How to Switch off iPhone

Our How to Switch off iPhone guide is here to help you if you’re just getting to grips with a new phone, need to reset your device, and more.

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If you need to know how to switch off iPhone, we’ve got you covered. Not everything is simple nowadays, and moving between different mobile devices can be a real pain when they all work differently. In this quick guide, we detail everything you need to know to switch off your iPhone, reset it, and everything in between – though that is pretty much it, honestly.

If you find this guide helpful, we have plenty of other great tech tips eager to help you navigate the world of mobile devices and beyond. If you’re struggling to wrangle with a bit of technology, be sure to check out our guides covering how to delete Spotify accounts, how to delete Snapchat accounts, how to capture an Android screenshot, how to delete apps on iPhone, and if you’re making the switch from Android to Apple then be sure to check out our guide on how to perform an Android transfer to iPhone.

How to Switch off iPhone

Like most things, switching off your iPhone is easy when you know how. If you need to turn your iPhone off, just follow these simple steps.

  • Press and hold your iPhone’s right side button and either volume button.
  • A pop-down appears asking you to slide the bar to turn off
  • Slide the bar across to Switch off your iPhone
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Alternatively, if either of your side buttons does not work, follow these steps instead.

  • Head to settings
  • Open up General settings
  • Press shut down
  • When the slider appears, drag it across to switch off your iPhone.

There you have it, folks, that should be absolutely everything you need to know from our how to switch off iPhone guide. For even more savvy tech tips, why not check out our guide covering how to screen record on iPhone next?