iPhone Soft Reset: How to Do a Soft Reset?

iPhone Soft Reset: How to Do a Soft Reset?

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Have you ever come across situations like hard reset iPhone, factory reset, force restart, soft reset iPhone, restore iPhone without iTunes etc.? In fact, like a computer, sometimes iPhone will slow down, freeze, so you have to reset your iPhone.

When some error occurs in an iPhone, you may want to soft reset it to solve the problems. Therefore, here I'd like to show you what's the difference between soft reset iPhone and the other alternatives and how to soft reset iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5s/5c/5.

What is Soft Reset? /What is Hard Reset?
Soft = Turn phone off and on.
Hard = BOTH buttons held until you see Apple Logo.

Why do we soft reset iPhone?
1. There are problems with Wi-Fi connectivity.
2. iPhone has stopped responding.
3. You are having trouble sending or receiving email.
4. The call or text function is not working properly.
5. iPhone can't be detected by iTunes.

Part 1. How to Soft Reset iPhone?

How to soft reset iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus?

iPhone Soft Reset: How to soft reset iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus?

Step 1. Hold down the sleep/wake and Home buttons simultaneously for about 10-15 seconds.
Step 2. When the Apple logo comes on the screen, you can release the buttons.
Step 3. Now the iPhone will start up again like it always does and you'll be back in your home screen.

iPhone Soft Reset: How to soft reset iPhone 7/7 Plus?

Step: Press the Sleep/Wake button on the right side and the Volume Down button on the left of the iPhone.

Part 2. How to Hard Reset iPhone?

Situation 1. Hard Reset iPhone With Data Loss.

By this way, you may lose some data accidentally if you didn't pay attention because this factory reset will delete all the data in an iPhone and return it to factory settings.

Step: Go to Settings on your iPhone and select the "Erase all Content and Settings" option. Just refer to the picture given below to navigate and hard reset iPhone directly.

Situation 2. How to Hard Reset iPhone Without Any Data Loss?

If you don't want to lose anything when you reset your iPhone, here you may try to use this alternative (iOS System Recovery) to the hard reset because it causes no data loss, and it can scan your entire iPhone to detect errors and subsequently fix them.

Here are the features of iOS System Recovery:

Fix iOS system problems, such as Recovery Mode, iPhone stuck on Apple logo, black screen, blue screen, white screen, loop on start issue, and more.

Fixes issues with valuable hardware included iTunes errors 9, iTunes errors 21, iTunes errors 3014 etc.

Supported models: All iPhone, iPad, and iPod

Fully compatible with Windows 10, Mac 10.12, iOS 10.3/10.2/10.1/10/9

Download the free trial version and follow the steps to fix your iPhone.

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That’s all! Now if you meet this kind of situations next time, you can check and find the best solution from here to fix it!