How To Force Restart iPhone 11, 11 Pro Or 11 Pro Max

If you are thinking to upgrade to iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro from an iPhone 8 or iPhone X or any device which may belong to their era, then you might be surprised to find out that the process for restarting your iPhone or entering any recovery mode is different from the previous hardware. Here is a complete guide on how to Force Restart iPhone 11, 11 Pro and Pro Max.

In this article, we will tell you about every detail you need to know about handling these functions, which sometimes become necessary on your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The basics of iPhone 11, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro Max

You need to get familiar with the buttons on your iPhone to perform any of the functions which you require. There are two volume buttons on the left-hand side of the iPhone and a side button on the opposite side. The modern iPhone hardware does not have the iconic home button. The side button, along with the volume buttons play important roles when it comes to forcing restart or entering any recovery mode.

How to power off iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 pro Max

Step 1: Press and hold down the side button along with either of the volume up or volume down buttons till the time the ‘slide to power off’ text appears.

Step 2: Now release all the buttons and swipe right on the slide to power off text. The iPhone will start to shut down its power.

How to power on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone it 11 Max?

Step 1: If your phone is off, then you need to press the side button once, and it will power on.

Step 2: If your iPhone won’t power on, then you need to make sure that it has enough battery to turn itself on.

Step 3: Charge your phone for a few minutes then try again. If your iPhone still doesn’t turn on, then do the steps stated below for exiting the DFU mode. If this doesn’t solve the problem still, then you will have to contact Apple support for hardware issues.

Force restart iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Max

To do so, you will have to follow the following steps:

Step 1: Press and release the volume up button.

Step 2: Now press and release the volume down button.

Step 3: Now press and hold the side button and do this till the device reboots.

How to enter recovery mode on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone- 11 max

Step 1: Connect your iPhone device to your Mac or any PC with iTunes installed on it. Do this with the lightning to USB cable.

Step 2: Quickly press and release the volume up button. Now quickly press the volume down button Now quickly, press the side button and continue to do so as the device reboots. Don’t stop even when the Apple logo appears. Continue holding the side button.

Step 3: Release the side button only when you see ‘connect to iTunes’ logo and text.

Step 4: Now open iTunes on your Mac or PC And you will be shown a message telling you that your connected iOS device is in recovery mode. Then you will be given the option to update or restore your software of the iPhone.

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Exit recovery mode on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Max

Step 1: To do this, press and hold the side button until the ‘connect to iTunes’ logo, and the text disappears. This will take you out of the recovery mode, and your iPhone will reboot back to iOS if it’s working normally, and there is no defect.

Enter DFU mode on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Max

Step 1: Connect your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max to your Mac or any computer which has iTunes installed on it with the help of lightning to USB cable.

Step 2: Now, quickly press and release the volume up button. After you’re done with this quickly, press and release the volume down button. Now press the side button and hold it for 10 seconds till the iPhone’s display turns black.

Step 3: Now continue holding the side button and press and hold the volume down button. Hold the volume down button for about 5 seconds and then release the side button but keep on continuing to hold the volume down button for more than 10 seconds.

Step 4: If these steps are performed as written and done correctly, then the display will remain black with no text or logo showing on the screen. Now open iTunes on your Mac or computer, and you will see a message which says ‘iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes‘.

Step 5: After this message, you will be given an option to restore iOS on your iPhone.

Exit DFU mode on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, iPhone 11 pro

Please make sure that the following steps are performed when you are at the black DFU mode screen step 1.

Quickly press and release the volume up button. After doing this, quickly press and release the volume down button. Now press and keep holding the side button till the time you see an Apple logo appearing.

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