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[2024] 4 Solutions for iPad Stuck in Reboot Loop


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When you turn on your iPad, instead of functioning normally, the iPad stuck in reboot loop. What is more annoying is that this iPad restart loop problem happens more often than not.

Since there are various reasons behind this problem, you may be worried about whether you can get it fixed without losing any data. If this is your concern, you've come to the right place. We'll introduce 4 methods on how to fix when your iPad keeps turning on and off, most importantly, no data loss!

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In this article:

Part 1: 4 Solutions to Fix iPad Stuck in Reboot Loop

Now, please follow to see the differences among these 4 methods, and please choose the suitable one to fix iPad stuck in boot loop.

Method Fix iPad Without Losing Data Success Rate Consumed Time
iPadOS System Repair Tool yes 99% 30 mins
Hard Reset iPad yes 40% 30 mins
iTunes Repair iPad no 50% > 1 hour
DFU Mode Repair iPad no 60% > 1 hour

1 Fix iPad Stuck in boot Loop with System Repair Tool

To get iPad out of boot loop without losing any data on your device, the right tool iPadOS/iOS system repair - iMyFone Fixppo is here for you, a program that is designed to fix all iPadOS/iOS issues, including this iPad keep turning off and on issue that you're experiencing.

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iPad Reboot Loop Fix Tool:

  • Standard Mode can fix the iPad stuck in boot loop issue without losing any data.
  • Fix all iOS/iPadOS problems including iPad stuck in white screen, iPad black screen, iPad shows battery with red line, etc.
  • Support to 1 click enter/exit recovery mode at no cost.
  • Compatible with all iPad models and iPadOS versions including the latest iOS 17.

Please follow steps here to get iPad out of boot loop trouble:

Step 1: Download and install the program to your PC, then launch and connect it to the computer with the USB cable.

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Step 2: From the interface, choose Apple System Repair tab, click the Start Repair button, then choose the Standard Mode (You may need to put your iPad into recovery mode first if required).

fixppo standard mode to fix iPad in rebooting loop

Step 3: The latest firmware version will be provided when your iPad model is detected. You can click the Download button to get it, which won't take long.

download firmware for fixing ipad stuck on boot loop

Step 4: When the firmware is downloaded, you can click the Start Standard Repair button, and Fixppo will begin to repair your iPadOS system.

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In a few minutes, the program will fix this iPad flashing on and off problem, and your iPad can perform normally again.

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2 Hard Reset iPad to Fix iPad Keeps Turning off and On

One of the easiest ways to fix an iPad that is stuck in the reboot loop is to hard reset it. You do this by holding down the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons down for about 25-30 seconds. The iPad will restart in a few seconds. If it doesn't work the first time, try it again in an hour or so. This method fixes the iPad boot loop sometimes.

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For iPad without home button, first press and release the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons respectively, then press and hold the Power button until you see the Apple logo.

After that, your iPad will be restarted, please check if it helps to stop the iPhone/iPad keeps restarting with apple logo loop problem.

3 Use iTunes to Restore iPad in Boot Loop (Data Loss)

You can take the help of restoring your iPad via iTunes by entering Recovery mode to end the reboot loop issue with your iPad and bring your iPad back to normal.

Please notice that this method will wipe off all your iPad data and restore it to factory settings!

Step 1: Please connect your iPad to the PC, launch iTunes and begin to put iPad in recovery mode:

  • For iPad with Home button: Press the Power button along with the Home button and keep holding them. Don't release them until you see the Connect to iTunes sign appears on the screen, which will show up after the Apple logo.
  • For iPad with Face ID: Press the Volume Up button, then the Volume Down button, then the Power button. Again, remove your finger only when you see the Connect to iTunes button.

put ipad in recovery mode

Step 2: Now, you'll get a pop-up that says your iPad is detected in recovery mode. Click on the Restore button to confirm the action. When it is restored, please check if the issue that iPad keeps restarting with apple logo is fixed.

restore ipad in recovery mode with itunes



If your iPad stuck in recovery mode, you can try Fixppo to enter/exit recovery mode in 1 click for totally free!

4 Enter DFU Mode to Repair iPad in Reboot Loop (Data Loss)

To solve iPad turning on and off loop problem, another method is by making it in DFU mode. Differ from the recovery mode, the DFU mode is more advanced in terms of troubleshooting problems. It requires to use iTunes as well.

Step 1: Please connect your iPad to the PC, launch iTunes and start to put your iPad into DFU mode:

  • For iPad with Home button: Press the Power button and the Home button simultaneously for about 10 seconds. After that, release the Power button but continue to hold down the Home button for at least 5 seconds.
  • For iPad with Face ID: Press the Volume Up > Volume Down > Power button until the screen goes black. As soon as the screen turns black, press the Volume Down button with the Power button for 5 seconds. 5 seconds later, release the Power button but keep holding the Volume Down for at least 5 seconds.

put ipad in dfu mode

Step 2: If your iPad screen is still in black screen, it means it has entered the DFU mode. Now, click the OK then the Restore button to restore your iPad with iTunes. For iPhone/iPad won't go into DFU mode, please follow steps mentioned once more.

restore ipad in dfu mode with itunes

Part 2: Why Does My iPad Keeps Turning on and Off?

For iPad flashes Apple logo then black screen, there are some reasons that you need to know to make some preventions:

  • iPad overheating or is in insufficient battery charge.
  • A temporary issue or glitch in the iPadOS operating system.
  • Problems with a specific app downloaded on your iPad.
  • Virus attack when trying to make an upgrade or downgrade improperly.

Bonus: How to Fix When iPad Boot Loop for Low Battery or Charging?

If your iPad turns on and off in a loop when it is charging or it has a low battery, here is a solution that is worth trying, which has been proven to be helpful for some people.

  • Plug your USB charging cable into the power outlet. It will restart and you will see the Apple logo.
  • As soon as the Apple logo appears, unplug the charger. Then the home screen will appear. You need to quickly plug in the charger again because the home screen only appears in a flash.
  • Then the iPad will shut down and will not reboot again. Let the iPad charge for at least 30 minutes before you use it again.

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That's all solutions for your iPad stuck in reboot loop. Also, you can learn why your iPad flashing Apple logo then turnded off, so you can take some preventions.

And if you don't want to fix this iPad problem manually and want to retain all your data, just try this iPadOS system repair software! It can save you time and energy greatly!

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