How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo When Updating to iOS 14

Your iPhone or iPad update failed stuck on apple logo when using iOS 14? This tutorial tells you some basic tips to fix the iPhone iPad stuck on Apple logo after update effortlessly.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Mar. 17, 2021

Recently some iOS users complained about twitter and said, their iPhone iPad stuck on the Apple logo after the iOS 14 update, just like the screenshot shows below:

iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

You may be one of Apple users attracted by the new features of iOS, and now you try to update your device to iOS 14. 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 the 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 that you can easily solve the iPhone iPad stuck on the Apple logo issue.

 

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

1. 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 press the “Power/Sleep” button, you can try to force restart your device to get your device out off “stuck on Apple logo”.

iPhone 8/8+, iPhone X/11:

Press and release the volume up button > Quickly press and release the volume down button > Quickly press and hold the side button 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.

2. Restore iPhone iPad in Recovery Mode

If restarting can’t help you get out of the problem “iOS 14 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.
Fix iPhone iPad Stuck on Apple Logo - Restore in Recovery Mode

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

3. Fix iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo via AnyFix

If you can’t fix this iPhone Stuck issue by using the above methods, you could have a try on an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch system recovery program – AnyFix – iOS System Recovery.  As one of the most professional iOS system recovery tools, this program could fix more than 130 system issues and no data loss with the standard repair. To start fix iPhone/iPad stuck on Apple logo issue with it, you can follow the below steps.

Step 1. Download AnyFix – iOS system recovery and install it on the computer.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 2. 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 3. There are 50+ iPhone Problems that you can fix with AnyFix. And on the right panel, you will see a detailed issue list that you can fix with this mode, which covers the problem of the iPhone stuck on Apple Logo. Just select iPhone Problems and click Start Now to continue.

Choose iPhone Problems and Start Now

Choose iPhone Problems and Start Now

Step 4. There are 3 modes that you can use to fix the stuck problem. To fix your iPhone stuck issue without data loss, you should use the first mode – Standard Repair. ( And make sure to read the Note under the modes before you start to repair)

Choose One Repair Mode

Choose One Repair Mode

Step 5. Just follow the onscreen instructions to download iPhone firmware and repair your iPhone system. It will take some minutes to finish the repair process. After that, your device will go back to normal.

System Repair Completed

System Repair Completed

4. Use iOS Reboot Tools

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

5. Contact Apple Support for Help

If you have tried all tips above to fix your iOS 14 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. If you have some good ideas for fixing your iPad or iPhone stuck on the Apple logo issue, be free to share them in the below comment section to help other readers.

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.