How to Fix iPhone Keeps Restarting Issue [Solved]

Recently many iPhone users have started complaining about an issue regarding their iPhone. The issue is that their iPhones keep restarting several times which is causing them difficulties while making calls, messages, browsing, or even for simple use.

Some iPhone users have found that their iPhones keep restarting only while their iPhones charging. This may have been caused due to some battery issues within the iPhone.

The reasons why this issue is occurring on their iPhones are listed below.

  • Outdated iPhone’s iOS
  • iPhone settings may have got altered
  • SIM Card issue within the iPhone
  • Charging cable and port

After analyzing these points above, we have described a few solutions in the article below which might help resolve the iPhone keeps restarting issue.

Fix 1 – Check the SIM Card once

Sometimes, cellular network problems can also cause the device to restart several times and SIM Card also plays a role in this issue. So checking whether the SIM card holder is intact might help in fixing the issue.

Step 1: First of all, remove the SIM Card holder by inserting the pin inside the hole near the SIM slot on the side of the iPhone and pushing it.

Step 2: This ejects the SIM Card holder from the side and you need to carefully take it out.

Step 3: Now wipe the sim card and its holder once with a clean cloth to make sure there is no dirt stuck inside it.

Step 4: After that, place it inside the SIM Card slot by inserting it carefully.

Step 5: Now check if the problem still remains.

Fix 2 – Replace the Battery

This problem might have been raised due to the battery issues caused. You can check if the battery is giving any problems.

If you suspect that the problem arises only when you charge your battery, then check the lightning cable and charging adapter. Also, change the charging point to avoid any electrical problems.

You can replace the battery by visiting the nearest Apple Store to get it done.

Fix 3 – Check the iPhone Storage

Some iPhone users noticed that they got this issue only when their iPhone storage is full. When they cleared up some space on their iPhone storage, the problem got resolved automatically.

So we suggest our users clear their iPhone storage. To check what and which files are using up the iPhone storage space, you need to follow the below steps.

Step 1: Open the Settings page on your iPhone.

Step 2: Then scroll down and tap on the General option once.

Step 3: On the General page, tap on iPhone Storage.


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Step 4: This will show all the apps, photos, and media usage on your iPhone so that you can clear them to make more space on your iPhone.


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Fix 4 – Repair any Hardware Issues

It is not like everybody handles their smartphones very carefully. Sometimes, by mistake, we drop our iPhones on the floor or any rough area while walking or if we let the kids use them.

Any mishandling can cause the iPhone to have internal hardware damage which leads to the iPhone being stuck on restarting issues as discussed above in the article.

So if you think it needs to be repaired, then you can contact the Apple Support team and take their guidance on how to proceed with the problem regarding hardware issue.

Fix 5 – Update All the Applications Installed

Many iPhone users have reported that they were able to resolve this issue by simply updating all the applications on their iPhones. So we advise users to update their applications on iPhones through App Store.

Step 1: To do so, long tap on the App Store icon from the home screen and select the Updates option from the context menu.


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Step 2: This opens the Updates page on the App Store.

Step 3: If there are any updates available, tap Update All to start updating all the applications.


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Fix 6 – Update the iPhone

The problem may have been caused by the iPhone’s side. There is a chance that the iPhone’s iOS is outdated and this can cause the error to occur while transferring the files to Windows PC.

Therefore, we request our users try updating their iPhone’s iOS by following the steps below.

Step 1: Browse to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone first.


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Step 2: If there are any updates available, please tap on Download and install and perform the onscreen instructions to complete the process.


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Additional Fixes

Force Restart your iPhone

Many iPhone users have said that force restarting the iPhone has helped them in fixing many major problems with their iPhones and this can be done simply using the steps below.

Step 1: To force restart the iPhone, first, you need to press the volume up button once and release it.

Step 2: After that, press the volume down button and release it.

Step 3: Now press the side button of your iPhone for around 10 seconds till you see the Apple logo sign on the screen.

Step 4: After the iPhone starts, try and check if the problem is resolved.

Reset All Settings

If one of the settings in the iPhone is altered, then the iPhone keeps restarting issue might be bound to occur. When detecting which setting is causing this issue is impossible, resetting all settings is the best way to fix this issue.

Here are the steps on how to reset all settings on your iPhone.

Step 1: Open the Settings page on the iPhone first.

Step 2: Then tap on the General option as shown below.


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Step 3: Scroll down the General page and tap on the Transfer or Reset iPhone option.


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Step 4: Then select the Reset option at the bottom as shown below.

Step 5: Select Reset All Settings from the popped-up list.


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Step 6: Confirm it by tapping on Reset All Settings.


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Step 7: Once it is done resetting all settings on your iPhone, check if the fix worked or not.


Factory Reset your iPhone

If none of the methods mentioned above worked for you, all you have to do is the factory reset your iPhone and check if this helps.

NOTE – Please back up all your necessary personal data from the iPhone to your PC or iCloud because the factory reset will erase all contents and data from your iPhone.

Step 1: First of all, you have to go to the Settings page on your iPhone.

Step 2: Then go to the General page by tapping on the General option.


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Step 3: Tap on the Transfer or Reset iPhone option.


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Step 4: At the bottom of the page, tap on Erase All Content and Settings.


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Step 5: Tap on the Continue option and follow all the onscreen instructions on your iPhone.


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Step 6: After your iPhone is factory reset, the problem should be resolved.