How to Fix iPhone X Stuck on Apple Logo When Updating to iOS 13

"After I updated my iPhone X to the latest iOS 13, I found that I had suffered a tricky problem: my iPhone has frozen with the Apple logo on the screen. What should I do to handle it?"
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Many Apple fans complain that they have encountered iPhone X frozen screen with Apple logo and they don't know how to deal with it. In truth, this phenomenon may be caused due to jailbreak, iOS 12/11 update or other damages. You can read and try the ways below on your iPhone X to perform a quick fix.

Way 1: Force Restart iPhone X to Get out of Apple Logo Stuck Issues

Force reboot is the easiest way to fix various iPhone stuck issues including iPhone stuck on Apple logo after iOS update/ battery replacement/ water damage. Before trying other methods, you can try hard reboot your iPhone X firstly. Follow the steps below and conduct it on your device.

  • Press and quickly release the Volume Up button. Then do the same with the Volume Down button.

  • Press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen. After that, your device will be restarted automatically.

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Way 2: Fix iPhone X Stuck on Apple Logo under the Recovery Mode

If a hard reboot doesn't work, you can also try to use free Tenorshare ReiBoot to get rid of iPhone X frozen on Apple screen issue. It's able to enter and exit recovery mode with just two clicks to fix kinds of iPhone stuck issues on iOS 12 and iOS 11/10. You can follow up the below steps:

  • Connect your iPhone X to computer and run Tenorshare ReiBoot.

  • Click "Enter Recovery Mode" in the main interface and then your device will be able to be detected in recovery mode.

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  • Finally, click "Exit Recovery Mode" and wait for several seconds. Your device will be restarted automatically.

Way 3: Restore iPhone X under DFU Mode to Fix iOS 13/12 Stuck Issues

You have an alternative to repair iPhone frozen Apple logo screen via DFU mode. If you have nothing important or you don't care data loss, you can try this way. The procedures are as below:

  • Connect iPhone to your PC/Mac with a USB cable and launch iTunes.

  • Then you can read the article about How to put iPhone X in DFU mode to find the detailed steps to enter DFU mode.

  • Once you are in DFU mode, iTunes will detect it and pop up a window. Click "Restore" to restore your device.


Way 4: Repair iPhone X Frozen on Apple Logo without Losing Data

I have to remind you that DFU mode will completely erase all data and setting on your iPhone X. Tenorshare ReiBoot also can fix iPhone X stuck on Apple logo without losing data by repairing iOS system. The specific steps are as follows:

  • Connect your iPhone X to a computer by USB cable and then click "Fix All iOS Stuck" button.

  • Tap on "Fix Now (All iOS 13/12 Stuck)" button in the new interface to download firmware package.

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  • When the downloading process is complete, you can click "Start Repair" to start system recovery. After the repair process is done, your iPhone X will be restored to be a normal state.


Having read this article, you come to know how to handle Apple logo stuck on iPhone X. Fix iPhone x frozen on Apple logo via iTunes or iCloud will cause data loss to some degree. Thus, you are recommended to use Tenorshare ReiBoot to fix your device without data loss.

  Updated on 2020-01-07 / Update for  iPhone Fix

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