iPhone continuously restarts over and over and reset the phone didn’t work. iPhone keeps restarting and doesn’t turn on after updating iOS 11. Those commonly issues upset some users often. This is also called iPhone reboot loop. Instead of struggling with the screen, to know the reasons and the solution is what we need to do. This article will tell you some useful suggestions.
You may be puzzled by the causes of an iPhone keeps restarting. In fact, this matter may stem from the below issues.
A bad update is one of the most common issues for iPhone boot loop. When you update your iPhone to latest iOS version but the update process is quitted in the middle or update goes wrong, iPhone failed to update will occur the reboot loop error. In short, an unstable update of iOS can cause your iPhone keep restarting.
Once your iPhone has been jailbroken, your iPhone may be attacked by the malware that makes your iPhone vulnerable to security threats, thus the reboot loop may happen. Therefore, please take care of your iPhone and do not install apps from other sources unsafe.
The probability of such a thing is somewhat small, but sometimes the faulty hardware component can cause this problem. For example, if your iPhone has a problem with the Power key, it will cause a reboot. To sum, a malfunction in driver or a bad hardware can also raise this issue.
The good news is that you still have various methods to settle the iPhone keeps restarting. Here are some solutions for you.
To fix the iPhone that keeps restarting, the common measure taken firstly is to restore it in Recovery mode.
Make sure you are using the latest version of iTunes. Then we can go forth.
Step 1: Plug your iPhone into computer and launch iTunes.
Step 2: For iPhone 6s/6s Plus or older, press and hold the Power button and Home button at the same time, for iPhone 7/7 Plus or newer, press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button, until you can see the connect to iTunes screen. Please do not release the buttons when your iPhone restart with the Apple logo appears in middle.
Step 3: Once the iTunes detects your iPhone, select “Update” to update the iOS system. Update will not erase the data on your iPhone. Then iTunes will download the firmware for your iPhone and reinstall the iOS system. If it takes more than 15 minutes to download the firmware and your iPhone exits the recovery mode, let the download complete and then repeat these steps.
If Update failed, try to restore your iPhone, which could wipe out your data and reset your iPhone. Click “Restore iPhone” and follow the onscreen guides to set up your iPhone.
In some case, your iPhone may not boot into Recovery mode, or stuck in the Recovery Mode screen when restoring iPhone, try to put your iPhone into DFU mode next, but it will be quite complicated.
Launch iTunes on computer and connect your iPhone to it. Press and hold the Power button and Home button (Power button and Volume Down for iPhone 8 or newer) for about 10 seconds, then release the Power button but keep holding the Home button/Vol Down button until iTunes prompts “iTunes has detected a device in Recovery Mode.” Click “OK”.
Now you can try to fix your iPhone by clicking update or restore button in iTunes.
Is the reboot loop problem still there? Don’t get angry or desperate. Cast aside the above ways, turn to the iOS System Recovery Toolkit.
iOS System Recovery toolkit can fix the reboot loop issue without losing your iPhone data. If you want to get your iPhone from bootloop back to normal mode, give this program a chance to help you.
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Step 1: Download and install iOS System Recovery tool and then launch the software on your computer. From the main menu you can see a feature called “System Recovery”, click it.
There will be a short intro about this feature, just click button “Start” button to move on.
Step 2: Next, connect your phone to computer and boot your iPhone into DFU mode. Follow the instructions on the window.
For iPhone 7 and newer:
Long press the Power button and Volume Down button simultaneous for about 10 seconds, then release the Power button but keep pressing the Volume Down button until your device boot into DFU mode, the software will recognize your device and display your device information.
For iPhone 6s or earlier:
Press and hold the Power button and Home button instead of Vol Down button for 10 seconds, then release the Power button until the software detects your device.
Note: If you have given multiple attempts but still couldn’t put your iPhone into DUF, click the “If your device fails to activate DFU mode, please click here to enter Recovery Mode” in the bottom of the window.
For iPhone 6s or earlier:
Press and hold the Power button and Home button at the same time. Holding both button for about 20 seconds until you can see the connect to iTunes screen.
For iPhone 7 or newer:
Press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button at the same time. Holding both button for about 20 seconds until you can see the connect to iTunes screen.
Please do not release the buttons when your iPhone restart with the Apple logo appears in middle.
The software will detect your iPhone when your iPhone enter the recovery mode.
Step 3: Once the software detects your device, you will see the model information in the window.
It will automatically detect your device model and matches the latest iOS firmware, so you don’t need to manually select the device model. Please re-confirm the model information and click “Download” button to download the iOS firmware for your iPhone.
Wait several minutes for the download complete.
Step 4: Once download completed, click “Fix Now” and the software will start to fix your iPhone.
It may take several minutes for the process. If the process completed, the toolkit will prompt you “Repair of the operating system is complete”.
Has the boot loop been taken away? So it is suggestive that when fixing the iPhone system problem like reboot loop, black screen, stuck at Apple logo etc, you had better turn to this useful and handy toolkit for iOS device. While restoring iPhone with recovery mode or DFU mode may cause data loss, iOS System Recovery toolkit will not, instead, it can save all the existing data on your iPhone and keep them completely when recovering your iPhone system. Moreover, it can help you find your lost data as well. You will learn more about it after you install it.