How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Spinning Wheel

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 22 May, 2020

Summary

iPhone screen keeps freezing, why does my iPhone keep freezing? Many possibilities for the causing, and if iPhone keeps freezing, force restart it in the first of all, if it can't fix iPhone x keeps freezing, factory reset iPhone from settings if we can access settings on iPhone, but the best method is EelPhone OSFixit, which will fix iPhone keeps freezing without data loss, and the whole process takes only clicks, easy and quick.


iPhone 7/ 8 /10/X/XR stuck on black screen with spinning wheel, press and hold on the power button doesn't work, force restart iPhone to fix iPhone stuck on spinning wheel, if it doesn't work, turn to EelPhone OSFixit to fix iPhone black screen spinning wheel without any data loss.

iPhone stuck on spinning wheel for one hour, pressing on Home button doesn't work. It's more serious than what we think, force factory reset iPhone maybe work on iPhone black screen spinning wheel, but all data loss after the force reset process. If you haven't backed up iPhone data before, EelPhone OSFixit is the best way to fix iPhone stuck on black screen with spinning wheel, without losing data and you can use the iPhone as normal.

Part 1: When and Why iPhone Stuck on Spinning Wheel


iPhone black screen spinning wheel means black background with spinning wheel in the centre, and iPhone black screen stuck on spinning wheel without any change after a long time, why iPhone stuck on spinning wheel? Several operations will make iPhone stuck on spinning wheel.

iPhone Spinning Wheel Black Screen When Unlocking iPhone
“My mother noticed that her iPhone X displays the black screen with a spinning wheel in the middle when she unlocks her phone. She doesn't have face ID set up so she unlocks it via a passcode. It could be an iOS problem right? She's running iOS 11.2.”
iPhone stuck on black screen with spinning wheel when you unlock iPhone, mostly, it's the problem of the full storage on iPhone, no more space to run iOS system anymore, so iPhone stuck on black screen with spinning wheel.

You should clear up iPhone after using the method below to fix iPhone stuck on spinning wheel. Or more iOS system problems will come to your iPhone.

iPhone Black Screen with Spinning Wheel Suddenly When Playing iPhone
With a sudden, iPhone stuck on black screen with spinning wheel when you're using iPhone, pressing on Home button doesn't work. Considering the app problem at first, app crack makes ios system problem. Use EelPhone OSFixit to fix iPhone stuck on black screen with spinning wheel.
Don't download and install the unknown app on iPhone. With unknown virus and some app attached to another useless app which takes the space on iPhone and maybe one aggressive app. Get app from Apple app store.

Part 2: How to Fix iPhone Stuck on Spinning Wheel


Press on Home button to check if iPhone black screen with spinning wheel can be restored, if it can't fix the issue, turn to two tips below to fix ios system problem: one tip without data loss and another way with all data loss.

Way 1: EelPhone OSFixit to Fix iPhone Stuck on Spinning Wheel-Without Any Data Loss


Standard mode on EelPhone OSFixit, which can fix iPhone black screen spinning wheel in three clicks without any data loss.

Step 1: Download and install EelPhone OSFixit on computer, from the home page of EelPhone OSFixit, click on Standard Mode to fix iPhone stuck on spinning wheel at first-which is the mode to solve the issue without data loss, if it can't be solved with standard mode, turn to advanced mode then.
iPhone stuck on spinning wheel

Step 2: Connect iPhone to computer via usb cable, the iPhone model information will appear on the fixer, check the model information on the fixer, if incorrect, change it manually.
iPhone stuck on spinning wheel

Note: If iPhone can't be linked to the fixer automatically, follow the guide on the fixer to connect iPhone to the fixer.
iPhone stuck on spinning wheel

Step 3: After confirming the iPhone model information, EelPhone OSFixit will download and unpack iPSW data package automatically.
iPhone stuck on spinning wheel

Step 4: Click on Repair Now to fix iPhone stuck on black screen with spinning wheel without data loss.
iPhone stuck on spinning wheel

It's the easiest method to fix the ios system issue without any data loss, advanced mode on the fixer will fix deeper ios system problems that standard mode can't do.

Way 2: Restore from iTunes to Repair iPhone Keeps Spinning-Free


When iPhone keeps spinning, between two spinning gaps, if we have enough time link iPhone to iTunes, you can also use iTunes to fix iPhone keeps spinning issue. But all data loss after the restoration process. And it's difficult to connect iPhone to iTunes when it keeps spinning.

Connect the iPhone to computer, and launch iTunes on computer, if you're asked to enter iPhone to trust computer, wait the gap time, trust computer to connect iPhone to iTunes.
iPhone stuck on spinning wheel

In the case that you can link iPhone to iTunes with success, turn to Summary section on iTunes, and click on Restore iPhone button to restore iPhone from spinning wheel.

Way 3: Force Factory Reset iPhone to Fix iPhone Black Screen Spinning Wheel-Free


It's another free tip to fix iPhone stuck on black screen with spinning wheel, same as the tip below, all data loss after the process, and also, it's more difficult to enter the mode to force factory reset iPhone with black screen spinning wheel.
Note: Actually, it's the tip with the iPhone powered off, but if iPhone stuck on spinning wheel, you can't power it off, you can just have a try.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to computer, and launch iTunes on computer at the same time, if didn't download iTunes, download and install the latest iTunes version to computer.
Step 2: Press and hold on Home+Power buttons at the same time for a few seconds, release two buttons when “connect to iTunes ” appears on iPhone, locate iPhone on iTunes.
Step 3: When popping one notice on iTunes, click on Restore button to restore iPhone with black screen spinning wheel.
iPhone stuck on spinning wheel

Fix iPhone black screen spinning wheel with force factory reset. Losing all data on iPhone, restore from backup file if you have backed up iPhone data before.

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