How to Restart iPhone 8
A restart or soft reset resolves many issues like continuous resetting/rebooting, device crashing, freezing, won’t ring or vibrate, can’t make or receive calls, device locks up, and keypad doesn’t respond. A soft reset is similar to restarting a desktop computer. It is one of the first steps in troubleshooting a device. A soft reset won’t affect data on the device. If you are running into problems like these in iPhone 8, restart iPhone 8.
- Press and hold the Power button (located on the top right edge) until “slide to power off” appears on the screen, then release.
- Drag the slider to right. Allow several seconds for the device to power off.
- With the device powered off, press and hold the Power button until the Apple logo appears then release.
Emergency SOS in iOS 11 provides you with the ability to contact emergency services (e.g., 911) using the same button combination as a soft reset. If you hold the Side and volume buttons for longer than 5 seconds, your iPhone automatically calls emergency services. Visit the Emergency SOS support page for more info.