How To Restart iPhone (X series)

How To Restart iPhone X: Good Day! Hope you are great. Come the new iPhone X, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, Apple have decided to change things it, as compared to its predecessors. One of the major change in the iPhone X series is the removal of the home button

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Which affects the long-standing method of rebooting or restarting your iPhone. You may be wondering, how do I restart my iPhone X, well they are many methods to go about this

HowTo9ja will show you about 5 methods to go about this, these methods include:

  1. Restart iPhone X Normally
  2. Restart iPhone X without Power Button
  3. Restart iPhone X Using AssistiveTouch
  4. Manually Force Restart iPhone X
  5. Force Restart iPhone X with a third-party app

Restarting your mobile device, not just your iPhone Xr is a way to call the phone back to order, it will help clear any software issue you are having, this also depends on the software problem in question.

Note: Restarting iPhone X instructions is the same for iPhone Xr, Xs, Xs Max so I’ll interchange the names in the tutorial.

How To Restart iPhone X The Normal Way

Step 1: Press and hold down the side button + Either the volume down button or volume up.

How To Restart iPhone X, Xr, Xs, Xs Max In 5 Simple Ways

Step 2: When the slider appears, drag the slider of your choice until the device goes off.

Restarting It

Step 3: To power it on, press and hold down the Side button until the Apple logo appears.

How To Restart iPhone Xr Without Using The Power Button

This is like shutting down a Windows PC from the Windows menu. A soft restart is quite easy and is risk-free. If you encounter an issue and you wish to restart your iPhone Xs, follow these steps below.

Step 1: Locate and open your iPhone X’s Settings app.

Step 2: Tap on “General”.


How To Restart iPhone X, Xr, Xs, Xs Max In 5 Simple Ways

Step 3: Scroll down till the very end, you should see “Shut Down”. Click it.

Restarting it

Step 4: Press and hold down the Side button till you see the Apple logo on your screen, then you release it.

How To Restart iPhone Xs Max Using The Assistive Touch

It is a digital age, no time to stress ourselves, we keeping things digital here, if you want to REBOOT your iPhone Xs, I mean make everything to be automatic, i.e the iPhone X will shut down and come on without you pressing a single button, this method is for you.

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Step 1: Locate and open your Setting app on your iOS device.

Step 2: Follow this format Tap General -> Accessibility -> Assistive Touch,

How To Restart iPhone X, Xr, Xs, Xs Max In 5 Simple Ways

Step 3: Turn on the switch and select “Customize Top Level Menu”.

Step 4: Now, Tap on Assistive Touch -> Device -> More then Select “Restart”.

Watch your device switch off and come on again, like the Restart option in a Windows PC.

How to FORCE Restart iPhone Xs (FORCE RESTART)

You definitely extremists if you jumped down here 😉. If while using your iPhone Xr you come in contact with an Unresponsive screen, the methods above MIGHT not work for you, this methods is the deal.

Step 1: Quickly press and release the Volume Up button.

Step 2: Again, Quickly press and release the Volume Down button.

How To Restart iPhone X, Xr, Xs, Xs Max In 5 Simple Ways

Step 3: Press and hold your iPhone X Side button until your iPhone Xs displays the Apple logo.

When the logo fades away, know your device has been restarted.

How To Restart Your iPhone X With Third-Party Application

Damn!! This method will define work, you’ve tried everything possible but your iPhone Xs Max has decided not to restart, this step is for you.

We will be doing this with a third-party app, they are many apps available for this, but I’ll be recommending Tenorshare ReiBoot.

Tenorshare app is completely free and it is available for both Windows and Mac users, oo didn’t mention you’ll need a PC?? My bad.

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Tenorshare ReiBoot has a 90% guarantee of fixing iPhone hanging issues.

Requirements To Use Tenorshare ReiBoot
  • A PC(either Mac Os or Windows Pc)
  • Tenorshare ReiBoot Application
  • A USB
  • My tutorial 😉
Steps To Restart Your iPhone Xs Max With Tenorshare ReiBoot

Step 1: Download the app and install it on your device following any of the links below.

Step 2: Start the Tenorshare ReiBoot app.

Step 3: Connect your iPhone Xr to the system with your working USB.

Step 4: Select “Enter Recovery Mode” in the Tenorshare ReiBoot interface. iTunes will detect your device in the recovery mode.

How To Restart iPhone X, Xr, Xs, Xs Max In 5 Simple Ways

Step 5: Select “Exit Recovery Mode”.

Step 6: Wait for about 20 – 30 seconds, your device should automatically reboot and get back to its normal state.

Note: If your iDevice still performs abnormally after taking this 5 steps, please click “Fix All iOS Stuck” button and upgrade to Tenorshare ReiBoot Pro to fix these issues completely.

I hope it worked out for you.

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