If your iOS device restarts or displays the Apple logo or a spinning gear unexpectedly

You might see this unexpected behavior on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch if you have an older version of iOS. Learn what to do.

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Make sure that your device has the latest version of iOS and that your apps are up to date. If you still need help after updating, contact Apple Support.

Learn what to do if your device won't start up past the Apple logo or doesn't respond.

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