iPhone 11 Pro: How to Force Reboot

If your new iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max ever freezes, the first thing you will try to do is force restart it by long-pressing the power button. However, that’s not really going to work here as the process to force restart the iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max is a bit different.

The button combination to force reboot/hard reset the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro is different from older iPhones featuring a home button like the iPhone 7, iPhone 8. Check out the steps below to know how you can force reboot your iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max.

How to Force Reboot iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max

Step 1: Press Volume Up

Quickly press and release the Volume Up button.

iPhone 11 Pro Force Restart

Step 2: Press Volume Down

Quickly press and release the Volume Down button. You do not need to press and hold down the button.

Step 3: Press and Hold Side Button

Press and hold the Side button. You will see the Slide to Power off button, but continue holding the Side button until you see the Apple logo.

While not usually required, a force reboot can be useful if your iPhone 11 Pro ever straight up freezes, crashes, or just stops responding. Also remember that Force Restart, Hard Reset, Force Reboot, all mean the same thing and you will see these phrases used interchangeably.

The steps to force reboot the iPhone 11 Pro is quite a bit different from other phones and its unlikely that you are going to remember this method. So probably bookmark this page for future reference.