How to Fix iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop after iOS 14 Upgrade

The issue of iPhone stuck in boot loop is usually frequently mentioned by iOS users. If the device is stuck in the boot loop, it will keep getting restarted. Generally speaking, it can be caused by any big or small minors. We have done some testing there, and eventually worked out reasons why this kind of issue happens and solutions for iPhone stuck in boot loop.

1. Why is iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop

As we all know that iPhone can get stuck in boot loop for different reasons. The most common reasons are listed below:

  • iOS Upgrade: Apple keeps releasing iOS 14/13.7 to repair remaining bugs, however, if the upgrading process is accidentally interrupted, the device is very likely to be stuck in boot loop. Sometimes, this problem also occurs after iOS update.

  • iPhone Jailbreak: While jailbreaking iPhone brings many new possibilities and improves its performance, it can also cause your iPhone to work very well. So think twice to jailbreak the iPhone unless you have the advantage of technical knowledge.

  • Screen Replacement: A more severe problem will occur if your iPhone screen is not replaced properly. Remember not to simply replace the broken screen before you take other measures to fix it.

2. Fix iPhone Stuck in Boot Loop with iTunes

With the assistance of iTunes, the device will be restored to previous backup. It's necessary to note that the existing data will be erased after the restore. It is preferable to make a backup of the device data before you start. Now follow the steps listed below to learn how to overcome it when your iPhone is stuck in boot loop.

Step 1. Connect the device to the USB cord on computer, then open iTunes if it is not opened automatically.

Step 2. You'll soon get the message that there is a problem with your iPhone, it needs to be restored or updated. Just tap on "Restore" to proceed.

Step 3. If you don't get such a message, click Summery and you'll view the option of "Restore Backup", now click on this option to manually restore your iPhone system.

restore ios system

3. Fix iPhone Restarts Endlessly without Data Loss

The iPhone data is very likely to get lost when you try the common approaches, such as forcing to restart the device or restoring iOS system with iTunes. With FoneGeek iOS System Recovery tool, you can have a great chance to fix iPhone bootloop without losing any data. It doesn't even need you to possess professional knowledge. It is known for repairing various iPhone or iPad system issues, like iPhone black screen, device is stuck at update requested, etc. And it is compatible with all models of iOS devices of iOS 14. Follow the step-by-step guide to Fix iPhone boot loop issue with FoneGeek iOS System Recovery.  

Step 1. Free download the iOS System Recovery by clicking the download button below and install it on the computer.


Step 2. Select "Repair Operating System" on the main interface and plug your iPhone onto computer.

choose repair mode and connect the device

Step 3. Your device will be detected to be abnormal. Tap on the "Fix Now" button to check the device information.

cilck on fix now

Step 4. When you confirm the device information, click the "Download" button to download the firmware. Ensure that the iPhone is connected during the repairing process. Your iPhone will be back to normal once the repairing process has finished.

download firmware package

4. Check iPhone Battery Connector

You ought to check whether any fault happens in the battery connector of iPhone. If this error is truly the problem of battery connector, what you need to do is to fix it so as to get unstuck from boot loop. If there is no any issue with battery connector, it would be better to take iPhone to repair shop in case to make it worse.

You would be certainly bring your iPhone 12, 11, 11 Pro, XS, XR or iPhone XS Max back to normal after trying the solutions given in this article. If you still have any issues on your iPhone, feel free to contact us and leave a comment below.


By Joan J. Mims

Posted on May 05, 2018, 14:15:58

Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.