Even though the iPhone is really reliable, sometimes you need to restart to fix a problem. Technically, there are multiple types of iPhone restarts and resets, so it’s important to know what each one does and which you want to use in a given situation. The basic option is to restart an iPhone by turning it off and then turning it on again. This is also called a soft reset.
Those two methods of restarting are not the same as a reset (also called a restore), which erases all the content on the iPhone and returns it to factory condition. After resetting your iPhone, you also restore your data from a backup. That’s a more extreme option; we’ll cover it at the end of this article. Those three methods of restarting are not the same as a reset (also called a restore),which werases all the content on the iPhone and returns it to factory condition. After resetting your iPhone, you also restore your data from a backup.
That’s a more extreme option; we’ll cover it at the end of this article. Press and hold either volume button and the side button until the power off slider appears. Drag the slider, then wait 30 seconds for your device to turn off. To turn your device back on, press and hold the side button (on the right side of your iPhone) until you see the Apple logo.
How to Force Restart iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max–
- Press and release Volume Up
- Press and release Volume Down
- Press and hold the Power / Sleep / Wake button
- Continue holding only the Power / Sleep button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.
You can still use a button sequence to turn off your iPhone, and we’ll show you an option for turning off your iPhone without using the buttons. We’ll also show you a few methods for restarting your iPhone. Turn Off Your iPhone using the buttons. There are two ways you can turn off your iPhone X or iPhone 11 using the buttons.
One method is to press and hold either the Volume Up button or the Volume Down button and the Side button simultaneously until you see the Slide to Power Off slider. Turn Off Your iPhone in settings If you’re not comfortable using the buttons to turn off your iPhone, you can do so in Settings.
On the Home screen, tap Settings. Then, drag the Slide to Power Off slider to the right to turn off your iPhone.Then, drag the slide to Power Off slider to the right to turn off your iPhone. Restart Your iPhone using the Buttons If you need to restart your iPhone rather than turn it off, you have a few options. Restarting your iPhone using the buttons is similar to the second method of turning it off discussed above.
First, quickly press the Volume Up button once. Then, quickly press the Volume Down button once. Press and hold the Side button and keep holding it down even when you see the Slide to Power Off slider. Keep holding the Side button down until you see the Apple logo. When using this method, be careful. If you don’t first press the Volume Up button then the Volume Down button before pressing and holding the Side button, you could activate the SOS feature and automatically dial emergency services. Restart Your iPhone Using Assistive Touch
There are other options for restarting your iPhone if you’re uncomfortable with the button method. AssistiveTouch is a useful iPhone Accessibility feature that allows you to perform many tasks without using the buttons on the phone, including restarting your phone. It’s not enabled by default. To enable AssistiveTouch, go the Settings app and tap Accessibility
To enable AssistiveTouch, tap the AssistiveTouch slider button so it turns green. Then, you need to add the Restart option to the AssistiveTouch menu. Tap Customize Top Level Menu. Tap any of the options on the Customize Top Level Menu screen. You can replace any option with the Restart option.