Sometimes when your iPhone or iPad stops responding to your touch and you need to reset iPhone. And no matter how long you hold down the power button, the option to power off your phone just doesn’t show up. Essentially, the iPhone or iPad has hung due to a software bug, caused by either iOS itself, or a misbehaving app. In such a case, there’s a straightforward way around the problem. That involves forcing your iPhone or iPad to restart called a reset or hard restart. Even hard reset iPhone by holding down a combination of two buttons for 10 seconds or more, which will then clear all running processes and well, forcibly reboot the device.
How to Reset or Hard Reboot an iPhone or iPad
This method works on all iPhone and iPad models, except the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. To force your iPhone or iPad to hard reboot aka reset, press and hold down the Home button and the power button on top of the device, until the screen goes black and the Apple logo appears in the middle. This method works with the iPads as well.