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iPhone stuck at the Apple logo - Do you have an iPhone that only comes up to the Apple logo when booting and stays there? Then it can be very frustrating and suspect that the Apple smartphone is over. But that doesn't have to be the case - before you go to the store or send your phone in for repair, you can follow the steps outlined in this guide. If your iPhone still only comes to the apple when booting or gets lost in a loop of restart attempts, you can still have it checked and repaired;)
The easiest step, and therefore the first step in this help list, is a simple restart of the device. If there was a software error on the first attempt that triggered the boot loop, it may be resolved in the next run. Granted, this approach is rarely successful - but it is a start that you should try.
If that doesn't work, there is always a “hard reset”, ie switching off and then on again. Here, too, it is possible that an error is corrected when the hardware and thus the system are completely restarted. But if that doesn't work either, feel free to try out the next tips and tricks.
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If a simple restart or a hard reset doesn't help and your iPhone only boots up to the Apple logo and gets lost in the startup loop, then the so-called recovery mode could be the solution. This mode at least allows you to connect the Apple smartphone to iTunes on your Mac or Windows PC in order to completely reload a backup or iOS.
To put the Apple iPhone into recovery mode and solve the problem in iTunes, just do the following:
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Regardless of whether the last steps described worked or not - you should exit the recovery mode properly in order not to cause even more damage. If the update or restore worked, then the iPhone should restart anyway and you don't have to worry about anything else. If it didn't work out, proceed as follows:
Device Firmware Update (DFU) mode is similar to Recovery Mode, but a little bit different. The first steps are also similar, as there is a hard reset, but there are small differences afterwards. Therefore, you should consider both options equally and try them one after the other. And so you go, if the above mode doesn't work, to the DFU:
If the Apple iPhone hangs by the Apple logo and does not start up or ends in a booting loop, this can have various causes. If it is due to the software, i.e. the system, then the aforementioned tips and tricks could help you. However, your cell phone can also be plagued by a hardware failure. The manufacturer's troubleshooting experts can find out exactly what the reason for this is that the boot process only comes as far as the apple. So if you get stuck, make an appointment in the Apple Store or send in your device.
My iPhone is hanging by the Apple logo: I currently have an iPhone 7 Plus with me that even only starts up to the Apple logo on a charging cable and then goes off again after a few seconds. The game continues indefinitely. I admit - a special case, but it happens quite often that an iPhone gets stuck on the Apple logo and does not boot anymore. That's why I showed you the steps above.
In my case, there might be another reason: The battery is so weak that it no longer charges enough to supply the iPhone with sufficient power. Even with the charging cable plugged in, the iPhone boots up for a few seconds (up to the Apple logo) and then switches off completely and reboots.
None of the above instructions helped me, but I'm still on the battery replacement program, which runs until 31.12.2018/7/XNUMX, and will send my iPhone XNUMX Plus in now. I am relatively sure that the battery is low and the reason for this strange behavior. In the last two or three weeks I have noticed that it switched itself off spontaneously during CPU-intensive games - a clear sign of a weak battery.
I completely forgot to add what happened to my iPhone 7 battery. I would like to catch up on that here: After I had called Apple Support, they ran a hardware test on my iPhone via remote maintenance. The unsurprising result: the battery was ruined. I then sent the iPhone in and it came back repaired within a few days. Since then, it has been running without a murmur at a friend who took it over some time ago.
The iPhone is hanging by the Apple logo - do you know the same or a similar case or have you already been able to solve the problem with the above or other procedures? Then leave a comment with your experiences!
Jens has been running the blog since 2012. He appears as Sir Apfelot for his readers and helps them with problems of a technical nature. In his free time he drives electric unicycles, takes photos (preferably with his iPhone, of course), climbs around in the Hessian mountains or hikes with the family. His articles deal with Apple products, news from the world of drones or solutions for current bugs.