How to Put an iPhone in DFU Mode on Mac

In order to handle your iPhone, including configuration changes in the hacking, you might have to put it in DFU mode (Device Firmware Upgrade) on Mac at one time or another. Follow this guide to enable you to put your iPhone into DFU mode on Mac. Due to the need with exact timing during the procedure, you should first read the entire guide before starting the test.

Connect your iPhone to your Mac. To enter DFU mode, your iPhone must be connected to a computer with a USB cable. Make sure iTunes is running.

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Turn off your iPhone. Press and hold the power button until the power slider appears. Slide it to the right to turn it off. Wait until it is completely off before continuing.

Press the Power button. Press and hold the Power button for 3 seconds.

Press the Home button. After the first 3 seconds, press and hold the Home button while continuing to hold the power button for about 10 seconds.

Release the Power button. After exactly 10 seconds of pressing the two buttons, release the power button while continuing to hold down the Home button. After a few seconds, a message will appear in iTunes stating that the iPhone has been detected. The screen of your iPhone will be empty if the manipulation is done successfully.

If you found that the method above is complex and wondering is there an easier way to do that? Yes, with a free tool for putting iPhone into DFU mode on MacTenorshare Reiboot for Mac, you can put your iPhone in DFU/Recovery mode on mac with only one click, even if your iPhone’s Home or Power buttons don’t work.

How to Enter Recovery Mode on Mac with Reiboot Mac

First, download, install and launch ReiBoot (Mac) on your Mac computer.

Connect your iPhone to Mac through USB cable. As ReiBoot detects your iPhone, you will then find the “Enter Recovery Mode” button is in light green. The “Exit Recovery Mode” button is in grey.

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Click “Enter Recovery Mode” and in less than one minutes your iPhone will be in DFU mode.

You also can go to Tenorshare for more answer of iPhone problems such as data recovery, stuck in recovery mode, Ad blocks, iOS system repair, etc.

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