If your iPhone, iPad, iPod is stuck on a screen displaying the iTunes logo and a charging cable, check the top three methods to fix iPhone stuck on iTunes logo screen.
Why is iPhone Stuck on the “Connect to iTunes” Screen?
Many reasons can cause the iPhone stuck on iTunes logo screen. When you update your iPhone to iOS 9.0.2 or iOS 9/iOS 8/iOS 7, the iPhone might be stuck at the “connect to iTunes” screen. Some cases the iPhone can be frozen at the iTunes logo screen during/after jailbreaking the device. When an iPhone stuck at this screen, iTunes cannot recognize and sync data with it. You even cannot restore it in iTunes as iTunes will give a restore error. One of the 3 solutions below should help you get out of the iTunes logo screen freeze.
Fix iPhone, iPad, iPod Stuck on “Connect to iTunes” Screen
Method 1: Hard Reboot iPhone
Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time for a few seconds. Keep holding the two buttons until you see the screen go black and then see the Apple logo on the screen. This is the easiest way to get iPhone out of stuck. If you still cannot get your iPhone reboot to normal state by this method, try other methods below.
Method 2: Use ReiBoot
Tenorshare ReiBoot is a free utility from Tenorshare. As far as I know, it is the first iOS utility that can put/exit iOS device into recovery mode. It is available from Tenorshare official site or Cnet (Tenorshare ReiBoot). One of the outstanding advantages of ReiBoot is that you do not need to jailbreak your iPhone and no data loss will happen. The work principle of this iOS tool is to put iPhone into recovery mode first, and then exit it out of recovery mode. By this process iPhone will be forced to be rebooted and thus resolve various stuck issues like iTunes logo, White Apple logo, recovery mode, repeat reboot, etc.
When you start ReiBoot, it is a very simple interface with two buttons. Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod that is stuck at the iTunes logo with USB cable. The “Enter Recovery Mode” highlights, please click it to put your device into recovery mode. Once the iOS device has entered Recovery Mode successfully, click Exit Recovery Mode button to force restart the device. And then you will find that your iPhone has been rebooted to normal state. The whole process completes in less than one minute.
Method 3: Restore iPhone
Restore your iPhone is the last resort when ReiBoot even does not do the trick. By doing this all data in your iPhone will be wiped.
Step 1: You can use ReiBoot to put iPhone into Recovery Mode, or manually enter the iPhone into Recovery Mode.
Step 2: Connect iPhone to iTunes, iTunes will detect an iPhone is in Recovery Mode and provide Restore option. Click Restore and wait for iTunes to complete the process.
Summary: In this post you have three methods to use when iPhone stuck at connect to iTunes screen., among which ReiBoot is the best recommended.