We can all rest from time to time, even our phones. Turning off an iPhone 11 is as easy as pressing a few buttons or using a Settings option. You can go through the process even when the physical buttons on your phone are broken. We’ll show you how.
Warning: Before you turn off your phone, be sure to save your unsaved work to it.
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Use physical buttons to turn off an iPhone 11
If the physical buttons on your iPhone 11 work, use this method to turn off your phone.
Start by pressing and holding Volume Down or Volume Up and the Side button. For example, you can press Volume Up + Side or Volume Down + Side.
You will see a “Slide to power off” slider on your screen. Drag this slider to the right and your phone will turn off.
And that is. Your iPhone 11 is now powered off. To turn it back on, press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears.
Use settings to turn off an iPhone 11
If you’re having trouble with the physical buttons on your iPhone 11, use an option within Settings to turn off your phone.
To do that, first launch Settings on your phone. Then choose “General”.
On the “General” page, scroll down and tap “Close”.
A “Slide to power off” slider will appear on your screen. Drag this slider to the right and your phone will turn off.
And you have successfully turned off your iPhone 11.
If you want to turn on your phone with a broken side button, please connect your phone to charge and it will turn on automatically. Enjoy!
Having trouble turning off your phone? If so, you can try to force restart your iPhone 11 which will fix many system issues on the phone. Check out our guide to learn how to do it.
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