iPad Won’t Turn on, Stuck on Apple Logo? Here is the Fix
Apple logo getting stuck during start-up or software update is the sort of issue that has existed for ages on iPad (and of course iPhone as well). Whenever the black screen of death strikes, your device becomes useless. Not just that, the “iPad won’t turn/stuck on Apple logo” issue even threatens to make your device redundant for good. So, what’s the solution to fix the iPad that won’t turn on or appears to be in the firm grip of the black screen of death? Well, there are a handful of solutions that you can try. Let us guide you through:
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Force Restart your iPad
Hard reset aka force restart often comes to the rescue with a quick solution, especially when you are up against common issues. That’s the reason why this trick often makes its way to most of our troubleshooting guides. And guess what – we are not going to miss out on it this time around as well, considering how reliable it has always been.
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To force restart iPad with Home Button: Press and hold the home button and power buttons simultaneously until the screen goes black on your iPad and the Apple logo pops up. To force restart iPad without Home Button: Press and quickly release the volume up button and then press and quickly release the volume down button. After that hold down the power button until the Apple logo shows up. Read – How to Enable & Disable In-App Purchases on iPhone and iPad
Check Computer USB Port & Lightning/USB-C Cable
Believe it or not, faulty cables and fake chargers are equally responsible for the “iPad won’t turn on” problem. If your iPad is too low on power to turn on and you are using a charger that is not MFi (Made for iPhone and iPad), your device will take plenty of time to kick in. It’s no secret that fake chargers are less efficient, secure, and don’t charge with the needed speed. Therefore, make sure that the Lightning cable or USB-C cable is certified and in good condition. Besides, if you are charging your iPad via a computer, make sure that the computer USB port is good enough to establish a stable connection. Else, it won’t charge your tablet.
Put Your iPad in DFU Mode & Restore
DFU (Device Firmware Upgrade) is well-known for fixing even complex issues. What makes it so handy is the ability to let the iPad restore from any state, which plays a vital role in fixing adamant issues. So, try it out. Read Also – 5 Common iPad OS Problems, And Their Solutions
iPad with Face ID:
To get started, plug in your iPad Pro with Face ID into your Mac or PC. Do note that you will need iTunes on Mac running macOS Mojave or earlier and Finder on Mac running macOS Catalina or later. Press and hold the power button for 3 seconds. While still pressing the power button, hold down the volume down button. Make sure to hold down both buttons for 10 seconds. After that, release the side button but continue to hold the volume down button for 5 seconds. If your iPad screen remains black, your iPad has entered the DFU mode. Now, follow the prompts to restore your device.
iPad with Touch ID:
Press and hold the power button for 3 seconds. While still pressing the power button, hold down the home button. Be sure to hold down both these buttons for 10 seconds. Then, release the power button but keep holding the home button for 5 seconds. If the screen of your iPad stays black, the DFU mode is on. Now, go ahead to restore your device by following the instructions.
Hopefully, you were able to successfully resolve the “iPad won’t turn on” issue with the above tips. As the above-mentioned solutions have worked for a number of Rapid Repair readers, we hope they have done the trick for you as well. But what if none of the hacks has been able to fix your iPad? Even then, there is no need to be disappointed as we are here to help you troubleshoot your iPad. Trusted by thousands of happy customers, Rapid Repair is India’s most reliable iPad repair centre as we believe in providing the best repair at cost-effective pricing. So, contact us at the earliest to sort out the issue. Read Also – Unresponsive Touch in iPad Pro? Tips to Fix the Issue
This is a very informative article and it helped me a lotMarch 26, 2021 at 10:03 am
My IPad does not have a home button.February 7, 2022 at 7:57 pm
Thanks for the insight. I was stuck with my iPad and resetting it fixed the issueApril 8, 2021 at 9:40 am