Have an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus that keeps restarting for no apparent reason? You’re not the only one. Many owners of this state of the art device are complaining of its shut down and restart malfunctions.
Here we provide a few solutions to this increasingly common problem. You can try these steps if your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus can’t be replaced through your warranty, or if you want to try and fix it yourself before taking it to an Apple technician.
The issue can be caused by bad firmware, new apps that feature crash bugs or the fact that the battery is no longer performing adequately. Here we go over some of the most common causes, as well as provide specific solutions that could help.
Problem with the iOS operating system
In many cases, your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus might be crashing or restarting due to the latest firmware update. If you think this might be the case, we strongly suggest trying a factory reset of your device.
Here is a guide that will show you how to factory reset the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The reset will delete all the data and media files on your phone, so it is important to make sure you backup all the files you want to keep.
A recently installed app may be causing the reboots
If you think a new app might be causing the issue, you can put the phone in safe mode in order to delete it. Follow this guide to enter safe mode on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and remove unwanted apps.
- Hold the Power button while also holding the home button.
- The screen will go black.
- When it goes black, stop holding home, but continue to hold power.
- The Apple logo will appear. When it comes ups hold the volume button to load the springboard.
- This will start safe mode. Here you will be able to uninstall apps with a lesser risk of random restart.