Took the replacement phone after reset and wanted to restore the iTunes backup to the new device. On an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: If you’re upgrading from an iPhone 7, 7 Plus, or earlier model, the DFU process is a tad more complicated than merely substituting the Home button with the Volume Down key, so bookmark this page should you ever need to use it on your new Home button-less iPhone model. You should then see “Slide to set up”. Thought again it must be in a black hole going nowhere, looked up for some expert tip online and only founds lots of people saying the same thing, ‘Why is it taking so long?

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Aug 27, View answer in context. Which Stores Accept Apple Pay? It was so geeky but good it put back my iPhone running. At least being itune that DFU mode exists is a step in the right direction.

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May 13, 8: The iTunes program should automatically launch on your computer, but if not, manually launch the app as you normally would, then make moxe your iPhone is connected you should see the phone icon in iTunes appear next to the media dropdown as well as under “Devices” in the sidebar.

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Transfer and sync content to your computer. If the iPhone restarts or enters recovery mode by displaying “Connect to iTunes” on the screen instead of just having a black screen, you’ll have to start over at Step 1. It was okay til the software download but when iTunes tried to “extract the software”, it didn’t allow me to go further. Continue to hold down the Home button until a message appears in iTunes telling you an iPhone in recovery mode has been detected by iTunes.

To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. Quick-press the Volume Up df. Tried restarting and all but Error 17 kept on showing.

Jason Louie Jason Louie. I need to say though that during the setup, I was successful to set my touch ID and my passcode entered my passcode twice. Press and quickly release the Volume Down button. I suspect a prior user may have jailbroken it. Went through the same loop again and decided to leave it connected while I went out on appts. My iPhone 6 is not listed on the devices list anymore Could that be a problem as well?

I was able to fix my own mess! Sep 17, About 15 seconds just to be sure That’s it. Google led me to this page when searching DFU related topics and found out this is great. You should then see “Slide to set up”.

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Turn the iPhone off hold down the power button at the top of the iPhone. Press and hold the Side button until the screen goes black.

Back up your device. Wait for your iPhone to fully connect, and launch iTunes if it didn’t do so automatically since you want to make sure the program is able to fully sync with your iPhone. Start a Discussion in Apple Support Communities.

If you can’t update or restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

I am trying to recover a replacement phone for my wife from a ‘work’ phone. Accidentally putting your iPhone into DFU mode is not unheard of.

Keep holding them until you see the connect to iTunes screen. As such, booting all these new iPhones up into DFU mode requires a different method than us analog-home button holdouts are used to.

With your powered-up iPhone still connected to your computer with iTunes open, do the following steps.