Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on an Apple iPhone
A normal reset is sometimes referred to as a soft reset. A normal reset stops all running applications but does not erase any programs or saved data.
Caution be sure to save any unsaved data before performing a normal reset since a normal reset erases all unsaved data.
- Hold down the home and lock buttons on the iPhone.
- Continue holding these buttons until the screen displays the Apple logo. The iPhone is now restarting and will soon show the slide to unlock screen.