How to Shut Off iPhone 12

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

The iPhone 12 is a powerful device packed with a plethora of features. However, there may be times when you need to shut off your iPhone 12 completely, either to conserve battery or troubleshoot an issue. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to shut off your iPhone 12.

Method 1: Using the Side Button

If you own an iPhone 12, shutting it off is simple and can be done using the side button. Follow these steps:

  1. Locate the side button on your iPhone 12. It is located on the right side of the device.
  2. Press and hold the side button along with either volume button simultaneously.
  3. You will see the “slide to power off” option appear on your screen.
  4. Swipe the power icon from left to right to shut down your iPhone 12.

Note: If you have Face ID enabled on your device, you will need to press and hold both volume buttons along with the side button to access the “slide to power off” option.

Method 2: Using Settings

If for some reason, you are unable to use the side button method, you can also shut off your iPhone 12 using the Settings app. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone 12 by tapping on its icon, which looks like a gear.
  2. Scroll down and tap General.
  3. In the General settings menu, scroll all the way down until you find Shut Down.
  4. Tapping on Shut Down will bring up a confirmation screen.
  5. To proceed with shutting down your iPhone 12, swipe the power icon from left to right.

Restarting Your iPhone 12

If you ever need to restart your iPhone 12 after shutting it off, follow these steps:

  1. Press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears.
  2. Release the side button once you see the Apple logo.
  3. Your iPhone 12 will now boot up and be ready for use.

Note: Restarting your iPhone 12 can help resolve minor software glitches or performance issues.

Shutting off your iPhone 12 can be useful in various situations. Whether you need to conserve battery life or troubleshoot an issue, knowing how to shut off your device is essential. By following the methods outlined in this article, you can easily power down your iPhone 12 and restart it when needed.

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