Introduction

Use this guide to force restart your iPhone 5s when it is frozen and not responding. Force restarts are very simple and require no tools.

Image 1/2: While holding the Home button, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button. Image 2/2: While holding the Home button, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button.
  • Press and hold the Home button.

  • While holding the Home button, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button.

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  • Continue holding both buttons for about 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.

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Dante Mazzanti

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Very good waaaawwwwww

mustafa200879 - Reply

Thank you so much.. Easy!

Judith Broadbent - Reply

What to do if your iPhone won't turn on

cashaysmith - Reply

I dropped my iPhone and the screen went dark. It still rings, take messages but the screen will not light up

Evelyn Smith - Reply

Thank you very much :)

Alberto Soliman - Reply

my self NIhal i ant small help can u plz help out from this problem my iphone 5s when i try too on its not going on but when i plug the charging cable too the charging port it will goes in iphone recovery mode and i was trying to restore or update the mobile with itunes failed to update like error 4013 what is the solution help me

King Khan - Reply

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King Khan - Reply

The energy went out while updating so im stuck at white apple screen with progress bar not moving. Cant do this because home button is broken. What to do?

Alejandro Cordova - Reply

Sounds like you'll have to replace the home button just so that you can boo the iPhone into recovery mode.

markallenhowell - Reply

does it matter if the buttons are pressed in the opposite order?

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