How to Hard Reboot iPhone 7/7 Plus
Apple iPhones are used by many people all over the world. iPhones are one of the most appreciated series of phones featuring attractive features. Just like the other devices, there are times when iPhone starts malfunctioning. A simple hard reboot iPhone 7/7 Plus generally solves the issue. Once you hard reboot the iPhone the current power cycle is put to an end and the phone reboots. Plenty of errors can be easily resolved by this simple technique. This article speaks in detail about hard rebooting iPhone 7 (Plus).
- Part 1: How to Hard Reboot iPhone 7/7 Plus
- Part 2: What Happens When You Hard Reboot iPhone 7 (Plus)
- Part 3: Differences between Reboot and Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus
How to Hard Reboot iPhone 7/7 Plus
Any problems like the phone getting stuck, the screen being unresponsive etc can be simply solved by just one easy step of hard reboot iPhone 7. If you want to know how to hard reboot iPhone 7 follow the steps below.
Step 1: Tap the Volume key and the Sleep key together till you see the Apple logo on your screen.
Step 2: Keep holding both buttons for about 10 seconds until you see the Apple logo screen.
Step 3: Release both buttons and your iPhone 7 is successfully rebooted.
This way you can easily perform iPhone 7 hard reboot for solving some basic technical issues on your device.
What Happens When you Hard Reboot iPhone 7(Plus)
You might be facing many technical issues on your iPhone like Touch ID not working, not being able to connect to the Internet, wrong update, blank screen, red display, stuck in recovery mode, blue screen display, magnified screen, battery draining quickly and many such common issues. Just by a simple press of buttons, you can easily hard reboot iPhone 7 and all these problems can be easily resolved.
Hard reboot is completely different from hard reset. Once you hard reboot iPhone 7 Plus, your iPhone will simply turn the power off and will turn it back on again. It just refreshes the entire settings and contents of your iPhone. It basically clears off the RAM data and resets all the apps. Hard reboot on iPhone 7 will never make you lose any data stored in your device. It doesn’t clear up caches and does not change any settings.
Differences Between Reboot and Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus
Basically, reboot means restarting your iPhone 7/7 Plus, while hard reset iPhone 7 means completely resetting all the data on your iPhone 7/7 Plus.
Reset is also referred to as hard reset, soft restart and factory reset (goes back to original factory settings). Hard resetting is done by using the device’s own settings.
By resetting your iPhone 7, you will definitely lose all the data which is stored in your phone including the settings. Your phone will be reset to the original factory settings, which means that it will be as good as new content and settings wise.
If you are wondering how to do a hard reset on iPhone 7, try rebooting it first. Rebooting is just restarting your iPhone 7, it is a simple power off and power on procedure. When you reboot your device, all the settings get refreshed and any minor technical glitches present in your phone will be easily resolved. None of your personal data, applications, settings and cache, will be deleted or wiped off when you reboot your iPhone.
However, with both the methods, may it be reset or reboot, it is highly recommended that you first create a backup and only then perform the operation. This is especially necessary when you are going to perform a hard reset on your iPhone. You can use Tenorshare iCareFone for this purpose for free backup, which is highly recommended and very easy to use. It is a proper data manager tool for iOS that can backup any kind of file selectively and can even manage all type of data with ease.
Hard reboot is the simplest and easiest way to resolve any problems related to the software or functioning of iPhone 7. If in case hard reboot doesn’t solve the problem, you can use Tenorshare ReiBoot which is an excellent software designed to repair your iPhone with just a few clicks. The best part about this software is that it doesn’t cause any loss of data from your iPhone. Highly recommended!