Q:"iPad Pro 10.5, 6th gen is stuck on endless boot loops after software update 13.4.1. I've searched threads and only thing I've not tried is a factory reset or restore via iTunes on a computer (and I don't have one). iPad won't stay on long enough for backup and I don't want to lose any data. Please tell me there is a fix for this, there are so many posts regarding this Apple!" - Mango_Lava form Apple Discussion
There are many reports about iPad stuck in boot loop. It is a common issue that many Apple users encounter. In general, such problem occurred due to default updates. Many people may be confused: how do I get my iPad out of boot loop? Don't worry. This article will list the best 11 methods to repair this error for you!
- Part 1: iPad stuck in boot loop while charging or in Low Battery
- Part 2: iPad stuck in boot loop due to internal system issues
- Part 3: Apply Joyoshare UltFix to exit iPad stuck in boot loop
Part 1: iPad stuck in boot loop while charging or in Low Battery
Solution 1:Check out the wall outlet
Have you ever found your iPad stuck in boot loop in the charging process? If it happened, you can examine the wall power outlet first. The outlet is not a part of iPad-related products. Therefore, exclude this factor first.
Solution 2: Switch the USB cable
When you find the power outlet work well, you should consider the charging cable between your iPad and the outlet. Some physical factors, such as parted in the middle, cause a damaged cable. Then it cannot connect the wall outlet successfully and fail to charge. In that case, trying another USB cable will be better.
Solution 3: Inspect the charging port
If both the cable and the outlet function well, then iPad's charging port may be default. Dirt accumulated in port can lead to poor connection. Clear up the port first. If you find it's not about debris' influence, think about that whether you dropped your iDevice on the floor before. If you did, take it to an Apple store nearby to fix.
Solution 4: Inspect the battery
If the three parts above are not the reason of iPad stuck in boot loop, your battery may malfunction. In this situation, you should send it to Apple store for detailed examination. This problem is kind of serious. Except influencing the charging, it will damage your health, such as explosion or radiation.
If iPad stuck in boot loop occurred in other cases, that will be another type of issue, related to the iOS system. Keep reading. You will get the methods of this problem.
Part 2: iPad stuck in boot loop due to internal system issues
Solution 1: Force restart your iPad
If iPad stuck in boot loop occurred owing to iOS system, force reboot is the fastest way to fix it. Follow the steps as below:
Step 1: Press and hold down the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.
Step 2: Release the two buttons until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
Step 3: Wait until iPad reboot finishes.
Solution 2: Put iPad in Recovery Mode
Force restart the iPad can only fix some basic system issue. If it didn't help, try entering Recover Mode. Here is to show how to repair your iPad back to normal as follows:
Step 1: Run iTunes and connect the iPad to the PC.
Step 2: Press both the Sleep/Wake button and the Volume Down button.
Step 3: Release the two buttons until the Slider shows on the screen.
Step 4: Slide to the right to turn off your iPad.
Step 5: Hold the Sleep/Wake button again until the iPad enters Recovery Mode.
Solution 3: Reset all settings on your iPad
This way can fix some system settings errors. It is the easiest one to fix iPad stuck in boot loop. Follow the instruction:
Tap on Settings > Choose General >Select Reset on the bottom > Click the Reset All Settings
Solution 4: Factory reset
If you have tried Reset All Settings, iPad still has problem. You can use factory reset. The first three steps are the same as the #solution 3. Think twice to apply this method due to data loss.
Tap on Settings > Choose General > Select Reset on the bottom > Erase All Content and Setting
Solution 5: Restore your iPad in iTunes
This way will erase all the data on your iPad as the previous one. Here is how to restore:
Step 1: Run iTunes and build connection between your iPad and the computer via USB cable.
Step 2: Select the iPad button on the left top location in window.
Step 3: Choose Summary and then click the Restore iPad button.
Solution 6: Restore your iPad in DFU mode
This is another method that will erase all data of your device. Follow the guide to fix iPad stuck in boot loop:
Step 1: Connect your iPad to the computer with iTunes running.
Step 2: Press the Home and Sleep/Wake button in the meanwhile for a few seconds.
Step 3: Release the Home button until the iPad screen turns black. It means that the iPad has entered DFU mode.
The last 3 solutions above won't lose your data to repair iPad stuck in boot loop. If you didn't back up your data on iPad storage recently, that's awful. You can only recovery parts of data from iTunes or iCloud back up. If you have tried the 7traditional ways without data loss, iPad stuck in boot loop. But you refused to try other 3 methods with data loss, you can apply the third-party tool – Joyoshare UltFix. This software will repair your iPad issue without data loss.
Part 3: Apply Joyoshare UltFix to exit iPad stuck in boot loop
Joyoshare UltFix iOS System Recovery is a professional repair software for iOS system. You can fix the error iPad stuck in boot loop without hassle. Except this kind of problem, Joyoshare can repair other 30+ iOS/tvOS system issues with ease. Most important of all, it can recover iOS issues back to normal without any data loss. It offers free one click Enter/Exit Recovery Mode. Therefore, you can easily put your iPad into Recovery Mode without complicated procedure as the traditional ways above.
Why Joyoshare is the best choice:
Without data loss
Easy to use
Fix iPad 2, iPad air and other Apple iPad stuck in boot loop
Enter Recovery Mode with only one click
How to repair iPad stuck in Boot Loop via Joyoshare:
Step 1: Connect your iPad to the computer with Joyoshare launching. Then Click Enter Recovery Mode or directly select the Start button.
Step 2: Select the Standard Mode to repair iPad issue. Then press the Next button.
Step 3: Download & verify the firmware package. Wait the verifying completed.
Step 4: Click the Repair button. When the process finished, iPad stuck in boot loop will disappear.
As far as I am concerned:
I have met this problem iPad stuck in boot loop before. Among the 10 traditional methods listed above, I ever tried the first 7 of them one by one. But I failed. And it wasted my time. As for the last 3 ways with data loss, I didn't use them. Then someone told me to use the third-party tool: Joyoshare UltFix. And it fixed the iPad issue. I have a little regret that I didn't choose this software first, that will save my time. If you don't want to try the traditional methods one by one, Joyoshare is your top choice. Except some stuck issues, Joyoshare also can repair other problems, including iPad won't charge or restore.