How to Turn off Your iPhone without Using Buttons

The most common way we all know to turn off or power down our iPhones is by using the buttons on the iPhone. But did you know that you can also power off your iPhone from within Settings? As long as your iPhone isn't frozen, you can shut it down without having to use the power or volume buttons. Here’s how to shut down your iPhone without using buttons.

Related: How to Restart or Reset iPhone or iPad

How to Power Off Your 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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