iPhone Randomly Restarts? Here’s the Fix

Did your iPhone just suddenly start restarting on its own? No matter what you try you can’t get it to stop this constant reboot. Well, this problem is actually quite common. Although it is mostly a software issues, it is also likely that you may have damaged some hardware components, causing the device to behave unusually.

The following are some of the troubleshooting options you can try if it is a software issue, which we think it is. Try each one to see if the reboot stops.

1 Force Restart Your iPhone

The first thing you should try when faced with an iOS software issue is a hard reset. It is a simple procedure that can fix just about any issue. To do it, hold down the Sleep/Wake and the Home Buttons together until you see the Apple Logo. Release the buttons and the device should restart. If the problem goes away, good. If it doesn’t, read on.

Hard Reset Your iPhone


2 Update Your iPhone’s iOS Software

An iOS update comes with a lot of bug fixes so jut updating your iOS could eliminate the problem. Connect the device to Wi-Fi and a power source and then follow these simple steps to do it.

Step 1: On your device go to Settings > General > Software Update

iOS Software Update

Step 2: The device will search for new Updates. If any are found, click on “Install” to begin installing the update.

Step 3: When the update is complete, the device will restart. If the problem isn’t gone after the update, try our third solution.


3 Check If an App Is Causing the Device to Restart

There are some apps that can mess with your system and cause problems. Check the recently used apps and apps that are still running, especially third-party ones. Close all apps or uninstall the ones you think may be causing the issue to see if the problem stops.

Check If an App Is  Causing the Device to Restart


4 Update the Firmware Using iMyFone iOS System Recovery without Losing Data

If all of the above don’t work, a third-party tool that specializes in fixing such problems can be very useful. One of the best to use is iMyFone iOS System Recovery since it can help get your device out of many software issues such as being stuck in recovery mode, being stuck in DFU mode and a device in a constant reboot. Begin by downloading the program and then follow these simple steps to use it.

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Step 1: Launch the program on your computer and then click on “Start”

launch iMyFone iOS System Recovery

Step 2: Connect the iPhone to the computer and then once the program detects it, click “Start.”

connect your iPhone to the computer

Step 3: You may need to download the latest firmware in order to fix the device. Click on “Download” and wait until the firmware is downloaded.

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Step 4: The program will begin fixing the device as soon as the firmware has been downloaded. In a few minutes, the device will restart in normal mode and the problem should be fixed.

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5 Restore Your iPhone Using iTunes

You could also restore your device using iTunes. This may fix the problem since it erases all the contents and settings and there may be a setting that is causing the device to restart. But you may want to back up the device before doing this since all your data will be erased.

Step 1: Connect the device to your computer and then launch iTunes.

Step 2: Click on the device when it appears in iTunes and then choose “Restore iPhone”

Restore Your iPhone from iTunes

Step 3: Select a relevant backup and then click “Restore” and keep the device connected while it restores.

choose a itunes backup to restore

Finally, if none of the above work to solve the problem, it may be a hardware issue. Therefore, get the iPhone to an Apple store and ask them to check and recommend a solution.

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