Restart your iPod touch

Learn how to turn your iPod touch off, then back on.

How to restart your iPod touch

  1. Press and hold the top button until the power off slider appears.

    The power button is located on the top of the device
  2. Drag the slider, then wait 30 seconds for your device to turn off. If your device is frozen or unresponsive, force restart your device.

  3. To turn your device back on, press and hold the top button until you see the Apple logo.

Can't restart?

Learn what to do if your iPod touch is frozen, doesn't turn on, or doesn't respond.

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