Normally, the iPhone phone screen is installed to go to sleep when it is inactive for a certain period of time. However, during this time, apps are still running in the background and consuming energy on the device. To prolong the life and save battery of iPhone, it’s best to apply how to power off iPhone when not in use.

Power off the iPhone is quite simple, but for new iPhone users, not everyone knows how to perform the standard. Below will be detailed instructions to the how to power off iPhone applicable to current popular iPhone models.

1. Power off your iPhone with the power button

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The steps to power off iPhone 11 with the power button do the following:

Step 1: Hold down the Power button on the top right edge of your iPhone for a few seconds.

Step 2: The Slide to power off slider will appear on the iPhone screen.

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How to power off iPhone using the power button

Step 3: In case the user doesn’t want to continue to power off the iPhone, press the Cancel button at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4: If you want to power off your iPhone, slide the Slide to power off bar to the right according to the instructions.

Step 5: Immediately after completing the above step, your iPhone will be powered off successfully. This method works for all iPhone models from old to newest.

2. Use the Hard Reset option

In case iPhone is locked , so you cannot turn off the power in the above way, you can apply the Hard Reset method as follows:

Step 1: Hold down the Power button and the Home button at the same time for 10 – 20 seconds, wait until the screen goes black and the Apple logo appears.

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How to power off iPhone using Hard Reset

Step 2: After displaying the Apple logo, release your hands from the buttons to let your iPhone reboot normally.

Note: this way can only apply to iPhone models released before iPhone X such as iPhone 5, 6, 6S, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus … because from iPhone X onwards, Apple has completely removed the physical Home button on the device.

3. How to power off iPhone in Settings

In the iPhone Settings, which supports some functions that you want to use, it requires restarting the device, this is also a quick way to power off the iPhone without using the iPhone power button. Here’s how to do it: Select Settings >> General Settings >> Shutdown .

4. Power off iPhone using the AssistiveTouch tool

In case your iPhone’s power key is broken and you want to power off, you can use the Assistive Touch tool (virtual Home key) built by Apple in Device Settings. You can enable Assistive Touch by going to Settings >> General Settings >> Accessibility >> Assistive Touch .

Use the Assistive Touch tool (the virtual Home key) to power off the iPhone

5. Software to power off iPhone on computer (iTools, 3uTools, Tongbu)

In addition to the above ways to power off directly on the iPhone, users can also power off the iPhone with iPhone power off software supported by 3rd party Windows computers such as iTools, 3uTools, Tongbu,… Note, to use these tools requires computer and phone to have iTunes installed.

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3uTools tool supports power off of iPhone on the computer

When using the iPhone power off software , users just need to access the main menu interface and find the Shutdown or Turn Off button to power off the device quickly.

Hope the information in this article will help users choose the fastest and most effective way to power off the iPhone to save battery life and prolong the life and protect the device when needed.