iPhone 8/8 Plus/X Won't Turn On in iOS 11? Useful Fixes Here!

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Myra Updated on Jun 04, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

"iPhone won't turn on" is one of the commonest problems that can happen on iPhone. Unlike other iPhone problems like WiFi Not Working or Cannot Connect to App Store, iPhone Won't Turn On can be quite annoying since you can not use your iPhone completely. Give that, this article is written to provide the possible fixes to the problem "iPhone won't turn on" in iOS 11, no matter it's your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X won't turn on or it's earlier iPhones 7, iPhone 6 won't turn on after iOS 11 update. Follow the tips below to fix the issue.

How to fix "iPhone 8/8 Plus/X won't turn on" in iOS 11

Tip 1: Reboot your iPhone to fix "iPhone won't turn on"

The first solution you can try to fix the problem "iPhone won't turn on" in iOS 11 is to force restart your iPhone, which is also helpful to cope with the problem "touch screen not working or responding" in iOS 11. The way to reboot iPhone vary.

How to force restart iPhone 8/8 Plus/X: Press and quickly release the Volume Up button, press and quickly release the Volume Down button and then press and hold the Side button (Sleep/Wake button) until you see the Apple logo.

How to force restart iPhone 7/7 Plus: Press and hold both the Side (Sleep/Wake) and Volume Down buttons until you see the Apple logo.

How to force restart iPhone 6s and earlier: Press and hold both the Home and the Top (or Side) buttons until you see the Apple logo.

Tip 2: Charge your iPhone to fix "iPhone 8/8 Plus/X won't turn on"

It's likely that a completely dead battery is the contributor to the issue "iPhone won't turn on" in iOS 11. If so, all you need to do is to charge your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X or other iPhone for at least half an hour. To avoid the "iPhone won't charge" problem, you'd better use the official charging accessories and wall power outlet.

Tip 3: Restore your iOS to fix "iPhone won't turn on" in iOS 11

While if the problem is caused by a corrupted operating system, you will need to restore your iOS with the help of iTunes.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer and make sure iTunes is running.

Step 2: Force restart your iPhone using one of the methods introduced in Tip 1. Remember NOT to release the button when you see the Apple logo. Instead, release the button when you see the "connect to iTunes" screen.

Step 3: Then choose Update in the iTunes window to re-install iOS on your iPhone. If your iPhone exit the recovery mode, you need to put it into the mode again.

Tip 4: Contact Apple to solve the problem

If none of the solutions above can solve the "iPhone won't turn on" problem in iOS 11 for you, you can contact Apple or go to the Apple Store nearby to let others help you out.

Notes:

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Step 1. Connect two iOS devices to your computer with compatible USB cables and tap on "Trust This Computer" on the devices when asked. Run EaseUS MobiMover and choose the "Phone to Phone" mode. You need to choose a direction to transfer data from the source iOS device to the destination iOS device. Click "Next" to continue.

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Step 2. MobiMover enables you to transfer files from iPhone to iPhone, iPhone to iPad, iPad to iPad, and iPad to iPhone. The supported files include photos, messages, contacts, music, playlist, videos, books, notes, voice memos, and so on. Choose the desired files, and click "Transfer" to begin to sync data.

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Step 3. Wait patiently until the process finished. Later , you can go to the corresponding apps to check the synced files. Such as pictures in Photos, music, and playlist in Music, audiobooks and PDF in iBooks, TV shows and movies in Videos, etc..

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