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Iphone 5 IOS7 Stuck in recovery/DFU mode.

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by 8UCKW1LD, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Hi everyone, I recently "Updated" my Iphone 5 to IOS 7. It automaticlly went to the "Need to be a developer" page, (Great..) So I tried to downgrade it and it went to a looping Recovery/DFU mode. I tried endlessly to fix it and have no progress.

    Any help would be great.
  2. macrumors newbie

    Hey try this go to apple.com download iOS 6.1.4 ipsw after it finishes downloading put your phone in DFU mode and hold down shift and click restore chose the iOS 6.1.4 ipsw you just downloaded I had the same problem and this was my solution
  3. macrumors newbie

    The phone is stuck in DFU mode. I can't get it out, it just keeps looping.
  4. macrumors regular


    Have you tried taking it out of dfu mode by holding down the home and sleep buttons until the device powers up, see if you can boot back into iOS 7
  5. macrumors member


    This happened to me...I downloaded tinyumbrella. In tinyumbrella there is an option to take the device out of restore/dfu and it worked great fro me
  6. macrumors 6502a

    What errors do you get on iTunes when trying to restore? Are you a developer? If not, I'd recommend Googling the route of installing iOS 7 correctly.
  7. macrumors newbie

    It keeps saying "Restore not completed, unknown error". I've literally tried every method mentioned, it will not come out of DFU/Recovery mode. I'll try the tiny umbrella method though, and check back. I know now what happened to the phone. Instead of clicking "Check for updates" I clicked "Restore Device". That caused it to not by-pass the Developer sequence.
  8. macrumors 6502a

    Were you jailbroken and had messed with your host file previously?

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