A soft reset means a restart of your iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. A lot of users confuse soft reset with a factory reset of their iPhone, which is an entirely different scenario.
If your iPhone XS/XS Max are stuck at something, not responding or aren’t functioning the way they should, a soft reset can save the day for you.
How to soft reset iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
- Press and release the Volume Up button once.
- Press and release the Volume Down button once.
- Press and hold the Side (Power) button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.
Oh, and just in case you were looking for a guide on hard resetting the iPhone XS and XS Max, head over to the link below: