Force restarting iPhone

Apple iPhone 6 Plus on iOS 12.0.0

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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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    To restart iPhone, simultaneously press and hold the Home button and the Side button until the Apple logo appears.

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

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