Fix iPhone XS, XR, 8 Plus Stuck at Boot Logo in iOS 12/12.1.2


If you are iPhone XR user and find your iPhone stuck at apple logo, then don’t worry. In this tutorial, we will guide you through simple methods how to fix issue of iPhone XR, XS, 8 Plus, 6S or SE stuck at Apple logo after updating to iOS 12 or iOS 12.1.2.

There can be several reasons behind this problem. Some of which are low internal memory or random restarts etc. We will go through different methods to address this problem to help you turn on your iOS 12/12.1.2 powered iDevice smoothly.

Method # 1: Force Restart Your iPhone and Reset

In that case, when your iPhone got stuck at apple logo, you need to force restart your phone. Follow the below steps:


  1. You need to press and then quickly release the Volume Up button.
  2. Again press and quickly release the Volume down button.
  3. After that, press and hold power button until the phone enters the start-up screen.
  4. If your iPhone starts normally without any lagging and manage to access the homescreen, then proceed to install new updates on your iPhone.
  5. Go to “settings” and then tap on “General” and “software update” and then further follow the on-screen instructions.
  6. After installing the updates, you need to reset all the settings on your iphone by going to settings->general->Reset and then select the option “Reset all settings”.
  7. After resetting your iPhone will automatically restart and then check your iphone normally starts without any stuck problem at apple logo.

If the problem still persists, then you need to factory reset your iPhone.

Method # 2: How To Factory Reset Your iPhone XR

Factory resetting your phone will erase all the data including the internal storage and will set your phone back to original settings. If any corrupt file that might be the reason of problem caused in your iPhone will also be remove after factory resetting. Also make sure that you have make back-up of your important data on iCloud or iTunes in order to get your data restore after factory resetting. Simply follow the below steps:

  1. Navigate To “settings” on your iPhone
  2. In settings, tap on “General” and then select “Reset”.
  3. Tap on “Erase all the contents and settings” option.
  4. After entering your password, tap on “confirm master reset”.

Wait for the process to complete and your phone will restart automatically. Now, setup your iPhone from the new beginning.

Method # 3: How To Restore Your iPhone XR From iTunes

Follow the below steps in order to perform standard iOS restore:

  1. Simply launch the iTunes application.
  2. Connect your iPhone XR to your computer via original cable.
  3. Enter the password if asked or tap on the option “Trust this computer” and then further follow the on-screen instructions and proceed to continue.
  4. After that, in iTunes you need to select your iPhone XR.
  5. Then simply click on the “Restore Back-up” button in iTunes.
  6. You can find and manage to restore the file by date and size and then click “Restore” to confirm.

When the process gets complete, you need to keep your iPhone XR connected to your computer and allow it to sync with your computer. When the syncing process gets finished, then you can disconnect your iPhone XR.M

Method # 4: How To Perform Recovery Mode Restore

If none of the above method work for you, then perform the recovery mode restore. To do that, simply follow the below steps:

  1. Connect your iPhone XR to your computer via original cable.
  2. Then press and quickly release the “Volume Up button”.
  3. Again press and quickly release the “Volume down button”.
  4. After that, press and hold “Side/power button” until you see the logo “Connect to iTunes” on your phone screen.
  5. Launch the iTunes app on your computer and you will the status of your connected iPhone XR and also the prompt options to update and restore.
  6. At last, select the “Restore” option in order to restore your iPhone XR through iTunes.
  7. Wait for the restoring process to complete.

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