How To Restart Or Force Reboot iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

The iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices are very stable and seldom need to be restarted because of some problem. However, they are not perfect and like any other device that works with an operating system and third-party apps is possible which could cause some problem. But as i say it is not something usual, in the following lines i will explain how to restart an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch if by any chance you encounter a problem and need to restart any of these iOS devices.

The procedure to force the restart of a iDevice is very simple and there are two ways to do it. first to explain the restart when the device stops responding completely and the second when we find fault but the device continues to respond with apparent normality.

When to restart an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Whether you have an iPhone 6s, an iPad or iPhone 4. Pro They may need a reboot under certain circumstances. It sounds cliche to “test off and on,” but the reality is that this simple operation is often the solution to certain problems. What is the reason for this to work? In doing so you are closing all running software processes and whether any had failed by a malfunction, the problem is solved.

That is why whenever you notice a malfunction in some iDevice (and also in other devices such as computers, other smartphones, etc, etc …) the first thing you should do is try a restart.

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What kind of problems can be solved by a reboot?

  • Total freeze of the device by a failure in an app or operating system itself.
  • Excessive battery consumption.
  • Sharp drop in performance on the device.
  • Random failures in the device. Some components stop working for no apparent reason (camera, speakers, etc, etc …). Unexpected closures of some apps.

These are the most common problems are solved with a restart, but, as we say, when you meet any other type of complication should be first try a restart. In many cases this will solve the problem.

1.Forcing a restart on “unresponsive iDevice”

restarting-frozen-iphone-ipadIf the device has stopped responding completely then only you need to take the next step :

  • Press and hold the sleep button (the same as used to lock the device and is in the top or side depending on the device) and home (the button front device) a few seconds, until the Apple logo screen.
  • That’s all, once the logo is displayed can release the buttons and within seconds the machine will be fully operational.

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2.Restarting an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch that “still responds”

iphone-restartIf the device still responds, the most direct way to do a full reset is just off and on.

To do this you must follow these steps:

  • The device switched on and unlocked, you should hold the sleep button (the same as used to lock the device and is in the top or side depending on the device) to display on the screen a slide button to shut down the device.
  • Swipe from left to right on the Shutdown button on the screen.
  • Once the device is turned off completely, press and hold the sleep button on the screen until the Apple logo appears.

At that time the iDevice start the boot process and after a few seconds will be operational again.

Hope your problem got resolved with this tutorial. If you know any other solution you are free to let me know through comment 🙂

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