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iPhone Won’t Turn On [FIXED]

Can’t turn on your iPhone? Don’t worry! Although this is an incredibly annoying issue, you’re definitely not the only person to experience it. And more importantly, this is fixable…

Try these fixes

These are the fixes that have helped many iPhone users fix their not turning on issue. You may not have to try them all; just work your way down the list until you find the one that works for you.

  1. Make sure your iPhone has enough power
  2. Force restart your iPhone
  3. Reinstall your iPhone system

Fix 1: Make sure your iPhone has enough power

This is the first thing you should check when your iPhone is not turning on. Just connect your iPhone to a power source. If you see the charging screen, wait for your battery to be sufficiently charged. Then you’ll be able to turn on your iPhone.

But if you don’t, then you should try the fixes below.

Fix 2: Force restart your iPhone

You can also try force restarting your iPhone to see if this turns on your device. This totally restarts your iPhone without losing your data. To do so:

On an iPhone 8 or later

Press the Volume Up button and quickly release it, press the Volume Down button and quickly release it, and then press and hold the Side button until your iPhone restarts

On an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

Press and hold the Side and Volume Down buttons until you see the Apple logo appear on your screen.

On an iPhone 6s or earlier

Press and hold the Home and Top (or Side) buttons until you see the Apple logo appear on your screen.

If this works for you, your iPhone will start up successfully. But if not, you may need to…

Fix 3: Reinstall your iPhone system

If none of the fixes above worked for you, you should try reinstalling your iPhone system.

To protect your iPhone data

If you haven’t backed up your iPhone and follow the steps below, you may lose your iPhone data. To recover these data, we recommend using the PhoneRescue program.

PhoneRescue is an easy-to-use yet powerful cellphone data recovery program. You can recover most of your iPhone data with this program, and you do this with just a few clicks!

To use PhoneRescue:

1) Connect your iPhone to a computer.

2) Download and install PhoneRescue on that computer.

3) Run the program and click the left arrow button.

4) Check Select All to select all your iPhone data, then click the OK button.

5) Wait for the scanning process to be complete.

6) Choose to recover your data to your iPhone or to your computer. (You’re required to have a license to recover your data — you’ll be prompted when the scan is complete or you click the buttons in the lower right corner).

To reinstall your iPhone system

1) Connect your iPhone to a computer with iTunes installed.

2) Put your iPhone into recovery mode:

On an iPhone 8 or later

Press the Volume Up button and quickly release it, press the Volume Down button and quickly release it, and then press and hold the Side button until you see the recovery mode screen (a black screen with an iTunes icon on it).

DON’T release the buttons when you see the Apple logo appear.

On an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

Press and hold the Side and Volume Down buttons until you see the recovery mode screen (a black screen with an iTunes icon on it) .

DON’T release the buttons when you see the Apple logo appear.

On an iPhone 6s or earlier

Press and hold the Home and Top (or Side) buttons until you see the recovery mode screen (a black screen with an iTunes icon on it).

DON’T release the buttons when you see the Apple logo appear.

3) On your computer, open iTunes.

4) Click Update to update or reinstall your iPhone system without losing your data, or click Restore to erase your data and reinstall your system completely.

5) Follow the instructions to complete the process.

Hopefully this fixes the issue for your iPhone. If you have any questions or suggestions, you’re more than welcome to leave us a comment below.

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