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How to Put an iPhone Into DFU Mode

Step One
Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac.


Step Two
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.


Step Three
After exactly 10 seconds release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.


The iPhone screen will remain black like this:


NOTE***: It may take a few attempts to get your iPhone into DFU mode. Generally, I hold down both buttons then release the Home button just before I think the Apple logo would appear. If you are still holding both buttons down and you see the Apple logo you are holding them down for too long!

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My ipad is dead how do i restart?


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Step One

Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac or PC.
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Step Two
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.
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Step Three
After exactly 10 seconds release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.
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restor it.

May 07, 2011 | Apple iPad 64 GB 3G Tablet PC

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my iphone wont go on itunes


Step One.................
Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac or PC.


Step Two..............
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.


Step Three...................
After exactly 10 seconds release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode...


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My iphone 3Gs is not starting up and is stuck on apple logo. Please help


Do a hard reset.
  1. Press-hold the Home button (big circle below the screen) and the Sleep/Wake button (on top of the iPhone) simultaneously.
  2. Continue holding both buttons (Ignore the "Slide to power off") until the iPhone shuts off and begins to restart.
  3. You may let go when you see the silver Apple logo.
  4. You have completed a hard reset successfully.
  5. Don't be alarmed that it takes quite a while to load from the Apple logo to the main screen. This is normal.
If this does not work, put into recovery mode and restore from itunes.
Step One
Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac.


Step Two
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.


Step Three
As soon as the screen goes black release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.

Feb 22, 2011 | Apple iPhone 3G

1 Answer

ipod touch 8gb frozen up the only thing that comes on is a white apple


looks like you need to put it in recovery mode STEPS BELOW


Step One
Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to your Mac.


Step Two
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.

Step Three
After exactly 10 seconds release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.


The iPhone screen will remain black untill restored


Jan 01, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

2 Answers

my ipod touch is disabled and wont connect to itunes or let me restore it without a password


well it is disabeld cause you loked it and now you gussed the password to much

Dec 29, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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