iPhone 7: how to Force Restart, Enter Recovery Mode, and DFU Mode
Question: How to Force Restart and Get into “RECOVERY MODE” on iPhone 7?
As the matter of time, The Old Hard Reset method with the combination of two buttons “Sleep/Awake button + Home Button” we used to press both of these buttons to Force Reset our iPhone device.
But, the method is change now as the new iPhone 7 doesn’t have mechanical button any longer.
iPhone 7 is now functioning a Capacitive solid-state home button composed by a software. Therefore to perform a Hard reset/Force Reset or get in to the “Recovery DFU Mode” in iPhone 7 we no longer need to use the Home Button.
How to Force RESTART iPhone 7
Sometimes we need to give a “FORCE RESTART” to our phone when the phone stuck or hanged for any reason. So, here Force Restart help us to restart the phone and break the “Hang Screen Locked”.
2 Simple steps to Easily Force Restart your iPhone 7
Step 1: Press and hold “Volume Down Button + Sleep/Awake button”
Step 2: Keep holding the buttons for almost “8 Seconds” until your device restarts
When you see APPLE LOGO on your iPhone Screen, let go both of the buttons and your device will be restarted. As this “Force Restart Method” is quite a bit easier than the previous traditional method.
How to get into Recovery Mode on iPhone 7
Step 1: Connect your iPhone 7 With your Computer or Mac with the of Lightning to USB Cable
Step 2: Now Press and Hold “Volume Down + Sleep/Awake Button” at the same time. Keep holding both of the buttons even after your iPhone 7 force restarts or even if you see the Apple LOGO on your iPhone Screen.
Step 3: Once you See “Connect to iTunes Message” “iTune logo and the Cable” on your screen let got the buttons and now you’re in the “Recovery Mode”.
You can open up iTunes in your PC or MAC then you’ll see this message “iPhone 7 Recovery Mode”: To update your iPhone 7 without erasing its Contents, click Update. To restore your iPhone 7 to its Factory Settings, click Restore iPhone 7.
Step 4: So, Click on the “Update” if you want to update your iPhone or Click on “Restore iPhone” to restore your device.
How to get into DFU mode on iPhone 7
Step 1: Your iPhone should be connected to the PC or MAC
Step 2: Once you connected Press “Volume Down button + Sleep/Awake button” at the same time for almost 12 Seconds.
Count to 10 while you pressing the buttons and release the “Volume Down Button” after 10 and keep holding the “Sleep/Awake Button”.
Step 3: Don’t worry about the screen it should be black nothing will appear on your iPhone screen unlike the Recovery Mode, Which shows the iTunes message.
Step 4: Just launch “iTunes” in to your PC or Mac and you’ll be seeing this message “iPhone Recovery Mode: If you are experiencing problems with your iPhone, You can restore its original settings by clicking Restore iPhone”.
So, Just click on “RESTORE iPhone” to start the process of DFU “Device Firmware Upgrade” mode that will allow your iPhone 7 to be resorted from any state.
How to exit Recovery Mode or DFU mode on iPhone 7
Now you have solved your issues or you have restored your iPhone device and want to get out of the Recovery Mode.
Its very easy just press “Volume Down Button + Sleep/Awake Button” keep holding them untill the iTunes screen goes away. Once the Apple Logo appears on your screen you can leave the buttons and your phone will restart. And its now exit to the Recover Mode.
So, This is the complete guide to Force RESET and Know about how you can get in to Recover Mode in iPhone 7 and also how to Enter Recovery DFU mode.
We also show the method to exit to Recovery Mode and also how you can easily get out of DFU Mode from your iPhone 7. If you still need any help, feel free to comment below.