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Try 7 Solutions if your iPhone Keeps Restarting

Are you frustrated with your iPhone running on a reboot loop? You don't know what to do to stop it and start using your phone normally? Worry not! Even I faced the same issue a few days back. It was really irritating to see that my iPhone kept restarting again and again. After some research, I found 7 solutions to this problem which are quite effective to combat against this issue. So if your iPhone keeps restarting, just like me, try these solutions to overcome this issue in easy and efficient ways.

Why Does My iPhone Keep Restarting?

You might be wondering why does my iPhone keep restarting?. There are many reasons which may be the root cause for iPhone reboot loop. One of the most common reasons due to which you may face such an issue is during software update. What happens is, when you are updating your iPhone's software and due to some technical glitches it is stopped or interrupted in between, that is when you may witness iPhone reboot loop. Malware may also be the cause for this problem. The jailbroken devices are more vulnerable to this threat. An unstable driver may also be causing a reboot loop on your phone, this can be easily fixed by downloading the latest firmware. There are very bleak chances of the reboot loop being caused by hardware problems, but there are many cases when a faulty hardware component causes your phone to keep rebooting.

How to Fix iPhone Keeps Restarting

There are seven solutions which you can try out if in case if you are wondering why my iPhone keeps restarting. These methods are both effective and reliable and will fix your problem in a jiffy.

Way 1: Force Restart iPhone

This should be one of the first solutions you should try as it is the easiest and the quickest method. The hard reboot or force restart of iPhone varies from one model to another. Follow the specific way mentioned for each model.

Force restarting iPhone 6/6S and earlier models

If your iPhone 6 keeps restarting, press these two buttons simultaneously: Home & Sleep/Wake, hold it till the Apple logo appears.

Force restarting iPhone 7/7 Plus

Press these two buttons simultaneously: Volume & Sleep/Wake, hold it till the Apple logo appears.

Force restarting iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/XS/XR,

Press these two buttons one by one and quickly release: Volume Up & Volume Down, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button till the Apple logo appears.

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Way 2: Update iOS

Another way to fix the issue of your iPhone rebooting over and over again is by updating the iOS software. This can be done by using the steps below.

Step 1: Go to phone Settings and from the available options, choose "General".

Step 2: From all the options shown under, choose "Software Update".

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The software will then be updated to the latest version and hopefully your iPhone should stop rebooting on a loop.

Way 3: Reset All Settings

Resetting all the settings on your iPhone may help you to resolve iPhone randomly restarts problem. Follow the steps below to do so.

Step 1: From the "Settings" of iPhone, choose the "General" and proceed further.

Step 2: From there, go to the "Reset" option, tap on it and then tap on "Reset All Settings".

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This way all the data in your iPhone will be reset and it may solve the issue.

Way 4: Repair Operating System

The operating system can be repaired for solving this issue easily by using the highly recommended software, iOS System Recvoery tool ReiBoot. If your iPhone restarts on its own, you can follow the steps below to solve this.

Step 1: Download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot on your computer and connect your device which is having the issue.

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Step 2: ReiBoot will detect the device and display three options in front of you, click on "Repair Operating System".

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Step 3: Download the latest firmware package by specifying the location where it has to be downloaded.

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Step 4:  ReiBoot will then start repairing the operating system and hopefully your issue of reboot loop will be solved.

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Way 5: Update Apps

You can even try this method of updating all the applications on your iPhone. You can do this by following the method below.

Step 1: First go to your phone's App Store and choose "Updates" from there to proceed further.

Step 2: Tap on the option "Update All Apps", and all the applications stored in your phone will be updated.

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Way 6: Restore With iTunes

This should be your last resort to solve the reboot loop issue as this method will erase all the data in your phone and will restore it to the factory settings. You can restore iPhone using iTunes by following the steps below.

Step 1: Take a computer/laptop/PC/Mac and connect your iPhone to it with the help of USB lightning cable.

Step 2: Open iTunes and wait for it to detect your iPhone, once detected, click on it and then click on "Restore".

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Within a few minutes all the content stored in your iPhone will be erased and all the settings will be set to the original factory settings.

It is always recommended that you create a backup of your files before following this method of fixing the issue. You can create the backup by using the highly recommended Tenorshare iCareFone software for free.

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Way 7: Check Hardware Issue

Sometimes there might be some issue with your hardware components. The chances are pretty bleak, but this is also one possibility. For example, your iPhone's power button may be pressed and you wouldn't have realized. It is therefore recommended that you first make a visual inspection of the hardware components like buttons, before proceeding further with the above mentioned methods.


These are the seven methods which are pretty useful in solving the issue of your iPhone going on a reboot loop. You can try any of them according to your convenience and preferences. But, it is always recommended that you create a backup of all your files and folders before performing any of these repair methods so as to not end up losing all your data. Tenorshare ReiBoot makes this process pretty simple and quick and is, therefore, the highly recommended software for solving this problem altogether.

/ Posted by Anna Sherry to iPhone Fix Follow @Anna Sherry