Iphone Xs Max Hard Reset

According to recently published accompanying documentation for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, iPhone XS and iPhone XR, the forced reboot or hard restart procedure in new device models has changed.

Iphone Xs Max Hard Reset

Recall that to restart the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus you must simultaneously press and hold for at least 10 seconds the power button and decrease the volume until the Apple logo appears. With the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, the reboot procedure involves three steps.

The Cupertino team changed the restart process, since in the new iPhone models, simultaneously pressing and holding the power buttons and volume down activates the “SOS emergency call ». Please note that in the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, the power button is now called the side button.

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How to force a reboot or hard restart (hard reset) iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR

1. Press and quickly release the volume up button.

2. Press and quickly release the volume down button.

3. Press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears.

How to turn off iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR without using buttons

In order to turn off the device, you need to press and hold the side button for several seconds until the slider Turn off.

In addition, in iOS 11 and newer versions of the software, the option “Switch off” also appeared in the application “Settings” (at the very bottom of the section The main)

How to restore iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR to factory settings through “resetting settings and content”

This procedure is the same as on all other iPhone models. About how to reset the settings in the iPhone, we described in detail in this material.

If you have difficulty downloading the system, use the recovery procedure in iTunes on your computer.

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Keep in mind that after resetting to factory settings or restoring software in iTunes, all data stored on the device will disappear, so use this method only if absolutely necessary. However, if you have backup files in iTunes or iCloud, after restoring the software, you can easily restore them.

How to activate recovery mode (iTunes icon on the screen) on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR

1. Make sure the latest version of iTunes is installed on your Windows PC or Mac (download here).

2. Connect your iPhone to your computer and open iTunes.

3. After connecting the iPhone to the computer, force a reboot as described above.

Press and quickly release the volume up button, and then do the same with the volume down button.

Press and hold the side button until the recovery screen appears (image of the cable and iTunes logo).

A menu appears in iTunes prompting you to either restore or update your iPhone. Select Update iPhone, and iTunes will try to reinstall iOS while saving the data or “Reestablish” to reset to factory settings (all data will be deleted). IPhone may automatically restart several times during the upgrade or recovery process. Do not panic. wait until the download is complete (usually 5-15 minutes).

After the recovery or update process is complete, set up your iPhone.

If you mistakenly enabled recovery mode rather than update mode, don’t worry. Just unplug your iPhone from your computer and press the side button to restart. Recovery mode will be disabled without having to restore or update the device.

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How to enable DFU recovery mode on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR (if the system does not start)

In case the iPhone cannot boot in normal mode, use the recovery in DFU mode.

1. Connect your iPhone using a cable to a computer with iTunes installed.

2. Launch iTunes on your computer.

3. Press and quickly release the volume up button.

4. Press and quickly release the volume down button.

5. Press and hold the side button until the iPhone turns off.

6. After turning off the iPhone, while continuing to hold the power button, press and hold the volume down button for 5 seconds.

7. After 5 seconds, release the power button, but continue to hold the volume down button until a message appears in iTunes that the iPhone is in recovery mode (about 10 seconds).

How to exit DFU recovery mode on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR

To exit recovery mode, perform a hard (forced) reboot according to the instructions above.

Duplicate here too:

1. Press and quickly release the volume up button.

2. Press and quickly release the volume down button.

3. Press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears.