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)?

  1. Simultaneously press and hold the Home button and the power button.
  2. Let go of both buttons when the Apple logo appears on the screen.
  3. Your iPhone will turn on shortly after.

Pro Tips

  • You may have to press and hold the Home button and power button for as long as 15 – 30 seconds. Be patient!