iPhone Won’t Turn On? Here Are 4 Tips

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Some people find their iPhone won't turn on after it shows charging screen; some people find their iPhone not turning on after updating to iOS 11.4 or after restoring; and for some customers, it just happens when they turned off iPhone and would like to turn it back on. This problem is frequently reported by iPhone or iPad users. Regarding the reasons why iPhone won't turn on, there could be hardware problem or software problem. This article will talk about how to fix your iPhone not turnning on with 4 solutions.

4 Solutions to Fix iPhone Won't Turn On (iOS 11.4 Supported)

1. Charge the iPhone That Won't Turn On

It can be a dumb move, but at times, iPhone won't turn on because the battery died. In many cases, iPhone displays "low battery" indication when you turn on the device because it has little power left. Connect your iPhone to the wall charger and leave it charging for at least 15 minutes. The device will restart once it has enough power to start up.

 Charge the iPhone

2. Try Hard Reset When iPhone Won't Turn On

Hard reset sometimes helps in rebooting the device. You can perform this action by holding the home button and power button together until you see the Apple logo on the screen. Once the logo appears, your iPhone restarts automatically and in normal mode.

Hard Reset the iPhone

If it is iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that won't turn on, hold volume down button and power button together until Apple logo appear on the screen.

force restart iPhone 7

If it is iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X that won't turn on, quick press volume up button and then volume down button until you see the Apple logo.

force restart iPhone X

3. Quickly Fix iPhone Won't Turn On without Losing Data

If the above methods don't work, then we are afraid that your software is the reason that causes your iPhone not turning on. You will need a tool to fix the iOS glitches. Many people never back up their device before they find their iPhone won't turn on. If this is the case, you will need the help of iMyFone iOS system recovery which is an effective iOS repair tool.

It helps in fixing the iPhone software issues such as stuck in black screen, white screen, stuck in recovery mode , iTunes errors 3194 etc without causing any data loss. If you encounter such issues after iOS 11.4 update, you can also try this program.

This tool was developed by iMyFone team which have several programs that has been recommended by many famous media sites like Macworld, Cult of Mac, Payetteforward, Makeuseof and so on, so it is a reliable tool.

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Steps to Turn On Your Abnormal iPhone

Step 1: Install and start iMyFone iOS system recovery application. Choose Standard Mode to begin.

interface of iMyFone iOS system recovery

Put your iPhone into DFU mode or Recovery mode since your iPhone won't turn on. In this way, the program will recognize your iPhone.

 enter DFU mode under Standard mode

Step 2: You need to download the new firmware. The best thing about iMyFone iOS system recovery tool is that it will recognize the model of your iPhone, so you just need to click "Download" to get the suitable firmware. Allow it to complete downloading the firmware.

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Step 3: iMyFone iOS system recovery will start repairing your iPhone once you click Start to Fix after finishing the downloading. Once fixing is completed, your iPhone will restart and functions normally.

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You can download the trail version of the iMyFone's iOS system fix tool now.

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4. Restore iPhone Using iTunes (Erasing Data)

As your iPhone won't turn on, it could be a software problem or a hardware problem. To troubleshoot the software, you can use iTunes to restore it back to the original state, but all the content on your iPhone will be erased in this way. Here is how to do it:

Step 1. Open iTunes, connect the device to the system. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Home button for at least ten seconds, Don't release when you see the Apple logo. Keep holding until you see the recovery mode screen. Check this guide if you are using iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X.

iPhone in recovery mode

You will see a message, which indicates that iTunes detected a device and requires restoration. From the iTunes window, click "Restore ". It will erase the iOS and reinstall it with the latest version. This will resolve your iPhone not turning on problem effectively if it is a software problem.

restore iPhone using iTunes

If the methods explained above did not work, then it is the time that you visit Apple Store to solve the issue because there might be a hardware problem with your iPhone.