With the iconic Home button not finding its usual abode on iPhone X series, many folks would be slightly confused about how they would be able to carry out certain tasks which were like the signature to the erstwhile button. And the chief among them could well be: how to reboot iPhone X?
As expected, Apple has made sure the transition to the futuristic smartphone remains smooth-sailing. Hence, you can hard reset your iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, or XR as comfortably as you would ever want. Let’s find out how it’s done the right way!
How to Force Reboot iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, or iPhone XR
If you ever find your new iPhone freezing, completely unresponsive or just not running smoothly, you will be able to fix the problem (normally) by force restarting the device.
Step #1. First off, press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
Step #2. Now, press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
Step #3. Next, you need to press and hold the Side button (Power ON/OFF button) until you see the Apple logo.
That’s it! Told you it’s quite straightforward.
How to Reboot iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, or iPhone XR Without Power and Volume Down Button
Just in case, you don’t want to give pain to your fingers to reboot your iPhone, use the AssistiveTouch to get it done more comfortably.
Step #1. Open Settings app on your iPhone → General.
Step #2. Tap on Accessibility.
Step #3. Tap on AssistiveTouch under Interaction.
Step #4. Turn on the switch.
Step #5. Now, tap on the AssistiveTouch button.
Step #6. Tap on Device then Tap on More.
Step #7. Finally, tap on Restart.
How to Shut Down iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, or iPhone XR Without Using Power Button
Step #1. Launch Settings app → General.
Step #2. Now, scroll down and tap on Shut Down → Swipe the slider to the right.
Now, you will have to wait for a couple of seconds until your iOS device boots up and shows Lock screen.
To turn off your iPhone 8/8 Plus, you need to just press the side button and then slide to power off. To turn it on, simply press the side button again.
To force restart iPhone 7/7 Plus, you have to press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for at least 10 seconds, while on other iOS devices you have to press and hold both ON/OFF and Home buttons at once.
You might want to catch up with these posts as well:
- How to Take Screenshot on iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, or iPhone XR
- How to Use iPhone X Without A Home Button
- How to Force Quit Apps on iPhone X