iPhone XS/iPhone XR: how to force restart, enter recovery, and DFU mode

iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR: How to force restart, reboot, enter recovery mode, DFU mode, and more. Full tutorial here:


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22 Comments on iPhone XS/iPhone XR: how to force restart, enter recovery, and DFU mode

  1. XR in title is kinda unnecessary as nobody will be buying that LCD is unacceptable in 2018 especially 828p

    • Remy 149 uhh on YT most ppl won’t just use auto quality, they’ll crank it up. Facebook is dead after Cambridge analytica

    • ChloeWade I have gigabit internet and have hit speeds of over 500 mb/s on WiFi with my iPhone X’s Max yet always have to manually change the video quality in the YouTube app

    • Remy 149 also auto quality never ‘streams below 720p’ for me maybe in a place where the connection is just ridiculously bad

    • ChloeWade I have gigabit internet and the YouTube app is often streaming below 720 p until I change the setting.

  2. Also volume up followed by volume down then hold power to power off will work and imo that’s a better way bc u don’t have to enter password if u change mind about powering off.

    • Yeah, but most people aren’t going to remember that. I still find myself looking at this video to find the answer.

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  4. You mention connecting to a laptop, many of us do not have a laptop. When my 2010 MBP died I went fully to iPad. What is the process for iPad only users?

  5. Before doing this, I’d suggest (if you can) to physically back up the phone with iTunes to the computer and also to iCloud.

    Interesting how they changed that button combination thing.
    I have an iPhone 7+ so this is very useful for me since I’ll be upgrading to either iPhone Xs or iPhone Xs Max eventually.

  6. With my iPhone 6, I can do a “soft reset” by pressing the power on/off key as if I am powering off and then once the “Slide to power…” screen appears, holding down the home button. This will essentially erase memory without doing a complete restart. Is there equivalent on iPhone X/S/R?

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