Summary: Is your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus keep restarting itself again and again? Looking for a solution for your iPhone 8/8 plus restarting problem? Don’t worry, Just Relax! In this particular blog post you are going to find effective 11 solutions to fix iPhone 8/8 Plus keep restarting itself issue. Just follow the solutions one by one.
After purchasing an iPhone, everyone is excited to use it. But since it is an electronic device you may encounter some problem with it. Normally when you update iPhone to new iOS or connect lightening cable to iPhone it may create problem for you.
We have searched and found that there are many users, not only iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 plus users but also users of iPhone X/7/7 Plus/6/6s/5 are encountering problem that their iPhone device keeps restarting by itself.
Just Check Out The Below Real User Example
My iPhone 8 keeps restarting by itself . Will the new iOS 11.2 help fix it ??
How do I fix my iPhone 8 that keeps restarting by itself over and over again ?
– Original Post From Official Apple Support Communities
But you don’t have to worry about it as here we provided some effective troubleshooting that will help you to fix iPhone keep restarting itself after updating to iOS 11.
Solutions To Fix “iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus Keeps Restarting” Issue
“My iPhone 8 keeps restarting”, “My iPhone 8 plus keeps restarting’ and also “My iPhone X keeps restarting” are now the hottest topic. But as I said you don’t have to worry about it.
Remember the old saying “To every problem, there is most simple solution”.
So, in this blog we have mentioned all possible fixes that you can try and solve iPhone 8/8 Plus keep restarting issue by yourself.
Note: Before you perform any solution mentioned-below; it is advisable that you must first take backup of your iPhone. Because the below-mentioned solutions contains such solutions that can erase all data on your iPhone.
Additional Reading: How to Backup Data on Locked iPhone
So, here we go!
Solution 1: Reboot/Force Restart Your iPhone 8/8 Plus
They very first solution is that you must simply reboot your device. If Simple reboot does not fix problem for you then force restart your iPhone device.
Here how to force restart your iPhone 8/8 Plus:
- Press and quickly release the Volume Up.
- Press and quickly release the Volume Down.
- After that, press and hold the Side button (also known as Sleep/Wake button), until and unless you see the Apple logo on the screen.
Solution 2: Check Battery Connection of iPhone 8/8 Plus
The second thing you must check is the battery connection when iPhone 8 keeps rebooting. This work for both jailbroken and non-jailbroken iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
Note: Checking the battery connection is risky hence it is suggested that you must perform this solution under the guidance of technician.
Here how to check iPhone battery connection:
- Switch OFF your iPhone.
- Unscrew the two screws on the sides of the charging port. Slightly pull up the screen and body of the iPhone.
- Next, unscrew the two screws that attach the battery connector to battery retaining bracket and remove the battery connector.
Now, put back everything back to its place and Switch ON your iPhone 8/8 Plus to check if your problem is fixed or not.
Additional Reading: 3 Tips to Calibrate iPhone Battery for Maximum Life & Performance
Solution 3: Charge Your iPhone 8/8 Plus
Sometimes battery does not have enough power to run iPhone and to bring up the startup screen. And because of this reason iPhone 8 reboot frequently after Apple logo.
So, it is suggested that you must plug-in charge to fully charge you’re your iPhone battery.
Solution 4: Reset All The Settings of Your iPhone
In order to fix (in some cases) iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X restarting every few minutes, you may need to reset all settings on your iPhone.
Here how to reset all settings of iPhone:
- Go to Settings > General and then tap on Reset.
- Next tap on “Reset All Settings”.
Additional Reading: [GUIDE]- Reset your iPhone Without Apple ID and Restore your Lost Data
Solution 5: Uninstall Faulty Apps
Your iPhone 8/8 plus or iPhone X also get restarted frequently due to some outdated or faulty app installed on your iDevice or due to some old apps that is not compatible with phone iOS operating system.
So, in this cases either you uninstall these apps from your device or update them to their latest version.
Solution 6: Keep Eye on Update and Keep Your iPhone Updated
It is always suggested that you must keep your phone and its app up-to-date. You must install new iOS that is recommended by Apple to you from settings app.
Here how to check iPhone iOS update:
- Go to Settings Apps > General > Software Update.
For Apps Update: For app update you can turn ON Auto-update app from app store. This will automatically update the app in the background.
