iPhone SE Screen Frozen and Can’t Restart

If you have an iPhone SE screen frozen and can’t restart, it might be experiencing a temporary system glitch. Force restart your iPhone SE by pressing and releasing the Volume Up button quickly. Then press and release the Volume Down button quickly. Lastly, press and hold the Side button for a few seconds until you see the Apple logo.

But if this method did not work and  your iPhone SE’s screen is still unresponsive and performing a soft reset is not possible, follow the recommendations that I have mapped out below.


If your iPhone SE screen is frozen and you can’t power off or restart the phone, then follow these steps to fix the issue:

    • First, make sure your iPhone is fully charged and it isn’t just a dead battery causing the issue (if you can’t turn it on).
    • The second thing to do is to hard reset your iPhone SE. To force restart your device, press and hold both the Power and Home button for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.
    • The device should now restart normally.
    • If the hard reset doesn’t work, you can try restoring your iPhone SE using recovery mode (click here for steps).

If none of the above solved your issue and the screen is still unresponsive or frozen, then you will need to take your device into the Apple Store. There is a great tendency that your iPhone SE has a completely dead battery issue or a physical problem with the device.

They might be able to provide additional information and official recommendations to fix the problem by physically checking your device.

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