iPhone 8

How do I restart my iPhone 8/8 Plus?

Restarting or shutting down your iPhone 8 is a little more difficult than just holding down the sleep/wake and Home button. Apple changed the way you restart your device with the iPhone 7 and has now changed it again with the iPhone 8. Here's how to force restart/perform a hard reset or showdown your iPhone and iPhone 8 Plus:

Press and release the Volume Up button then press and release the Volume Down button. Press and hold the Side button for ten seconds until the Apple logo appears.

Do all these steps quickly to restart your phone.


Apple: No FM radio chips in iPhone 7 or 8

iPod nano FM

Apple has come under fire from the National Association of Broadcasters and the FCC over the lack of FM radio access on iPhones. Both groups have criticized Apple's reluctance to activate FM receivers following communications failures inflicted by hurricanes Harvey and Maria. There's only one problem: iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models do not have FM radio chips on board.

iPhone 8 enables EVS for better LTE calls

iPhone 8

Much of the buzz surrounding the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus has focused on the glass back, wireless charging, A11 Bionic processor and improved camera. Turns out Apple has more up its sleeve. The latest iPhones are the first to officially support EVS, the Enhanced Voice Services codec. The iPhone X will also launch with EVS on board, but what does it mean for iPhone calling?

IKEA promotes wireless charging for Apple devices

IKEA wireless charging Qi

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus arrived in stores last week. One of the highlights of the new design is a glass back with support for Qi wireless charging. While IKEA has offered home furnishings with built-in charging pads since 2015, the company launched an advertising campaign to promote its Qi offerings to Apple fans.


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