iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been available for several months. The new iPhone models may not impress some users who were expecting an overhauled design prior to the release, but they come with daring changes that could serve as Apple’s first step for its special iPhone this year. With iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple offers a new way of doing basic things on its iPhone ranging from force rebooting to unlocking.
In this case, you now need to put your iPhone 7 into DFU mode in a different way thanks to its new home button. DFU mode is necessary for troubleshooting or restoring when your iPhone becomes unresponsive. In this guide, we will run you through the steps to put your iPhone 7 into DFU mode. Before we begin, make sure that you a USB iPhone charging, a computer and latest version of iTunes.
Steps to put your iPhone 7 into DFU mode
Note that the below-mentioned step-by-step guide works only for newest iPhone models like iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus as well as any future iPhone models without clickable home button.
Step one: First off, you need to launch iTunes on your Mac or Windows PC. Once you are done, you simply connect your iPhone 7 to your computer with the latest version of iTunes
Step two: You now need to switch off your iPhone by pressing and holding down the Power button until you see the Power off screen. You simply swipe to turn off your iPhone
Step three: Wait until your iPhone turns off completely. Now all you need to do is to press and hold the Power button located on the right-side of your iPhone for 3 seconds
Step four: You are now supposed to press and hold the Volume button while still holding the Power button. Once you are done, continue to hold both buttons for about ten seconds
Step five: Release the Power button while still holding the Volume button for around 5 seconds. Once you are done, you will see a pop-up message saying that your iPhone has been detected
Step six: Once you are done, your iPhone is now ready to be restored in DFU mode
If you want to exit the DFU mode on your iPhone, you simply need to restart your iPhone 7 by pressing and holding both Power and Volume buttons until you see the Apple logo.
Let us know in the comments below if you stumble upon any issues during the process.