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My iPhone is Frozen and Won’t Turn Off or Reset? Here’s how to Fix

Ohh no why my iPhone is frozen and won’t turn off or reset. Here I tell you a story of one of my best colleague, from last several days his iPhone was often stuck and the iPhone screen unresponsive to touch while he tried to tap on any app, shake to assistive touch but nothing happened and after bored he was trying to turn off his iPhone to restart. Badly its iPhone is frozen and won’t turn off. So he came to me and explain about the afflicted issue. At that time I suggested several tips to him to fix iPhone hanging problem.

These the ways that you can apply on Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6S(Plus), iPhone 6(Plus), iPhone SE/5S and earlier iPhones. Let’s dive on the following guide to resolve iPhone Freezing and unresponsive touchscreen issues.


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Free Tricks to Fix iPhone is frozen and won’t turn off or Reset: Useful for iPad, iPod Touch

how to fix iPhone Stuck won’t turn off

Fix 1. Try to Force your iPhone to restart.

Hard Reset or Reboot iPhone X/ iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus Users

1: Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button,
2: Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button,
3: Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen.

To Start iPhone, Again press Side button until the startup apple logo on the screen.

Force Restart iPhone X iPhone 8 Plus

For Force Reboot iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus: Use Sleep/Wake button + Volume down button at once until apple logo on the screen.

For iPhone 6S and Earlier: Way to Force restart iPhone, Press and hold the power button + home button simultaneously for 10 seconds until you see the Apple logo. And again follow the same process to turn on your iPhone.

Force Restart iPhone 5S iPhone 6 iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Don’t worry it won’t erase the content currently on your device. After check out it, hope, your iPhone would be running like a brand new.

That’s it. also try if any hardware damage in Side or Home buttons.

In addition, there are important instructions you must check out given below.

Get Detailed About: Reboot iPhone X, iPhone 8/ iPhone 8 Plus.

Two Methods:-

  • Use Alternate technique for turn off iPhone: Turn off iPhone without Power Button. [Turn off iPhone 5 Without Top Button, iPhone 6/iPhone 7 Plus/iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X or other models without Side button]
  • Use Settings option for Turn off or Shut down iPhone, Go to the Settings > General > Shut Down. (This option is Available in iOS 11 or later)

Fix 2. Check available storage space on your iPhone. if you don’t know a way through follow beneath task.

Open Settings app → General About → look Available size between Capacity and Version.

If available storage less than 1GB, please take backup and delete unnecessary App and data.

In addition, Verify your iPhone firmware is up to date. To make confirm it,

Go Settings General Software update.

If your screen shows Unable to Check for update then try this solution

You might don’t take or receive available call due to touch screen unresponsive and totally frozen.

If any screen guard on it. You should Remove Screen protector. if none of above works in your case please contact Apple Support.

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One Reply to “My iPhone is Frozen and Won’t Turn Off or Reset? Here’s how to Fix”

  1. Samantha C says:

    The only thing that has worked! thank you so much!

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