How to Restart iPhone, iPad without Power and Home Button
If your iphone or ipad has a faulty power and home button, this is what you can do within the phone software itself to trigger a reboot, without the need to physically press the home and power button.
Basically it involves changing some (non-critical) settings in your iOS devices such that the device will prompt you to restart itself to effect the changes.
"Why didn't I think of that?" - I hear you say....