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 issues. At that time I suggested several tips to him to fix iPhone hanging problem.
These the ways that you can apply on Apple iPhone 11(Pro Max), iPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6S(Plus), iPhone 6(Plus), iPhone SE/5S and earlier iPhones. Let’s dive into the following guide to resolving 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
Fix 1. Try to force your iPhone to restart.
Hard Reset or Reboot iPhone 11(Pro Max) 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 after the black screen.
To Start the iPhone, Again press the Side button until the startup apple logo on the screen.
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.
Don’t worry it won’t erase the content currently on your device. After check out it, I 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.
- 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 the update then try this solution
You might don’t make or receive available calls due to the touch screen unresponsive and totally frozen.
If any screen guard on it. You should Remove the Screen protector. if none of the above works in your case please contact Apple Support.
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