iPhone And iPad In iOS 11: How To Enable Developer Mode

Everyone praises the new iPhone and iPad devices running in iOS 11 and for all the good reasons. Problem is, however, that some of those good reasons are kept hidden from the regular user. As it turns out, Apple thought that not all of those advanced features, some of which relate to security, are features that a normal user would need to benefit from. And that’s true and perfectly all right, as long as you are a normal user.


But you’re here, looking to learn how to enable the Developer Mode on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11. You’re clearly not the average Apple fan, as you’re looking to test the best that this device has to offer. So, if you’re really curious about turning on this special running mode with lots of hidden features, we hear you!

Doesn’t really matter what aspects of your settings you’re trying to control. Or if you want to enable USB debugging. Or if you want to install third-party software and ROMs. Or anything else that comes to your mind. The feature is not locked, just hidden, and we’re here to show you how to get to it. Unlocking the developer menu features isn’t complicated at all, just check our detailed instructions from below and you’ll know what we’re talking about.


The Steps To Enable Developer Mode On iPhone And iPad In iOS 11:

  1. First, connect your device (iPhone or iPad) to a computer;
  2. Next, tap and hold for about 10 seconds or so, both the Home and the Power buttons of the device;
  3. Following those first 10 seconds, release the Power key and keep pressing the Home key for another 10 seconds;
  4. When you finally release the Home button as well, the display will turn black, as a sign that the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11 is now into DFU Reset.

The iTunes will also come into play and notify you that “iTunes has detected an iPhone in Recovery Mode. You must restore this iPhone in iOS 11 before it can be used with iTunes”. That’s the sign that you have successfully enabled the Developer Mode on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11.

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