iPhone Flashing Apple Logo? 5 Ways to Fix It

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-05-27 / Update for  iPhone Fix

My iPhone 7 flashing Apple logo on and off after I have tried to reset it. Apple logo appears for a few seconds and then goes black then repeats to no end.”

Apple lovers, at least once, must have encountered the annoying dilemma of getting iPhone flashing Apple logo. There are cases that you try to boot your iPhone When it is plugged and charging, but the Apple logo appears for a few seconds, then disappears, leaving a blank screen. The blank screen stays up for seconds and then the Apple logo appears again flashing incessantly. In the article, we will provide you with various solutions to deal with the flashing apple logo.

Part 1: The Best Way to Fix iPhone Flashing Apple Logo with ReiBoot (No Data Loss)

Many users experence Apple logo flashing after iOS 13.4 update, restore, iOS jailbreaking or when charging. In most cases, the issue might arise due to a corrupted file or due to iOS firmware issues. You can go for Tenorshare ReiBoot. The iOS system repair tool will fix iPhone flashes Apple logo through a full iOS system repair without data loss. No need to restore with iTunes. Follow below steps to check how it works:

  • Download and then install the tool on your PC and then open it. Connect your iPhone and PC. Select the option "Repair Operating System" once the device is detected.

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    Step 1: Select the "Repairing Operating System" option
  • Select Fix Now on the following screen.

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    Step 2: Click on the "Fix Now" button
  • You need to download the necessary firmware package online or import them into the software if you have already downloaded.

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    Step 3: Download the firmware package
  • Click "Start Repair" when the downloading process is done. The recovery process will begin after this. In any case, your iPhone should not be disconnected from the PC in the entire process. When the process is finished, your iPhone will be restarted. Congratulations! The problem "iPhone flashing apple logo" is solved without any data loss.

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    Step 4: System successfully repaired

Part 2: 4 Free Ways to Fix iPhone Blinking Apple Logo

iPhone X flashing apple logo?There are also other methods to fix iPhone won't turn on just flashes apple logo. Sometimes they may not work, but you can still have a try.

Method 1: Check Your iPhone Charger and Lightning Cable

Why is my iPhone flashing Apple logo? iPhone keeps flashing apple logo occurs primarily when the device is plugged in and charging. So it may be your charger or something that goes wrong during the charging process could certainly cause the issue. If your iPhone 6 flashing apple logo when charging, check your iPhone charger and the Lightning Cable. If possible, you'd better use the official charger and lightning cable to charge your iPhone.

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Image 1: Charging your iPhone

Method 2: Force Restart iPhone

If you are dealing with iPhone 7 flashing apple logo screen issue, simply force restart your iPhone. This method sometimes gives a helping hand to solve the problem instantly. To force restart your device, follow below steps.

For iPhone 8 and newer: Long press the volume up button and then release it. Now, quickly press the volume down button and then release. Further, press and hold the side button until the screen is off and turns on again. Once the Apple logo is displayed, release the button.

For iPhone 7 or 7 Plus: Swiftly press lock/power button and at the same time volume down button. Release both buttons once the Apple logo is displayed on screen.

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Image 2: Force restart your iPhone

For iPhone 6/6s, SE or earlier: All together press Home button as well as power button. Press both the buttons till the Apple logo is displayed. Release both the buttons. Wait for the restarting process to fix iPhone 5 flashing apple logo.

Method 3: Update/Restore iPhone from iTunes (Data Loss)

If your iPhone 6 blinking apple logo and won't turn on, try updating your device from iTunes. This can aid you and solve your problem. Follow below steps to update/restore iPhone from iTunes.

  • Install the latest iTunes version on your PC. Now connect your device to PC.
  • Open iTunes and choose your iPhone from the list. Now tap on Summary and then on Check for Updates option.

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    Step 2: Update iPhone with iTunes
  • Now tap on Download and Update option. As soon as you click on this option, your iPhone will be updated.

Method 4: Restore iPhone in DFU Mode (Data Loss)

If updating the iPhone is not solving iPhone flashing on and off issue, try the DFU mode. You can recover your iPhone from DFU mode. Follow below steps to properly enter the DFU mode and fix iPhone apple logo keeps flashing.

  • Connect your iPhone to your PC using USB cable. Open iTunes. Now press and hold the Home as well as Sleep/Wake button all at once for exact 10 seconds.

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    Step 1: Enter the dfu mode
  • When screen goes black, release only the Sleep/Wake button. Do not release the Home button until iTunes displays a message confirming that your iPhone is detected and it is in recovery mode.

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    Enter the dfu mode (continued)
  • Further when you see an entirely black screen, you have successfully entered the DFU mode. Now, tap Restore and follow the restoration process of iTunes.
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    Step 3: Finish the dfu mode restoration


The above article gives you the easiest ways to solve iPhone 11/11 Pro (Max)/XS/XS Max/XR/X/8 (Plus)/7 (Plus)/6s/6 flashing Apple logo problem. We hope that the solutions work for you and give you success. Tenorshare ReiBoot is a proven iOS system repair tool that can fix various iOS problems like iPhone Screen Unresponsive to touch, iPhone Black Screen Spinning Wheel, iPhone is frozen on the Apple logo screen. Do not forget to share your feedback with us by commenting below.

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  Updated on 2020-05-27 / Update for  iPhone Fix

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