Solutions to iPhone Keeps Restarting Issue

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Myra Posted on Jun 29, 2017 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

The causes that lead to the "iPhone keeps restarting" issue vary. It might be due to an iOS update. It is probably because a faulty App. Or sometimes a broken iPhone battery is to blame. Thus the solution that doesn't work on your iPhone might work well on others'. This article lists 6 potential fixes to the "iPhone keeps restarting" problem given the different causes. Hope they can be useful to you.

How to fix iPhone Keeps Restarting

Solution 1: Downgrade to your previous iOS version

If the "iPhone keeps restarting" issue happens after you have updated your iPhone to the latest iOS version, you can solve this problem by downgrading to your previous iOS version. For example, if your iPhone keeps restarting after you updated from iOS 9 to iOS 10, the potential way to fix the issue is to downgrading from iOS 10 to iOS 9.

Tips: If you don't know how to downgrade an iOS version, you can learn from this article - How to Downgrade from iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10.3.2. As you can see in that article, you will need to put your iPhone in DFU mode during the process. Be careful when you do it.

Solution 2: Force restart your iPhone

If your iPhone restarts randomly, force restart your iPhone to have a try.

For iPhone 7/7 Plus users: Press and hold Sleep/Wake button and Volume Down button for around 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.

For iPhone 6S and earlier users: Press and hold Sleep/Wake button and Home button for at least 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.

Solution 3: Reset all settings

This is also a fix to iPhone restarting randomly. You can learn about how to reset all settings following the same way to reset iPad. What's more, in the article details the steps to reset iPad, the differences are pointed out between the options under "Reset" section.

How to Reset All Settings on iPhone

Solution 4: Delete faulty Apps

Sometimes, the reason why your iPhone keeps restarting is that you have downloaded a faulty App on your iPhone. If that's the case, just remove the App from your iPhone.

Solution 5: Replace iPhone battery

However, if your iPhone keeps restarting while charging, a broken iPhone battery is probably to blame. You can solve this problem by replacing your iPhone battery.

Solution 6: Switch on/off cellular data

You might feel surprised when you see the last fix. But this method has indeed helped some people out of the "iPhone keeps restarting" problem. Just try it and see whether it works.

1. Go to "Settings" App on your iPhone.

2. Choose "Cellular" and then toggle on/off "Cellular Data".

How to turn on/off cellular data on iPhone