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Sometimes iPhone users have to face some unusual bugs that seem to surface out of nowhere in their device. Issues related to battery life, apps crashing, touch screen becoming unresponsive have been there with iPhones for a long time. And, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are not an exception to these long-chronic issues.

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Some iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users reported having encountered an unknown issue that forced their device to reboot randomly. The sudden rebooting of iPhone can be really frustrating especially if it occurs quite frequently. You are in the thick of intense conversation with your friend and all of a sudden you see your phone is switched off, wouldn't you feel like getting on top of your patience? Of course, you would. Here are some possible solutions to this issue that may resolve it with immediate effect. Let's find out!

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Reboots Randomly

Reboot Your iPhone

Reboot your iPhone by pressing sleep/wake button and Home button simultaneously. Keep your iPhone switched off for a while and restart it as usual.

How to Restart-Reboot iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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If you still haven't been able to troubleshoot this issue, continue with the further solutions:

Clean Up Your iPhone

Unnecessary messages, bookmarks, URLs, cookies, and cache might be one of the prime suspects why your iPhone reboots time and again without any rhyme or reason. Therefore, it's advisable to clean up all these irrelevant files.

Delete all the useless messages

Launch Messages app → Tap on Edit from the top left corner → Select all the messages you want to delete → then tap on Delete from the bottom right corner.

Delete All Text Message on iPhone

Clear History and Website Data

Launch Settings app → Scroll down and tap on Safari → Tap on Clear History and Website Data →Tap on Clear in the popup to confirm.

Clear Safari History on iPhone

Delete Unnecessary Apps

Remove all the useless apps which you are no longer fond of and consider them worthless. Clearing them off will not only bring more space for iPhone but also make the device work faster.

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Simply tap and hold on any third party app, when it starts shaking, tap on (X) which is on the app icon and tap on Delete in the popup to confirm.

Delete App on iPhone and iPad

Reset Your iPhone

Many iPhone owners who had encountered this bug said that when they reset their device, they were able to resolve it. Resetting your device will bring changes to all settings. However, it won't delete any data or media.

Launch Settings app Tap on General → Scroll down and tap on Reset → Tap on Reset All Settings → A popup will appear, tap on Reset to confirm.

Tap on Settings Then General on iPhoneReset All iPhone Settings

Now, you would have to wait for some time as your iPhone will restart.

Restore Your iPhone

Restoring your iPhone as new could be very painful as it takes a lot of time, but it can let you resolve this issue. Hence, do give this lengthy but trusted solution a try. Make sure to back up your device to keep your files and data fully secure before restoring it.

Connect your iPhone to your Mac or PC Launch iTunes → Select your device from the top left menu Click on Restore iPhone → Confirm it in the popup.

Restore Your iPhone from iTunes

What if nothing has worked?

Hopefully, these solutions have helped you in fixing the random rebooting of your iPhone 6/6 Plus. As they have used to work for many users, I don't see any reason why they can't click for you as well. However, if these tricks fail to resolve the issue, I would recommend you to contact Apple for help.

Besides, if you know any viable solution to troubleshoot this problem, feel free to share it with us in the comments section below.

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  • marissa

    this issue just started, my phone died and i plugged it in and a couple minutes later it turned on. so i went on it and its been about 10 minutes and it has at least rebooted 30 times and it wont stop. there isnt enough time in between to do the steps listed above. i go on it and it has at leas 3 seconds in between before it reboots again. i dont know what to do! all ideas help!

    • jaguarpaw1

      Did you fix the problem? Mine does the same

  • Helllllllo

    My iPhone is literally brand new and it reboots. None of this is applicable.

  • Justin Shepherd

    If I update I can’t rejailbreak