Individuals who jailbreak their iDevices often find their iPhone stuck on Apple logo. And sometimes, the same issue is faced by those who update or restore their Apple smartphone. When this happens and the logo doesn’t appear on the screen completely, it is like a small heart-attack for you. But in reality, it is not that big of a deal. We say that because the issue of iPhone stuck on Apple logo or iPhone won’t turn on can be fixed by taking a few measures. The first method involves iTunes, but the second method requires you to access a tool such as TinyUmbrella.

iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

Steps to fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo during boot

  1. Connect the device with a USB cable to the PC.
  2. Put the iPhone in DFU mode. To do so, press and hold Power and Home buttons for 10 secs. Then let go of the Power button while holding the Home button. iPhone will say the DFU mode is detected.
  3. The next and last step is to perform a full restore.

iPhone Recovery Mode

That was the simplest way to fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo. But what happens if you didn’t back up the data? Or if you see errors when you try to do a restore? After going through some information on iTunes errors, we’d say that notable errors that you’ll be seeing are 1015, 1014 or the 16xx error series. Get the information on how to fix iTunes errors to get rid of these.

If iPhone stuck on Apple logo and a backup needed for the data, there’s nothing that can be done and chances are the data may be lost, unless of course you save the day by making the iPhone screen pass the Apple logo by some other way. Well, there’s a way. You can try utilizing TinyUmbrella to address the recovery mode issue.

To get this done:

  1. Download and launch TinyUmbrella Fix Recovery (Win/Mac).
  2. Connect your phone. Now click on the Fix recovery button and use the Terminal (for Mac) to launch it. Windows users should simply click on the Exit Recovery button..
  3. The iPhone’s problem will be fixed, hopefully.

Exit Recovery Mode

As a good and easy alternative you can use RecBoot. By the way, the fix recovery option was created to enable you to free the iPhone from the recovery mode loop. In several cases, iPhone stuck on Apple logo has been fixed via a recovery fix method. We hope one of these solutions get the job done for you.

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Stephan Popov
When iDevice users experience problems with the iOS software or unlocking, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My passion is providing answers to your problems. I help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users by recommending fixes for common iOS bugs and tools that improves your experience. I conduct in-depth research for every topic i cover on this blog, to ensure that I cover everything Apple users need to troubleshoot their issues. When not writing for UnlockBoot, i enjoy swimming in my backyard pool. P.S. i prefers the Maldives for holidays. Connect with me on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.
  • Steve

    My iPhone stuck on Apple logo and can’t put it in DFU mode. Help please.

  • UnlockBoot

    Please hold down Home and Power together for 10 seconds. Then release power but keep holding Home. Connect your iPhone to computer. Your device will be now in recovery mode.