How to Power Off an iPhone

Kyle Wood

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will learn how to power off an iPhone. Sometimes, you may need to turn off your iPhone for various reasons such as troubleshooting or conserving battery life. Let’s explore the different ways to power off your iPhone.

Method 1: Power Off using the Side Button

To power off your iPhone using the side button, follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Locate the side button on your iPhone. It is usually located on the right side of the device.
  2. Step 2: Press and hold the side button along with either volume button simultaneously.
  3. Step 3: Keep holding both buttons until you see the power-off slider appear on the screen.
  4. Step 4: Drag the power-off slider from left to right to turn off your iPhone.

Method 2: Power Off using Settings

If your iPhone’s screen is unresponsive or you prefer not to use physical buttons, you can also power off your device through Settings. Here’s how:

  1. Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone by tapping on it from the home screen.
  2. Step 2: Scroll down and tap on “General”.
  3. Step 3: Scroll further down and tap on “Shut Down”.
  4. Step 4: A power-off slider will appear on the screen. Simply drag it from left to right to turn off your iPhone.


Before powering off your iPhone, make sure to save any unsaved data or close any important apps to avoid losing progress or data.

Method 3: Power Off with AssistiveTouch

If you have enabled AssistiveTouch on your iPhone, you can also use it to power off your device. Follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Open the AssistiveTouch menu by tapping on the floating button on your screen.
  2. Step 2: Tap on “Device”.
  3. Step 3: Tap and hold on “Lock Screen” until the power-off slider appears.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned multiple methods to power off an iPhone. Remember, powering off your device can be useful in different situations, so keep these methods in mind whenever you need to turn off your iPhone.

We hope this tutorial was helpful. If you have any further questions, feel free to explore our other tutorials or reach out to our support team. Happy exploring!

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