How to Fix an iPhone Stuck on the Apple Logo?

The benefits of buying an iPhone are endless. One of the things that most users appreciate about the brand is that unlike its competitors, an iPhone doesn’t start getting stuck once it ages. Though your iPhone might hang sometimes, the probability of it happening is way less than other phones. This however doesn’t mean that the iPhone is perfect. The iPhone has flaws and can cause you a certain amount of stress when it malfunctions. One major problem reported would be the iPhone Stuck on the Apple Logo. This rarely happens, but let us find out why it can happen so that you can prevent it.

Why is Your our iPhone Stuck on the Apple Logo?

The iPhone won’t behave this way for no reason, a possible reason among the following could be a cause of the malfunction.

  • Dropping your phone could mess up the hardware and internal components resulting in the iPhone getting stuck.
  • Transferring corrupted files to your iCloud or iTunes is another common cause.
  • The iOS could have been corrupted because of certain download.
  • Your phone can go through a jailbreak which results in software issues.

These are the possible reasons for your iPhone getting Stuck on the Apple Logo. You can avoid it by being careful with your phone’s exterior and software. But still, if you end up in the situation, here’s how you can fix it.

Ways to Fix Your iPhone Stuck on the Apple Logo

Before rushing to Apple Care with your phone, there are certain things you can try to unfreeze your phone. Here are some ways you can try:

1. Restart Your Phone

The oldest trick in the books works like a charm in this extreme situation as well. When you find your iPhone stuck at the Apple logo, you have to force a restart. If you don’t know how to here is how you can restart your iPhone.

To restart iPhone 8 or Later

Press the Volume Up button and Let go, repeat with Volume Down. Now, press and hold the side button until your screen show some change. The phone will flash before powering down and the reboot will most probably solve your problem.

For iPhone 7 all you have to do is hold the Side button and Volume Bown Button.

2. Reinstall iOS Externally

When your iPhone is stuck on the Apple logo, there’s not much you can do with the device itself. Thankfully, I have another way in which you can access your phone. If restarting your phone doesn’t work, then connect it to your laptop. You can use iTunes on an older macOS and open Finder on macOS 15 or later. 

Once your phone is connected, try and restart it. Once you do that a recovery screen will show up with a computer icon. As soon as you get the restore and update option, chose the latter. This way your PC will reinstall your OS without deleting any data.

3. Factory Restore

If you use the previous option to reinstall your OS and it still doesn’t work, it is time to take the hard way. Before using this option know that this will delete all data from your phone, so make it a last resort. To factory restore your phone, choose the restore option instead of update mentioned in the previous point,

4. System Repairs Software

If our iTunes fail to do the trick, a software designed just for such malfunctions might do the trick. You can download and access system repair software on your PC like Dr Fone, Flixppo, TunesKit and FonePaw.

5. Device Firmware Update

This update has proven to be particularly beneficial in problems like the iPhone getting Stuck on the Apple Logo. DFU update works by restoring the option that overwrites incomplete software with new codes. To make the update, you will have to connect your phone to the computer and follow the given steps.

  1. Follow the process of restarting your iPhone 8 or above, but this time after the screen turns black after you hold the side button. Press and hold the volume down button.
  2. Keep holding both for 5 seconds and then only release the side button.
  3. Now just follow the instructions on the computer. 

For iPhone 7 replace restarting steps, with holding the side button for 8 seconds and all other steps are the same.

These are the few ways in which you can fix iPhone Stuck on the Apple Logo. However, none of the ways works for you, you might need to rush to apple support. 

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