What's the Reason for the iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo & How to Fix

Why is my iPhone stuck on the Apple logo?

There might be several reasons why your iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo. Some of the potential causes include:

Software Glitch: A corrupted software or issue during an update or app installation can be why the device gets stuck on the Apple logo.

Jailbreaking: If you have jailbroken your iPhone, improper modifications can also lead to this issue.

Hardware Problem: In some cases, hardware or firmware problems can also result in the device being stuck on the logo.

How do I unfreeze my iPhone stuck on the Apple logo?

Here are some steps you can try to unfreeze your iPhone:

Force Restart: You can simultaneously press and hold the power and Volume down button (on iPhone X and later) or the home button (on older models) until the Apple logo disappears and the device restarts.

Recovery Mode: Connect your iPhone device to the PC, open iTunes (or Finder on macOS Catalina and later), and follow the instructions to restore the device.

DFU Mode: This deeper restore mode can help in extreme cases, but it erases all data on the device.

How can I restore my iPhone to iTunes via recovery mode?

To restore your iPhone via recovery mode, follow these steps:

  • You can connect the device with the help of a USB or USB-C cable or a Wi-Fi connection. Visit the link to turn on Wi-Fi syncing. Sync iTunes content on the Computer with devices on Wi-Fi.
  • Click on the PC in the iTunes app and click on the Divide button at the top of the iTunes window.
  • Click on the tab 'Summary.'
  • Click 'Restore' and then follow the self-explanatory instructions.  

How do I force restart my iPhone Apple logo stuck?

The process of forcing the restart of your iPhone varies based on the model:

  • For iPhone 8 and later: Immediately press and free the Volume Up button first and then press and release the Volume Down button. Finally, press and hold the Side (or Top) button until the Apple logo disappears.
  • For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Immediately press your device's Volume Down and Sleep/Wake buttons until the Apple logo disappears.
  • For iPhone 6s and earlier: Press the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button (Top button) simultaneously until the Apple logo disappears.

How to restore iPhone via DFU Mode?

To restore the iPhone via DFU Mode, follow these steps:

  • Connect your iPhone to the computer system, open iTunes (or Finder on macOS Catalina and later), and Force restart your iPhone.
  • After restarting, quickly hold the Volume Down (or Volume Up on iPhone 7) and the Sleep/Wake (Side) buttons. Then, hold the buttons for about 8 seconds.
  • Release the Sleep/Wake button while holding the Volume Down (or Volume Up on iPhone 7) button for another 5-10 seconds. The screen should stay black, indicating DFU mode.
  • iTunes (or Finder) should detect your iPhone in recovery mode and prompt you to restore your device. Then, choose "Restore" to initiate the process, erasing all data on your device.

Note: You must backup your iPhone, as the process may result in data loss. If you need help performing these steps, connect with someone from an Apple Store or authorized service provider.

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