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iPhone 8 and iPhone X Force Restart, Recovery Mode and DFU Mode

How to force restart your iPhone 8 and iPhone X

To force restart (hard reset) the iPhone 8 and iPhone X;

Step 1: Press and release the Volume Up button

Step 2: Press and release the Volume Down button

Step 3: Press and hold the Side button until your device reboots, then release.

After holding the Side button for about ten seconds, the iPhone will force restart.

(All three button presses should be done in relatively quick succession)

How to get your iPhone 8 or iPhone x into recovery-mode

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 8 or iPhone X to your Mac or PC(were iTunes is installed) with a Lightning to USB cable.

Step 2: Force restart (hard reset) your phone. Only this time, keep holding the Side button, even after you see the Apple logo appears.

Step 3: Release the Side button once you see the Connect to iTunes logo appear on the iPhone’s display.

Step 4: Launch iTunes, and you should see a message saying “There is a problem with the iPhone that requires it to be updated or restored.” From there, you can either choose to Update or Restore your iPhone’s software.

How to get your iPhone 8 or iPhone x into DFU mode

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 8 or iPhone X to your Mac or PC(were iTunes is installed) with a Lightning to USB cable.

Step 2: Press and release the Volume Up button, press and release the Volume Down button, and press and hold the Side button for 10 seconds until the screen turns black.

Step 3: While still holding the Side button, press and hold the Volume Down button for 5 seconds, and then release the Side button while continuing to hold the Volume Down button for another 10 seconds. The screen should remain black.

Step 4: Launch iTunes, and you should see a message stating that “iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes.”