Fix Xiaomi 12S Stuck on Boot Start screen logo

Compared with Stock Android mobiles, Custom skin UI mobiles always consume high resources. It can be many reasons; Since the Custom skin UI using Mobile companies put lots of Bloatware apps. Bloatware apps will always round in the background. But when you have enough hardware resources, Your mobile can handle the situation. Xiaomi 12S is a flagship mobile with 8-12 GB of RAM and Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. It can run any apps or updates without issues. But when your Xiaomi 12S is stuck on the boot logo after a massive update or root process, you can fix your mobile using one of the below methods.
xiaomi 12s home screen in single hand

What is the Stuck on the Boot logo in Xiaomi 12S?

OTA updates are, most of the time, flawless processes. But when the mobile begins to finish the first boot after the update, It is a nail-biting situation for most users. Because sometimes the boot can take a long time than usual. If the boot happens after a long time, it is excellent. But it is not a good sign when the boot takes more than 20 minutes and is stuck on the Xiaomi 12S logo. Even after your mobile is not booted into the regular screen, your mobile is stuck on the Mi Boot logo. You can wait for a few minutes. You don’t need to worry. Most of the time, the boot stuck fixed in simple ways. We can start with simple methods to resolve these issues. Always start with a simple process.

xiaomi 12 pro boot logo

Boot logo stuck can happen for various reasons and different situations. It can occur when you restart the mobile after the monthly security patch updates or major upgrades like Pie and Android 10. Due to overwriting existing codes in the OS and the process not going as expected, We have to deal with this kind of problem. When you face this issue, Don’t rush for firmware flash, You will lose user data. The Firmware flash should be your last choice, and We can recover your mobile using different methods. The stuck on the Mi Logo, and The Mobile details screen logo can happen. For both screens, the following techniques will work.

How to Fix Xiaomi 12S Stuck on Boot logo? (mayfly)

When you give more time than usual, and your mobile won’t boot into System OS, you can follow the below methods to fix your stuck Xiaomi 12S on the Boot logo. Our motto is as much as we can retrieve your mobile without losing data. But we must flash the full firmware to get your mobile back when we can’t.

1. Long Press Power Button

Even if it is a simple method, you may wonder what technology can help here. All electronic devices will work most of the time after the power is off and on. It will work most of the time. Long press your power button for 10 seconds, It will trigger your mobile’s ability, and your mobile will shut down in a few seconds.

2. Boot into Safe Mode

Sometimes third-party apps may trigger the new version, and it may cause the stuck-in boot logo. Try to boot into Safe Mode by pressing Volume Down for 10-15 seconds. Your mobile will boot into Safe mode. Try to Un-Install the recently installed app before the OTA process. Also, check the compatibility in Play Store. When installing apps other than Play Store, Uninstall them and try to boot again.

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xiaomi 12 safe mode

3. Reboot using recovery

This method will not affect your User data. It will only soft reset your mobile. You must press Volume Up+ Power Button on your mobile for 7-10 Seconds to boot into recovery mode. After that, it will boot you into the recovery mode or directly boot into System OS. The response may vary depending on the mobile manufacturers. If you received a Recovery mode menu, use the Volume keys to navigate and the Power button to confirm the selection.

xiaomi 12 recovery mode

3.1 Stock Recovery method

Xiaomi ROM Update using Stock Recovery

If you didn’t use Rooted mobiles, you have Stock Recovery, provided by your official mobile manufacturer. If you have stock recovery, you can “Reboot.” Navigate to this option and confirm it using the power key button.

3.2 TWRP Recovery method

When using Rooted mobiles, you use Stock Recovery or TWRP custom recovery. If you have Stock Recovery, you can use the above process. When you install TWRP on your mobile, follow the steps below.

TWRP Recovery Normal Boot to OS

  • The Keycombinations will boot your mobile into TWRP Recovery mode.
  • On the Home screen, you can find the option “Boot.” Select the item; you will receive further options such as System, Power Off, Recovery, and Bootloader. Select “System.” Your mobile will boot into Normal OS.

4. Using ADB Commands to Reboot, your boot logo stuck Xiaomi 12S Mobile

This process may work 50-60%. If you use Old Mid-range mobiles, the chances are less. But, it will work when you have Flagship mobiles or New mobiles. The OS can still handle background commands. So, the ADB commands may work.

Steps

ADB Drivers Installation

  • Connect your mobile with a PC.

ADB command Open

  • Open a command prompt as Administrator and type below to check the ADB status.
  • adb devices

adb reboot command

  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the mobile, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your mobile. If you are detected, type the below commands.
  • adb reboot
  • The command will reboot your mobile.

5. Drain the Battery Completely

When You can’t Power off or Restart your mobile, Let the battery drain completely. Because of the massive battery may take 1-3 days, depending on your mobile battery backup, to remain. You can proceed with other ways when you don’t have this much time and want to urge fix methods.

6. Wipe Cache Data Partition

When you perform, restart using recovery, and you can’t boot into OS again. In this situation, we have another choice of the fix by Wipe cache partition. It also will not affect user data. It will wipe only cache data. You must press Volume Up+ Power Button on your mobile for 7-10 Seconds. After that, it will boot you into the recovery mode or directly boot into System OS. The response may vary depending on the mobile manufacturers. If you received a Recovery mode menu, use the Volume keys to navigate and the Power button to confirm the selection. Remember to wipe only the cache partition, Not the Wipe Data/Factory Reset.

6.1 Stock Recovery method

Xiaomi ROM Update using Stock Recovery

  • If you didn’t use Rooted mobiles, you have Stock Recovery, provided by your official mobile manufacturer.
  • You can choose “Wipe & Reset if you have stock recovery.” Navigate to this option and confirm it using the power key button.

Xiaomi Recovery Wipe Option

  • Initially, try “Wipe Cache.”
  • It will ask you to confirm the process. Select “Yes.”
  • When a cache doesn’t work, Go for “Wipe User Data.”
  • Most of the time, it will boot into OS after the wipe. When it returns to recovery, Select the Reboot system now.

6.2 TWRP Recovery method

When using Rooted mobiles, you use Stock Recovery or TWRP custom recovery. If you have Stock Recovery, you can use the above process. When you install TWRP on your mobile, follow the steps below.

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Wipe Data in TWRP

  • The Keycombinations will boot your mobile into TWRP Recovery mode.
  • On the Home screen, you can find the option “Wipe.” Select the wipe option; you will receive further details. Select “Cache.” Don’t select the System, and it will wipe your OS. After selecting other choices, swipe to erase the data. When the process completes, return to home and boot into OS.

7. Disable Recently installed apps using ADB

You can often disable/remove the bloatware apps using Stock Android phones. If you are in Custom Skin OS, the chances of disabling the Bloatware apps are less. But, We can Disable the Apps using ADB without root. The methods may vary depending on the manufacturer. You have to find the particular Bloatware apps and disable them. I will give the overall idea about ADB steps and commands. But, the list of packages may vary depending on the manufacturers.

ADB Drivers Installation

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock; you’ll find these options at Settings >>> Developer options. If you didn’t see the developer options on your settings menu, go to about >>> build number. Click on the “Build Number” row about ten times regularly to activate your device’s “Developer Option.”

Samsung Galaxy USB debugging Allow

  • Connect your mobile with a PC and unlock your mobile (Screen Lock).

ADB command Open

  • Open a command prompt as Administrator and type below to check the ADB status.
  • adb devices
  • The above command will display some code for device detection. If you didn’t receive any response, Check with the USB Cable. If you get a response, move to the below commands.

Samsung Galaxy Internet Browser Disable Using ADB

  • You can disable the apps based on their adb package name. You can find these package names using the below command.
  • adb shell pm list packages
  • Based on the title, you can exclude unwanted apps. After that, use the am force-stop and pm disables commands with the Application package name.
  • You can enter the commands one by one, Or All commands, and Hit Enter. You can get the application package name in Play Store URL. It will start with com.instagram. And android is like that.
  • am force-stop package name(e.g: com.sprint.w.installer)

      pm disable-user package name

  • Restart your mobile. Move to different methods when you are again stuck on your Xiaomi 12S mobile boot logon.

