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iPhone tips and tricks: When the going gets tough, just do this on iPhone SE and iPhone 8 and later models

Is your iPhone not turning on or is it frozen? Here is what you can do.
By HT TECH
Updated on May 15 2022, 11:24 AM IST
Here is what you can do if your iPhone does not turn on. (Bloomberg)
Here is what you can do if your iPhone does not turn on. (Bloomberg)

The older any phone gets, the more it starts throwing tantrums. However, age is not always be the reason behind the lagginess it shows. Apple iPhones are considered to be one of the most premium smartphones available in the market and the expectations related to its performance are always high. But that does not do away with the fact that it is a machine and prone to throwing fits. There are instances when your iPhone won't turn on or is frozen. Yes an iPhone frozen moment is the worst emergency anyone can go through especially nowadays when almost all forms of communications are dependent on it. So, here we have a few iPhone tips and tricks that apply to iPhone SE as well as iPhone 8 and later models

Well, if your iPhone has a frozen screen, does not respond when you touch it or becomes stuck when you turn it on, here is what you can do. If your screen is black or has frozen on iPhone SE (2nd generation) and iPhone 8 or later models then press and quickly release the volume up button; press and quickly release the volume down button; and then press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo. Also Read: Is your iPhone NOT charging? Do not throw it, try these out

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Even after following the above mentioned steps if your iPhone won't turn on, try checking your hardware and charge your phone. If your phone still won't turn on, contact Apple Support.

While if you are an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus user you need to press and hold both the side button and the volume down button until you see the Apple logo. On an iPhone 6s or earlier, including iPhone SE (1st generation) you will have to press and hold both the Home button and the side button or the top button until you see the Apple logo.

What to do if your iPhone turns on but gets stuck during start-up

According to the information provided on Apple's support page, if you see the Apple logo or a red or blue screen during start-up, try these steps:

What to do if your iPhone turns on but gets stuck during start-up

Step 1:

Connect your iPhone to a computer. On a Mac with macOS Catalina, open the Finder. On a Mac with macOS Mojave or earlier, or on a PC, open iTunes. Find out which macOS your Mac is using.

Step 2:

Select your iPhone on your computer.

Step 3:

While your iPhone is connected, follow these steps: On an iPhone 8 or later, including iPhone SE (2nd generation): Press and quickly release the volume up button. Press and quickly release the volume down button. Then press and hold the side button.

Step 4:

On an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold the side button and volume down button at the same time.

Step 5:

On an iPhone 6s or earlier, including iPhone SE (1st generation): Press and hold both the Home button and the side button or the top button at the same time.

Step 6:

Keep holding the buttons until you see the recovery mode screen.

Step 7:

When you get the option to restore or update, choose Update.

Step 8:

Your computer will download the software for your device. If it takes more than 15 minutes, your device will exit recovery mode. Repeat steps 2-6.

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First Published Date: 15 May, 11:24 AM IST
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