iPhone 15 Hard Reset - Force Restart

How do you do a hard reset on the iPhone 15 (Pro) to force it to restart? You will get an answer to this question in this guide. You should know about the forced restart, also known as hard reset, if the Apple smartphone stops responding and cannot be restarted in the regular way. By the way, the word “reset” in the term means notthat your iPhone will be reset. By following the procedure described below, no data, photos, contacts or anything similar will be lost. Only the saving of data from the apps opened when the crash occurred could be affected.

Force Restart: Perform iPhone 15 (Pro) Hard Reset

On the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, the procedure for the forced restart is the same as on other Apple smartphones iOS 17 and iOS 16 also. You need both the volume buttons (left) and the side button (right). And this is what the procedure for the iPhone 15 hard reset looks like:

  1. Briefly press the “Volume Up” button (top left) and release it again
  2. Briefly press the “volume down” button (bottom left) and release it again
  3. Hold down the side button (right) until the Apple logo appears

Force iPhone to restart with a hard reset

The hard reset to force a restart on the Apple iPhone has been around for a long time. If the device freezes, does not respond to the usual switch-off options and does not allow display input, then this is the last resort. By the way, Apple points out in its Online manual point out that the procedure applies to everyone with iOS 17 compatible devices is the same. It is also noted that for older devices (iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE 1st Gen, iPhone 6, etc.) you should consult the applicable manuals for iOS 15 and older. Alternatively, if you also use an older model in addition to the iPhone 15, you can use our instructions:

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