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  1. jajuan's Avatar
    Is there a alternative way to put iphone in DFU mode? My power button broke on my iphone and I can't jailbrake my iphone to firmware 2.2.
    2008-12-24 04:49 PM
  2. Poseidon79's Avatar
    Nope.. you need a working home and power button to get into Recovery or DFU mode. Bummer.
    2008-12-24 04:50 PM
  3. vlizad's Avatar
    you can use a program called iphuc to get it into recovery mode, but not dfu
    2009-02-04 06:55 PM
  4. Z33Driver's Avatar
    Give this a try.

    1.) First download the required archive Send big files the easy way. Files too large for email attachments? No problem!

    2.) Extract the archive to the root of your hard drive, should be C:/DFU/

    3.) Connect your iPhone and ignore iTunes

    4.) Goto Start - run

    5.) Next type in “c:/dfu/dfu iBSS.m68ap.RELEASE.dfu”

    6.) Wait for iPhone to show a “white” screen.So you are in DFU mode...
    2009-02-06 11:34 PM
  5. causefx's Avatar
    Bump.. Im having the same problem.
    2009-02-12 08:30 PM
  6. vlizad's Avatar
    have u tried iphuc?
    2009-02-12 10:50 PM
  7. rizla03's Avatar
    Hi, all.

    I'm also having problems with iphone 3G 3.0. after upgrading to 3.0, the fone keeps telling me to 'wait for Activation, - This may take some time'.
    After a whole day of waiting, I've decided to downgrade to 2.2.1 but also cant do this. cos, i've read about using itunes but not what version, i should to do so?
    can som1 verify this please.

    ? - Can i use WinSCP to delete all info from the iphone and then restore complete new firmware of 2.2.1?

    2009-07-12 05:30 PM
  8. baller1997's Avatar
    same problem with the iphone 3gs but on 4.2.1
    2011-03-30 02:06 AM
  9. dennyduke's Avatar
    Steps to Put Your iPhone/iPad/iPod into DFU Mode:
    Step 1 : Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone to your Windows PC or MAC.
    Step 2 : Hold Down the Power Button and Home Button together at the same time.
    Step 3 : Now count for 10 seconds and after that release the Power button but Continue to Hold the Home Button.
    Step 4 : After 3-5 seconds, your iPhone will look like completely turned off.
    Last edited by dennyduke; 2013-02-19 at 02:06 AM.
    2013-02-01 07:42 AM
  10. King_O_Hill's Avatar
    How is this an alternate method???

    This is the standard method.

    Check out WW3 for iOS 9/10 - Widget-Weather 3.0
    2013-02-01 07:52 AM

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