A hard reset will abruptly force your iPhone 6 to turn off and immediately back on.
Why Should I Perform A Hard Reset On My iPhone (6 And Earlier)?
Hard resets are a reliable temporary solution when your iPhone is frozen or unresponsive.
Have you ever tried to fix a device by pulling out its plug and plugging it back in? That's essentially what a hard reset does to your iPhone.
How Do I Perform A Hard Reset On My iPhone (6 And Earlier)?
- Simultaneously press and hold the Home button and the power button.
- Let go of both buttons when the Apple logo appears on the screen.
- Your iPhone will turn on shortly after.
- You may have to press and hold the Home button and power button for as long as 15 – 30 seconds. Be patient!