When your iPhone won’t restart even a hard reset doesn’t work, how can you fix this issue. Here in this post, some solutions will be introduced to force restart iPhone, repair iPhone problems or restore an unresponsive iPhone.
Restart iPhone, which means a soft restart. Restarting iPhone is at the software level to reboot some iPhone network settings and close all app processes. And turn iPhone off then on. It won’t delete any data on your iPhone. This way can fix some basic issues, like iPhone acting sluggish, network errors, home screen layout, or location & privacy problems.
Free download PhoneRescue to 1-click fix the “iPhone won’t restart or force restart not working” problem.
Usually, when your iPhone is launching sluggishly and become so unresponsive, you may need to turn it off and on again. While sometimes, it may be refusing to turn on after turning off. Then what to do when your iPhone won’t restart? First, retry restart and if it’s still not working, you can check some methods in this post.
No matter iPhone won’t restart or force restart, there is a one-stop solution that can help you out with the dilemmas. This solution is named as PhoneRescue – iOS System Recovery. It’s software designed to help iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch users completely and professionally.
With PhoneRescue, you may fix all kinds of iOS issues with ease, including iPhone won’t restart, stuck in Apple logo, etc. You can check its main features below to get what you need:
Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe
Now, feel free to follow the steps to fix iPhone won’t restart or force restart not working:
Step 1. After downloading PhoneRescue, please connect your iPhone to the computer with its USB cable > Choose Repair iOS System mode > Click Right Arrow to continue.
Step 2. Choose Advanced Mode to repair your iPhone. It won’t erase anything on the iPhone.
Step 3. Follow the on-screen instruction in the window to enter the Recovery Mode.
Step 4. After entering the Recovery Mode, check your device info and click the “Download” button to download the firmware for your iPhone.
Step 5. After the downloading process completes, PhoneRescue will repair your iPhone to normal automatically. Minutes later, you’ll see iOS repairing completed page.
Firstly, the best solution to fix iPhone won’t restart may enable force-restart, also known as a hard reset. Just as the above mentioned, restart/reboot iPhone is at the software level to refresh the device. While force restarting is a hardware-level restart, so it can work when your iPhone is frozen or black or somehow malfunctioning. If your iPhone won’t restart for many times, follow the steps below to try to force restart it:
For data safety, back up your iPhone before any operating.
For iPhone 8/SE 2, iPhone X to iPhone 13 models:
For iPhone 7 series:
For iPhone 6 and earlier models:
If you’d like to reset iPhone to fix it won’t force restart, iTunes can always help you.
Open iTunes > Tap the phone icon > Choose Restore iPhone > Then follow the steps to continue.
There is a final way you can try if force restarting is either not working. That is put your iPhone into recovery mode and reset it with iTunes. This is a final method you can try since iPhone data will be erased after reset. You can follow the steps below to reset the won’t restart iPhone to factory settings.
What to do if iPhone won’t turn off even with hard reset?
Is it common that iPhone won’t turn off even with hard reset? Yes, if this problem occurs it means that there is a problem with the software or hardware of the phone. If your phone is still working, you can try to restore it to factory settings. But if it is a hardware problem, you may need to contact Apple to fix it for you.
How to restart iPhone 13?
To restart your iPhone 13, you can press and hold down the Power and Volume buttons until a slider appears on-screen.
If your iPhone is frozen and won’t restart, you can try force restart first. If force restarting is not working at all, you may need to repair it with PhoneRescue. Also restoring iPhone is another way when you already created an iPhone backup or you don’t worry about data loss. Now, download PhoneRescue and start fixing your problem!
Product-related questions? Contact Our Support Team to Get Quick Solution >