How to Fix iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop

It is a terrible problem that your iPhone stuck in a boot loop. You must worry about whether your phone works again because there are many important data on your phone. So it is important for you to know how to fix an iPhone boot loop.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Aug. 28, 2020

Do you know? If your iPhone has the following phenomena, for example, the Apple logo on the iPhone display lasts for a few seconds, then suddenly disappears and reiterates. This means that your iPhone has suffered the common problem of getting stuck in the boot loop. Honestly, this is very bad because your iPhone will continuously restart and cannot be usable. But, don’t worry! You are so lucky to find this article which can provide you some solutions to solve this problem. Please continue reading the following content.

Part 1. Why Your iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop

We should not only pay attention to how to fix the problem of iPhone stuck in the boot loop, but also point out why your iPhone will suffer this problem. This is an important premise, so we can try to avoid this kind of problem from happening again. There are common reasons why the iPhone stuck in the boot loop:

iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop

iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop

  1. Updating Software Failed: Usually, it is because your updating iOS process gets halted accidentally, then it might lead to the occurrence of an iPhone stuck in boot loop. Even after completing the update, your phone might malfunction and have this issue.
  2. Trying to Jailbreak iOS: It is very dangerous to jailbreak your iPhone. If not finished completely, your iPhone will break down and cannot be able to perform again.
  3. Unstable Connection: When updating or backup data with iTunes, the unstable connection between the iPhone and computer also will lead your iPhone stuck in boot loop.

Part 2. Easy Methods to Fix iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop

After getting the reasons for iPhone stuck in boot loop, you may attach importance in the solutions. There are methods that can help you solve this problem.

Method 1. Fix iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop with AnyFix.

AnyFix is designed to make every effort to ensure you can fix the 130+ system problems on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, like stuck on Apple Logo, iPhone won’t turn on, the device won’t charge, etc., and the success rate is the highest ever. Since the product launches, it has received a lot of praise. AnyFix has helped many people solve their problems. So you can have a try without any hesitation.

Please refer to the detailed guide to make good use of AnyFix.

Step 1. Free Download AnyFix from our official website on your computer and launch it.

Step 2. Then, connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cables.

Step 3. Click the “System Repair ”option.

Click on System Repair

Click on System Repair

Step 4. Choose the category of iPhone problems as the picture shows.

Choose iPhone Problems and Start Now

Choose iPhone Problems and Start Now

Step 5. Now choose the “Standard Repair” mode. As you can see, AnyFix provides three repair modes to ensure that you can fix your problems.

Choose Standard Repair

Choose Standard Repair

Step 6. For this step, AnyFix can check your iPhone model. And you need to click the “Download ”button to get a matching firmware.

Download the Firmware

Download the Firmware

Step 7. When download firmware completed, you can click the “Fix Now” button.

Firmware Download Completed

Firmware Download Completed

Step 8. Please put your iPhone in recovery mode to let AnyFix repair. Then this tool will automatically start repairing as the below picture shows.

Repairing the System

Repairing the System

Step 9. When you see the completed page as follows, it means that the recovery process is completed.

System Repair Completed

System Repair Completed

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Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

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Method 2. To Update iTunes to the Latest Version

You may encounter the boot loop while trying to update iOS by using an old version iTunes. What you need to do is to check if an iTunes update is available. Please refer to the following steps to update iTunes to a new version:

Open iTunes and click “Help” and “Check for Updates” and then follow the instruction to install the newest version.

Check for Updates

Check for Updates

Method 3. Force Restart Your iPhone

This is a common way when your iPhone has a problem, but it may not always take effect.

Force Restart Methods of Different Models iPhone

Force Restart Methods of Different Models iPhone

For the different model of iPhone you need to hold different keys at the same time:

  • For iPhone 6s/6 and earlier, press the “Home” button and “Power” button at the same time and hold on for seconds until you see the screen go black, you can release both of them. Then press the “Power Button” and hold until the Apple logo comes up then let go of the button.
  • For iPhone 7 and 7 plus: Please press and hold the “Power” button and the “Volume Down” button of your iPhone simultaneously. Once you see the screen go black, you can release both of them. Then press the “Power Button” and hold until the Apple logo comes up then let go of the button.
  •  For iPhone 8 and later: Press and release the “Volume Up” key and repeat the same with the “Volume Down” key. Then hold down the “Power” key and wait for the Apple logo to appear. Finally, enter your password to start your iPhone.

Part 3. Other Methods to Solve an iPhone Boot Loop

Method 1. Enter Recovery Mode

You can repair system problems by putting your iPhone into the recovery mode. But it should be noted that entering the recovery mode will result in the loss of device data, so please make sure that you have backed up the data in the device before starting to enter the recovery mode.

Enter Recovery Mode

Enter Recovery Mode

Step 1. Please turn your iPhone off.

Step 2. Open one computer with iTunes and connect one end of the USB cable to the computer. Make sure the iTunes program is not running.

Step 3. The different models iPhone follow different steps:

  • iPhone 8 and later: Connect the other end of the cable to your iPhone, at the same time hold down the Side button.
  • iPhone 7 /7Plus: Connect the other end of the cable to your iPhone, at the same time hold down the Volume Down button.
  • iPhone 6S series and earlier: Connect the other end of the cable to your iPhone, at the same time hold down the Home button.

Step 4. Please keep holding the Side/ Volume Down/ or Home button until the iTunes logo appears. It means that your phone is now in Recovery Mode.

Step 5. Then you will see a window pops up in iTunes offering to let you Update or Restore the phone. Please click Update to resolve the problem.

Method 2. Check the Hardware at Apple’s Support Center

If none of the above methods helped you fix the problem, then we suggest you go to the Apple after-sales center to check whether the phone hardware has a problem. It is necessary to judge whether the hardware is damaged since any improper hardware changes will cause the device to malfunction.

Check iPhone Internal Hardware

Check iPhone Internal Hardware

The Bottom Line

Is this article helpful to you? If you have fixed your problem by using the methods in this article, we hope you can share it with your friends and families who suffer such issues. And we hope this article can help more people. If you have any other problem with the iOS system, please do not hesitate to leave a message in the comment area to let us know.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.