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How to Force Restart Your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus [Video]

How to Force Restart Your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus [Video]

Posted September 17, 2016 at 10:38pm by iClarified
These are instructions on how to force restart your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. You may need to do this if your iPhone has frozen or is functioning abnormally.

Please note that earlier generations use a different method. You can find instructions on how to force reboot the iPhone 6s and earlier devices here.




Step One
To force restart your device, press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for at least ten seconds.
How to Force Restart Your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus [Video]

Release the buttons when you see the Apple logo appear.
How to Force Restart Your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus [Video]

Your device will now reboot.
How to Force Restart Your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus [Video]

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Thomas wright
Thomas wright - March 14, 2018 at 4:16pm
I cannot get it to reset it stays on a apple screen
Dr Jan Bergeron
Dr Jan Bergeron - October 2, 2016 at 6:51pm
Great to know
Curtis John
Curtis John - September 18, 2016 at 4:36pm
Thank god you posted this! I was trying to reset it the old version way and was getting frustrated! Now I know how to do it with my new fancy IPhone 7 plus! :)))
PerpetuallyBlue
PerpetuallyBlue - September 18, 2016 at 5:06am
Does any regular regular person out here already have the 7?
joshWUa
joshWUa - September 18, 2016 at 3:13am
I'll be guessing it's the same process as holding the home button huh. Well it will be the same to put it on dfu and recovery mode for jailbreaking
PerpetuallyBlue
PerpetuallyBlue - September 18, 2016 at 12:31am
Well, I didn't know doing that force restarted the iPhone.
Tuma
Tuma - September 17, 2016 at 11:14pm
What of dfu mode?
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - September 18, 2016 at 12:10am
I guess hold down the power button.
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - September 18, 2016 at 12:11am
I mean volume button (one of them to be exact).
Snqek18
Snqek18 - September 17, 2016 at 10:42pm
Mindblown, I didnt know how to press power and volume button at same time, thanks iClarified
Edwin
Edwin - September 17, 2016 at 11:14pm
What about dfu? Just release the sleep and keep holding the volume down?
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - September 18, 2016 at 12:12am
I bet you are trying to say how obvious the holding down the button parts were because they are trying to just say the steps.
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