How to Hard Reset iPhone X

Kyle Wood

iPhone, Tutorials

Hard resetting your iPhone X can be a useful troubleshooting technique when your device is unresponsive or experiencing software issues. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to perform a hard reset on your iPhone X.

Step 1: Locate the Buttons

To begin, locate the Volume Up button and the Volume Down button on the left side of your iPhone X. Next, find and press the Side button (also known as the Sleep/Wake button) on the right side of your device.

Step 2: Perform a Hard Reset

Now that you have identified the necessary buttons, follow these steps to perform a hard reset:

  • Press and release the Volume Up button.
  • Press and release the Volume Down button.
  • Press and hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo.

This process may take a few seconds, so keep holding down the Side button until you see the Apple logo appear on your screen. Once you see this logo, release the Side button.

Note:

If you only press and release both volume buttons without pressing and holding down the side button, you will activate Emergency SOS instead of performing a hard reset.

Step 3: Wait for Restart

After releasing the Side button, wait for your iPhone X to restart. The startup process may take a couple of minutes. Once restarted, your device should function normally again.

Note:

A hard reset should only be performed if your iPhone X is unresponsive or experiencing software issues. It should not be used as a regular restart method.

Congratulations! You have successfully performed a hard reset on your iPhone X. This method can help resolve various software-related problems and get your device back to working order.

Remember, a hard reset should always be considered as a last resort when dealing with unresponsive devices. If the issue persists, it’s recommended to seek professional assistance or contact Apple Support for further guidance.

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