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How To Fix a Flashing Logo on an iPhone or iPad

Apple is one of the world leaders in technology. Millions of people use Apple devices all over the world, as they are some of the best products available. However, even Apple isn’t without their faults. Some of the Apple devices such as iPhones and iPads have had a few problems, but none too serious that they are unfixable.

Some Apple users have recently reported having problems when trying to start up their device. They have said that when the iPad or iPhone is connected to a power source, the iOS device will not start up at all.

According to the users, when the device is plugged into a power outlet and they attempt to start it up, the Apple logo appears for a few seconds, then disappears, leaving a blank screen. The blank screen stays up for just a couple of seconds and then the Apple logo appears again flashing incessantly, but never actually starting up the device. It is just on an Apple logo loop.

If you are experiencing this rather annoying problem on your iPhone or iPad, we have listed some ways to try and fix the problem here:

1. The first thing to try is forcing your device to start up.

  • Connect your device to the charger and leave it for at least 15 minutes.
  • If you own an iPhone 7:
    • Press and hold the power button and volume down button at the same time until you see the Apple logo.
    • Ignore the ‘Slide to Power Off’ screen if you see it.
  • If you own another Apple device (iPhone 6, iPad, etc.):
    • Press and hold the power button and home button down at the same time.
    • Ignore the ‘Slide to Power Off’ screen if you see it.

2. If the problem persists, follow these steps in order to fix it (you will need a computer with iTunes downloaded):

  • Turn off your Apple iOS device.
  • Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Next, open iTunes on your computer.
  • If you have an iPhone 7:
    • Press and hold the power button and volume down button at the same time until you see a screen that says ‘Connect to iTunes’ or ‘Recovery Mode’.
  • If you have a different Apple device (iPhone 6, iPad, etc.):
    • Press and hold the power button and the home button at the same time until you see the ‘Recovery Mode’ screen.
  • After you have done this you will see a message on iTunes saying that it has detected an iPhone or an iPad in recovery mode and you will see two options: Restore or Update.
  • You will choose Update and your problem should be fixed.


3.    Use Dr. Fone

Dr. fone is considered as one of the leading solutions to iOS problems. When you want to use it to fix the iPhone logo

Download Dr. Fone software on your PC.

Launch the software. From all tools, select the repair option.

Using a USB cable connects the computer and the iOS device. The device will automatically be detected.

Click on the “start” button. Dr. fone will automatically notify you with information on the correct firmware that your device needs. Make sure to select the option labeled download.

Once the firmware has been downloaded, Dr. Fone will initiate the repair process for your iOS device. Wait until the repair is complete.


4.    Using ReiBoot

Tenorshare ReiBoot repairs your iOS device without losing any data. With this tool, you will not be needed to enter the recovery mode.

First, download ReiBoot and install it on your computer. Open the tool and connect your iOS device to the computer. When the tool detects your device, click on the “Repair Operating System” option.

Select the option labeled Start Repair, and a firmware download screen will appear. The program informs you about the newest firmware that your device needs.

Download the needed firmware. If the firmware had already been downloaded, import it into software

Once the download process has been completed, select the “start repair” option. Make sure that you do not disconnect the device from the computer and wait for the process to complete. Once the process is completed successfully, you will be informed that your problem has been solved successfully with no loss of data.

5.    Using the DFU Mode

You can use the DFU mode to recover your iPhone. First, use a USB cable to connect your iOS device with the PC. Press and then hold the sleep/wake and power button together for 10 seconds.

Release the sleep/wake button only when the screen becomes blank. Continue to hold the Home Button until the iTunes detects your device and confirms that it is in recovery mode. A completely black screen on your device verifies that the DFU mode was entered successfully. Select the restore or backup option.

6.    Contact Apple support

If these methods do not solve your problem, you should get in touch with Apple support, and the problem will be fixed as fast as possible.

While technology is rapidly growing and changing every single day, it is not always going to be perfect. There will always be some glitches or flaws in electronic devices, unfortunately. However, the best part about the fact that it is always growing and changing is that it is also always improving. Companies are working towards bettering and even perfecting their products in order to satisfy their consumers.

Even the best companies will have problems with their devices at some point. However, they will also do their best to come up with quick and easy solutions. We hope that by following these simple instructions you are able to solve this problem and continue using and enjoying your Apple device.


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