Now sleep with button replace with the side button, because new face ID in iPhone X did a great job for unlock your iPhone and different verification process is for Apple pay, App Store and unlock screen.
Resetting and DFU is the last step to deal with the troubleshooting on your iPhones. When everything you tried and nothing works then you must go with the reboot and DFU (device recovery mode) for solving all the problems. Reboot is just the forced restart you can apply. For rebooting your iPhone you have to follow the easy steps.
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- 1 Steps for Restart, Reboot and DFU mode on iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- 2 Restart: iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X
- 3 Force Restart: iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus
- 4 DFU Mode: iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- 5 For iPhone X: DFU Mode
- 6 For iPhone 8, 8 Plus: DFU Mode and Recovery Mode
- 7 Recovery Mode on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus
Steps for Restart, Reboot and DFU mode on iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
Restart: iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X
For iPhone X: Press and Hold Side button until you see a slide to turn off button on the screen.
For iPhone 8, 8 Plus: Press and Hold Sleep/wake button until you see a slide to turn off icon on the screen.
Force Restart: iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus
For iPhone X: Press and Hold Side button + Volume up button until you see the apple logo on the black screen.
For iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus: Press and Hold Side button + Volume Down button for up to 20 seconds or until you see the apple logo on the screen.
DFU Mode: iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
Turn off iPhone if it isn’t. Also, Launch iTunes on your Mac or PC. Don’t connect iPhone to iTunes.
For iPhone X: DFU Mode
Press and hold Side button for 3 seconds. Next, continuously press and Hold Volume up button for 10 seconds. That means keep holding down both buttons for 10 seconds.
You will see “Plug into iTunes” screen, Means 8 Pins Lightning cable show up on screen.
Now, Screen goes black and your iPhone X into DFU mode.
For iPhone 8, 8 Plus: DFU Mode and Recovery Mode
For applying the DFU mode on your iPhone or iPad Don’t plug in iTunes.
Make sure that the iTunes is running and also turn Off your iPhone if it is not.
Then press the On/ Off button on the right side for at least 3 seconds and simultaneously hold the volume down button.
You have to do the process at least for 10 seconds till the Apple logo will appear and it starts again.
Then you have to let go the On/ Off button but you must hold the volume down button for more 5 seconds till the screen stays black and that it’s your iPhone is in DFU mode.
Recovery Mode on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus
Then your iPhone will show you an alert of being restored at that time and notify you about that. If any kind of logo is shown up to you then you are in recovery mode but the DFU mode is not enabled. If in your iPhone the recovery mode works great then let it is rather trying to the DFU mode but if the recovery mode is not working than you must try the DFU mode on your iPhone and hence all the troubleshooting will be solved.
Share if any problem getting on put your iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X into Restart/ Reboot, Force Restart, and DFU Mode or Recovery Mode.