Aug 192014

Press your iPhone’s POWER button and get no response at all? Don’t panic, you’re not the only one who encountered such issue. And fortunately, you can fix your iPhone won’t boot yourself in most cases.

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First all of, let’s find out which cases would lead to iPhone won’t start up.

  • Software update
  • Screen replacement
  • Black & blue screen
  • Fully charged
  • After restore
  • Water damaged
  • Update iOS 7/8

When your iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S couldn’t open after you have done any of the operation above, please try the 6 tips in the following to fix iPhone won’t turn on at all.

1.    Hold HOME and POWER Button

Hold the HOME and POWER button simultaneously for about 10 to 15 seconds, and release these two buttons if an Apple logo appears, then your iPhone should turn on after 5 seconds. This solution is very simple and usually works for the unknown situation.

2.    Charge your iPhone

Some running apps consume the battery without us knowing and iPhone will switch off when the battery is too low. Put your iPhone in charge and wait for one or more minutes to turn on your phone.
Note: However, after being fully charged, your iPhone still won’t turn on? At this time, you should try a hard reset.

3.    Hard Reset

To hard reset your iPhone, please keep holding the “Sleep/Wake” button on the top right of your phone until you can see the red slider pops up onscreen. And it usually works when your iPhone won’t turn on after screen replacement.

4.    Dry Your Phone

If your iPhone was water damaged, then please don’t rush into turning on it to makes the situation worse. Dry it and you’d better to turn on it five days later.
Or, take it to Apple Store to exchange a new one.

If your iPhone is not totally won’t turn on but some issues came across when turn on, go on and try these two ways. (Be aware: both of these operations on your iPhone may erase your iPhone data, please transfer iPhone data to computer first.)

5.    Put iPhone into DFU Mode  

iPhone is able to start but not boot properly, please put your iPhone into DFU mode by following these:
-Put your iPhone into PC
-Hold HOME and POWER button at the same time until iPhone screen turns to black.
-Release POWER button but keep pressing HOME button for 10 seconds.

get iphone into duf mode

6.    Get iPhone into Recovery Mode

When the Apple logo pops up but remains onscreen without progress bar, you need to put iPhone into Recovery Mode. ReiBoot is allowed to get iPhone into/out recovery with only one click. Or you can follow these steps:
Step 1: Turn off you iPhone and just plug the USB cable into computer
Step 2: Hold the HOME button when you connect USB to iPhone.
Step 3: Release the HOME button when you see the iTunes logo.
get iphone into dfu mode
Step 4: Use iTunes to restore your iPhone.

These are all the tricks you can try to fix iPhone won’t start up problem. And you should make an appointment at the Genius Bar if your iPhone still won’t turn on.