Many users might find that their iPhone stuck in apple logo after jailbreak/upgrade. Similar stuck problems such as frozen and unresponsive screen, blue or black screen, boot loop or recovery mode. When these situations appear, rebooting an iOS device has become a necessity. It seems simple, but needs your attention. In this article, you will learn in which situation you need to restart your device, and the top 6 freeware to reboot stuck iPhone.
The Scenarios That You Need to Reboot iPhone, iPad, iPod
When to reboot your device is no longer a puzzle since it has frequently happened. And mostly, you need to restart your iPhone, iPad, iPod in the following scenarios:
- 1. iPhone or other device is stuck in recovery mode loop after restore, jailbreak, iOS 12/11/10/9/8/7 update.
- 2. Your device is stuck in weird reboot loop and becomes unresponsive.
- 3. iPhone, or other devices is frozen or hung after restore or update.
- 4. iOS device gets into white Apple logo screen of death.
- 5. You forget the lock screen password and can't access your device.
- 6. iTunes can't recognize your device.
If you want to know more about iOS device reboot, check it out in the article Free iPhone, iPad, iPod Reboot.
Top 6 Free iOS Reboot Apps That You Need to Know to Restart iPhone, iPad, iPod
Here we list the top 6 free iPhone/iPad/iPod software to help you reboot your device on iOS.
Top 1: Tenorshare ReiBoot
Tenorshare ReiBoot provides you an all-in-one solution to fix all kinks of iPhone, iPad, iPod stuck issues such as Recovery Mode stuck, DFU mode stuck, Apple Logo stuck, iPhone black/blue screen, frozen/bricked iPhone, iPad. What's more, it never causes data loss or damage.
Pro: One click to enter or exit iPhone, iPad, iPod recovery mode without any data loss. Totally Free!
Con: Nothing found so far.
Supported Devices and OS: iPhone X/8/7/7Plus/SE/6s/6s Plus/iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s/5C/5/4S, iPad Pro/Air 2/Air/4/3/2, iPad mini 5/4/3/2, iPod touch, iOS 12/11/10/9/8/7 and lower.
Top 2: RecBoot
RecBoot is similar to Tenorshare ReiBoot. It can also help to free reboot iPhone, iPad, iPod. With only 2 buttons on the interface, you just need to enter recovery mode and exit recovery mode. Then your device will reboot. The defect of it is that it is .
Pro: Easy to use.
Con: Didn't update for a long time. Some users complained that it never worked. Only works with 32 bit operating systems.
Supported Devices and OS: iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s/5C/5/4S, iPad and iPod touch, iOS 8/7 and lower.
Top 3: Tiny Umbrella
Some programs may be typically designed for other usage, but they contain tiny functions which can help to free reboot your iOS device. Tiny Umbrella is one of the lists. It also has the buttons to get device into recovery mode and then exit iPhone, iPad, iPod recovery mode. Thus your device will be forced to reboot.
Pro: Useful tool used saving SHSHs blobs and downgrading to older iOS versions.
Con: Some users reported that Tiny Umbrella cannot recognize the device in recovery mode and causes data loss sometimes.
Supported Devices and OS: iPhone 7/7Plus/SE/6s/6s Plus/iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s/5C/5/4S, iPad and iPod touch, iOS 10/9/8.
Top 4: iReb
When your iPhone, iPad, or iPod is stuck in recovery mode loop and the device becomes unresponsive no matter how hard you try to press Home/Power button, one of the preferences you can try is iReb. It can reboot iOS device free.
Pro: Easy to use.
Con: Cause data loss. Didn't update for a long time and not supported for latest iOS 10.
Supported Devices and OS: iPhone 6s/6s Plus/iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s/5C/5/4S, iPad and iPod touch, iOS 9/8/7/6.
Download iReb > connect your device to computer > run iReb as Administrator by right-clicking on iReb icon > click on "Recovery Mode Loop Fixer/SHSH Blobs Grabber" > click on "Set Auto-Boot True (Fix 1015 Errors/Recovery Loops)". Then your iOS device will reboot.
Top 5: EasyiRecovery
EasyiRecovery is particularly useful for those iPhone and iPod touch users who are stuck in recovery mode loop during firmware restore process. For the information known till now, it may not support your iPad.
Pro: Free to use.
Con: Not support iOS 10/9 and iPad. Only work for Windows users.
Supported Devices and OS: iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s/5C/5/4S, iPad Pro/Air 2/Air/4/3/2, iPad mini 5/4/3/2, iPod touch, iOS 10/9/8.
With the 2 buttons "Entra in Recovery" and "Esci da Recovery", you can force your iPhone and iPod touch into recovery mode and out of recovery mode. Then your device will reboot free.
Top 6: RedSn0w
RedSn0w is a jailbreak tool, but it has additional features, one of which is Recovery Fix. It can help to get out of recovery mode and then reboot your device. When you jailbreak your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and install certain extensions, your device could go into an endless recovery mode loop. You can use this option on RedSn0w to reboot your jailbroken device. If your device hasn't been jailbroken yet, we advise you to use Tenorshare ReiBoot.
Pro: Free to use.
Con: The developers appear to have lost their interest on updating it. Work for jailbroken devices.
Supported Devices and OS: iPhone 5/4S/3GS, iOS7/6 and lower.
Compared those free iOS reboot apps, we highly recommend Tenorshare ReiBoot to you, since it is the easiest iOS reboot tool and it will never collapse, cause data loss or damage.