How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Black Loading Screen

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 15 June, 2020

Summary

iPhone 7/8/10/x/xr stuck on loading screen without restore after force restart, mostly, it's the system problem, fore restart doesn't work, you should use the professional tool to fix iPhone having a black screen with a loading cycle symbol on it, EelPhone OSFixit, without data loss with the standard mode. Also ou can get the free tips from the article if it's not the serious system issue.


“iPhone X suddenly cut to a black screen with a white loading circle in the middle while I was using it. Every time I try to force a reboot it vibrates and once set off an alarm when I tried? How do I fix this??” it's more complex because iPhone stuck on loading screen and at the same time it vibrates, you can't use the force a reboot to fix it, but you can try to restore from iTunes to fix iPhone stuck on black screen with white circle.

First of all, you should know that iPhone has two types of loading screen: one is loading screen with white cycle, another one is loading screen with apple logo-which appears when you update iOS system version. But whichever loading screen iPhone stuck on, you can get the tips to fix for free or without losing data from this article.

Get the reason for the issue, you can fix the iPhone according to the reason, find out the more suitable method to fix iPhone stuck on loading screen is more effective. But the best way is that you can fix iPhone issue without data loss.

Part 1: Why is My iPhone Stuck on Loading Screen


iPhone stuck on loading screen and won't restore after one hour, get the cause of the issue from below, and take quick action if it's not a serious system issue.

iOS System Issue
iPhone stuck on loading screen with apple logo when you update to the latest iOS version according to the notice on iPhone. Once clicked on the Update button from iPhone settings, your iPhone start to update, when iPhone restart, it appears loading screen with white apple logo. It takes a few minutes to update to iOS new version regularly, but if iPhone stuck on loading screen for almost one hour, it's system problem, new iPhone can't be compatible to your iPhone situation manually.

Restore from iTunes Backup With Failure
When you deleted iPhone data by accident, you would like to restore from iTunes backup file to get back lost iPhone data, connect iPhone to iTunes, from Summary section, click on Restore from Backup button to recover lost data, but sometimes, you can't restore from iTunes backup file and iPhone stuck on loading screen with apple logo, it's the problem of iPhone storage space, iPhone doesn't have enough space to store iTunes backup file, so it stuck on loading screen for long time.

Restore iPhone Without Success
For some Apple users, they would like to restore iPhone from iTunes to fix iPhone system problems, it's not a good tip, not only lose all data on iPhone, iPhone always stuck on loading screen without restore. iPhone should update to the latest iOS version and delete all data on iPhone, so if iPhone stuck on loading screen when restoring from iTunes, it's mostly system problem also.

Hacker Hacks Your iPhone
With downloading one strange app on iPhone, your iPhone may be hacked by hacker if your iPhone stuck on loading screen suddenly. It's hacker which make iPhone stuck on loading screen, it's better to download APP from Apple store, and don't use the low-score app on iPhone.

Short of iPhone Storage
iPhone with low storage capacity always stuck on one screen without restore, iPhone can't work when it doesn't have enough space to run apps on iPhone. Clear up iPhone regularly, make sure that iPhone has enough space to run apps.

Part 2: What Do You Do If Your iPhone is Stuck on The Loading Screen


iPhone stuck on loading screen with white cycle or with apple logo, get the best way from below to fix iPhone stuck on black loading screen.

Tip 1: The Best Way to Fix iPhone Stuck on Loading Screen


Why the EelPhone OSFixit is the best way to wake up iPhone stuck on loading screen? Three advantages: First one is without data loss after having fixed iPhone stuck on loading screen symbol on it, the second one is the easy operation, only three clicks whichever mode you use to fix iPhone stuck issue, third is that you have two choices to fix iPhone, if standard mode doesn't work, turn to advanced mode to fix iPhone stuck on black loading screen.


Step 1: Free download EelPhone OSFixit to pc, and launch it after installation, from home page of it, click on Standard Mode to fix iPhone stuck on loading screen without restore. It's the mode to fix iPhone issue without losing data with three clicks.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Step 2: Connect iPhone to computer via USB cable, if the tool can't detect your iPhone automatically, you should connect iPhone to the tool manually, the guide to link iPhone to the tool will appear on the tool.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Keep the connection to the tool during the whole process, it's the most import what you should do.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Step 3: Once your iPhone linked to the tool, your iPhone model information will appear on the tool, check and confirm iPhone model information, click on Start to fix iPhone stuck on loading screen without losing data.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Step 4: Downloading the iPSW file according to the iPhone model information, and the tool will unpack the iPSW data package automatically also.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Click on Repair Now to fix iPhone stuck on loading screen, just wait and keep connect when the tool is repairing iPhone issue. But in the case that the standard mode can't fix iPhone stuck on black loading screen, return to the home page of EelPhone OSFixit, use advanced mode to fix it, but it will erase data on iPhone, the step is same as standard mode.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Tip 2: Fix iPhone Stuck on Loading Screen With iTunes


Compared with the first tip, if you turn to iTunes to fix iPhone issue, prepare for the data loss, and it's difficult to scan out iPhone when it stuck on loading screen, because you can't allow the iTunes to detect your iPhone, and you can't confirm the connection between iPhone and iTunes. But it's free, that' why so many Apple users would like to use it to fix iOS system issue.
Note: Not only data loss, from the first part, the reason of the issue, iPhone always stuck on loading screen because of restoring from iTunes, further system problem if it occurs.

Step 1: Launch iTunes and at the same time connect iPhone to computer.
Step 2: After a few seconds, check if iPhone was scanned out on iTunes, if iPhone appears on iTunes, go to Summary, click on Restore iPhone button to fix iPhone stuck on loading screen.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Tip 3: Force Factory Reset iPhone


Free but data loss either, when iTunes can't detect your iPhone, you can try force a factory reset, also with the help of iTunes, low rate of success, and hurt of iPhone device.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to computer, and launch iTunes.
Step 2: Hold on home+power button(or power and volume buttons)at the same time, release all buttons when connect to iTunes logo appears on iPhone, if the logo doesn't appear after long time, it means you can't force a factory reset iPhone.
Step 3: From iTunes(finder works also), when pops the window, click on Restore button to fix iPhone stuck on loading screen.
iPhone stuck on loading screen

Same as the tip 2, it may lead further iOS system issue. But if you don't mind the data loss and you can get into the mode to force factory reset iPhone, you can try to use it to wake up iPhone stuck on loading screen with white cycle.



Alex Scott

This article was updated on 15 June, 2020