How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo When Updating to iOS 15

Your iPhone or iPad update failed stuck on apple logo when using iOS 15? Don’t know why your iPhone is stuck on the Apple logo while updating? This tutorial tells you some basic tips to fix the iPhone iPad stuck on Apple logo after update effortlessly.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Feb. 09, 2022

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Free download AnyFix to 1-click to fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo when updating. It can also help you update your iPhone to the newest iOS 15 with ease.

Recently some iOS users complained about Twitter and said, their iPhone iPad stuck on the Apple logo after the iOS 15 beta update. You may be one of the Apple users attracted by the new features of iOS, and now you try to update your device to iOS 15.

However, you may meet kinds of iOS update problems: iOS not showing up, can’t download new iOS, iPhone stuck on verifying update, etc. And one of the most common problems is your iPhone stuck on Apple logo after update/downgrade iOS and cannot work. So how to quickly get out of this bad situation? In this post, we give you some useful tips to solve it.

iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

If your device can be recognized by iTunes after being connected to the computer with a USB data cable, backup your device to iTunes. Because some tips below may erase your device.

Why Does This Happen?

  1. Caused by an iOS upgrade – If you are installing the newest iOS 15 on an old phone and they are not compatible with each other, then, your phone can be stuck on Apple Logo.
  2. Caused by repeated jailbreak process – If you have attempted the jailbreak process several times, your phone may be stuck on Apple Logo.
  3. Caused by a restore from iTunes – Sometimes your iPhone can become stuck after you restore it from iTunes.
  4. Caused by hardware damages – If you accidentally dropped your iPhone on the hard ground or in a bog, your iPhone may be stuck on the Apple logo.

How to Fix the iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo Issue

We give you six feasible tips to solve this problem. The first one is definitely the only one-stop solution that can get your phone back to normal.

1. One-Click Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

If you want to fix this issue quickly and with a high success rate, you could have a try on AnyFix – iOS System Recovery.  As one of the most professional iOS system recovery tools, this program could fix more than 130 system issues without data loss. With AnyFix, you don’t have to change any settings on your iPhone, all you need to do is to connect it to a computer equipped with this useful tool.

System errors like iPhone stuck in DFU mode,  iPhone stuck in Recovery mode, iPhone stuck on black screen, iPhone stuck on charging screen, iPhone stuck on backing up, etc. can also be fixed by AnyFix in a few clicks. You may check some of the main features of AnyFix before using it to fix your phone:

AnyFix – iOS System Recovery

  • Fix iPhone stuck on update screen easily with simple clicks.
  • Provide a 1-click solution to get rid of system issues for iPhone/iPad.
  • It also can fix 200+ iTunes errors without any data loss.
  • It supports updating the iOS system without effort [iOS 15].

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Step 1. Download AnyFix and install it on the computer. Connect your iPhone via USB data cable and run this program > Choose System Repair to start.

Tap on System Repair

Tap on System Repair

Step 2. There are 50+ iPhone Problems that you can fix with AnyFix. After that, just select iPhone Problems and click Start Now to continue.

Choose iPhone Problems and Start Now

Choose iPhone Problems and Start Now

Step 3. There are 3 modes that you can use to fix the stuck problem. To fix your iPhone stuck issue without data loss, you can choose Standard Repair.

Choose One Repair Mode

Choose One Repair Mode

Step 4. Just follow the onscreen instructions to download iPhone firmware and repair your iPhone system. It will take some minutes to finish the repair process.

System Repair Completed

System Repair Completed

See also: How to fix Data Recovery Cannot be Completed issue?

2. Force Restart iPhone iPad

Have you tried to power off your device to clean all processes on your iOS device? If you can’t power off your device by pressing the “Power/Sleep” button, you can try to force restart your device to get your device out of “stuck on Apple logo”.

iPhone 8/8+, iPhone X/XR/XS/12:

Press and release the volume up button > Quickly press and release the volume down button > Quickly press and hold the side button for about 10 seconds and release the side button when the Apple logo appears.

iPhone 7/7+:

Press and hold both the Side button and Volume down button for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.

iPhone 6/6s/SE:

Press and hold both the Side button and Home button until you see the Apple logo.

iPhone 5s and earlier:

Press and hold both the Top button and Home button until you see the Apple logo.

3. Restore iPhone iPad in Recovery Mode

If restarting your iPhone can’t help you get out of the problem “iOS 15 stuck on Apple logo”, you may need to restore your device in Recovery Mode.

  1. Connect your device to your computer via a USB cable > Run iTunes (make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes).
  2. Force restart your device but don’t release the buttons when you see the Apple logo, wait until the connect to iTunes screen appears.
  3. When you see the option to Restore or Update, choose Update. iTunes will try to reinstall iOS without erasing your data. After the process completes, set up your device.

4. Restore iPhone in DFU Mode

If the above methods didn’t work, you might try a DFU restore. Since this method leads to complete and irreversible data loss, you’d better think twice before following the steps below to save your phone.

For users of iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/11/12/13:

  1. Plug your iPhone into your computer with a USB and launch iTunes.
  2. Press and release the Volume Up button quickly.
  3. Press and release the Volume Down button quickly.
  4. Then hold the Power/Slide button until the screen goes black.
  5. Then press and hold the Volume Down button while continuing to hold the Side button.
  6. After about 5 seconds, release the Side button but continue to hold the Volume Down button, until you see the iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode popup.

For users of iPhone 7/7 Plus:

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB, and turn on iTunes.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button in the meantime for at least 8 seconds.
  3. Let go of the Power button, but keep pressing down on the Volume Down button. You should see the iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode page.
  4. When you see your screen go black, you can restore your iPhone in DFU mode using iTunes.

5. Use iOS Reboot Tools

Some iPhone data recovery tools could help you fix this iOS issue. For example, by using

Fix iPhone iPad Stuck on Apple Logo - Restore in Recovery Mode

Fix iPhone iPad Stuck on Apple Logo – Restore in Recovery Mode

iOS reboot tools like PhoneRescue for iOS, you can get your device out of stuck on “Apple Logo”, “Restarting Loop” or “Connect to iTunes”. But before you use this tool, you should know that it would erase all data and settings on your device.

Step 1. Download PhoneRescue for iOS and install it on your computer > Run this program > Choose the Device Rescuer and Click the Repair iOS System.

Solve iOS Stuck on Apple Logo with PhoneRescue for iOS

Solve iOS Stuck on Apple Logo with PhoneRescue for iOS

Step 2. Choose the Standard Mode and Click the Right Arrow to repair the iOS system.

Select the Mode to Repair

Select the Mode to Repair

Step 3. When the recovery process is complete, you will see the Complete page. Well, you can restart your iDevice now.

6. Contact Apple Support for Help

If you have tried all tips above to fix your iOS 15 stuck problem, now you can contact the Apple support team online for help. For some hardware problems, you can take it to a local Apple Authorized Service Provider and get a repair.

The Bottom Line

In addition to the ways mentioned above, there are some other methods you can have a try, including changing another USB cable, updating to the latest iTunes, pressing volume up/down, etc. But to solve your problem quickly and easily with a high success rate, we suggest you download AnyFix right now.

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

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