iPhone 8 (Plus) Hard Reset - Force restart

Do you have to Force restart iPhone 8because the display does not react, the home button does not do anything or an app has a resource-guzzling bug? Then the iPhone 8 Hard Reset helps you, with which you force the restart of the Apple smartphone. The term "reset" is not to be equated with a "reset". No data is lost with the procedure described here. Only the iOS operating system is restarted. Errors and malfunctions that previously caused the device to freeze can be eliminated. In the following you will find the instructions for the Apple iPhone 8 (Plus) Hard Reset.

Force restart: iPhone 8 (Plus) hard reset guide

In order to be able to restart the iPhone operating system iOS if the Apple smartphone no longer responds, simply follow the steps outlined below. With the step-by-step instructions you can restart iOS on the iPhone 8 or force a restart on the iPhone 8 Plus:

  1. Briefly press the volume up button and release it again immediately
  2. Briefly press the volume down button and release it again immediately
  3. Press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears
The Apple iPhone 8 (Plus) Hard Reset works by briefly pressing the volume up button, briefly the volume down button and then long press the side button. You can let go of the side button when the Apple logo appears. This is how the force restart works on the iPhone 8 (Plus).

The Apple iPhone 8 (Plus) Hard Reset works by briefly pressing the volume up button, briefly the volume down button and then long press the side button. You can let go of the side button when the Apple logo appears. This is how the force restart works on the iPhone 8 (Plus).

Force restart the iPhone 8 with a hard reset

If the Apple iPhone hangs up because of a software error, the system or an app stumbles over a bug, or incorrect code has been executed, it may no longer respond to inputs. Is there no reaction on the display when you tap on it or perform swiping gestures, or does the device no longer react to pressing the home button? Then you can still use the volume buttons (left) and the side button (right) for the hard reset.

In addition to the Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus, the procedure shown for forcing a restart also works with all other current models. Whether iPhone 12, iPhone 11 or iPhone SE of the 2nd generation - you can restart these and other iPhones with the key combination described above. With older models, however, the procedure is different. Take a look here, for example, if you want to restart an iPhone 4, iPhone 5 or iPhone SE (1st Gen) using a hard reset: iPhone 4, 5 and SE Hard Reset - Force Restart.

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