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Top 3 Ways to Fix iPhone Stuck in Reboot Loop after iOS 9 Upgrade

Dec. 18, 2015 06:42 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iOS 9 Tips
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People may find their iPhone struck in the endless reboot or the Apple logo when they upgrade their iPhone from older version to iOS 9. Even worse, your iPhone home button doesn’t work as well, and this can be really annoying since you cannot get the phone back to work. Try the tips below to get your iPhone out of a start up loop.

1. Use Tenorshare ReiBoot for Mac.

Tenorshare ReiBoot (Mac) is a free and easy-to-use utility to help iOS device users get out of the reboot loop after iOS 9.3/9.1/9 upgrade by one click. It fixes iDevices problem such as stuck in recovery mode, stuck in reboot loop, Home button can't be activated, etc.

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Download Tenorshare ReiBoot (Mac), install and run RiBoot on your Mac. Connect your iDevice to computer through USB cable, click on “Enter Recovery Mode” and then click "Exit Recovery Mode". Your iPhone will reboot so that it could get out of the reboot loop. It is totally free and safe.

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2. Enter the DFU Mode

DFU (Device Firmware Update) mode is a means to getting your iPhone to interface with iTunes without iTunes automatically loading the latest version of iOS onto it. Differing from recovery mode, where iTunes restores your iPhone to its original factory settings with the latest iOS and firmware, thus to fix iPhone stuck on reboot loop. How to access to DFU mode?

First, turn off iPhone by pressing "Home" and "Power" button for 5 seconds, and click "Start". Then keep holding "Home" and "Power" until the screen turn to black. Finally, release "Power" button and keep holding "Home" foranother 10-15 seconds.


3. Set iPhone to the Recovery Mode.

As previously said, compared with DFU mode, recovery mode allows iTunes to restore your iPhone to its original factory settings but with the latest iOS and firmware. So the warning is that you should make sure your iPhone is on its latest iOS version.

First you need to turn your iPhone off, and connect it to your computer. When it turns on, keep pressing the home button until the iTunes logo appears on the screen. Your phone is now in recovery mode andyou can then start the restore process by clicking the Restore button in the iTunes window.

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Usually these ways will effectively deal with the reboot loop problem after you upgrade your iPhone to iOS 9.1/9. If you have any other questions, or these ways do not work on you, please feel free to leave a message on our comment page.

Additionally, if you accidently lost your previous files on your iPhone, come and get use Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery for Mac to restore your contacts, messages, pictures, notes,and more data.

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