Soft reset of your iPhone

26 Mar

Your iPhone is behaving weirdly, apps non responding, phone slow … Basically you want to throw it away ? Before dumping your phone, did you try to “soft reset” your iPhone ? No ? Try it and it might help you.
Be aware that the soft reset doesn’t delete any content, it will just clear your iPhone memory and restart from a clean slate.
20130326-104800.jpgYou need 2 fingers to soft reset your phone: 1 on the home button and 1 on the sleep button and you keep pushing both until you see a black screen … Keep pushing until you see the apple on the black background … Now you can rest your fingers. You just soft-reset your iPhone.
At the appleStore, they told me to do it at least once a week.

PS: it works for the iPad too 😉

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10 Responses to “Soft reset of your iPhone”

  1. museconfuse March 26, 2013 at 11:30 AM #

    I know it but I know a few folks that didn’t so thanks for sharing. 🙂

  2. Kelly - RealFoodinaRealWorld March 26, 2013 at 12:29 PM #

    Thank you! A friend gave me a first gen iPad that has been acting really strange lately, I will try this today

    • chaseitorbchased March 26, 2013 at 12:37 PM #

      Do it, nothing can go wrong there.

      • Kelly - RealFoodinaRealWorld March 28, 2013 at 2:42 PM #

        So I did it, and I have a happy iPad again! Thanks for the tip! I have an iPhone and an iPad, but not terribly technology savvy. Your blog is perfect for me!

      • chaseitorbchased March 28, 2013 at 2:54 PM #

        Great to hear, enjoy your iPad.

  3. Cowboys and Crossbones April 3, 2013 at 11:31 PM #

    I needed this tip so badly! And now I’m so happy! 🙂

    • chaseitorbchased April 4, 2013 at 9:59 AM #

      Good I was just on time then. If you have any questions, shoot

  4. lovemyarts April 5, 2013 at 1:01 PM #

    Thank you for looking through my blog and following it! 🙂 Which meant I had to look at yours, and realised I need to keep myself updated with technology, hence I am adding you to my blogroll with pleasure!

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