A Simple Guide on How to Unfreeze Your iPhone

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A Simple Guide on How to Unfreeze Your iPhone

How to Unfreeze Your iPhone

If your iPhone has a frozen screen, doesn’t respond when you touch it, or becomes stuck when you turn it on, learn how to unfreeze it in this blog post. Follow the steps for your device.

On your iPhone 8 or later, including iPhone SE (2nd and 3rd generation)

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 you see the Apple logo (this takes around 10 seconds).

4. If your iPhone doesn’t turn on, charge your iPhone for one hour and then try again. If your iPhone shows a low-charge batterylow-charge battery, check your hardware and charge your iPhone again.

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5. If your iPhone still doesn’t turn on, contact Apple Support.

On your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

1. Press and hold both the side button and the volume down button until you see the Apple logo (this takes around 10 seconds).

2. If your iPhone doesn’t turn on, charge your iPhone for one hour and then try again. If your iPhone shows a low-charge batterylow-charge battery, check your hardware and charge your iPhone again.

3. If your iPhone still doesn’t turn on, contact Apple Support.

On your iPhone 6s and earlier, including iPhone SE (1st generation)

1. Press and hold both the Home button and the side button or the top button until you see the Apple logo (this takes around 10 seconds).

2. If your iPhone doesn’t turn on, charge your iPhone for one hour and then try again. If your iPhone shows a low-charge batterylow-charge battery, check your hardware and charge your iPhone again.

3. If your iPhone still doesn’t turn on, contact Apple Support.

If your iPhone turns on but gets stuck during start up

If you see the Apple logo or a red or blue screen during startup, try these steps:

1. Connect your iPhone to a computer.

2. Select your iPhone on your computer.

3. While your iPhone is connected, follow these steps:

  • On your iPhone 8 or later, including iPhone SE (2nd and 3rd generation): Press and quickly release the volume up button. Press and quickly release the volume down button. Then press and hold the side button.
  • On your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold the side button and volume down button at the same time.
  • On your iPhone 6s or earlier, including iPhone SE (1st generation): Press and hold both the Home button and the side button or the top button at the same time.
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4. Keep holding the buttons until you see the recovery mode screen.

5. When you get the option to restore or update, choose Update.

A Simple Guide on How to Unfreeze Your iPhone

6. Your computer will download the software for your device. If it takes more than 15 minutes, your device will exit recovery mode. Repeat steps 2-4.

Here are frequently asked questions (FAQs) on How to Unfreeze Your iPhone:

1. What should I do if my iPhone screen is frozen and unresponsive?

The first step is to force restart your iPhone. The specific button combinations depend on your iPhone model. Refer to the blog post for the exact steps based on your device.

2. My iPhone won’t turn on at all. Will a force restart still work?

It’s worth trying a force restart even if your iPhone seems completely unresponsive. The blog post also recommends charging your iPhone for at least an hour before attempting a restart in case a low battery is causing the issue.

3. I followed the steps for my iPhone model but it’s still frozen. What should I do?

If a force restart doesn’t resolve the issue, the blog post suggests contacting Apple Support for further assistance.

4. My iPhone gets stuck on the Apple logo during startup. What can I do?

The blog post outlines steps to put your iPhone in recovery mode and restore or update it using your computer.

5. Is there anything I can do to prevent my iPhone from freezing in the future?

While not guaranteed, keeping your iPhone software updated and avoiding overloading storage with too many apps or files can help reduce the chances of freezing.

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