How to hard reset on iPhone XS

Learning how to hard reset on your iPhone XS is one of the basic things any user of this device must know. Minor bugs are easily fixed by performing a hard reset so it’s a useful trick in a number of occasions. If you haven’t tried it before, go ahead and check the steps below.

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Why hard reset your iPhone XS?

There’s no perfect electronic device and even top-tier gadgets like iPhones can encounter hiccups from time to time. Sometimes, an iPhone may become unresponsive, stuck, or frozen during normal operation. At other times, the screen may simply remain stuck or the operating system unable to load normally. In any of these cases, doing a hard reset is critical.

Hard reset is useful in cases that involves minor software bugs causing the system to freeze. It’s not as effective though if the underlying reason is coding related, or if the phone has suffered a hardware malfunction. Still, knowing how to hard reset your iPhone XS can some in handy.

How to hard reset on iPhone XS

Performing a hard reset is easy. If nothing happens during the first attempt though, keep trying until your iPhone resets successfully. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Press and quickly release the Volume up button.
  2. Press and quickly release the Volume down button. NOTE:Make sure that steps 1 and 2 are done in quick succession.
  3. Then, press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo appears on the screen. Some devices may complete the process after 30 seconds.


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