How To Get An iPhone To Turn On
Is your iPhone not turning on? Don’t panic! There are several troubleshooting steps you can take to get your iPhone up running again. In this guide we will walk you through the most common solutions to help you resolve the issue turn on your iPhone.
Check the Battery
The first most basic step is to ensure your iPhone has enough battery charge. Connect your iPhone to a charger let it charge for at least 15 minutes. If the battery was completely drained it might take a few minutes for the charging icon to appear. If your iPhone still doesn’t turn on proceed to the next step.
Sometimes your iPhone may freeze or become unresponsive preventing it from turning on using the normal method. To force restart your iPhone follow these steps based on your model:
For iPhone 6s earlier:
- Press hold the Home button the Power button simultaneously.
- Continue holding both buttons until you see the Apple logo appear on the screen.
For iPhone 7 7 Plus:
- Press hold the Volume Down button the Power button simultaneously.
- Keep holding both buttons until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
For iPhone 8 8 Plus iPhone X:
- Press quickly release the Volume Up button.
- Press quickly release the Volume Down button.
- Finally press hold the power button (side or top depending on the model) until the Apple logo appears.
If your iPhone still doesn’t turn on after a force restart move on to the next step.
Connect to iTunes
If force restarting doesn’t work connect your iPhone to a computer with the latest version of iTunes installed. Follow these steps:
- Connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable.
- Open iTunes wait for it to detect your iPhone.
- Once detected you may be prompted with options to restore or update your iPhone. Choose the appropriate option.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
Contact Apple Support
If none of the above solutions work it’s best to consult Apple Support or visit an Apple Store. They have the expertise tools required to diagnose fix hardware-related issues.
Remember not all iPhone issues can be resolved with these steps. If your iPhone is still under warranty consider contacting Apple for further assistance.