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Set iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus into DFU Mode in iTunes

DFU mode is short of Device Firmware Upgrade, it allows our iPhone to be restored from any state to its factory setting. We usually use it when our iPhone is unresponsive, but some people may don’t know how to set iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus into DFU mode in iTunes, now it’s your time to read this article and find some detailed steps.

Here, we’ll mainly show you how to put your iPhone X and iPhone 8 into DFU mode and how to exit it. See below page and learn more.

Put iPhone X iPhone 8 into DFU Mode

Firstly, we’ll see how to put iPhone X and iPhone 8 into DFU mode, please have a check.

1.Launch your iTunes, and connect your iPhone X and iPhone 8 with PC by using its original USB cable.

2.Now quickly press volume up button and quickly press volume down button.

3.Then press power button and hold on until the screen goes black, now release power button once your screen is black.

4.Now quickly press your power button and volume down button together and hold on for 5 seconds, then release power button, and continue holding your volume down button for 5 seconds.

5.Then you’ll need to focus on your PC, when iPhone recovery prompt with iTunes show up, release your volume down button and check your iPhone screen, if it’s black, it means your iPhone is with DFU mode.



How to Exit DFU Mode

When you want to make your iPhone X and iPhone 8 get out of DFU mode, you can follow below steps.

1.Now quickly press your volume up button, and quickly press your volume down button.

2.Then press your power button and hold on for 10 seconds until your iPhone reboot screen show up.

Backup iPhone X and iPhone 8 Data Before Doing DFU Mode

When you’re afraid of losing some of your iPhone data, you can backup them before restoring your iPhone. Here we recommand you iRefone.

iRefone is a powerful iOS data recovery software, it can help us backup and extract as well as recover more than 16 kinds of files selectively and directly, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, call history, Safari, WeChat messages ect.

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