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Top 8 Ways to Fix iPhone Reboot Loop

2013-11-07 09:15:12 / Posted by Andrew Coffe to Tips
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"My iPhone keeps restarting itself. Any help to fix this iPhone reboot issue?"

Many of you may have also encountered such endless iPhone reboot cycles. Your iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4 keeps restarting itself every 10-15 seconds, and never returns to the Home screen. This issue could occur after jailbreak, iOS update, restore from backup, or due to hardware problems and other unknown reasons. In this article, we will list top 8 ways to help you fix iPhone reboot loop. We will also cover the methods for a jailbroken iPhone. Try any of them until you can fix the problem.

How to Fix iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4 Endless Reboot Loop – Top 8 Ways

The top 1 method for iPhone reboot loop fix only applies to iPhone that is not jailbroken. From top 2 to top 8, any jailbroken or non-jailbroken iPhone can be applied.

1. Contact Apple and Ask to Replace for a New One – for New iPhone Models

If you bought a new iPhone recently, you have AppleCare or iPhone is still under warranty. Then you can head to the store and see if you can get it replaced. Many users have said that they got a new iPhone for replacement after they took the iPhone stuck in reboot loop to Apple's retail store.

2. Use ReiBoot

ReiBoot is a very powerful tool that can help to force reboot your iPhone and make iPhone return to normal. Free download it and install it on your Windows computer. Then do as follows:

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3. Hard Reset iPhone

If the Power button and the Home button on your iPhone are still workable, you can do a hard reset to fix iPhone stuck in reboot loop issue. To do this, you can hold down the Power button and Home button at the same time for about 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears.

4. Turn On/Off Cellular

In some cases, you can turn on/off the cellular and it can contribute to the iPhone endless reboot fix. You can have a try since many other users have successfully solved this issue.

5. Delete Some Apps

Did you download any new app that triggered iPhone to reboot endlessly? If so, you need to: delete the app > reboot iPhone (to do so, you need to press and hold the Power button until a red slider appears on the screen. Drag the slider to power off your iPhone. Then press and hold the Power button again until the Apple logo appears) > Sync with iTunes and see if this sorts the issue.

6. Restore from An Old Backup

Some users said they had tried to restore iPhone from an old backup and this could fix iPhone reboot loop. You can have a try: connect your iPhone to iTunes and restore from an old backup.

Note: If iTunes cannot recognize iPhone, go to fix it firstly.

7. Use Volume Up Trick

If your jailbroken iPhone is stuck in an endless reboot loop, it is most likely caused by a broken or incompatible jailbreak tweak that you've recently installed. To solve this, you should keep pressing the Volume Up button when iPhone is booting up. Then you should be able to see your Lock screen again. Now you can open Cydia and uninstall the tweak that you think is creating problems.

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If the Volume Up button is not workable on your iPhone, you can try the Clicker button on your headsets or earphones.

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8. Restore iPhone to Factory Settings

You can try to restore your iPhone to its original factory settings when it keeps reboot itself. However, you should notice that all your data and settings will be erased. Use iPhone Data Recovery to recover all the lost data after factory settings restore. Do as follows:

From the feedback of users, most of them can fix iPhone reboot loop by using any of the top 8 methods. If you have any problem, leave it in your comment. Alternatively, you can also share with us any other way that you have tried to fix this issue.

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