Top 6 Ways to Fix iPhone 7/7 Plus Hot and Won’t Turn on

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2019-07-25 / Update for  iPhone7 Tips

Recently, we’ve received several emails from our readers that their iPhone 7 hot and won’t turn on after iOS 11 update. The reasons for iPhone 7 cannot restart can either be the software crash or a hardware problem. This article will list out all the possible solutions to help yours fix iPhone 7 won’t turn on and is hot issue efficiently.

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1. Charge Your iPhone

When the battery is in low power, the device may switch off. Thus, it’s necessary to check whether the battery is charged enough. Plug iPhone into a charger and wait for around 20 minutes. Restart iPhone to see if it is bale to reboot normally.

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2. Inspect Everything

When your iPhone 7/7 Plus won’t turn on or charge, make sure the charger is okay and try to charge your iPhone in different ways. Also, check the charging port of your device; use a flashlight to see if there is lint or any debris in it.

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3. Hard Reset iPhone 7

If you still can’t turn on iPhone after charging, this might be a software crash. Try to hard reset your iPhone 7 by holding down the on/off and volume down buttons, keep holding both the buttons until the screen turns black and then display the Apple Logo.

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4. Repair iPhone System

When there’s a severe software problem, a hard reset may not fix it. Try to repair the system on your iPhone 7/7 Plus with an useful tool named Tenorshare ReiBoot. This software is designed to fix a lot of iOS problems like iPhone screen death and won’t turn on, iPhone Apple Logo stuck, iPhone restarts randomly and etc.

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Download and install Tenorshare iCareFone on your computer, check how easy it is to fix iPhone 7 overheating and won’t turn on.

5. Check For Physical Or Liquid Damage

Sometimes iPhone 7 won’t turn on at all after dropping or water damage. Do a visual inspection of the outside of your iPhone, check whether it’s untouched or there are some damages you haven’t noticed. If your device is under warranty, change for a new one.

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6. Restore iPhone to Factory Settings

This can be your last choice to fix iPhone 7 doesn’t turn on problem as it will erase all the data and settings on your phone.

  • Hold volume down button on your iPhone and then plug the other end of the USB cable into computer
  • iTunes will open, put iPhone into recovery mode and let you restore iPhone restore iphone

Now you got to know how to fix iPhone 7 won't turn on totally by yourself. If you still have this issue after trying the methods above, it may be too serious to fix on your own. Contact Apple Support or go to the Apple Store for help.  

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