Fix Apple iPhone XS Max Keeps Restarting itself

iPhone crashes, system memory problem or lagging with freezing are some of the factors that can contribute to iPhone XS Max restarting or any other iPhone model. This could also be as a result of memory full or overheating on your iPhone XS Max. No matter what the problem might be, you can still fix it yourself as long as you have the proper tool which is know-how. Below, we will be working you through the process of how to fix your iPhone XS Max keeps restarting itself or rebooting every time. We will be providing you with many solutions on how to fix it. Let start with solution one.


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Force restart (reboot)

A force restart can easily resolve glitches or minor problem on a device. Performing the soft restart can clear any corrupt data or apps that usually cause the restart on your iPhone. So the first thing we need to do now is to force reboot the iPhone XS Max and below we will be showing you how to force restart iPhone XS Max.

Step 1: Switch Off your iPhone XS Max.
Step 2: Press and release the Volume Up button.
Step 3: Press and release the Volume Down button.
Step 4: Press and hold the Power button on the side of the phone and then release it when the device reboot.

Now if your iPhone stays up for a long time without restarting, use that opportunity and updates all pending Apps on your device. You should also delete the ones you are not using or the bad ones.

How To Update Or Delete Apps On iPhone XS Max

App update offers some cool features that you won’t find on the old one. Furthermore, it’s recommended because it offers patch codes to clear any error that the old ones might have. So you should try and keep all your Apps up to date at all time. Below is how to check for Apps update on your iPhone XS Max.

Step 1: From the home screen, tap on the App Store
Step 2: Now scroll down and look for the Updates, Tap to show a list of Apps with a pending update.
Step 3: Tap Update Apps, tap on the update button next to the name of the App to update the App.
Step 4: You can also Tap on the Update All button to update all the apps at once.

That is how to update apps on your iPhone. If you notice the restarting problem after installing a particular App, try and delete the app to see how it goes. Below is how to uninstall App on your iPhone XS Max.

Step 1: On the home screen, tap and hold the app icon until it starts jiggling
Step 2: Now tap on the X on the App you want to uninstall or delete.
Step 3: Finally select delete to confirm.

You should restart the iPhone to refresh the operating system and see whether it fix the problem.

Your iPhone XS Max Still Restarting By itself? Update your iPhone software to the latest version through iTunes.

Who knows, the error causing the rebooting might be from a malicious Malware from a downloaded file or app. So the best thing to do in a situation like this is to update your iPhone XS Max to the latest iOS version through iTunes. To do that you can use either Mac or Window’s that has the latest iTunes installed. Here’s is how to update your iPhone XS Max operating system through iTunes.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone XS Max to your computer using a micro USB cable.
Step 2: Now open iTunes on your PC
Step 3: Select your iPhone XS Max when it appears on the screen.
Step 4: Click on Summary and then click the button to Check for Update
Step 5: You should see an option to Download and update if an update is available for your iPhone.
Step 6: Enter your iPhone password and process when prompted.

You should follow the rest onscreen instructions to complete the update. After that, reboot your iPhone to apply the iOS changes.

Update Still Can’t Fix Constant iPhone XS Max Reboot/Restart? Restore iPhone in recovery mode.

If the new system update still can’t fix it, then let’s give this one a try. We will try and restore the phone to its original working state. This process involved wiping system data. So before you proceed, backup your data and other important files to prevent any loss after the restore. To perform this system restore, you will also need an iTunes and a computer.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone XS Max to your computer via USB cable.
Step 2: While connected, press and release the Volume Up button.
Step 3: Now press and release the Volume Down button.
Step 4: Again, press and hold the Side/Power button and continue to hold until it restarts. Don’t leave it yet, keep holding the Side/Power button until Apple logo appears.
Step 5: Release the side button immediately you see Connect to iTunes logo on the screen.
Step 6: On your PC, navigate to iTunes and from there you should see a message saying that your connected iOS device is in recovery mode and prompts options to update or restore.
Step 7: Select the Restore option to wipe everything from the iPhone and then restore through iTunes.

You should follow the rest of the onscreen option to complete the recovery mode.

iPhone XS Max Still Restarting itself? Final Solution, Restore iPhone in DFU mode.

This is a nuclear solution. This method is deep and it’s only recommended when restore fail to fix any iPhone problem. You can use this method to repair any iPhone as long as the iPhone is not affected by any liquid or physical damage.  If your iPhone has any physical damage or affected by a liquid, you should take the device to a well-known expert technician to help you fix it. You can proceed with this method below if you are sure your iPhone is not affected by any physical damage or liquid.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB Cable
Step 2: While connected, Press and release the Volume Up button
Step 3: Press and release the Volume Down button
Step 4: Now press and hold the Volume Down button as soon as the screen turns Black and continue to hold the Side/Power button.
Step 5: Release the Side/Power button after 5 seconds and continue holding down the Volume Down button until your iPhone shows up in iTunes.
Step 6: When your iPhone appear on the screen, release the Volume Down button. Your iPhone should now enter DFU mode.
Step 7: You can now proceed to restore your iPhone in iTunes by following the on-screen instructions when prompted. You should force a restart on your iPhone XS Max to exit the DFU mode.


That is all to know. We hope the methods above help you to fix your iPhone XS Max restarting or rebooting itself issue. If the problem continues and your iPhone still has a warranty, contact Apple support team for more assistance.  Don’t forget to share this post to your friends who might be facing a similar issue. Use the comment box if you have any problem for further assistance.

1 thought on “Fix Apple iPhone XS Max Keeps Restarting itself”

  1. Free up iPone storage space would also fix iPhone restart by itself issue, and there are some iOS system repair tool also would help, such as Joyoshare UltFix, DrFone.


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