How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Loading Screen

Have you ever suffered such a problem? Your iPhone stuck on the loading screen and it won’t turn on for a long time, especially after rebooting or restarting the device. Fortunately, this tutorial provide you with four solutions to fix this issue.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Oct. 28, 2020

A while back, when my iPhone is stuck on the loading screen, I did some research to figure things out. After resolving the problem, I decided to share my knowledge and experience with you all. Read on and learn how to fix iPhone stuck on loading screen right away.

iPhone Stuck on Loading Screen

iPhone Stuck on Loading Screen

 Why Your iPhone Stuck on the Loading Screen

Sometimes, it is because there is a problem with the operating system or the phone’s hardware damage that makes your iPhone stuck on the loading screen. In most cases, it is because of what you have done to your iPhone that this type of problem occurs. For many users, it is hard to find the cause of the problem without professional help. So I list some common causes for you:

  1. It happens after you recently updated your iPhone to a new version of iOS.
  2. You attempted to jailbreak your iPhone.
  3. After transferring data from an older device to a new one.
  4. Hardware internals damage on your iPhone.

How to Fix iPhone Stuck on the Loading Screen

What you are concerning is how to fix this problem, no matter how the problem happened in the first place. There are four methods about how to fix this problem, I hope it will help you.

Method 1. Fix the Problem of iPhone Stuck on the Loading Screen with AnyFix – iOS System Recovery.

If you are looking for an easy way to fix iPhone stuck on the loading screen without any data loss, AnyFix may be your optimal choice. Providing with three recovery modes, this software 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. Supported by a professional team, AnyFix – iOS system recovery has helped many users solve their problems and received a lot of praise. So you can have a try without any hesitation.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 1. Free Download AnyFix on your computer and launch it > Connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cables > Choose the “System Repair ”option.

Choose System Repair in the Homepage

Choose System Repair on the Homepage

Step 2. Choose the corresponding category: iPhone Problems and tap on “Start Now”.

Select iPhone Problems

Select iPhone Problems

Step 3. As you can see AnyFix provides you with three repair modes you can choose to fix your iOS system problems, here we take the Standard Repair mode for example.

Choose Standard Repair Mode

Choose Standard Repair Mode

Step 4. You need to put your iPhone in recovery mode before repairing it. If your iPhone failed to enter the Recovery mode, please try to enter manually by following the steps as the pictures showed.

Enter the Recovery Mode

Enter the Recovery Mode

Step 5. After the firmware download completed, you need to click the “Fix Now” button > Then AnyFix will start to repair your device automatically.

Firmware Download Completed

Firmware Download Completed

AnyFix always provides positive results and win good feedbacks from users when it comes to fixing iOS-related problems. Don’t hesitate to download the Free Trial to have an experience with the free features.

Method 2. A Simple Way –Try to Restart your iPhone

This is a very simple and highly effective way to fix any problems of the iPhone. Here’s the way about how to restart the different iPhone models:

For iPhone 7 and 7 plus:

Force reboot an iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Force reboot an iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Please press and hold the “Sleep/Wake” 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 “Sleep/Wake Button” and hold until the Apple logo comes up then let go of the button.

For iPhone 8/X/XR/XS (Max)/11 (Pro Max):

Force reboot iPhone 8 and later

Force reboot iPhone 8 and later

Press and release the “Volume Up” key and repeat the same with the “Volume Down” key. Then hold down the “Side” key and wait for the Apple logo to appear. Finally, enter your password to start your iPhone.

Method 3. You Can Use the Recovery Mode to Fix this Problem.

Put Your iPhone to Recovery Mode

Put Your iPhone to Recovery Mode

This is also a common way to fix system errors of iPhone and not very difficult. So if have already back up your data and we can start to enter the Recovery mode.

  • First, you need to open one computer with iTunes and connect one end of the USB cable to the computer.
  • Then, push and keep pushing the “Volume” button (“Home” button for iPhone 6 and older) for seconds, at the same time connect the other end of the cable to the device.
  • Next, release the “Volume” button and you will see the iTunes logo appears on the device.
  • Finally, iTunes will automatically detect the device in recovery mode. Please click on “OK” to restore it.

By using the Recovery Mode you will lose data on your iPhone, so it is very important for you to backup your device via any way such as AnyTrans, iTunes, or iCloud.

Method 4. Using DFU Mode to Restore Your iPhone.

We hope that you have now been able to solve the problem of the stuck on the loading screen for good. If it still has not worked, then we suggest moving on to the DFU mode. DFU (device firmware update) mode is the last step you can completely exclude a software problem. Here are the specific steps:

Step 1. Please connect your iPhone to a computer installed with iTunes and open iTunes.

Step 2. Press and hold the “Sleep/Power” button and “Home” button at the same time for about 10 seconds. (Before doing this please sure that your iPhone has already turned off.)

Step 3. After 8 seconds, you can release the “Sleep/Power” button while continue to hold the “Home” button until you see “iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.”

Step 4. Then release the “Home” Button and your iPhone screen should be completely black. That means your iPhone entered in DFU mode. If it is not, repeat the process from the beginning.

For iPhone 8 and later versions, please press and quickly release the “Volume up” button and then press and hold the “Side” button until the screen goes black.

Step 5. iTunes can recognize your iPhone and restore the iPhone in iTunes.

The Bottom Line

When your mouse stops here, you may know why your iPhone suffered such a problem and get the best solution. If other methods do not work, why not try AnyFix – iOS system recovery to save your valuable time. If you meet any other new issues with the iOS system, you can share it with us in the comment section. And any suggestions for the problem of the iPhone stuck on the loading screen failed are welcomed.

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.