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w w w . i f one t i ps .c om T h i n g s A b o u t i P h o n e D F U m o d e a n d R e c o v e r y M o d e " H i Se l e na. M y nam e i s B i l l . I am s t i l l c onf us e d w i t h D F T M ode and R e c ov e r y M ode t hough t he r e ar e qui t e l ot s of ar t i c l e s about one or bot h of t he m . H ow e v e r t hos e ar t i c l e s ar e qui t e am bi guous i nde e d. W o ul d y ou pl e as e s or t m e out on t he m T hank s i n adv anc e ." I v e r e c e i ve t hi s e m a i l da y s a g o. T o be hone s t I w a s i n t r oubl e w i t h t he s a m e s i t ua t i on l i ke B i l l i s . A c t ua l l y D F U M od e an d R e c ove r y M od e ar e r e al l y c on f u s i n g . A l s o I v e r e a d s om e a r t i c l e s t ha t e ve n s t i l l m e s s up w i t h t he t w o s o t ha t s w hy t hi s a r t i c l e c om e s out . H ope i t he l ps y o u t o m a ke out t hi ng s a bout D F U M ode a nd R e c ove r y M ode . C O N T E N T S P ar t 1: Wh at ar e R e c ove r y M od e an d D F U M od e P ar t 2: Wh at i s D F U M od e U s e d f or P ar t 3: Wh at i s R e c ove r y M od e U s e d f or P ar t 4 Wh at ar e t h e D i f f e r e n c e s b e t w e e n R e c ove r y M od e an d D F U M od e P a r t 1 : W h a t a r e D F U M o d e a n d R e c o v e r y M o d e Wh at i s D F U M od e D F U M ode i s a n a bbr e vi a t i on f or D e vi c e F i r m w a r e U pgr a de M ode w hi c h a l l ow s i O S de vi c e t o be r e pa i r e d f r om a ny s t a t e . D F U M ode a l l ow s us e r s t o put i P hone / i P a d i nt o w he r e i t c a n i nt e r a c t w i t h i T u ne s but doe s not l oa d t he i P hone ope r a t i ng s y s t e m or boot l oa de r w hi c h a l l ow s us e r s t o c ha nge a nd c hoos e t he de s i r e d f i r m w a r e t o i ns t a l l ont o i P hone / i P a d/ i P od. F or e x a m pl e one w oul d us e D F U m ode i f he d l i ke t o r e - i ns t a l l a pr e vi ous ve r s i on of i O S j a i l br e a k i P hone or unl oc k S I M . Wh at i s R e c ove r y M od e R e c ove r y M ode i s a f a i l s a f e i n i B oot t ha t i s us e d t o r e f l a s h t he de vi c e w i t h a ne w O S w he t he r t he c ur r e nt l y i ns t a l l e d one i s s om e how da m a ge d or t he de vi c e i s unde r g oi ng a n upg r a de vi a i T u ne s . I n f a c t R e c ove r y M ode i s a m e t hod t o f or c e a r e s t or e . H ow e ve r y o u m i g ht not r e a l i z e t ha t y o u ve be e n us i ng R e c ove r y M ode w he n y o u r e upda t i ng s of t w a r e on i P hone or r e s t or i ng i P hone f r om a n i T u ne s / i C l oud ba c kup. C om par e d w i t h R e c ov e r y M ode D F U M ode i s f or de al i ng w i t h s y s t e m at i c i s s ue s l i k e updat i ng/ dow ngr adi ng j ai l br e ak i ng and ot he r s w hi l e R e c ov e r y M ode i s m ai nl y f or dat a r e s t or at i on and s of t w ar e updat e .

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w w w . i f one t i ps .c om P a r t 2 : W h a t i s D F U M o d e U s e d f o r S i nc e D F U M ode i s s t r ong l y c onne c t e d t o i P hone O pe r a t i ng S y s t e m i t w oul d be a g r e a t he l pe r w he n y o u r e c onf r ont i ng a ny s y s t e m a t i c pr obl e m s . I f y o u d l i ke t o not t r udg e a l ong w a y t o A ppl e S t or e a s ki ng f or he l p y o u s houl d l e a r n a bout D F U M ode . D F U M ode e na bl e s us e r s t o a ddr e s s pr obl e m s a bout i O S a t hom e on t he i r ow n. E s pe c i a l l y i f y o u w a nt t o dow ngr a de y o ur i P hone / i P a d/ i P od t o t he pr e vi ous ve r s i on of i O S y o u ha ve t o us e D F U M ode t o do s o.

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w w w . i f one t i ps .c om P a r t 3 : W h a t i s R e c o v e r y M o d e U s e d f o r R e c ove r y M ode c om e s i n ha ndy w he n y o ur i O S de vi c e i s unde r t he f ol l ow i ng s i t ua t i ons : · i T u ne s doe s n t r e c ogni z e y o ur de vi c e or s a y s i t s i n R e c ove r y M ode . · Y o u s e e t he A ppl e l og o on y o ur s c r e e n f or s e ve r a l m i nut e s w i t h no pr ogr e s s ba r . · Y o u s e e t he C onne c t t o i T u ne s s c r e e n. I n t he s e s i t ua t i ons y o u m i g ht ne e d t o us e R e c ove r y M ode t o r e s t or e y o ur i P hone / i P a d/ i P od w hi c h w oul d i ns t a l l of f i c i a l i O S upda t e s or r e s t or e f r om a ba c kup i n or de r t o r e pa i r a ny s of t w a r e da m a ge s . P a r t 4 W h a t a r e t h e D i f f e r e n c e s b e t w e e n D F U M o d e a n d R e c o v e r y M o d e T he r e a r e a l s o s om e di f f e r e nc e s be t w e e n D F U M ode a nd R e c ove r y M ode pl e a s e r e a d on a nd m a ke i t c l e a r t ha t y o u know how t o di s t i ng ui s h t he m . 1. T h e s t e p s t o e n t e r D F U M od e an d R e c ove r y M od e i s al s o d i f f e r e n t . E n t e r D F U M od e

