How to force iPhone to reboot/restart/reset?

How can I force iPhone to reboot/restart/reset when it locks up completely and does not response?

To force an iPhone to restart:

  1. Press and hold the iPhone’s power key and home button together.
  2. Holding the two keys for around 10~15 seconds until the screen is turned off.
  3. Release the buttons once the screen lights up again with the Apple logo.

Then the iPhone will start normally.

Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Ma

Eric is a systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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