Is your iPhone frozen, do you try to operate your phone and not responding. This is called frozen. Therefore, you want to hard reset iPhone. There are lot of different names people call this procedure, these include hard restart, force shutdown, a hard reset, or even a hard reboot.
What all these terms refer to, though, it has the same meaning; forcing your iPhone to turn off in such a way that it has to completely reboot when you turn it back on. By now, I guess you understand what I mean by hard reset, force shutdown and other name you called the process.
These iPhone reboot allows your device to restart with refreshed memory and, hopefully, minus the glitches. This is not something you want to do every time you turn off your iPhone.
It is more of a last resort when your iPhone is acting wonky or freezes completely. A hard reset is a bit more complicated on the iPhone X than on other iPhones, so let learn how to reboot your iPhone X. There are various ways to hard reset iPhone X.
How to Reset iPhone X (soft reset)
This is the first reset method you should carry out when you discover that your iPhone is working sluggishly. This method of hard reset (soft reset) will not have any negative effect on your devices. None of your data will be lost or deleted from the process. Here are the process:
Steps 1 ====> Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Slide to Power Off slider appears.
Steps 2 ====> Rest your finger on the slider, then swipe to the right.
Steps 3 ====> Once there is nothing on the screen and it goes black, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button again until the Apple logo appears.
Alternatively, you can achieve this through the following steps
Steps 1 ====> Go to General
Steps 2 ====> Settings
Steps 3 ====> Scroll to the bottom where you will find Shut Down.
Steps 4 ====> When you tap Shut Down, you will see the Slide to Power Off slider.
Steps 5 ====> You can then proceed to Step 2 above.
How to Force Reset iPhone X with Buttons
To achieve this, follow the steps below. The steps are very simple and easy to follow.
Steps 1 ====> Quickly press the Volume Up button
Steps 2 ====> Quickly press the Volume Down button
Steps 3 ====> Keep holding the Side Button. The Slide to Power Off screen will appear; do not slide to power off. Continue to hold down the Side button until your screen goes black.
Steps 4 ====> The Apple logo will appear once your iPhone X begins to power back up.
Steps 5 ====> Release the Side Button once you see the Apple logo
How to Force Reset iPhone X to Factory Settings
A factory restore of iPhone X can help solve the issues like iPhone X storage is full, iPhone X crashes randomly by removing basically everything from your device. Therefore make sure you have to backup before hard reset iPhone. Here are the steps:
Steps 1 ====> Go to Settings
Steps 2 ====> General
Steps 3 ====> Reset
Steps 4 ====> Choose Erase All Content and Settings.
Steps 5 ====> Enter your Apple ID password to confirm the decision.
Last option: Reinstall iOS to Hard reset iPhone X
If your iPhone is really messed up and won’t start up, you may need to reinstall its operating system. To do that:
Steps 1 ====> Connect your iPhone to your computer and start iTunes.
Steps 2 ====> Next, perform a force restart of your iPhone but don’t let go of the button(s) when the Apple logo appears.
Steps 3 ====> Instead, keep holding until you see the recovery mode screen — the screen with the iTunes logo and Lightning connector.
Steps 4 ====> When you see this screen on your iPhone, you should then see a window in iTunes on your computer to Restore or Update your iPhone.
Steps 5 ====> Click Update and iTunes will reinstall iOS and will do so without erasing your settings, apps and data.