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iPhone won't Turn on? Here is How to Fix It

-- Friday, July 28, 2017
The reason why your iPhone won't turn on is various. Fortunately, this kind of iPhone system issue can be solved. In this article, you will find out the guide to fix iPhone won’t turn on problem. Please follow the steps below and I am pretty sure that you can get your iPhone to normal status easily.

Part 1: iPhone Screen Is Black or Frozen

If your iPhone screen goes black or frozen, you should try to force restart your smartphone. It is okay to try this way and you don’t have to worry about the data loss as a force restart wouldn’t erase any content on your iPhone. Now let’s see how to force restart your device below(the way for iPhone 7 differs from its early version ):

For iPhone 6s and earlier, please press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons for some time until you can see the Apple logo.

For iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, please press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for some time until you can see the Apple logo.

Part 2: iPhone Still Won’t Turn On

If you try to force restart iPhone in part 1 but it doesn’t work and your iPhone still won’t turn on, please try the following way:

1. Plug in your iPhone and start to charge it.

2. Check if you can see the charging screen after a few minutes charging.

3. Charge your iPhone for up to one hour.

4. If you can’t see the charging screen within an hour, or you can only see the screen of connecting to power, you should check if anything such as the USB cable, power adapter, jack works well or not. You should try your best to make the charging screen displayed.

Charge  iPhone

5. Try to turn on your iPhone.

Part 3: iPhone Gets Stuck During Start Up

If you can get your iPhone turned on but it is stuck in the Apple logo screen, a red or blue screen during startup, please try the following guide:

1. Plug your iPhone into computer via the USB cable and launch iTunes.

2. Force restart iPhone(refer to part 1) after it is well connected.

3. Keep holding the buttons until you see the recovery mode screen.

4. When you can see the following interface on your iTunes, please choose “Update” option and iTunes will download the software for your iPhone and reinstall iOS without erasing your data. Please wait patiently.

Update  iPhone

Part 4: Most Powerful Guide to Get iPhone Back to Normal Status

If you have gone through the above three ways but your iPhone still won’t turn on, you are recommended to try iOS System Recovery, a powerful tool to repair iOS system problem without data loss.

With iOS System Recovery, users are allowed to solve lots of common iOS system problems:

1. Stuck in Recovery Mode, DFU Mode, Headphone Mode, Apple Logo
2. Frozen status
3. Black, red or blue screen
4. Start loop
5. Fail to slide to unlock/power off
6. Other system problems

iOS System Recovery is pretty simply to use and you don’t need to waste most of time to figure out how it works. Please check it out below:

Step 1 Download iOS System Recovery
First of all, please download and install iOS System Recovery program by clicking on the button below on your computer. Then launch it.

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Step 2 Connect iPhone to PC
Go to "iOS System Recovery" tool from the program and then use a lightning cable to connect your iPhone to computer.

Restore iPhone

Step 3 Enter Recovery/DFU Mode
After your device is detected by the program, you would be asked to put your iPhone into recovery mode. Please follow the instruction on the program enter recovery mode.

Step 4 Confirm Device’s Info
Please confirm the device’s info on the interface so that the program can automatically download the suitable firmware package for your iPhone. Then click "Repair" to continue.

Confirm Your Device's Info

Step 5 Fix iPhone Won’t Turn On Problem
Now, all you need to do is to wait for the process to finish fixing the iPhone system issue for you. After that, you will get your iPhone back to normal.

Fix Disabled iPhone to Normal Status

After trying the above steps, you can easily fix the iPhone won’t turn on problem. If you get any question about this article, please drop us a comment below!

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.