Apple iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus: How To Hard Reset
Hard resetting mode is the last step on the iPhone-troubleshooting ladder when nothing else is working. It’s recommended to hard reset your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus if you just bought an Apple iPhone, and you have an issue with the phone sometimes not acting normal or being unresponsive.
We suggest you first backup all the data and info on your iPhone in case something else happens to the iPhone during the hard resetting process, for those who want to perform a hard reset on their iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. The best way to back up data on the Apple iPhone is to go to Settings > General > iCloud & Storage > Manage Storage > Backup.
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After back up, you can go ahead to perform a hard reset on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. This process will reset the iPhone and set it back to default settings like it’s brand new. Here’s how you can hard reset Apple iPhone.
How to Hard Reset Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus:
- Press and hold the Apple iPhone sleep/wake key and home key at the same time.
- Hold both keys for at least 10 seconds
- The iPhone will go through an unfamiliar process until it starts back again.
- You’ll be back on the home screen.
You can also manually Reset by going to Settings > General > Reset (located at the bottom of the General page).