Question
Hi, I'm Jane. I need some help as my iPhone isn't turning on past Apple logo. Actually, yesterday I rebooted my iPhone 7 and all of a sudden it got stuck at Apple logo and stopped rebooting. It was working perfectly just a couple of minutes before and now it won't boot. Please help me find out why my iPhone 7 won't go past the Apple logo and what should I do? Thanks.

This is not a rare case for iPhone users. And to all the readers, if you also meet this situation, this article is just for you.

Before proceeding, we would like to briefly inform you why your iPhone won't boot past the Apple logo. Actually, when you turn on your device, a lot of processes take place at the same time as enabling processor, inspecting memory or setting up internal components.

So if suddenly your iPhone stops turning on and gets stuck on the Apple logo, the possible reasons could be jailbreaking of the device, unknown issues with iOS firmware, or for a rare occasion, hardware issue.

Option 1. Best Way to Fix iPhone Won't Turn on Past The Apple Logo

The most common reason for this problem is that there is an issue with your iOS. This can only be fixed by a professional third-party tool. You can take the help of iMyFone Fixppo in such a case which is a powerful system recovery program designed to fix a wide range of iOS issues with a 100% success rate.

So, if your iPhone won't turn on past Apple logo due to iOS problems, the problem can be easily fixed by this outstanding iOS repair tool. This tool consists of three modes that work to fix different iOS problems easily.

  • It supports all the iOS devices and iOS versions, including the latest iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max and iOS 13.
  • The extraordinary thing about this tool is that it can fix the issue without harming any data on the device.
  • It is simple to use and you do not need to be tech-savvy.

So let's now understand the steps to use it without the fear of data loss.

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Step 1 – First, download the program from its official website and install it. Open it then and you will get into the main interface. Choose the Standard Mode. Connect your iPhone to the computer and click the Next button from the interface.

choose Standard Mode

If your device can be detected, you can go to the next step. If not, put your device into DFU mode or Recovery mode by following the easy steps on the screen.

 enter DFU mode under Standard mode

Step 2 – The program will recognize your device and will bring you all the matching firmware. You just have to choose a version, and click on Download' button. Wait for the completion of the firmware download.

download firmware

Step 3 – Click on 'Start' after the firmware is downloaded. The program will now start fixing your device. Soon your iPhone will restart and turn on past Apple logo normally.

finished fixing your device

There are also some common tips that you can try in this case which we will introduce in the following sections. Now you can get a brief comparison table first.

Success Rate Difficulty Required Time Data Loss What Can Be Fixed
iMyFone Fixppo 100% Easy Short No All system/software issues
Charge iPhone 20% Easy Long No Only battery issues
Force Restart 50% Easy Short No A few software issues
iTunes Restore 70% Complex Long Yes Some software issues

Option 2. Charge Your iPhone

The first thing you need to do when the iPhone won't turn on past Apple logo is to check if your device has enough battery. If not, start charging your iPhone right now and then reboot it again to check the problem gets finished or not. If, still your iPhone won't boot past Apple logo, move to the next tip.

charge your iPhone

Option 3. Force Restart iPhone

Force restarting when iPhone won't boot past Apple logo can be the simplest yet helpful approach. Not only when iPhone stops at Apple logo, but in many other minor iPhone problems, has this tip turned out to be fruitful. Since we have different iPhone releases in the market and the model varies from user to user, therefore, we will demonstrate how to execute force restart in each of the models. Let's follow the steps according to what iPhone you use.

For iPhone 6/6s and earlier models: Start with pressing the 'Power' button along with the 'Home' button. Keep doing this for approximately 8-10 seconds. You will start seeing the Apple logo coming on your screen. Release the buttons at the moment you see this happening.

force restart iPhone 6

For iPhone 7/7 Plus: These users are supposed to press the 'Power' button and 'Volume Down' button simultaneously. The Apple logo will start appearing between 8 to 10 seconds. Stop pressing the buttons when you see it.

force restart iPhone 7

For iPhone 8 or later: Press the 'Volume Up' button and release it quickly. Now press and release the 'Volume Down' button immediately. Subsequently, start pressing and holding the 'Power' button until the Apple logo comes on the screen.

force restart iPhone 8

Option 4. Restore iPhone with iTunes using Recovery Mode

Here is the last tip you can try when iPhone doesn't turn on past Apple logo. Try to restore your device using iTunes by putting it in recovery mode. This will get all the data on your iPhone erased. If this tip doesn't help, you might need to check the hardware of your iPhone in the Apple store. Here are the steps.

Step 1: Get the latest iTunes version on your PC and open it.

Step 2: Now, connect your device and follow the steps to force restart your device. You can refer to Tip 2 to force restart your device. But make sure not to release buttons when the Apple logo comes into sight. You are required to release the buttons when you see a 'Connect to iTunes' screen.

Step 3: This means, your device has been detected by iTunes in recovery mode. You will now get two options in a pop-up window. Click on 'Restore' and confirm the action. Your problem will be fixed in a while.

restore iPhone with iTunes

After comparing the above methods, you must know which one is best for you. Do not hesitate to try and leave your feedback here. You can also check other users' feedback on the recommended tool.

user feedback

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