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Hard Reset on iPhone 8: how to do it

The brand new are available for a few days iPhone 8 is iPhone 8 Plus.Smartphones that, together with the highly anticipated iPhone X (on sale from November 3), were presented by the Colossus of Cupertino during its last event, held on September 12 last. More specifications on the Apple website. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus aesthetically do not differ much from its predecessors. They keep the "virtual" Home button of the iPhone 7, despite the fact that Apple has decided to change – again – the procedure to perform the hard reset on the new devices. If you purchased one of the new iOS devices and you were wondering, then, how to do a hard reset on iPhone 8, all you have to do is keep reading this article.

Hard reset on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Performing a hard reset could be very useful – if not essential – in cases of sudden freezes, slowdowns or other software problems. Even if equipped with the powerful A11 bionic processor, even the iPhone 8 may encounter problems with the need to do a hard reset to unlock it.

Until the iPhone 6 and 6s, the hard reset was performed by pressing the Home and on / off buttons for a few seconds and simultaneously, until the screen showed the Apple logo and the mobile phone restarted. The procedure changed with the arrival of the iPhone 7, where, with the introduction of the new virtual Home button, to perform a hard reset it is necessary to press the on / off and volume down buttons for a few seconds at the same time.

How to hard reset on iPhone 8

On iPhone 8 and 8 Plus the procedure changes once again. To carry out a hard reset, in fact, we should perform these steps:

  1. press and quickly release the button volume up;
  2. press and quickly release the button volume already;
  3. hold the on / off button (Side) until the Apple logo appears;
  4. release the on / off button.

hard reset on iPhone 8

As we can see from the guide, compared to other previous versions this procedure is a bit more complex and, with all honesty, we do not understand the reason for this change. Most likely, it will be the same procedure on iPhone X.