How to Turn off iPhone without Using Buttons in iOS 11

The most common way we all know to power down or restart our iPhones is by using the buttons on the iPhone. Depending on your iPhone model, you may need to use the Sleep/Wake button and Home button or the Sleep/Wake button and volume button to put your iPhone to sleep. But with iOS 11, you can also power down your iPhone from within the Settings apps. Here’s how to turn off iPhone without using buttons in iOS 11.

Related: How to Restart or Reset iPhone or iPad

How to Turn Off iPhone without Using Buttons

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Select General.
  • Scroll down to the very bottom and tap Shut Down.

  • Slide to power off.


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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or lifting weights. Her personal blog is currently under construction, but you can follow her on Instagram @connerleecarey.