8. Flash Boot. img file using ADB and Fastboot and Repair Boot logo stuck in Xiaomi 12S

The boot image file is the main problem of being stuck in the boot logo. When we flash the particular boot image file, we can restore your mobile without losing data. But you should know what software version is already on the mobile. You can always go with the latest boot image file. The following method may not work with EU carrier-locked mobiles.

  • Download Xiaomi 12S firmware below and save it on your PC. Your Current OS and download version AP and CSC should be the Same.

8.1 Extracting boot.img file

Xiaomi Extracted ROM Files

  • Download 7Zip-ZS and Install it on your PC. Extract the files in downloaded firmware using 7Zip-ZS. You will get ROM files. In those files, along with some data, you can see boot.img.
  • Copy the boot.img to ADB Installed folder.

8.2 Flash boot.tar using ODIN

  • Connect your USB cable with your PC. To do this, press and hold Volume Down+ Power Buttons and Connect Your Mobile To PC via USB Cable; after Mi Logo Appear, Release all keys. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. Switch off your device.

xiaomi 12 fastboot mode

  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Connect the Xiaomi 12S mobile to the computer via a USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type the below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • If you are detected, type the below command and hit Enter. It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the device, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Xiaomi 12S.
  • fastboot flash boot boot.img

fastboot flash boot boot.img command

  • After completing the process, Press the Volume Down+ Power button to exit Fastboot mode. Immediately Press Volume Up + Power buttons when the screen goes off to boot into Recovery mode.
  • After entering Stock recovery mode, Select Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Select Yes to wipe data. It will erase your saved data on your device. Don’t Boot into OS; read below Boot stages before booting.
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9. Flash Complete ROM using Xiaomi Flash Tool

This method will fully flash firmware in your boot logo stuck on the Xiaomi 12S mobile. It is a Data loss process, and you can use it when you don’t have any choice and none of the above methods work for you. Refer- Flash Xiaomi 12S ROM.

9.1 Flash Xiaomi 12S Android 11 ROM using Xiaomi Flash Tool

  • Extract the files from the Zip.

Xiaomi Flash tool file run

  • After the extraction, Right-click on the “XiaoMiFlash” software on your PC and choose “Run as Administrator.”
  • We use Administrator Because the USB driver should have General access to everywhere without folder restrictions. You may know these issues if you have already installed the ADB drivers.

Driver Install Xiaomi Flash tool

  • Navigate to “Driver” and Install all the necessary Driver files.
  • Download the necessary firmware for your mobile and copy it to your PC.
  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously for some time.
  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Connect the Xiaomi 12S mobile to the computer via a USB cable.

  • Select “Refresh” in the app; you will get the device ID in the list.
  • When you don’t get the device, Repeat the above steps.

Firmware Flash Select Flash tool

  • After getting your mobile ID, Choose firmware using the “select” tab.
  • Choose “save user data” in the bottom dot options.
  • Now select “Flash.” The software will flash the firmware to your mobile.

Success Flash Xiaomi Flash Tool

  • You will get the “Success” message once the flash firmware is done.
  • After completing the process, you must press the Volume Up+ Power button to exit Fastboot mode.
Check Firmware
  • You can Check the Firmware Details->Settings->About->Version.

Wrap Up

Even if the software updates process looks simple, 1-5% of people always face making OTA updates. That’s why we suggest you always back up before updating your mobile. Always use cloud photo backup services like Google Photos. Compared with other mobile manufacturers, with the help of Xiaomi’s available tools, we can fix your Xiaomi 12S stuck on the boot logo.

If you face freeze and unresponsive issues on your mobile, You should try different methods than those mentioned above. It is always wise to give the first boot after the update. The first boot may take longer based on your available storage and app size. When you are confident that the mobile is stuck and given enough time for initialization, you can follow the above steps to fix your mobile. Comment below when you try different methods than above, and those techniques help you. We try to add if those methods work for everyone.

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