Uh oh, your cool and expensive iPhone X isn’t working right. Maybe it’s freezing or crashing. Maybe it’s running too slowly. Maybe it’s stuck at a certain point or screen and refuses to get unstuck. Whatever the illness, you want to refresh and recover your iPhone to see if a clean start can remedy the situation.
When you put your phone in recovery mode, you can try to update iOS to see if that resolves the problem without losing content and settings. If that works, great. If not, a restore attempts to recover your phone by erasing it and installing iOS from scratch. If the restore fixes your dilemma, you can then set up your phone as a new device or try to bring it back to its previous state through a recent backup.
If all that fails? Well, then you’ve come to the right place. Read on to learn how to nurse your sick iPhone back to health.