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[Top 5] What to Do if iPad Shows Apple Logo Then Goes Black?

Updated by Brian Davis on May 17, 2023 10:52 AM • Category: Fix iPhone Issues
6 mins read

"My iPad keeps showing the Apple logo and then go turning off!!! Yesterday my iPad died, I placed it on charge and a few hours later I noticed it still hadn't turned on. Around every 10-20 seconds the Apple logo appears as if it's about to turn on but then the screen goes back to the black screen and sometimes the charging symbol appears. I've had my iPad for over a year and nothing like this has happened before. Someone please help me?"—from an iPad user

Apple is a brand that is well-recognized and of high quality. The running system and its components are prominent in the tablet computer market. It seems that there isn't any issue that will happen to this incredible machine. In fact, issues have always been arising when folks use their iPad. With the release of iPadOS 15 and higher, some users experienced a severe problem - iPad shows Apple logo then goes black. It's such an annoying problem that the iPad gets stuck on a black screen and cannot even reboot. Is there any workable way for us to fix this glitch? In today's post I will show you the cause of the problem and the best way to fix it on your iPad.

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Part 1: Video Tutorial: Fix iPad Shows Apple Logo Then Goes Black

To help you fix your iPad in an intuitive way, a detailed video tutorial is posted below. Please watch the video and follow the steps to deal with the issue.

Part 2: Why Does My iPad Keeps Showing the Apple Logo and Turn Off?

If your iPad only shows apple logo then turns off, there may be a hardware issue or system issue with your iPad. Here's a detailed explanation of why your iPad is stuck in such a problem.

1. iOS software. If you have updated to the latest iOS version, there are some incompatibilities between your iPad and the iOS system.

2. System issues. Viruses carried with third-party applications can break your system and cause your iPad to crash.

3. Hardware issues. In fact, we can fix system issues on the iPad, but once you run into hardware issues, you may need to find Apple or another retailer to replace or fix your iPad components.

Part 3: What to Do if iPad Only Shows Apple Logo Then Turns Off

Solution 1: Fix Your iPad with TunesKit iOS System Recovery [100% Effective]

System issues cannot be fixed with average operations. A professional iOS system repair tool is needed to completely fix your broken system. You should keep an eye out for selecting a system repair tool, as some unofficial or illegal software can also introduce viruses to your iPad and make your iPad worse.

TunesKit iOS System Recovery is an official and legal system repair tool, which is dedicated to helping users deal with all types of iOS system issues. More than 150 iOS issues on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch can be fixed with this simple tool, including iPad shows Apple logo then goes black, iPhone stuck on black and white screen , devices fail to update iOS version, battery health not working, devices keep restarting, etc. The simple interface and easy operation allow many users to successfully repair their devices and with no data loss. The tool is available for Windows and Mac users. iOS 16 is already supported.

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Characteristics of TunesKit iOS System Recovery:

  • Fix iPad shows Apple logo then goes black
  • Available on Mac/Win and supports iOS 16/15
  • Provide Standard Mode and Advanced Mode to fix
  • Easy-to-use and beginner-friendly interface
  • Fix your iOS devices without losing any data
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Next, let's take a look at how TunesKit iOS System Recovery can easily fix the iPad.

Step 1: Connect Your iPad to TunesKit iOS System Recovery

Before fixing your iPad, you should connect your iPad to your computer using a USB cable. When all is done, click the iOS System Repair.

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Step 2: Select a Repair Mode

There are two modes for you to use in iOS System Repair. To fix the iPad shows the Apple logo, then the screen goes black. Standard Repair is a more appropriate option if your iPad flashes apple logo then black screen. The Standard Repair mode can fix most iPad issues without losing any data on iPad. The Deep Repair mode offers a more powerful fixing that can unlock a disabled iPad. However, it will erase all your data. If you need to use the Deep Repair mode, don't forget to back up your iPad.

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Step 3: Download Firmware Package & Start to Fix

Then, please download the firmware package on this page. Before downloading, don't forget to confirm if the given device information on the interface if it's matched to your iPad. If not, please correct it manually. When the firmware package is ready, click Repair, then TunesKit iOS System Recovery will start to repair your iPad. Wait for several minutes and your iPad will get back to its normal state.

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Solution 2: Charge Your iPad with Apple Certified Charger and Cable

Having a black screen on your iPad may be a sign that its battery is running low. You need to charge your iPad with an Apple certified charge and cable. If you use other chargers and cables that are not certified by Apple, your iPad will not charge successfully and will remain low on battery, leaving your iPad stuck with the Apple logo or black screen all the time.

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Solution 3: Force Restart Your iPad

If the iPad keeps turning off and back on apple logo, force restart is a great option to fix your iPad. With force restart, some minor system glitches can be fixed, as it will refresh your system once you success in restarting your iPad. Here's the way lead you how to restart your iPad:

For iPads with Face ID: Press the Volume Down button quickly, then press Volume Up, then press and hold the Power button. Keep holding the buttons until the screen goes black. When the Apple logo appears, release the buttons and then turn it on again.

For iPad with Home Buttons: Hold the Home and Power buttons concurrently. When the Apple logo appears, release the buttons and then turn it on again

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Solution 4: Restore or Update iPad with iTunes or Finder

Restoring iPad with iTunes or Finder is a general solution to most users when they meet with troublesome system issues on their devices. iTunes or Finder will fix the system issues and erase all the data on your iPad. You must back up your data when you try to fix your iPad with this method. In addition, iOS update is another optimal choice for you to handle with the issue.

My iPad keeps showing the Apple logo and turning off? Updating the latest iOS version may fix the compatibility issues which cause a black screen on your iPad. The following shows you how to restore or update iPad via iTunes or Finder.

Restore or Update iPad via iTunes:

Step 1. Connect your iPad to your computer and start iTunes.

Step 2. Enter into the recovery mode. Remember to keep connecting your iPad all the time.

For the iPad models with a Home Button: Press and keep holding both Home and Power buttons until the Recovery mode screen appears.
For the iPad models with Face ID: Quickly press then release the Volume Up button, followed by the Volume Down button. Press the Power button and keep holding it until the Recovery mode screen appears.

Step 3. Find your iPad, and click Summary. Click Check for Update to update your iPadOS, or select Restore iPad to repair your iPad.

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Restore or Update iPad via Finder:

Step 1. Connect your iPad to the PC and launch Finder.

Step 2. Enter into the recovery mode. Remember to keep connecting your iPad all the time, otherwise the issue "iPad only shows Apple logo then turns off" cannot be fixed.

Step 3. Finder will present you with a dialog box. If there isn't any pop-up, go to find your iPad and click General. Then, you can see Check for Update and Restore iPad. Click one to repair your iPad.

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Solution 5: Find Support From Apple

If the methods above can't fix your iPad shows Apple logo but won't turn on, probably a hardware issue occurs on your iPad. You should contact Apple Support for help to check your iPad component. You can contact Apple on their official website.

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Part 4: Conclusion

iPad only shows Apple logo then turns off - it is not an intricate problem that we can fix it by ourselves easily. Fixing your iPad with an iOS repair tool seems to be the most time-saving and convenient. You can give TunesKit iOS System Recovery a try when you get stuck on the issue. Good luck with that!

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