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iPhone Not Turning On? Troubleshoot!


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You wake up, ready to start your day, only to find your beloved iPhone refusing to turn on. Panic sets in as you contemplate a day without your trusty device. Before you resign yourself to a trip to the repair center, let's troubleshoot together. In this guide, we'll walk you through common reasons why your iPhone might not be turning on and, more importantly, how to fix it. Take a deep breath; we've got this!


The Basics of iPhone Troubleshooting

When your iPhone goes dark, it's crucial to start with the basics. These are the steps you should follow as soon as you notice your phone won't turn on and perform iPhone troubleshooting:


Check the Battery

The most common culprit for a non-responsive iPhone is a drained battery. Connect your device to a charger and wait a few minutes to see if the battery icon appears. If it does, you're in luck!

Try a Forced Restart

If plugging in your iPhone doesn't work, try a forced restart. For iPhone 6 and earlier, hold down the Home and Power buttons simultaneously. For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons. For newer models, press and release the Volume Up button, followed by the Volume Down button, and then hold down the Power button.

Check for Physical Damage

Inspect your iPhone for any physical damage, like a cracked screen or water damage. These issues might be preventing your device from turning on.

Software Glitches

Sometimes, a software glitch can cause your iPhone to freeze. If you suspect this is the issue, we'll delve deeper into fixing it shortly.


Fixing Common Software Issues


Force Quit Apps

If your iPhone still isn't turning on, it could be due to a misbehaving app. Try force quitting apps by double-clicking the Home button (or swiping up from the bottom on newer models) and swiping away any open apps.

Update or Restore iOS

Outdated or corrupt software can wreak havoc on your iPhone. Connect your device to iTunes and attempt an update or restore. This often resolves underlying software issues.

DFU (Device Firmware Update) Mode

For stubborn software problems, you might need to enter DFU mode. This allows you to reinstall iOS from scratch. We recommend this step only if all else fails, as it erases all data on your device.


Hardware Woes

If you've reached this point and your iPhone still refuses to cooperate, it's time to consider hardware issues.


Battery Replacement

An aging battery might be the culprit. Contact or visit Mac.Infinity to get your battery replaced by professionals.

Screen or Component Replacement

If your iPhone suffered a drop or other physical trauma, a damaged component might be preventing it from turning on. Mac.Infinity can help diagnose and replace faulty parts.


Every new iPhone comes with one year of hardware repair coverage through its limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary technical support directly from Apple. If your iPhone is still within direct Apple warranty, you can contact Apple Singapore for help.


Contact Mac.Infinity

If you've exhausted all the troubleshooting steps without success, it's time to reach out to the professional. Mac.Infinity is here for you.


Conclusion: The Relief of Resurrection

Facing an iPhone that won't turn on can be nerve-wracking, but don't despair. With these troubleshooting steps, you've armed yourself with the knowledge to tackle the issue head-on. Whether it's a simple battery problem, a stubborn software glitch, or a more complex hardware issue, you're better prepared to handle it. Remember, patience is key, and don't hesitate to reach out to Apple Support when needed.


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1: How long should I leave my iPhone on the charger if it won't turn on?

A1: Give it at least 15-30 minutes to ensure the battery isn't completely drained before attempting other troubleshooting steps.

Q2: What's the difference between a soft reset and a hard reset on an iPhone?

A2: A soft reset (force quit apps) closes running apps, while a hard reset (force restart) reboots your iPhone's system.

Q3: Can I fix a water-damaged iPhone myself?

A3: It's not recommended. Water damage can be complex, and DIY attempts often lead to further damage. Consult Mac.Infinity.

Q4: Does restoring my iPhone erase all my data?

A4: Yes, restoring your iPhone erases all data. Ensure you have a backup before attempting this step.

Q5: How much does it cost to replace an iPhone battery or screen?

A5: Costs vary by model. Contact Mac.Infinity or check website for current pricing.

Q6: How long does it takes to replace an iPhone battery or screen?

A6: Usually its within a couple of hours.


Contact Mac.Infinity for Trusted iPhone Repair and Service in Singapore


Don't let a malfunctioning or damaged iPhone disrupt your daily life. When you require reliable, efficient, and affordable iPhone repair services in Singapore, Mac.Infinity is your answer. We are ready to assist you with any iPhone-related issues you're facing.


We are conveniently location at:


Funan Mall #03-24 107 North Bridge Road,Singapore 179105

Shop Tel : 9169 1257

Opening : 11Am to 8PM [included weekend&Public Holiday]

Nearest MRT Station CityHall, sheltered underpass linked directly to Funan Mall.


Remember, for top-quality iPhone repair in Singapore, Mac.Infinity should be your first choice. Trust us with your iPhone, and we'll make sure it's in safe hands, restored to its optimal condition in no time.




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