- Go to Settings > iTunes & App Store.
- Enable Updates.
Solution 7: Change Date & Time From Auto to Manually
Try this also, may be this can resolve the issue of iPhone 8 keeps restarting every few minutes. Change the date and time from auto to manually.
Here how to change data and time on iPhone:
Go to Settings app > General > Date & Time > Slide Green toggle to OFF position.
Now use the Data Slide to set manual Date: Month – Date – AM/PM.
Solution 8: Use Volume Up Tip (For Jailbroken iPhone Only)
If your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus is jailbroken then you can follow this trick to fix iPhone 8 stuck in endless reboot.
Here is the tip:
- When your iPhone 8 is restarting, press Volume Up button.
- When iPhone shows the lock screen, you can then run Cydia app and uninstall the jailbroken tweak.
Additional Reading: How To Jailbreak iOS 8 And Install Cydia The Easy Way
Solution 9: Restore Your iPhone 8/8 Plus To Factory Settings
This is the most effective solution that you can perform to fix “iPhone 8/8 Plus keeps restarting” problem.
There are two ways to reset iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus to factory settings:
Way 1: Factory Reset iPhone 8/8 Plus With iTunes
- Run iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to computer with help of USB cable.
- Tap on Trust on your device to continue.
- Select your Device and go to Summary
- Click on Restore iPhone and then click on Restore to restore your iPhone to factory settings.
Way 2: Factory Reset iPhone 8/8 Plus Without iTunes
- On your iPhone, go to Settings App > General.
- Tap on “Erase All Content and Settings” and then click on “Erase Now”.
Note: Factory reset erases all content and data from the device and if you have not backup iPhone, then you can still restore iPhone data after factory reset with the help of iOS Data Recovery software.
Additional Reading: Email Recovery after iPhone has been restored to Factory Settings!
Solution 10: Fix iPhone 8/8 Plus Operating System To Fix Bootloop Issue
This is another ultimate, effective and working solution that can help you to get rid of “iPhone 8/8 plus stuck in reboot loop” issue. Try iOS System Repair software to repair and fix the iPhone 8 operating system without data loss.
Steps To Fix iPhone 8/8 Plus Keep Restarting Itself Issue
Note: After using iOS System repair, your device will get updated to the latest iOS version. If you have unlocked iOS device before then it will get locked and if your iOS device has been jailbroken, then it will get updated to non-jailbroken.
Step 1: Connect your iOS device
Launch iOS System Repair software on your computer and select "Repair" from available options.
After this connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch to your computer via USB cable. When it detects then hit on 'Start' button to continue.
Now the software will display the device information, such as device model, system version, etc. Click Next to Continue.
Step 2: Boot your iOS device in DFU mode
If your device is not working properly, then this software will notify you to boot the device in DFU mode.
Here how to boot your iPhone 8, iPhone 7 and iPhone X in DFU mode:
- Switch OFF your iPhone.
- Press and hold both Volume Down and Power button together for 10 seconds.
- After 10 seconds release the Power button, but keep holding the Volume Down button until the device does not get in DFU Mode.
Steps To boot other iDevices in DFU mode:
- Switch OFF your iPhone.
- Press and hold both Home and Power button together for 10 seconds.
- After 10 seconds release the Power button, but keep holding the Home button until the device does not get in DFU Mode.
Step 3: Select and download the firmware
In order to guarantee successful system recovery, please select correct device model and firmware information and then click on Download.
Since the firmware download size is large, it will take some time to complete download.
Step 4: Repair/Fix iOS device to normal status
After download is completed, click on "Fix Now" to begin the repairing process in order to get your iOS device to work normally again.
Once the repairing process gets competes, your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch will restart into normal mode. If your device does not boot normally then you can click on "Try Again" to try the process again.
Solution 11: Ask Help from Apple
If none of the above solutions worked for you then the final solution you can get, is from Apple. It is because only Apple has the authority to replace your iPhone with new one, if your iPhone has any big hardware problem. If there is no hardware problem found, then they will repair the device or system in their own way by Genius bar.
From the above solutions, I hope you were able to fix iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 keeps restarting by itself with Apple logo. However, the best solution is to use iOS System Repair Tool to get rid of iPhone 8 keep restarting problem. So, keep sharing this blog post on the social media sites may be this can help others to fix the same problem.