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Abu Zafar for Lifehacker:
Don't overdo it.
In the era of modern smartphones, there are not many reasons to turn the phone off completely.
In the video [below]I explain the few cases where it may be useful to restart the phone and why you should not worry about doing it regularly.
MacDailyNews Note: And the same advice applies to iPad and iPod touch.
A reminder, because we are asked so often, to force iPhone X and later, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus:
- Press and release the volume up button.
- Press and release the volume down button.
- Press and hold the side button.
- When the Apple logo appears, release the button.
Volume up, volume down, and then hold the Apple logo side button.
Force iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus again:
Force restarting older iPhones: