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Performing a force restart won't delete any data, but can be helpful if your iPhone 11 is frozen, won't turn on, or needs troubleshooting.

  1. Quickly press and release the Volume Up button (1).
    • Quickly press and release the Volume Up button (1).

    • Quickly press and release the Volume Down button (2).

  2. Finally, press and hold the side button (3) until the Apple logo appears, and then release.
    • Finally, press and hold the side button (3) until the Apple logo appears, and then release.

    • The screen will temporarily go dark as the iPhone shuts down and reboots. Keep holding the button until you see the  logo.

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i’d like to know why my phone needs to reboot though? I’ve had it for like 2 weeks and it freezes sometimes and this should not be happening? What triggers this to happen?

yeidi - Reply

Same problem with my iPhone 11. 2x this week!

Rudy Albrecht - Reply

My phone will not responding to anything and it won’t force restart either it’s completely frozen

wolfvogel195 - Reply

My phone is doing the same thing, did you find a solution?

Johnnie Dickens -

Mine also won’t respond to anything and won’t restart - did anyone find another way?

Mel -

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