“Something wrong with my iPhone, it won't turn on past apple logo then shuts off. I am stuck big time. Please help!”
Many Apple iPhone users have faced the above mentioned issue several times. It becomes really annoying as the iPhone doesn’t go beyond the Apple logo and then immediately shuts off, locking you out of the iPhone. As a result of this, you won’t be able to access any of the important data which you would have stored on your iPhone. This article will cover several ways in which you can easily resolve and fix this issue quickly.
Part 1: Simple Attempts to Fix iPhone Keeps Showing The Apple Logo
Before trying any of the complicated methods, it is always better that you first try the two troubleshooting methods mentioned below.
1. Charge Your iPhone for A While
One of the reasons why your iPhone won’t turn on past Apple logo and then shuts off would be that it doesn’t have sufficient charge to function. You can try plugging in the charger and waiting for a while and then again try switching on your iPhone.
If the problem persists, move on to the next step.
2.Hard Reset Your iPhone
Hard reset simply means force restarting your iPhone device. This can be done by using the power, volume, and home buttons. You will not lose any data using it. Kindly note the method of hard reset is different for different models of iPhone. Follow the steps below for each model to know how to perform hard reset.
Hard resetting iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X and higher versions: Press the Volume Up button and release it quickly, then press the Volume Down button and release it quickly. Then Press the Power button and hold it till the Apple logo is displayed.
Hard resetting iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Press the Power button and Volume Down button and keep holding them until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
Hard resetting iPhone 6s and other earlier versions: Press the Power button and Home button and keep holding them until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
If your problem is still not solved, you can try the other methods which are described below.
Part 2: 100% Work to Fix iPhone Keeps Restarting Apple Logo
If the above methods fail to give you positive results, you can use the highly recommended software iMyFone Fixppo (iOS 12 supproted) to fix the issue that iPhone keeps restarting Apple logo. Many other technical glitches like crashes, iOS stuck issues etc can also be easily solved by this software.
Key Features of iMyFone Fixppo (iOS System Recovery)
- Professional tool to fix all iOS problems, like iPhone stuck on Apple logo/Recovery mode, iPhone frozen, iPhone black screen and more.
- No data loss during the repair, unlike iTunes restore.
- Very easy to use. You can fix iOS yourself at home.
- It can also downgrade iOS and bypass iTunes errors.
- Fully support the iOS 12.1/12 and iPhone XS/XS Max and iPhone XR.
- It adopts advanced technology and ensures 100% success rate.
- It's trusted by many famous tech sites like CNET, 9To5Mac, PCWorld, Cult of Mac, etc
Now follow the steps below to know how to fix this problem by using this software. Before that, please make sure you have downloaded and installed iMyFone Fixppo on your PC/Mac.
Step 1: Launch Fixppo and from the three options available, click on the first option “Standard Mode” on the main interface.
Step 2: With the help of a USB cable, connect your iPhone to the PC/Mac and click on “Next” to get your device detected.
Step 3: On the next page, download the firmware by clicking on “Download” when prompted.
Step 4: Click on “Start” to fix the iOS issue like the one mentioned above. Once the issue is fixed, you will be notified on the screen. Once the issue is fixed, you will be notified on the screen.
This way your iPhone will be definitely fixed and you can start using your iPhone normally again.
Part 3: Other Possible Solutions to Fix Apple Logo Loop
Even though the above mentioned method is a sure shot way of fixing the issue of iPhone flashing Apple logo on and off, you can even try some other methods as well which are given below. Kindly note that both iTunes restore ways will cause data loss if you don't have an up-to-date backup.
1. Recovery Mode Restore
Follow the below steps to restore from iTunes while putting the device in Recovery Mode.
Step 1: On your PC/Mac, launch iTunes and then connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2: Force restart iPhone by using the Power, Volume Up, Volume Down and Home buttons as earlier mentioned in the article under “Hard Reset iPhone” section.
Step 3: After a few seconds, you can see “Connect to iTunes” appear on the screen, let go of the buttons then.
Step 4: The iPhone is now in Recovery Mode and now you will be prompted to restore the device. Tap “Restore”.
This is how you can easily restore the device with iTunes. But this leads to data loss!
If in case you are not able to put the iPhone in Recovery Mode, you can use an alternate free method to put iPhone in Recovery Mode by using iMyFone Fixppo software. This method is very useful if the buttons on your iPhone are not functioning properly.
2. DFU Mode Restore
You can try fixing the iPhone issue by entering the DFU mode and then restoring the iPhone using iTunes. Do note that there is data loss in this method. Follow the steps below to know how to enter DFU mode and perform iTunes restore.
Step 1: Launch iTunes on your PC/Mac and connect your iPhone to it using a USB cable.
Step 2: Follow instructions below to enter DFU mode.
For iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/XS/XS Max
- Tap Volume Up first and then the Volume Down button in quick succession. Now, tap and keep holding the Side key.
- Tap and hold the Volume Down key along with the Side key for about 5 sec.
- After that, leave the Side key without releasing the Volume Down key again for about 5 sec.
For iPhone 7/7 Plus
- Tap and hold the Side key and the Volume Down key together for about 10 sec.
- Leave the Side key without releasing the Volume Down key for about 5 sec.
For iPhone 6/6 Plus & Earlier Models
- Tap and hold the Side key and Home key together for about 10 sec.
- Leave the Side key without leaving the Home button at least for 5 sec.
Step 3: When your iPhone is in DFU mode it will completely go blank but at the same time will be detected by the iTunes launched on your PC/Mac.
Step 4: Proceed by restoring your iPhone through iTunes by tapping “Restore”.
This is similar to Recovery Mode restore and even here, data is lost after the restoration is completed.
3. Contact Apple Support
If none of the above methods work, then the issue in your iPhone would be related to some hardware malfunction. To sort hardware related issues it is always better go to a nearby Apple repair store or contact the Apple Support who would assist you in fixing the issue of your iPhone turning off on its own after displaying the Apple logo.
The first two methods are the first things one must try when faced with such an issue as the first two methods do not involve any data loss, but the remaining methods are effective as well but there is a chance of data being lost. The best method which has shown a 100% success rate in solving all the common technical glitches in iPhone is by using the iMyFone Fixppo software. Highly recommended for everyone!