How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo (Also fix Update/Downgrade to iOS 13 Stuck)

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-06-29 / Update for  iPhone Fix

Case 1: "My daughter's iPhone 7 is stuck at the black apple logo when updating to iOS 13. I have tried a normal iTunes restore and a DFU restore. After the restore, iTunes can see the device, but the iPhone itself is still stuck at the black apple logo and unusable."

Case 2: "I tried going back from iOS 14 beta to ios 13 and it keeps flashing the apple logo and won’t turn back on after 2 hours of waiting for it to turn on. what should i do?"

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Once in the blue moon, Apple fans throughout the world must have experienced this vexing problem of getting their iPhone stuck on white/black Apple screen. Assuming that you are a passionate Apple lover, you may possibly have encountered this annoying issue at least once, or maybe you might actually be dealing with this concern at this moment. And you can call yourself the lucky one as you have landed on the right place. In the below article, you'll find different solutions to iPhone boot loop Apple logo problem. In this article, we will talk about 5 different ways to fix your iPhone.

Part 1: Why Your iPhone Boots Apple Logo?

Whenever you are dealing with iPhone stuck in Apple logo problem, take a note fellas, it is taking you nowhere. To solve this issue from the root, you should be aware why this issue has come up firstly. There are a lot of reasons, from simple software issue to complex hardware problem.

Software issues: Any software problems like upgrading to iOS, restoring iPhone from iCloud/iTunes, or update installation can make your device face "iPhone won't turn on stuck on Apple logo" problem.

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Jailbreak issue: It is possible that you experience the Apple logo stuck problem after jailbreak. Though jailbreaking your iPhone may gift you various features that you are otherwise not able to access, but it is highly not recommended as your device after jailbreaking and installing unreliable apps from unknown sources may put your iPhone in trouble. And one of these troubles is—iphone stuck in apple logo.

Hardware issue: Sometimes, hardware will result in this problem as well. Battery drain problems, broken screen, screen with dirt issues due to cold weather, GPS working problem and so on, are several problems listed that can lead to Apple logo stuck issue.

Now that you are aware of the various reasons and possible solutions of iPhone Apple logo screen stuck. If you have tried all mentioned ways but nothing worked, prepare for the chance of hardware failure and better to take your device to a local repair shop for professional ideas.

Part 2: How to Fix iPhone Stuck in Apple Logo

Method 1: Force Restart iPhone

Are you having problems with iPhone is stuck on the Apple logo? Worry not. Force restarting your iOS device and the problem may be dealed with in few minutes. Below is steps on how to restart your iOS devices.

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For iPhone 6/6s, SE or earlier: Simultaneously press power button and hold on Home button. Hold the buttons until the Apple logo is seen. Now let the buttons free and wait till the restarting process is done.

For iPhone 7 or 7 Plus: Long press lock/power button as well as volume down button. Release the buttons when Apple logo is seen on screen.

For iPhone 8/X, iPhone XS/XR/11: Swiftly press and then let the volume up button free. Now, swiftly press and then let the volume down button free. Next long press the side button till the screen goes off and again turns on. Get your hand off the button when Apple logo is seen.

Method 2: Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo Without Data Loss

Is still your iPhone stuck in Apple logo mode? Tenorshare ReiBoot is here for your help. It is the last option you can go for and get rid of your issues. The software will get your Apple logo stuck iPhone back to working condition with wease. It is a one-click as well as free to fix your problem. Follow below steps to solve the Apple logo stuck issue.

Step 1: Download and install the tool on your computer. Once done, connect your PC and your iPhone using a USB cable. Choose the "Repair Operating System" option.

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Step 2: Select "Start Repair" Then you'll enter a new screen to download the firmware.

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Step 3: Download the required firmware package online by clicking "Download".

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Step 4: Tap on "Start Repair" once the download is completed. This will initiate the recovery process of your iPhone. Take care that your iPhone is, by no means, disconnected throughout the process. Once the process is completed, your device will restart and voila, the issue is solved. Your data is not damaged or lost too.

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For further guidance, please refer to the following video and find more details.

Method 3: Put Your iPhone into Recovery Mode and Restore (Data Loss Risk)

Is your iPhone stuck on Apple logo for hours? Putting your device in recovery mode would help you fix the problem. Follow below steps:

Step 1: Connect your iOS device with PC and go to open iTunes. Now, long press the Sleep/Wake button as well as the Home button simultaneously.

Step 2: Release the Sleep/Wake button once the screen is black. Keep holding the home button until you see an iTunes pop up message informing that your iPhone is detected in recovery mode and required to be restored.

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Note this way you will erase all content and settings on iPhone. If you don't have a backup file, it's highly recommended to make a free backup with Tenorshare iCareFone first.

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Step 3: Click on "Restore" and iTunes will start to download the software to restore and factory reset your device.

Method 4: Restore iPhone from DFU Mode

If the Recovery mode doesn't solve your iPhone 6/6s stuck on Apple logo problem, you have to enter the DFU mode. Please note DFU mode will also cause all data from your iPhone lost. Follow below steps to enter DFU mode.

Step 1: Connect your PC and iPhone. Go to open iTunes, hold on Home button and Sleep/Wake button at the same time for about 10 seconds.

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Step 2: Once the screen is black, release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button till the time a pop up message from iTunes is displayed confirming that your device is detected in recovery mode.

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If you see a complete black screen, congratulations you are in DFU mode and you can follow the above method (Recovery mode) to repair your device using iTunes. Take a note fellas, there are chances that your data is lost or damage by DFU mode. So if you are ready to take the risk, go for it.

Method 5: Contact Apple for Help

Some problems may not be solved with software solutions mentioned above. It may be caused by hardware reasons. In this case, you need to contact Apple.


In the above article, we have discussed the best 5 methods to solve iPhone 5/6/6s/7/8 boots infinite loop goes Apple logo issue. Among all the solutions, ReiBoot really can be the best choice as it fixes far more Apple logo, but other issues like iPhone black screen, recovery mode stuck, frozen screen and more. Hope one of these solutions listed above give you success. Share with us the feedback by commenting below.

  Updated on 2020-06-29 / Update for  iPhone Fix

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