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How to Soft Reset iPhone 7

iPhone is the most successful device launched by the company yet. Each year the Cupertino-based behemoth launches a new model of iPhone to lure the users to buy it. And each year, the new model of iPhone has a set of new functions, which makes the users want to buy it. With every new model of iPhone, a new method is born to soft reset iPhone. And today, we will focus on how to restart/soft reset iPhone 7, the flagship handset of the firm for the year 2016.

But before we move on to the iPhone 7 soft reset method, we first need to know what a soft reset is, why it is needed and how to make restart/soft reset for iPhone 7.

What Is Soft Reset?

Soft reset is nothing but restarting the iPhone in such a manner that all the resources allocated to certain apps and processes are reset and can be used as new. In short, a soft reset is used to free the resources (RAM) of the device that are used by any particular app for a prolonged period. But, why is soft reset needed? Let us have a look as to why the users feel the need to search for how to soft reset iPhone 7.

Why You Need to Soft Reset iPhone

Even though the iPhone is a very powerful device, it may wear out with time or due to prolonged use. Imagine a scenario where your iPhone hangs suddenly and you are not able to do anything or not able to operate any function. In such a case, the only solution is restarting the device. But this is not possible since the device is frozen. It is this time when the feature of soft reset comes into the picture and helps us. When you soft reset the device, most of your problems are solved automatically.

How to Restart/Soft Reset iPhone 7/7 Plus

Performing a soft reset on the iPhone is very simple. It is just a combination of the physical buttons that are present on the device. But, there is a twist. Every iPhone model has a different method to perform a soft device. Let us see how to do a soft reset on iPhone 7. Follow the below steps.

Step 1: In order to perform a soft reboot on iPhone 7/7Plus, all you need to do is long press the Volume Down key and the Sleep key for almost 10 seconds.

press volume button

Step 2: Hold down the key combination till the screen goes black and your iPhone restarts with the Apple logo on it. That's it!!!! You now know how to soft reset new iPhone 7 Plus.

How to Reboot iPhone 7 When Restart/Soft Reset Won't Work

Even though soft reboot is the solution for most of the problems, it might be a troublesome job if you encounter a problem while performing it. At such times, when you face issue while soft rebooting your iPhone, all you need to do is use Tenorshare ReiBoot. This tool provides single-click fixes to exit as well as enter into the recovery mode so as to reboot your stuck iPhone 7/7 Plus. When your iPhone or any feature of the device is unexpectedly frozen or disabled, you get confused as to what you should do now. At such times, you may need to push your device into Recovery Mode to reboot a frozen or disable iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Let us have a look at the step-by-step guide to use this tool.

Step 1: Download and run the tool on you PC. Now connect your iPhone to the PC using a USB cable. On the main interface select the option for "Enter Recovery mode." As soon as you select the option, your device will be in recovery mode.

enter recovery mode

Step 2: Now that your iPhone is in recovery mode, in order to remove it from the that mode, the option for "Exit Recovery Mode" will be highlighted automatically. Tapping on that option will remove the device from recovery mode. You are done for the day.

If the recovery mode still cannot reboot your frozen iPhone 7/7 Plus, you can repair operating system using Tenorshare ReiBoot to solve all the freezing problems of the iOS on iPhone, iPad, and iPod without any loss of data. Here is a detailed guide to tell how to repair operating system on iPhone.

system recovery

Looking at the big picture here, we had a look as to how to complete soft reset on iPhone 7/7 Plus. In addition to this, we also had a look at what a soft reset is and why do users feel the need to soft reset their devices. As a matter of fact, we also had a look on how you can use Tenorshare ReiBoot if you face any issue while performing the soft reboot. The option for "Enter Recovery mode" and "Exit Recovery Mode" will help you perform the soft reboot on your device without any trouble. Lastly, do let us know if this article was helpful to you. Also, share your feedback by commenting below.

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