Force restarting iPhone

Apple iPhone X on iOS 15.4.0

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Learn how to turn your device off and back on again. Restarting your device is often the first step when troubleshooting a device issue.

  1. Note: If you're having problems with your device (e.g., an app is frozen, the screen isn't responding, etc.), the first step in troubleshooting is to turn your phone off and on again (also known as a soft reset).

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  2. Step 1/4

    To restart iPhone, quickly press and release the Volume up button.

    Note: You should only use this feature when iPhone isn't working correctly.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  3. Step 2/4

    Quickly press and release the Volume down button.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  4. Step 3/4

    Press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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