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How to Restart iPhone X

Dec. 12, 2017 04:19 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Tips
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You buy an iPhone X but don’t know the ways to reboot iPhone X? As the latest version of iPhone, iPhone X/10 is different from prior iPhone models in many aspects. As one of the significant differences, iPhone X has no home button and the longstanding method of rebooting is no longer applicable to iPhone X.

In this case, some iPhone X users may ask: How to hard reset on iPhone X? In truth, you can restart your device by various methods. This article will introduce exactly how to enforce it.

Method 1: Soft Reset iPhone X Without Using Power Button

A soft reset is a simple way to reboot iPhone X, which is basically risk-free. When your iPhone system performs slow or improperly, you are able to soft reset iPhone X as below.  

Step 1 Open Settings app on your iPhone and tap general. Then scroll down to the bottom and select Shut Down option. 

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Step 2 After your iPhone X is completely off, hold the side button and release until you see Apple logo. And then your device will be restarted automatically.

Method 2 Reboot iPhone X Without Pressing Buttons

If you don't want to using any buttons to reboot your iPhone, hard reset iPhone X without buttons will be a good choice for you.  

Step 1 Open Settings app on your iPhone X. Tap General→ Accessibility→ AssistiveTouch. Then turn on the switch and tap Customize Top Level Menu.

shut down iphone x

Step 2 Tap on AssistiveTouch→ Device→ More→ tap on Restart. And now your device will be rebooted successfully.

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Method 3 Force Restart Your iPhone X

If your iPhone X encounters an unresponsive screen, the above two methods will be not applicable to you. And now you have an alternative to hard restart iPhone X.The steps are as follows:

1. Press and quickly release the Volume Up button
2. Do the same with the Volume Down button
3. Press and hold the Side button until the iPhone X displays the Apple logo. After the apple logo appears, it means that your device has been restarted successfully.

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Method 4 Use Free Tenorshare ReiBoot to Hard Reboot iPhone X without Losing Data

If the above solutions don’t work, Tenorshare ReiBoot will be the best choice for you. As a free iPhone reboot tool, Tenorshare ReiBoot is 100% free to fix Kinds of iPhone stuck issues. You can just follow up the below steps to restart iPhone X without losing data.

1. Download, install and run Tenorshare ReiBoot on your computer. And then connect your iPhone to your computer through a USB cable.

2. Click "Enter Recovery Mode" in the main interface, iTunes will detect your device in recovery mode and then click "Exit Recovery Mode".

click enter recovery mode

3. Please wait for around 20 seconds. Your device will be rebooted automatically and get back to normal state.

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

This article teaches you how to force restart iPhone X. Based on some feedbacks from the Apple community, the above four ways turn out to be effective to reboot iPhone X. I hope that these methods will be helpful to you.

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