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w w w . i f one t i ps .c om O n an i P h on e 6s an d e ar l i e r i P ad or i P od t ou c h : P l ug y o ur i P hone / i P a d i nt o t he c om put e r w i t h a U S B c a bl e a nd pow e r of f t he de vi c e . N e x t pr e s s a nd hol d t he " P ow e r " but t on f or 3 s e c onds a s w e l l a s pr e s s a nd hol d t he " H om e " a nd " P ow e r " but t ons f or 10 s e c onds . T he n r e l e a s e t he " P ow e r " but t on but ke e p hol di ng dow n t he " H om e " but t on. A f t e r a bout 15 s e c onds y o u w i l l be pr om pt e d by i T u ne s s a y i ng t ha t i t ha s de t e c t e d a de vi c e i n D F U M ode . O n an i P h on e 7 or i P h on e 7 P l u s : C onne c t i P hone 7/ 7 P l us vi a U S B c a bl e t o t he i T u ne s on c om put e r a nd t ur n of f t he de vi c e . A f t e r t ha t pr e s s a nd hol d dow n t he " P ow e r " but t on f or t hr e e s e c onds a nd hol d t he " P ow e r " but t on a nd " V o l um e D ow n" but t on t og e t he r f or 10 s e c onds . T he n r e l e a s e t he P ow e r " but t on but ke e p pr e s s i ng t he " V o l um e D ow n" but t on unt i l t he s c r e e n s how s not hi ng but a bl a c k i nt e r f a c e . E n t e r R e c ove r y M od e O n an i P h on e 6s an d e ar l i e r i P ad or i P od t ou c h : P r e s s a nd hol d t he S l e e p/ W a ke a nd H om e but t ons a t t he s a m e t i m e . D on t r e l e a s e t he but t ons w he n y o u s e e t he A ppl e l og o. K e e p hol di ng bot h but t ons unt i l y o u s e e t he r e c ove r y m ode s c r e e n. O n an i P h on e 7 or i P h on e 7 P l u s : P r e s s a nd hol d t he S l e e p/ W a ke a nd V o l um e D ow n but t ons a t t he s a m e t i m e . D on t r e l e a s e t he but t ons w he n y o u s e e t he A ppl e l og o. K e e p hol di ng bot h but t ons unt i l y o u s e e t he r e c ove r y m ode s c r e e n. N ot e t hat i t s m uc h di f f i c ul t t o e nt e r D F U M ode r at he r t han R e c ov e r y M ode . Y o u hav e t o f ol l ow pr e c i s e t i m i ng t o e nt e r D F U M ode . O t he r w i s e i t w oul d f ai l . 2. O ne of t he di f f e r e nc e s of t he t w o M ode s i s t he i nt e r f a c e t he y pr e s e nt . W he n y o ur de vi c e s uc c e s s f ul l y g e t s i nt o D F U M ode t he s c r e e ns be c om e bl a nk a nd no l og os a r e pr e s e nt e d. H ow e ve r a s oppos e d t o D F U M ode i f y o ur i P hone / i P a d/ i P od e nt e r s i nt o R e c ove r y M ode t he i c on of i T u ne s w i l l s how up on t he s c r e e n w i t h a n i m a g e of U S B c onne c t e d pr om pt i ng y o u t o c onne c t y o ur de vi c e t o t he l a t e s t ve r s i on of i T u ne s . M os t of t he t i m e i t s t he m a i n w a y t o t e l l w he t he r y o ur de vi c e i s i n D F U M ode or R e c ove r y M ode . 3. R e c ove r y M ode m a ke s us e of i B oot dur i ng r e s t or i ng or upg r a di ng y o ur i P hone / i P a d/ i P od w hi l e D F U m ode by p a s s e s i B oot . B e c a us e D F U di s r e ga r ds i B oot y o u c a n dow ngr a de y o ur f i r m w a r e i n D F U m ode . Y o u c a nnot dow ngr a de f i r m w a r e i n R e c ove r y M ode but R e c ove r y M ode w i l l i ns t a l l t he l a t e s t ve r s i on of i O S on y o ur de vi c e . D F U m ode a l l ow s y o ur i O S de vi c e t o i nt e r a c t w i t h i T u ne s w i t hout a f i r m w a r e upg r a de . W i t h R e c ove r y M ode i T u ne s w i l l a ut om a t i c a l l y upg r a de y o ur f i r m w a r e t o t he l a t e s t ve r s i on. 4. D F U m ode a l l ow s y o u t o m a ke us e of c us t om f i r m w a r e s uc h a s C y d i a a nd ot he r J a i l br e a k t ool s . R e c ove r y M ode i s not s o c us t om i z a bl e a nd w i l l onl y upg r a de y o ur f i r m w a r e . W hi l e bot h D F U m ode a nd R e c ove r y M ode c a n s ol ve s om e s y s t e m pr obl e m s y o u m a y a s k w ha t t he di f f e r e nc e be t w e e n t he m i s . T he a ns w e r w oul d be i B oot .

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w w w . i f one t i ps .c om I ’ m s ur e y o u ’ ve g a i ne d a br a nd ne w know l e dge of D F U M ode a nd R e c ove r y M ode s o f a r a f t e r r e a di ng t hi s pos t . I ’ d be g l a d i f y o u now know t he di f f e r e nc e be t w e e n t he t w o M ode s . H ow e ve r i f a ny s e c t i on i s de s c r i be d unc l e a r y o u ’ r e w e l c om e t o poi nt i t out . T ha nks f or he l pi ng m e i m pr ovi ng t he c ont e nt . H ow e ve r i f y o ur i O S de vi c e i s s t uc k i n D F U M ode or R e c ove r y M ode pl e a s e t r y i O S S y s t e m R e c ove r y t o g e t i t f i x e d.

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