Hard Reset Not Working
I know on the iPhone 8, you must hit the volume up button, volume down button, then hold the side button until the hard reset begins. I cannot get this to work -it only gives me the option to shut the phone down normally. What should I do? The phone is new and has no other issues.
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I had the same issue as Jack. I held the right hand button for ages and it only gave me one option, to shut down. I also tried to reset the phone using Find My Phone which was another option but that only works when the phone logs into the internet. If the phone is disabled, this doesn't seem like a good option.
When the phone is disabled the only option may be to reboot it into recovery mode with the use of 3UTools.
So you press volume up and volume down as you have done. Then press and hold the power button.
The power off slide bar will appear,you simply HOLD the power button down until the Apple logo pops up and then release it.
So you hold it down approx ten seconds without sliding the shutdown bar. The screen will go blank but it then goes to white screen with Apple logo and you release and then it does it’s reset!
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by Major Ryder
I’m attempting to clear a bunch of emails that are dated 12/31/2069 that are blank and won’t let me move or delete them. The suggestion was to do a hard reset. However, when I try to follow Ryder’s suggestion, my phone dials emergency services! How am I to do a hard reset?
by Lisa Jane
Try making sure you hit the volume buttons in quick-enough succession. The phone seems to be very touchy about speed, and you must be very fast. And don't hold down the volume buttons at the same time as holding the power button - I think that's the combination for calling emergency responders.
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