Fix your Frozen IPhone

Edited by Debbie, Timbuktu, Eng, Rebecca M. and 1 other

How frustrating it can be to be on your iPhone and all of the sudden it freezes, and you don't know what to do! The most common cause of an iPhone freezing up, is a lack of memory. Also,if your screen on the phone remains black,this could be due to a dead battery, and would need to be fully charged. Too many apps can slow down your phone, and cause frequent jamming.

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Instructions to get your phone back in working order

  1. 1
    You will find a button at the top of the iPhone.
    This is the Sleep Wake Button, and you will want to Press and Hold it until a "red and white arrow" appears on the screen.
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  2. 2
    Drag the slider to power off your phone.
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  3. 3
    Next, hold the "Sleep/Wake Button" until the "Apple" Logo" appears.
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  4. 4
    You will have to wait only a few seconds, and you should be back at your Home Screen.
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  5. 5
    If this procedure does not work, hold down BOTH the Sleep Wake Button, and the Home Button for 10 seconds, and this should restart your phone.
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Categories : IPhone

Recent edits by: Rebecca M., Eng, Timbuktu

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