So I had to force reset my iPhone (force shutdown/poweroff)

If your phone locks up, is unresponsive, and won’t go to sleep, etc., you probably need to reset it by forcing a shutdown. This happens occasionally with stock or jailbroken iphones, original and 3G. This crash may occur more frequently in low disk space conditions.

This isn’t a painful procedure and doesn’t lose your data – it just takes a minute.

Hold down the “home” and “sleep” buttons for several seconds (about 10). You may see the “Slide to poweroff” screen appear. The screen may go black. Don’t let go until you see the apple logo (or pineapple logo for jailbroken phones). Let go and wait a minute, and your phone will boot up normally.


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