Reset iPhone
1.1 How to Reset iPhone
1.2 How to Factory Reset iPhone
1.3 Hard Reset iPhone
1.4 Soft Reset iPhone
1.5 Reset All Settings iPhone
1.6 How to Reset iPhone Password
1.7 How to Reboot iPhone
1.8 How to Restart iPhone
1.9 iPhone Keeps Restarting

Tips and Tricks to Restart iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, etc

How to restart iPhone?

Apple often provides the most appreciated and premium smartphones, like iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone7 and so on, that are adored by Apple enthusiasts. But iPhone can malfunction once in a while. Then you may have to restart your iPhone. And if a simple reboot cannot fix some technical problems like iPhone frozen, and more, you may need to force restart your iPhone. Don't panic, this article is prepared for you, offering you useful tips and tricks on how to restart iPhone.

How to Restart iPhone

How to Restart iPhone

Part 1. How to restart iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, etc

How to restart iPhone using Power (Sleep/Wake) button

This is the basic method of shutting down an iPhone, but many of us hardly do it. You'd better restart iPhone from time to time to let the device have a rest. All you need to do is press and hold the Power (Sleep/Wake) button. For iPhone SE, 6s/6s Plus and similar models, the Power button is on the top edge. While for iPhone 7/7 Plus and other larger models, the button is on the right side edge.

Power Button Location on iPhone

How to restart iPhone (iPhone 7/7 Plus and earlier generations)

Restart iPhone 7 and Earlier Generations

Step 1Power (Sleep/Wake) button. Keep holding it until you see the power slider appears on the iPhone screen.

Step 2Release the sleep/wake button.

Step 3Use your finger and move the slide to power off from the left to the right. Your iPhone screen will turn black and then it will show down completely.

Step 4You can now again press down the Power (Sleep/Wake) button until you see the Apple logo showing up.

How to restart iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

Restart iPhone X

The method to restart iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus is quite same as the way of iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus. Their Sleep/Wake button is on the right side of the iPhone edge, so you just hold and press the button until the slide appears. Then release the button and move the slide from the left to right. When the phone is totally turned off, you can press the Sleep/Wake button again to restart iPhone.

Notes: For iOS 11 or later, you can navigate to Settings > General > scroll down the screen and find option Shut Down. Tap on it, and you will shut iPhone down. Move the slide to power off from left to right. Then you can restart iPhone by pressing the Sleep/Wake button.

Shut Down Feature on iOS 11

How to Reboot iPhone via AssistiveTouch (iPhone X, 8 Plus, 8 included)

You are able to restart iPhone without pressing the Sleep/Wake button. Use the AssistiveTouch feature, you are able to not use the finger to perform the iPhone reboot. This is a new feature for iOS 11, and you can restart iPhone without the power button.

Step 1Unlock your iPhone and tap on Settings app. Then go the General tab.

Tap on Settings and then General

Step 2Scroll down and tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Accessibility

Step 3Find and tap AssistiveTouch.

Turn on AssistiveTouch

Step 4Toggle on the switch and enable AssistiveTouch.

Step 5Now, tap on the AssistiveTouch icon from the screen.

Tap on AssistiveTouch on iPhone Screen

Step 6Tap on Device.

Tap on Device from AssistiveTouch

Step 7Tap on More.

Tap on More from AssistiveTouch

Step 8Finally, tap on Restart.

Tap on Restart from AssistiveTouch

Notes: For iOS 10, you can also use AssistiveTouch to restart iPhone, but the steps are a little different. Make sure you've turned on the feature from the Settings, tap on AssistiveTouch >Device > deep press Lock Screen. Then the slide to power off slide will appear. Slide it from left to right and your phone will shut down. Restart iPhone by hold and pressing the Sleep/Wake button.

2. How to force restart iPhone

When you encounter iPhone issues, maybe you need to force restore iPhone to fix them, such as Touch ID not working, network connection failure, wrong update, black/red/blue screen of death, iPhone stuck in the recovery mode, magnified screen, battery draining fast and so on.

How to force restart iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/iPhone 6s Plus and older generations

Now when you know what kinds of problems one can resolve after force iPhone restart, it is time to learn how to do the same. There are different ways to force restart iPhone and it largely depends on your device. If you have an iPhone 6 or an older generation phone, then follow this drill to force restart it.

Force Restart iPhone 6s

Step 1Start by holding the Power (Sleep/Wake) button on your device.

Step 2Press the Home button on your iPhone while holding the Power button,

Step 3Keep pressing both the button for about 10 seconds simultaneously. This will turn the screen black and your phone will reboot. Release the buttons when the Apple logo shows up on the screen.

How to force restart iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus

The above-stated method will work on most of the devices that are older than iPhone 7. Don't worry! If you own an iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone 7/7 Plus, then you can easily force restart iPhone without hassle as well. It can be done by following these steps:

Force Restart iPhone 7

Step 1At first, press the Power button on your iPhone. It is located on the right-side of iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus.

Step 2While holding the Power (Wake/Sleep) button, hold and press the Volume Down button. The Volume Down button is located on the left-side of your device.

Step 3Keep holding both the buttons for about 10 seconds. This will let the screen turn black and your phone will turn off then. Soon your iPhone will be switched on while displaying the Apple logo. Then you can release the buttons.

In this article, we mainly show you how to restart and force restart iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or other generations. These basic tips and tricks can help you restart iPhone with ease. In addition, you can adopt one reboot app to restart iPhone as well, like ReiBoot, RecBoot, Tiny Umbrella, iReb and so on. But we will not introduce this way in detail. If your iPhone system goes something wrong, you may need to fix it as soon as possible. Here we highly recommend Aiseesoft FoneLab - iOS System Recovery, if you have the need for recovering broken, frozen iOS system.

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August 17, 2018 09:50 / Updated by to iOS Recovery