You may find the need to Restart or Force Restart iPhone if it is getting stuck, freezing or going through problems. You can find below the steps to Restart and Force Restart any Model of iPhone
Restart and Force Restart iPhone
Rebooting or Restarting an iPhone is generally the most commonly used troubleshooting step to fix an iPhone that is going through problems and performance issues.
Restarting fixes problems by force closing stuck Apps and processes, which might be preventing the iPhone from performing at its best.
Compared to a simple Restart, the process of Force Restarting is a bit more complicated and varies, depending on the model of iPhone.
1. Restart Any Model of iPhone Using Settings
An easy way to Shut Down and Restart any model of iPhone without using buttons is by using the Settings App.
Go to Settings > General > scroll down and tap on Shut Down. On the next screen, use the Slider to Power OFF iPhone.
Wait for 30 seconds and press the Power button to Restart iPhone.
Note: When iPhone restarts, you will be required to enter your Lock screen Passcode (even if you are using Touch ID).
2. Force Restart iPhone 8, X, 11, 12, 13, 14 and above
If your iPhone is stuck and not responding, you can follow the steps below to Force Restart your device.
1. Press and release the Volume up button and then press and release Volume down button.
2. Next, press and hold the Side button (Power Button), until you see your device starting with Apple Logo.
3. Force Restart iPhone 6, 6s, 7, 7 Plus
Press and hold down both Power and Volume Down buttons, until you see your iPhone starting with Apple Logo.