Fix: Continuous Apple Logo Loop

The continuous Apple logo loop is a problem faced by many iOS users across the globe – a problem in which an Apple device refuses to boot up when connected to its charger and keeps on displaying a loop of the Apple logo. In addition, once the charger is disconnected, the device powers down regardless of the amount of time for which it was connected to the charger.

Apparently, there is no universal cause for the continuous Apple logo loop problem as users who have managed to remedy the issue have declared a variety of factors from a faulty battery to a simple buildup of electric charge in the circuitry to be the problem. On top of that, it would seem that different fixes worked for different people suffering from this problem. The following are the three fixes that have proven to be able to solve this issue for the majority of the iOS users suffering from it:

METHOD 1: Boot the device into DFU mode                                                              

  1. Connect the device to its charger and wait for the Apple logo loop to start.
  2. Press and hold the Power Button and Home Button simultaneously for 10 seconds.
  3. Let go of the Power Button, but keep holding the Home Button for an additional 15 seconds.
  4. The device will have now booted into DFU mode, from where it can be connected to iTunes.


As simple as this fix may seem to be, it has worked for the majority of the people suffering from the continuous Apple logo loop.

METHOD 2: Replace the device’s battery

  1. Purchase a replacement battery for the device, making sure that the APN number on the new battery is the same as the one on the old one.
  2. Open the device up as the battery of any Apple device is not user-replaceable. Even though this step may seem tricky and hard, as long as a person follows basically any online tutorial on opening their device up and goes about the process carefully, they should be fine.
  3. Extract the old battery and install the new one.
  4. Vigilantly close the device back up.
  5. Boot the device up, and the continuous Apple logo loop problem should have subsided.

METHOD 3: Replace the charging dock

Last, but certainly not the least, another fix that seems to have worked for a substantial number of people suffering from the continuous Apple logo loop is replacing the charging dock.

All a person needs to do is purchase a new charging dock and use it to charge their device, and the device should boot up normally.


Kevin Arrows

Kevin is a dynamic and self-motivated information technology professional, with a Thorough knowledge of all facets pertaining to network infrastructure design, implementation and administration. Superior record of delivering simultaneous large-scale mission critical projects on time and under budget.
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