Restart your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Follow the steps to restart your device.

How to restart

 

Restart your iPhone X or later

  1. Press and hold the Side button and either volume button until the slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn your device completely off.*
  3. After your device turns off, press and hold the Side button again until you see the Apple logo.

Restart your iPhone 8 or earlier or iPod touch

  1. Press and hold the Top (or Side) button until the slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn your device completely off.*
  3. After your device turns off, press and hold the Top (or Side) button again until you see the Apple logo.

* With iOS 11 or later, you can turn off your device by going to Settings > General> Shut Down.

Restart your iPad with Face ID

  1. Press and hold the Top button and either volume button until the slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn your device completely off.1
  3. After your device turns off, press and hold the Top button again until you see the Apple logo.

Restart your iPad with a Home button

  1. Press and hold the Top (or Side) button until the slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn your device completely off.2
  3. After your device turns off, press and hold the Top (or Side) button again until you see the Apple logo.

  1. You can also turn off your device by going to Settings > General> Shut Down.
  2. With iOS 11 or later, you can turn off your device by going to Settings > General> Shut Down.

If your iOS device is frozen or won't turn on

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