Apple changes how you restart iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple changes the method in which you restart iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. So there are now three different methods to reset your iPhone depending on the device model. Please note that starting with iPhone 8, Apple refers to the Sleep/Wake Button simply as Side Button.

How to restart or hard reset iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

  • Press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
  • Press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
  • Press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo.

How to restart or hard reset iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Press and hold both the Side button and Volume Down button for at least 10 seconds until you see the Apple logo.

How to restart or hard reset iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and earlier

Press and hold both the Home and Top (or Side) buttons for at least 10 seconds until you see the Apple logo.