How to Force Restart or Hard Reset iPhone 14

If your iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, or iPhone 14 Pro Max suddenly crashes, you should perform a force restart or hard reset.

iPhone 14 users have been complaining of various issues as they head deeper into the year. The problem list includes common issues such as crashes and freezes. While these are more common on older iPhone models, Apple’s current flagships are no exception.

If your iPhone 14 is locked and you can’t slide or slide, try hard resetting the device. This process only takes a few seconds and should return your device to its normal state. It doesn’t delete any data on your phone, it just forces your phone to restart.

If your iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, or iPhone 14 Pro Max is freezing frequently, you may need to update your apps through the App Store or explore other possible solutions. You’ll also want to check out our guide to fixing common iPhone 14 problems.

If you upgraded from an iPhone model older than iPhone X to iPhone 14, you may not know how to reset your phone because you have to use a new button combination.

Here is what you need to do to fix your frozen iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max.

How to Hard Reset iPhone 14?

Instead of using the old process that required you to hold down two buttons to force restart the iPhone, you have to quickly press two buttons and then hold down a third button.

It may take a few tries to master the new process, but once you’ve done it a few times, you should be able to memorize it.

If your iPhone 14 is unresponsive to gestures, here’s what you need to do to hard reset the device:

  1. press on
  2. press on
  3. until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

You have to press the volume up and volume down buttons very quickly, but not at the same time. The side button is what Apple calls the power button on newer iPhone models.

After holding down the side button for a few seconds, your iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, or iPhone 14 Pro Max should reboot itself.

If you start having to do this frequently, you should try resetting all of your device’s settings in the Settings app. In more serious cases, you may need to talk to Apple customer service and see if they have found a solution to your problems. Note that your iPhone 14 is under warranty and you may need to send it in for repair or replacement.

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If your iPhone 14 won’t start or turn on normally, Apple recommends plugging the phone into a charger for up to an hour of charge.

If you still see a black screen after doing this step or are having issues with the touchscreen, you’ll want to contact us. Apple’s customer support.

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