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How to Fix iPhone Keeps Rebooting

As perfect as an iPhone can be, there are times when it just doesn't work as it should. Of all problems your device can have perhaps the most frustrating is when the iPhone keeps rebooting. Every time you try to use the iPhone, it just keeps rebooting. When this happens, most people will panic and think their iPhone is permanently damaged and will never be fixed.That couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, this article will detail 8 solutions for how to fix a bootloop on your iPhone. Let's begin with the easiest solution;

1. Hard Reboot iPhone

A hard reboot or a forced restart on your iPhone should be the first solution you try. This process is different depending on the iPhone model. Here's how;

  • On iPhone 6 and earlier: Press the home button and the Sleep/Wake button together for about 10 seconds.
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  • On the iPhone 7/7 plus: Press the volume and the Sleep/Wake button for about 10 seconds.
  • On the iPhone 8/8 plus and iPhone X: press and release the volume up button, press and release the volume down button and press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple Logo appears on the screen.
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2. Update Apps on iPhone

Failing to update the apps on your device can cause malfunctions in the system and an update will often come with bug fixes that can be useful in fixing these problems and more. To update all the apps on your device, go to App Store > Updates and then tap on "Update All Apps."

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3. Update iPhone Software

Another way to fix any bugs in your system that could be causing the iPhone to keep rebooting is to update the iOS. To do that, go to Settings > General > Software Update. If an update is available, tap "Download and Install" to install it on your device.

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4. Delete Unused Apps

If there are any apps on your device that you don't use or rarely use, you may want to delete them. Removing them has been known to fix this issue. To delete an app, locate its icon on the home screen, tap and hold on it until all icons begin to wiggle. Then click on the "X" that appears on the top-right corner of the app icon.

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5. Clean Up iPhone Storage

A lack of sufficient storage on your device could also cause to remain on a constant bootloop. So if you can, you want to check the apps and data that are taking up too much of your iPhone's storage and delete some of them. To check your storage, go to Settings > General > Usage and you should see the available storage under "Available."

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6. Reset All Settings

If you've done all of the above and the iPhone is still stuck in a bootloop, you may want to reset all the settings on the device. This often has the effect of eliminating the bug in settings that is causing the issue. To reset all settings on your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

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7. Reboot iPhone Without Data Loss

You can also use a third-party tool like Tenorshare ReiBoot to fix an iPhone 6/7/8/X stuck in boot loop after restore, update or screen replacement. Tenorshare ReiBoot in particular is the ideal solution since it guarantees a solution without losing the data on the device. To use ReiBoot to fix the iPhone, download and install it on your computer and then follow these simple steps;

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Step 1: Open ReiBoot on your computer and then connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cables. When the program detects the device, click on "Enter Recovery Mode" to begin the process.

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Step 2: Click on "Fix Now" to download the required firmware package online for your device. The downloading process will begin once you click on "Download".

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Step 3: Click "Start Repair" when the firmware is downloaded successfully. After a few minutes, the issue will be solved. Also your device will show the latest version of iOS.

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8. Restore iPhone iTunes

Restoring the iPhone in iTunes is also a good way to fix iPhone keeps restarting won't turn on iOS 12/11.4 once and for all. Follow these simple steps to do it;

Step 1: Connect the iPhone to the computer with USB cable and then open iTunes.

Step 2: Click on the iPhone when it appears and then click on "Restore iPhone"

Step 3: Select the most relevant backup to restore the device to and then click "Restore." Wait for the process to be completed and the device should be back to normal.

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If your iPhone keeps rebooting and you can't figure out how to fix it, it is our hope that the above solutions can help. Let us know which one worked for you in the comments section below.

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