Reboot Your iPhone Without Touching The Home Or Power Button

Reboot Your iPhone Without Touching The Home Or Power Button
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iPhones, like computers, need to be rebooted on occasion. Maybe iMessage is acting up, for example. If your Home and Power button don’t work, though, rebooting can be tricky — but you can still reboot your Phone by changing some settings.

OS X Daily explains that changing certain settings will cause the phone to automatically reboot. For example:

  • Changing the Accessibility options to Bold text
  • Resetting Network Settings (note you’ll lose saved passwords)

The Accessibility option is obviously the first port of call, since it won’t erase your saved passwords — but it’s good to have both options.

How to Restart Your iPhone or iPad without using the Power and Home Button [OS X Daily via iPhone Hacks]


  • settings>general>accessibility>assistive touch>This creates a virtual hardware button on the screen>press and hold on the virtual lock button and it will turn your iphone off. plug it in to turn back on.

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