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iPhone SE: How to Hard Reset or Enter DFU Mode

Friday May 1, 2020 9:30 am PDT by
This tutorial explains how to force restart or hard reset Apple's second-generation iPhone SE (2020), and how to activate Device Firmware Upgrade (DFU) mode to troubleshoot your device if needed. A hard reset basically force-reboots your ‌iPhone‌, which is useful if the device is freezing, throwing up errors, or has stopped responding completely. DFU mode, on the other hand, restores an ...

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro: How to Hard Reset, Enter DFU, Recovery Mode

Friday September 20, 2019 3:05 am PDT by
Apple's newest range of smartphones, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone Pro Max, share the same overall design of last year's iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max. As such, the physical buttons have inherited the same range of functions, including powering on and off, forcing a restart, entering DFU mode, entering recovery mode, activating Emergency SOS, and temporarily disabling Face ID. Subscribe ...

iPhone 6s and Earlier Models: How to Hard Reset and Enter DFU Mode

Thursday March 7, 2019 4:59 pm PST by
This tutorial explains how to force restart Apple's iPhone 6s and earlier models, and how to activate Device Firmware Upgrade (DFU) mode to troubleshoot your device if needed. A hard reset basically force-reboots your iPhone, which is useful if the device is freezing, throwing up errors, or has stopped responding completely. DFU mode, on the other hand, restores an iPhone if a reset or standar...

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR When Recovery Mode Doesn't Work

Friday October 12, 2018 2:49 pm PDT by
With the launch of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X last year, Apple made some changes to the way a forced restart is performed and also to the way the devices are put into DFU mode. These changes remain in place for Apple's latest iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR devices. A forced restart can be used if an iPhone is freezing, throwing up errors, or has stopped responding...

How to Reset an iPhone 7 or Enter DFU Mode for Last-Ditch Recovery

Friday September 16, 2016 9:22 am PDT by
This tutorial explains how to reset an iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and how to activate Device Firmware Upgrade (DFU) mode to troubleshoot your device if needed. Apple has changed the reset process with the iPhone 7 series, and with the devices now making their way into users' hands, it's a good time to let everyone know what to do when things go wrong. A hard reset basically force-reboots your ...

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