iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo? 4 Ways You'd Hoped You Knew Earlier

Updated by Brian Davis on Mar 10, 2020 10:52 AM
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"My iPhone 6 stuck on Apple logo after the factory reset. Every time I tried to restart it, my iPhone keeps showing the Apple logo and turning off. The iPhone shut off a few minutes later and then started the loop again. What should I do to fix it? Please help."

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Although the reasons why your iPhone get stuck on the Apple logo screen vary, the main causes are generally inseparable from the following three aspects.

* The first one is hardware issues, which is one of the startup routine of your iPhone to check in with.
* Besides, software problem like file transfer, restoring, iOS upgrade can also result in the accident of iPhone stuck on Apple logo.
* The last one may be related to the jailbreak error. Jailbreaking is a mode of unlocking your device that will see the user being able to access third-party applications that are not acceptable by Apple.

No matter what brings the trouble to your device, this is undoubtedly a depressing problem as all the features on your device become unusable. You don't need to worry about it anymore, as we will show you 4 different ways that you can attempt to get your iPhone stuck on Apple logo issue fixed.

Method 1. Force Restart iPhone
Method 2. Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo Without Data Loss
Method 3. Put Your iPhone into Recovery Mode
Method 4. Put Your iPhone into DFU Mode

1. Forcibly Reboot the iPhone

The first option you can try is to force restart your iPhone device. It is also the easiest solution to take when facing with common iOS issues like iPhone stuck on Apple logo. Even if it may not work, it's still worth trying as the operation won't be harmful to anything on your device. Plus you can perform the hard reset without a computer.

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1# On an iPhone 6s and earlier models,

Press and hold the Power button and Home button together until you see the Apple logo appear on the screen.

2# On an iPhone 7 and 7 Plus,

Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button for about 10 seconds. Release them until the Apple logo displays on the screen.

3# On an iPhone 8 and newer models,

Quickly press and release the Volume Up button, then hold down and release the Volume Down button. Finally press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo.

2. Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo Without Restoring

It seems that you've become one of the 99% of users which means that the forcibly reboot didn't help to resolve the problem. All you can see from the interface remains the same, the iPhone wont turn on stuck on Apple logo screen. The good news is, you can get your faulty device repaired with an outstanding iOS system recovery tool specifically developed by TunesKit Studio.

No matter which situation your iPhone is stuck in, this software, TunesKit iOS System Recovery can get rid of them in 2 smart repair modes, Standard Mode and Advanced Mode. It is totally user friendly as what you only need to do is to open it and connect your device. Then the software will handle the rest work for you and recover your iOS to normal causing no any data loss or leak.

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Step 1Connect iPhone to the computer

Open the program and find a USB cable to connect your device to the computer. Tap on the Start option, and then set the repair mode as Standard Mode and click the Next button. After that follow the prompts from the window to put your iPhone into DFU mode and click the Next button once finished.

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Step 2Download firmware package

This software will download the firmware package matched to your iPhone. You need to confirm the device info before that. Correct it manually if any information is wrong. Then press the Download button at the lower right corner, TunesKit will then begin downloading and verifying the firmware.

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Step 3Fix iPhone stuck at Apple logo

As soon as it completes the downloading process, just press the Repair option to let the software fix the error of iPhone stuck on Apple screen. Keep your iPhone connected to the computer until the program finishes fixing. Or your device may get bricked unexpectedly.

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3. Put Your iPhone in Recovery Mode

There's another way to fix the issue of iPhone wont turn on and being stuck in Apple logo which is to put your device into recovery mode. However, all the files on your iPhone will be removed if taking advantage of this method. Therefore, just make sure that you've backed up your device to iTunes or iCloud previously. Before you get started, check the iTunes installed on your PC to see whether it is the most current version.

1# For iPhone 6s or older devices,

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to PC and launch iTunes. Hold both the Power button and the Home button at the same time.

Step 2. You will see the white Apple logo coming up. Do not release the buttons until the Connect to iTunes screen appears.

2# For iPhone 7 or 7 Plus,

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer and open iTunes. Press the Power button and the Volume Down button concurrently.

Step 2. Similarly, the Apple logo screen will display. Simply hold them until you see the Connect to iTunes screen.

3# For iPhone 8 or later devices,

Step 1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to the computer. Press and fast release the Volume Up button, do the same thing on the Volume Down button.

Step 2. Press and hold the side button, release the buttons once the Connect to iTunes screen appeared.

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At this time you may need to tap on the Restore option from the interface since you've finished the process of entering recovery mode. Then just follow the prompts to restore your iPhone to fix the iPhone stuck on Apple logo issue.

Note: There's an alternative way for you to place the iPhone into the recovery mode, which is to use the program we introduced in the second part of this post, TunesKit iOS System Recovery to implement it. Just open the software and click the "Enter Recovery Mode" or "Exit Recovery Mode" on the left of the main interface to put your iOS device into/out of recovery mode.

4. DFU Restore Your Device

A DFU (Device Firmware Update) restore actually reloads the firmware (controls the hardware of your device) thoroughly but not only the software. This feature makes it different from other restoration types as well as the recovery mode. And it is the deepest type among all the iPhone restore.

To go on with this mode of solving the problem, you will need to connect your device through a USB cable to your PC and sign in to iTunes. For the respective iPhone devices, you will need to initiate the pressing of the keys reminiscent of the force reboot manner. This is until a message pops saying that iTunes has detected a phone in recovery mode. After this release the buttons when the screen goes blank and you will be able to restore your device.

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Note: A DUF restore will deeply flush your device out and it may permanently mess your phone up. So please avoid using DFU mode and check the other options first.

The Bottom Line

These are the 4 handy ways on how to fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo. TunesKit iOS System Recovery is the perfect option if you don't want to be caught in additional issue, the data loss. It is supported in both Mac and Windows platform as well as compatible with almost all iOS devices and the latest iOS 13 system. Download the free trial version of the program and give it a try now.

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