Hard reset?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Rugaby, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. Rugaby

    Rugaby Genius

    If I hold the lock key and home button for ten seconds will I lose any data? I believe this is called a hard reset or a respring maybe ??

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  2. Kadelic

    Kadelic Genius

    You will not lose any data doing a hard reset. Hold both buttons until you see the Apple logo.

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  4. Rugaby

    Rugaby Genius

    Thank you. Thought so but didn't want to do it to the kids phone and lose everything an have to listen to that forever lol

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  5. iNinja

    iNinja Zealot

    Thats called a soft reset isnt it? A hard reset is a restore, IIRC and that will loose data! ;)
  6. Kadelic

    Kadelic Genius

  7. iNinja

    iNinja Zealot

    haha, im just joking around. I have no idea whats right. :)
  8. EverythingApple

    EverythingApple Hi, I'm Chris!

    This is a hard reset. Hard reset and restore are different.

    Just make sure you sync the iPhone ever so often, so there's a backup.

    Sent from my iPhone 4 on AT&T
  9. phsycology

    phsycology Zealot

    This is a hard reset, and a soft reset is shutting down the phone normally and then turning it back on.

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