Top 4 Ways to Fix iPhone won't Turn on Past Apple Logo

Why and how to fix iPhone won't turn on past Apple logo issue? 4 ways are listed here to help you solve the problem efficiently. The FoneTool mentioned in solution 3 may be a good helper for you.

Kathy by Kathy Updated November 13, 2023
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Why iPhone won't turn on past apple logo?

Have you ever experienced the issue where your iPhone fails to go beyond the Apple logo? Why does it occur? There are some common reasons.

⛔ Your iPhone has been jailbroken.
⛔ The iOS version has been updated.
⛔ You have restored your iPhone from a backup.
⛔ Some unknown hardware hugs.

In such situations, you might be wondering what steps to take. Here, we offer some solutions to help you solve this issue.

How to fix iPhone won’t turn on just Apple logo

Now we will provide you with four methods to fix this issue, and restoring your iPhone to factory settings mentioned in solution 3 may be the most effective approach. The professional tools here can help you easily accomplish this process without losing any data.

Solution 1. Charge your iPhone

In some cases, if there is a low battery percentage showing on your iPhone, it may result in your iPhone not turning on past the Apple logo, causing it to shut off. To address this, you can attempt to solve the issue by connecting your iPhone to a charger, waiting for a brief period while the screen remains black, and then attempting to turn on your iPhone again.

charge your iPhone

If the problem persists, you may need to explore alternative solutions or refer to the method mentioned above.

Solution 2. Force restart your iPhone

A hard reset of the phone might be a useful solution to address this problem.

For iPhone 8 Plus/8/X or later: Press and release the Volume Up button > Press and release the Volume Down button > Press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears.

force restart iphone

For iPhone 7 Plus or 7: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears.

For iPhone 6 or earlier: Press and hold the Home button and Sleep/Wake button at the same time until the Apple logo is displayed on your screen.

Solution 3. Factory reset iPhone without losing data

If you've tried all other solutions without success and the iPhone won't turn on past Apple logo issue still exist, you may need to consider performing a factory reset.

FoneTool, an all-in-one iPhone data management application, can assist you in performing a factory reset on your iPhone. However, please be aware that a factory reset will erase all your personal files on the device. Fortunately, FoneTool also offers a full-backup feature to safeguard your iPhone data.

To proceed with this process, you can download the software, and we will guide you on how to back up your iPhone and perform a factory reset using FoneTool.

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Fully back up iPhone

Step 1. Launch FoneTool on your PC > Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Go to Phone Backup > Full Backup and click Get Started.

Tip: If necessary, you can also go to Selective Backup to selectively back up your iPhone/iPad photos, videos, music, contacts and messages, or go to WhatsApp Manager to back up WhatsApp.

start to fully backup iphone

Step 3. Check Enable Backup Encryption to protect your private data if necessary. Then select a storage path to save the backup and click Start Backup to begin the task.

confirm to backup

Once the process is complete, you can go to Backup History to check if your iPhone data such as photos are moved to PC successfully. And you can click the Restore dot to restore your backup after the factory reset.

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Factory reset iPhone

Step 1. Click Toolbox > Choose Data Eraser.  

erase data

Step 2. Choose Erase all data and tap Get Started.

Tip: With its rich feature, you can also choose Erase private data to remove documents and data on iPhone.

erase all data

Step 3. Check the on-screen instructions > Tap the Erase Data button to begin the task.

erase iPhone data

Solution 4. Contact Apple customer support

If you've exhausted all the previously mentioned methods and can't solve the issue of iPhone won’t turn on Apple logo keeps popping up, then the error may be related to a hardware malfunction. In such cases, it's recommended to visit a nearby Apple repair store or contact Apple Support for assistance to check your hardware.

Final words

There are 4 ways for you to fix the iPhone won't turn on past Apple logo issue. Hope you can solve the problem successfully, and for more queries or feedback, please feel free to contact us.

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