How to reboot an iPhone 8 and later

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Is your phone having a funny 5 minutes?  A soft reset is the simplest way to give your iPhone a good old-fashioned on and off again, and we’ve got the steps to assist!

To soft reset your 2017 and later iPhone*, press and release the volume up button on the left side of your device, closest to the top of your device.

  1. Next, press and release the volume down button on the left side of your device, below the first button that you had pressed.

  1. Then press and hold the side button, on the right side of your phone. You will need to hold down the button until you see the Apple sign appear on the front screen.


  1. Once the device has been turned back on, if it is still not providing network, then turn the phone on and off a few times.

*iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max