iOS 12 Stuck on Apple Logo during Update, Restore on iPhone X, iPhone 8/ 8 Plus

Not every iPhone/iPad user can successfully download and install the software update in a single trial. When you stuck with the iOS 12 update, then only you will understand what is the real pain when iOS 12 stuck on Apple logo. Some of them reported iPhone is frozen and won’t turn off and iPad is completely dead.

Don’t worry even I had faced this situation and it is not much bad and can be easily fixed if you correctly follow our article. Understand and perform solutions listed below to fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo screen.

Troubleshooting steps iOS 12 Stuck on Apple Logo on Update and Install

1 iPhone stuck on Apple logo on iOS 12

Solution 1: Force Restart iPhone & Get out Apple Logo screen

This is the prior and simplest, quickest way to work out iOS 12 stuck on Apple logo. Most of the time it doesn’t sound helpful, but we can try this for once.

  • For iPhone X/8:

Step 1: Press and quickly release the Volume up button on the side edge.

Step 2: Press and release the Volume down button on the side edge.

Step 3: Press and hold the Power button (Sleep/Wake) until Apple logo appears on the screen.

  • For iPhone 7/7Plus:

Step 1: Press and hold volume down button and power button until Apple logo arrives on screen.

  • For iPhone 6S and below:

Step 1: Press and hold the home button and power button and release when you see Apple logo on the screen.


Solution 2: Restore iPhone using iTunes in recovery mode

If restarting iPhone doesn’t work for you then try to put iPhone in recovery mode and restore using iTunes. Update the iTunes if any available.

Step 1: Connect the iPhone to a computer using lightning cable.

Step 2: Launch iTunes.

Step 3: Follow to enter your iPhone into recovery mode,

For iPhone 7 or later:

The power button and Volume down button until Apple logo arrive on screen.

For other iPhone:

Press and hold the power button and home button simultaneously for at least 10sec and release when you see Apple logo.

Step 4: When iTunes detect the device in recovery mode a dialogue box will ask you to Restore or Update the device. We have to click on Restore, as the iOS 12 is already in there.

It will erase your iPhone completely, and your device will be as new as you when you purchased.


Solution 3: Try DFU mode

Neither of them works then you should try to put iPhone in DFU mode.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to Computer.

Step 2: Launch iTunes.

Step 3:

  • Shut down the iPhone
  • Now, press and hold the power button for 3 secs.
  • Press and hold Volume down button and still hold the power button.
  • Keep holding together for 10sec (if you find Apple logo on screen then start the same steps again)
  • Release the power button and keep holding volume down button for 5sec (if you see Plug into iTunes then you have to start the process again)
  • If nothing happens and the screen remains black, then the iPhone is in DFU mode.

Step 4: Now as we have done in a fix 2 follow the same steps and fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo.

Are you getting the error:

Above all are the mutual solutions for your problem on or release iPhone stuck on Apple logo after the update or on Restore.

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