down buttons.
  5. After 5 seconds, release the Side button while continuing to hold down the Volume Down button. (If the Apple logo appears, the Side button was held down for too long).
  6. Remember that nothing will be displayed on the screen when the device is in DFU mode. If open, iTunes will alert you that a device was detected in recovery mode. (If your device shows a screen telling you to connect the device to iTunes, retry these steps.)