If you’re having trouble with your iPhone, there are a few things you can try to fix your device. One of them is to perform a hard reset on your handset.
A hard reset or forced restart is an easy way to fix minor issues that may occur on your iPhone. Exactly how this is done depends on the model of iPhone you have and the version of iOS you’re running.
How to perform hard reset on iPhone with iOS 16 device?
If your iPhone is one of the newer models that support iOS 16, you will need to force restart your device by following the steps below.
- Press and quickly release the volume up button on your iPhone.
- Press and quickly release the volume down button on your device.
- Press and hold the side button on your iPhone until the Apple logo appears
- Release the side button when the Apple logo appears
This works on all iOS 16 compatible devices including iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini. works. , iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. See Apple’s website for more information.
If you have an iPhone older than one listed below, you can find more information below on how to perform a hard reset on these devices.
How to perform a hard reset on an iPhone with iOS 15 device?
Performing a force restart or hard reset on older iPhones that can only run iOS 15 is slightly different than iOS 16 devices.
To do this depends on the device you own. If your handset is an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, see the instructions below.
- Press and hold the volume down button and the sleep/wake button at the same time.
- Keep holding these buttons until the Apple logo appears.
- Release the buttons on the iPhone when the Apple logo appears.
- Your device has rebooted and the problem may have been resolved.
To do this on your iPhone 6S or 1st generation iPhone SE, follow these steps:
- Press the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.
- Keep holding both buttons until the Apple logo appears.
- Release the buttons when the Apple logo appears.
- Your device will restart and you can check if the problem is fixed.
More information on what to do with iPhones that support iOS 15 can be found on Apple’s website.
A hard reset or forced restart of your iPhone is designed to help fix minor issues your iPhone may be experiencing. If your device has stopped responding or is having minor issues, doing this will reset your device so you can get it up and running again.
Doing this on your iPhone won’t delete any data, so it’s safe to use for minor issues with your device. There is a reset option to I hope you find this guide helpful. If you have any comments or questions, please let us know.
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