If you have purchased any one of the latest iPhone models then you might want to learn the method that you can use to Enter & Exit DFU mode on iPhone 12. If you are new to the Apple ecosystem or if you are upgrading your smart device from an older iPhone with a physical home button. Then you will find that the DFU mode to be very beneficial.
In cases of severe troubleshooting or case if you want to downgrade the iOS version of your device. The DFU mode is the only way to resolve your problems. Normally in the above-said cases, you will first try the Recovery mode. However, if your problem still exists when you exit the recovery mode then you can try the DFU mode.
What Is DFU Mode?
If you don’t know about the DFU mode then here are somethings that you should know. The DFU (Device Firmware Update) mode is a lower-level recovery tool. Most of the advanced users use this mode to get their iOS device to communicate with iTunes on Windows or Finder App on Mac. Moreover, using this mode your iTunes or Finder App will not force you to update your device to the latest iOS version.
Using the DFU mode you will get the power to install any iOS firmware on your iPhone. However, the firmware must be officially offered by Apple to use it. In this article, you will find the method to enter DFU mode on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
Also See: How to enter DFU mode on iPhone SE.
- Volume Up Button.
- Volume Down Button.
- Power Button/Side Button.
How To Enter DFU Mode On iPhone 12 All Models
The first thing that you have to do is to backup your iPhone by using iCloud, Finder, or iTunes. This step is necessary if you don’t want to lose your important data. Now connect your iPhone with a desktop or laptop using the Lightning to USB-C cable or Lightning to USB-A cable.
- Press and hold the following button in sequence for Ten Seconds to enter the DFU mode.
- Press the volume up button.
- Then press the Volume down button.
- Now press and hold the power button.
Keep pressing these buttons for Ten Seconds until the screen turns black.
- Once the screen turns black release the volume up and down buttons and keep holding the power button.
- Now press the volume down button and keep holding it. Simultaneously remove the finger from the power button.
- Now hold the volume down button for extra Ten Seconds.
The screen will remain black as you are following this method. Now your iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max device is in DFU mode.
How To Exit DFU Mode On iPhone 12 All Models
If you were experimenting with the above-said method and you want to exit the DFU mode then follow this method to exit the DFU mode on your iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max device.
- Single press the volume up button and release it.
- Similarly, single press the volume down button.
- Now press and hold the power button until you see the Apple Logo.
In the above-said methods, you have to keep one thing in mind. The pressing and releasing of the buttons should be done instantly to properly exit the DFU mode. By accident, you can force restart your device, which will not make your device exit the DFU mode. So be careful while performing the above-said methods.
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