How to Force Restart Frozen Screen iPhone 7


How can you force restart your iPhone 7 when it gets a frozen screen on Apple logo or recovery mode, or encounters other iOS issues? Just read this post to get the details, which is a little different from that of iPhone 6.


Nov. 24, 2016


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Although the new iPhone 7 can run faster with its most powerful A10 fusion chip, it may also get frozen screen in Apple logo or recovery mode like other iOS devices, after updating to a new software or restoring from iTunes. As is often the case in this situation, you can’t restart an iPhone 7 because your frozen device won’t show you the screen to “slide to power off”. And you have to force restart your iPhone 7 to get out of this issue.

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How to Force Restart an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

If you are one of old iPhone users, you might take it for granted that you could force restart your iPhone 7 by holding both Power and Home buttons. However, finally you will find it doesn’t work. So how to force restart a frozen iPhone 7 or 7 Plus? Below we tell you the details.

Force Restart an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

Force Restart an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

Just like what we show you on the above screenshot, you can hold on both Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons to force restart your frozen screen iPhone 7. And don’t release the buttons until you see the Apple logo appearing on your device screen. After loading data, you iPhone 7 will work again.

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The Bottom Line

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