Is Your iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo? Here are the Possible Solutions

Is your iPhone stuck on Apple logo? Check out these four workable solutions to fix the issue without breaking much sweat!

Those who’re just updating or restoring their iPhone face this issue infrequently. When your iPhone gets stuck at the Apple logo and does not boot up completely, it triggers a mini heart-attack. But it’s not all that serious and can be fixed without any difficulty.

So, what could be the reason behind the Apple logo stuck error? Well, it could be primarily due to ill-functioning software. Five easy solutions can let you resolve this problem. Let’s try them out!

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How to Fix An iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

Solution #1: Restart Your iPhone

The simplest way—only if it works– to fix this issue is to restart your iPhone. Just press and hold on the ON/OFF button and slide to power off.

On your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Press and hold the volume down button on your 7 Plus and 7 while still holding the On/Off button. Keep holding both buttons for 10 seconds.

On your iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X Series

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Quickly Press and release the Volume Up button → Quickly press and release the Volume Down buttonPress and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo.

This little trick does the trick in resolving this problem on a few occasions. But if it fails to troubleshoot the problem, continue with the further solutions.

Solution #2: Use Recovery Mode

Try recovery mode to get rid of the Apple logo stuck issue. When your device is in recovery mode, iTunes allows you to restore your device to factory settings with the latest iOS version.

Check out: How to Put the iPhone into Recovery Mode

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Solution #3: Use DFU Mode

DFU (Device Firmware Update) enables your device to communicate with iTunes even without activating bootloader. Even better, it lets you iPhone to restore from any stage. Give it a try as well to get rid of the problem.

Step #1. Fire up iTunes on your computer. Then, you need to connect your iPhone to your computer.

Step #2. Now, turn off your iOS device. Just in case, you are unable to switch off your device, hold on the sleep/wake button until the screen turns off.

When your device turns off, you need to hold down the on/off button for 3 seconds.

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After the 3 seconds, you have to start pressing the Home button while still holding the ON/OFF button. On your iPhone 7/7 Plus, you need to press the volume down button along with the ON?OFF button.

Make sure to hold both the buttons for 10 seconds. Then, leave the power ON/OFF button but keep holding the Home button. (volume down button on iPhone 7/7 Plus)

Step #3. If the screen of your device remains black and doesn’t display anything, it means you have successfully entered DFU mode.

Note: If you see the Apple logo or Connect to iTunes prompt, it means you are not in DFU Mode. You will have to repeat the process from step 1.

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Step #4. You should see a popup window in iTunes. It will prompt you to restore your device. You have the option to restore your iPhone to factory settings or restore from a previous backup.

Now, that’s a good way to get your iPhone out of the Apple logo. But what if you have data that hasn’t been backed up? Or you’re getting errors when you try to restore?

The most notable errors that you’d be getting are 1014, 1015 or the 16xx series of errors while restoring your device via iTunes.

Solution #4: dr.fone – iOS System Recovery

If about solutions are not working for you, try out dr.fone iOS System recovery. If you want a completely safe and guaranteed means of solving the iPhone stuck on Apple Logo problem without any data loss, we highly recommend you use an application called dr.fone —Repair. (Price: $79.95)

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When it comes to solving any and all software related iPhone issues, you can’t find a better solution than dr.fone. It’s trusted by millions of users worldwide, and it has even been sponsored by the likes of Forbes and Deloitte.

How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo problem with dr.fone — iOS System Recovery

Step #1. Launch dr.fone, and choose the “Repair” option from the menu.

Click on Repair in dr.fone Software

Step #2. Connect your iPhone to the PC using a data cable, and then click “Start” once dr.fone detects the device.

Click on Start in Dr.Fone Software

Step #3. Now you need to enter your iPhone into DFU mode. To do so, you need to first press the Power and Home buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds. After that, release the Power button but keep hold of the Home button till you know you’re informed that your phone has entered DFU mode. [Visit this post to put your iPhone 7/7 Plus into DFU mode, and Refer this to put your iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X into DFU mode.]

Enter iPhone into DFU Mode

Step #4. In the next window, select your iPhone model and allow dr.fone to select the latest firmware for download.

Select iPhone Model and Download Firmware Download iPhone Firmware using Dr.Fone Software

Step #5. Allow dr.fone to automatically repair your iPhone stuck on Apple Logo problem.

Allow Dr.Fone to Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

Step #6. Restart your iPhone and continue using it normally.

Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo using Dr.Fone Software

This is one of the few processes which ensures that your problem gets solved without causing any data loss at all. Once you carry through with this process, your iPhone should be good as new. Find more information.

Solution #5: Use Tenorshare ReiBoot

If your iPhone is stuck on the Apple logo and you’ve got data that needs to be backed up, I’m afraid you’ll mostly lose the data unless you can kick the iPhone out of the Apple logo by other means. By this, we mean you can use tools like Tenorshare (Price: $55.95) ReiBoot which is fully equipped to fix all sorts of iOS stuck issues like black screen, recovery mode, Apple logo etc.

Step #1. Download and open Tenorshare ReiBoot (Mac | Win)

Step #2. Connect your iPhone and click on Fix All iOS Stuck.

Put iPhone into Recovery Mode using ReiBoot Software

Step #3. Click on Fix Now or Fix Now (All iO 11 Stuck.)

Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo Using ReiBoot SoftwareIt should mostly help you fix the iPhone’s problem.

Signing Off…

So, these are the four handy solutions to fix Apple logo stuck error on iOS devices. If you don’t want to lose any data at all and wish to fix the issue with ease, then Tenorshare ReiBoot is the right option. However, you should first try out the reboot as it could solve the problem a bit easily—if it clicks.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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