Everything was working fine until your iPhone rebooted and then got stuck on the Apple Logo. You must have thought that maybe it is just taking longer, but suddenly realize that something is wrong.
You might have even tried resetting your device or plugging it into iTunes, but nothing worked. Is your iPhone stuck on Apple Logo? Here is what to do.
Sometimes, your iPhone gets stuck on Apple Logo because something went wrong during its start-up schedule. Unlike a person, your device can’t ask for help and hence it just stops dead, and the Apple Logo is stuck.
When your device starts up, it has to turn on its processor, check up on its memory, and set up a batch of internal components before it can do anything complicated like running your apps or checking your email.
These start-up functions occur automatically in the background as your iPhone shows the Apple logo.
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Pinpoint the Problem:
Now that you have been informed why your iPhone stuck at Apple Logo, it is useful to state the problem in a different way. Something broke in your iPhone’s start-up routine, and it doesn’t function anymore. But what is it that changed?
Apps don’t have an approach towards your iPhone’s start-up routine, so it is not the app’s fault. The possibilities for iPhone stuck on Apple screen might be one of these:
- The operating system updates, restores, and transfer of data from your computer to your iPhone have a connection to its core functionality, so that might cause a problem.
Defective USB cables, Security Software, and faulty USB ports can all hinder the process of data transfer and cause corruption of software that could cause the iPhone stuck on Apple logo.
- The reason for the iPhone stuck in a boot loop is jailbreaking. Some of the Apple employees and lots of other web sites cry about Jailbreaking. But, Jailbreaking is not the only responsible factor for your iPhone getting stuck.
This being said, the possibilities for problems is too high when you jailbreak your iPhone.
Not only does the jailbreaking procedure need an entire restore, but its name comes from the fact that it breaks the apps ‘out of jail’, ignoring Apple’s safeguards and permitting them the access to the basic functionality of your iPhone.
This is the only case when an app could cause your iPhone to get stuck on Apple Logo.
- There might be hardware problems. Earlier, it was said that your iPhone checks in with its hardware as a part of its start-up, For example, Wi-Fi, your iPhone says ‘Hey Wi-Fi card, turn on your antenna’ and waits till it gets responded. Your Wi-Fi card, which recently got drowned in water, doesn’t respond. Your iPhone keeps on waiting and gets stuck on the Apple logo forever.
There are different ways of fixing different problems. Sometimes, the solution is not just a hard reset and a DFU restore. A hard reset doesn’t work 99% of the time.
But, it doesn’t hurt to try. Try to hard reset your iPhone is stuck on Apple Logo. First, press and hold the Home button and Power button at the same time until there are disappearance and reappearance of the Apple logo on the screen, and then let go.
If this doesn’t work, continue reading the information given here.
Many things go wrong when data is sent to your iPhone from the computer, especially when you use a personal computer. Your device is just another external device to the computer, and many other programs can interfere with the critical moments of an iOS update or restore.
If you are using iTunes for updating the software of your iPhone, your device reboots, meaning its switches off and back on again during the time of update, but to your computer, it appears like you have unplugged the device and plugged it back again.
Now your antivirus software enters and says ‘Stop! I’ve got to scan you’ and disturbs the data transfer. iTunes nullifies the update, and now your iPhone is left half-updated and is totally unusable.
Usually, your iPhone gets into recovery mode and shows ‘Connect to iTunes’, but sometimes your iPhone gets stuck on the Apple Logo.
If your iPhone is stuck on the Apple Logo after using iTunes to update, transfer data to your iPhone, or restore, you are required to temporarily disable the software, which caused the problem before you continue.
- Test Your USB cable and USB Port
Defective USB ports and USB cables on the devices can disturb the process of data transfer and hence corrupt your iPhone’s software. If there have been problems in the past, then it is time to try a different cable or connect your iPhone to a different USB port.
If you can’t make out what is wrong with your personal computer, sometimes it is just easier to use your friend’s computer to restore your iPhone.
- Back up Your iPhone
Before continuing with the next procedure it is important to have a backup of your data. Using iCloud for backing up your data might be the best option as there is no payment for extra storage.
Tenorshare, a company that makes software called Reiboot, constructs your iPhone into and out of the recovery mode. This helps when your iPhone is stuck in a boot loop.
- Default Firmware Update (DFU) Restore your iPhone
DFU restore is the deepest type of iPhone restore. It completely reloads your iPhone’s firmware and just the software. This might be one of the solutions when your iPhone 5 stuck on Apple logo or iPhone 5s stuck on Apple Logo.
Sometimes, the reason for your iPhone stuck on Apple logo might be the problem with the logic board of your iPhone. Even after trying all the steps mentioned above, if your iPhone is still stuck on the Apple logo, then it might be time to take it to the store and get it repaired.
It would be a good thing if your iPhone is under warranty.