2 Ways to Exit DFU Mode on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Device Firmware Update or DFU is that mode it can be used for your iPhone to upgrade or downgrade the operating system of your device. In the DFU mode, the iPhone's touch screen is black and you cannot use the device for regular activities. It actually annoy and trouble you a lot. So, how to exit DFU Mode? In this article, we summarize 2 methods to exit DFU mode on your iPhone, we hope it will be useful for you.

Part 1: How to exit DFU Mode normally(Data loss)

It is only a time matter to exit DFU Mode normally. Basically in just a few seconds! Of course, only if your iPhone it is in a good state to receive commands. What you need to do to quit the DFU mode? Normally you can exit from DFU mode just by pressing and hold for a few seconds the "power” and the "home” buttons.


This is a general method to exit DFU Mode, but it will cause data loss! So, it is advisable for you to backup your iPhone data with iTunes, then you can go to restore iPhone from iTunes backup. Well, if you haven't backed up your iPhone before and don't want to loss your data when exiting DFU Mode, then you can read the next part.

Part 2: How to get out of iPhone DFU Mode without data loss

What could be better than using just one click to exit the DFU mode? Yes, it sounds incredible. Relax because it is possible if you are using the perfect software for this work. Each holder of an iPhone device must know how to use software in her/his benefit. With so many constraints related to time, a quick solution that would solve the exit from the DFU mode on your iPhone would fit perfectly.

dr.fone - iOS System Recovery is used for fixing your iPhone to normal. Thus, with just one click you will exit from the DFU mode. In just a few minutes you will get rid of that annoying black screen from your iPhone by using the iOS System Recovery feature of Wondershare dr.fone software. Above all, it won't lose any of your data on your iPhone!

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Steps to exit DFU mode on your iPhone with dr.fone

Step 1: Select the "iOS System Recovery" option

After you have downloaded and installed Wondershare dr.fone, on left hand of the main window you will see four options, select "More Tools" and then choose the "iOS System Recovery" features.

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Step 2: Download the firmware package

Generally, your iPhone has exited the DFU mode and you can see the Apple's logo. Although, it could happening that your iPhone still not give any sign of functioning. What could you do in this moment? Here, your iPhone is recognized and you only need to "Download” the matching firmware package to the latest iOS. Then wait.

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Step 3: Get your iPhone exited the DFU mode

Once the download is complete, the program will automatically begin repairing your iOS and get it back to normal. Just wait for another minutes and your iPhone will restart and you’ll find that it already back to normal.

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