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Apple iPhone SE Device maintenance Soft reset (forced reboot)

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Apple iPhone SE - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 1
  • If your Apple iPhone SE doesn’t appear to be working completely as it should, you can solve this in many cases by turning your device off and then on again, or giving it a so-called ‘soft reset’.
  • With a soft reset, the operating system is rebooted and all services reloaded.
  • If you use this method of resetting, all your personal data, files and apps on the device will remain unchanged.
  • Choose Next for step-by-step instructions.
Apple iPhone SE - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 2
  • To reboot the Apple iPhone SE, press and hold the power button on top and the home key until the screen turns off.
Apple iPhone SE - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 3
  • The Apple iPhone SE will automatically reboot.
Apple iPhone SE - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 4
  • To unlock the screen, drag the arrow symbol to the right.
Apple iPhone SE - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 5
  • The Apple iPhone SE has been rebooted.
Apple iPhone SE - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 6
  • If the problem persists, try using a so-called ‘hard reset’ to solve the problem.
  • With a hard reset, the device is reset to the factory settings.
  • Note: In contrast to a soft reset, with the hard reset all your personal data, files and apps on the device will be lost.
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