How to Fix iPad Stuck on Apple Logo Effectively

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Cedric Grantham Posted on Jun 26, 2017 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Your iPad may be stuck on Apple logo for following possible reasons:

Problems during iPad jailbreaking;

New iOS version upgrade, like latest iOS 11 upgrades

Restoring from iTunes backup;

Sudden hardware damage, like falling on the ground in the water;

Conflict from installing of third-party app;

Problems during iPad data transfer, like transferring photos from iPhone to iPad.

When you face any of above situation that causes iPad stuck on Apple logo, how to fix it? Please read following texts to get detailed guides.

Quick fix iPad stuck at Apple logo

After your iPad has been locked up and sucked on Apple logo, the very first thing you should do is to turn off the device and restart it. If it doesn't work, try following methods until troubleshooting.

Fix iPad stuck on Apple logo by force reboot

1. Press and hold the Power and Home button at the same time for about 10 seconds.

2. Do not release either of the buttons until you see the Apple logo again.

If rebooting works, your iPad will return to normal state.

Fix iPad stuck on Apple logo with iTunes

If force rebooting loop doesn't hep iPad exit from Apple logo, try to use iTunes recovery mode.

1. Run iTunes on your Windows computer or Mac.

2. Connect iPad to your PC/Mac via USB cable. 

3. Press and hold the Power and Home button at the same time for about 10 seconds, and don't release until you see "Connect to iTunes" screen.

4. Release the buttons and the iPad enters Recovery Mode successfully, and you can restore your iPad by clicking the Restore iPad.

fix iPad stuck on Apple logo with iTunes restore 

NOTE: If you choose to restore iPad, your iPad data will be erased during the process of restoring. And iPad will be replaced with the latest iTunes backup on this computer.

Fix iPad stuck on Apple logo with DFU mode

If you are unfamiliar with DFU mode, you'd better know what is DFU mode. As any hardware problem may cause the restore failure under DFU mode, thus, if your iPad stuck on Apple logo caused by physical damage, you are supposed to use DFU mode cautiously.

1. Run iTunes on your PC or Mac.

2. Connect your iPad with a USB cable, better Apple original USB cable.

3. Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons together for 8 seconds.

4. After 8 seconds, release the Sleep/Wake button but keep holding the Home button until you see the notice from iTunes: iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes.

fix iPad stuck on Apple logo with DFU mode 

5. Release the Home button. If the screen is completely black, you've successfully put the device in DFU mode.

6. Click "OK" in the pop-up window and continue to use iTunes to restore the device.