What to Do if Your iPhone Keeps Freezing or Crashing

What to Do if Your iPhone Keeps Freezing or Crashing

When things stop working, whether in an app, with Bluetooth, or anywhere else, the first thing to do is turn off your iPhone and turn it back on. Often this will reset whatever wasn’t working and fix your problem. This may seem obvious, but judging by the number of readers whose problems we have solved with this advice, perhaps it isn't. So, here’s how to turn your iPhone on and off when things aren’t working.

  • Hold down the Sleep/Wake button until a screen appears with the option: Slide to Power Off.
  • Slide right and your device will power down.
  • To restart your phone, press the Sleep/Wake button again. A white screen will appear signaling that it’s powering on.

That’s all there is to it. 

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Conner Carey's writing can be found at conpoet.com. She is currently writing a book, creating lots of content, and writing poetry via @conpoet on Instagram. She lives in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi as they slow-travel around the country.