Introduction

Use this guide to force restart your iPhone 6s Plus when it is frozen and not responding. Force restarts are very simple and require no tools.

  1. Press and hold the Home button. 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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  3. Continue holding both buttons for about 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears. Continue holding both buttons for about 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
    • Continue holding both buttons for about 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.

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Easy to follow. This is a life saving procedure everyone should know. My phone was working great, I just laid it down on the table, battery was full charge. When I picked it up 10 minutes later it was dead. I found this procedure and 20 seconds later it came back to life.

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