What If Your iDevices Cannot be Recognized?

If your iOS device is not working properly and cannot be recognized by the software, Leawo iOSFix will display “Device is not connected” on its interface. Follow the steps below to boot your iOS device into Recovery Mode or DFU Mode for further repair.

1. How to Boot Your iOS Device into Recovery Mode?

1.1 Boot iPhone 7/7 Plus into Recovery Mode

Step 1: Turn off your device and connect it to your computer.

Step 2: Press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button at the same time.

Step 3: Keep holding them until you see the recovery-mode screen.

1.2 Boot iPhone 8 or later iPhones into Recovery Mode

Step 1: Turn off your device and connect it to your computer.

Step 2: Press and quickly release the Volume Up button. Press and quickly release the Volume Down button. Then press and hold the Power button.

Step 3: Keep holding Power button until you see the recovery-mode screen.

1.3 Boot Apple TV into Recovery Mode

Step 1: Connect your Apple TV to the computer with a Micro-USB cable. Plug in the power cord for 3rd generation and leave 2nd generation unplugged.

Step 2: Press and hold Menu and Down buttons on the Remote. Release them until you see the indicator light on the box start flashing rapidly.

Step 3: Keep holding Menu and Play/Pause button for 6s and then release them.

1.4 Boot Apple TV HD into Recovery Mode

Step 1: Connect your Apple TV HD to the computer with a USD-C cable. Plug in the power cord.

Step 2: Press and hold Menu and Home buttons on the Remote. Release them until you see the indicator light on the box start flashing rapidly.

Step 3: Keep holding Menu and Play/Pause buttons for 6s and then release them.

1.5 Boot other devices (iPhone 6s/6s Plus or previous iPhones, iPad and iPod) into Recovery Mode

Step 1: Turn off your device and connect it to your computer.

Step 2: Press and hold the Home button and the Power button at the same time.

Step 3: Keep holding them until you see the recovery-mode screen.

2. How to Boot Your iOS Device into DFU Mode?

2.1 Boot iPhone 7/7 Plus into DFU Mode

Step 1: Turn off your device and connect it to your computer.

Step 2: Press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button for 8 seconds.

Step 3: Release the Power button, but still keep holding the Volume Down button for about 5 seconds.

2.2 Boot iPhone 8 or later iPhones into DFU Mode

Step 1: Connect device to computer and trust. Quick press Volume Up button and release. Quick press Volume Down button and release. Press and hold Power button for 10s.

Step 2: While holding Power button, press and hold Volume Down button for 5s.

Step 3: Release Power button but keep holding Volume Down button for another 10s.

2.3 Boot other devices (iPhone 6s/6s Plus or previous iPhones, iPad and iPod) into DFU Mode

Step 1: Turn off your device and connect it to your computer.

Step 2: Press and hold the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.

Step 3: Release the Power button, but still keep holding the Home button for about 5 seconds.

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