iPhone Flashing Apple Logo? 4 Ways to Fix It

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Apple lovers, at least once, must have encountered the annoying dilemma of getting iPhone flashing Apple logo and continues to loop. Considering you're a diehard Apple fan, you might, in fact, be dealing with the issue right now. In the article, we will provide you with various solutions to deal with the flashing apple logo and iTunes restore error issue.

Part 1: Fix iPhone Flashing Apple Logo with ReiBoot

If above mentioned solutions don't work, worry not. We will tell you what to do if iPhone keeps flashing Apple logo. You can go for Tenorshare ReiBoot. The iOS system repair tool will bring back your device to a working condition without data lost. No need enter recovery mode, 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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  • Next tap on "Start Repair" and you'll see the firmware download screen. The program will automatcally detect the newest iOS software for your deice.

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  • You need to download the necessary firmware package online or import them into the software if you have already downloaded.

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  • 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 is solved without any data loss.

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Part 2: Fix iPhone Keeps Flashing Apple Logo

Method 1: 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 or X: 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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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 finish.

Method 2: Update iPhone from iTunes

If your iPhone keeps flashing 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 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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  • Now tap on Download and Update option. As soon as you click on this option, your iPhone will be updated.

Method 3: Restore iPhone in DFU Mode

If updating the iPhone is not solving iPhone flashing Apple logo 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.

  • 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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  • 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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Further when you see an entirely black screen, you have successfully entered the DFU mode.


The above article gives you the easiest ways to solve iPhone 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. Do not forget to share your feedback with us by commenting below.

  Updated on 2020-01-13 / Update for  iPhone Fix

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