What is a reboot in the phone

Restart iPhone

Learn how to turn your iPhone off and on again.

Restart iPhone X, 11, or 12

  1. Press and hold a volume button and the side button until you see the Power Off slider.
  2. Move the slider and wait 30 seconds for the device to turn off.
  3. To turn it back on, press and hold the side button (on the right side of the iPhone) until the Apple logo appears.

Restart iPhone SE (2nd generation), 8, 7 or 6

  1. Press and hold the side button until you see the Power Off slider.
  2. Move the slider and wait 30 seconds for the device to turn off.
  3. To turn it back on, press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo.

Restart iPhone SE (1st generation), 5 or older

  1. Press and hold the top button until the "Power off" slider appears.
  2. Move the slider and wait 30 seconds for the device to turn off.
  3. To turn it back on, press and hold the top button until you see the Apple logo.
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