For i Phone 7/7 Plus Press and hold down the Vol Down button and Sleep/Wake button, keep holding both buttons down for 10 seconds.
Let go of the Sleep/Wake Button but keep holding the Vol Down button until the software recognizes your device, it will display your device information. For i Phone 6s/6s Plus or older Press and hold down the Home button and Sleep/Wake button, keep holding both buttons down for 10 seconds.
Apple is always trying to come up with new software updates to enhance security and improve its features.
You should see a message on i Tunes asking you update or restore your i Phone, you can choose to update (without data loss) or restore your i Phone.
Go to DFU Mode – If you fail to go to the Recovery Mode, try the DFU Mode again.
– Force Restart the i Phone – Restore in Recovery Mode/DFU Mode – Fixing an i Phone Frozen with i OS System Recovery Part 3: How to Prevent an i Phone from Freezing During an Update Whatever the reason your i Phone froze, you need a reliable and simple solution to get your i Phone back to utilizing. For an i Phone 7/7 Plus: Hold the Power button together with the Volume Down button for at least 10 seconds.
Do not let go until you see the Apple logo appearing.
Soft reset ('taking the battery out') If your mobile appears to be frozen there are a couple of things you can do to try and fix it.
It's worth noting that before you try any major changes you should back up your phone and make an effort to do this regularly.
Release both the button only after you see the connect to i Tunes screen on your i Phone.
Release both the button only after you see the connect to i Tunes screen on your i Phone. Note: Please do not release the buttons when you see the Apple logo.
That means you will lose your contacts, your stored text messages, and any apps that you've downloaded to the mobile.
As you start to return the mobile to the factory settings, you will see several warning messages to this effect.
For an i Phone 6s and older: Hold the Home button and the Power button together for at least 10 seconds.