Since the iPhone X lost the “Home” button, part of its functionality fell on the side power button. Now, if you hold down the key, instead of turning off the slider, the Siri voice assistant will appear on the screen. To turn off your smartphone, use one of two new methods. This article describes how to turn off the iPhone 11, and then turn it on again.

Power Button

Indeed, the abundance of new responsibilities assigned to the power button since the days of the iPhone X has led to the fact that it is corny does not allow you to turn off the smartphone. With it, you can call Siri, pay for your purchase through Apple Pay, and even perform several other tasks. But how to make the gadget just turn off?

Software Way to Turn Off iPhone 11

In order to turn off the smartphone, go to Settings -> General and scroll down the list of available tabs to the “Shut Down” button. Click on it, and then confirm the action by moving the shutdown slider.

Read more: How to Force Restart iPad Pro 2018?

Turn Off iPhone 11 with Buttons

  • Press and hold the volume up or down button and the side button until the “Turn off” slider appears;
How to Turn Off iPhone 11?
  • Slide it, and then wait 30 seconds for the device to turn off.

Power on iPhone 11

To turn on the device again, press and hold the side button on the right side of the iPhone until the Apple logo appears.


The forced reboot function will help if the phone does not respond to touch. In this case, you should see this article: What to do if your iPhone X not Responding to Touch or iPhone X Screen Frozen?

Most often this is due to a program or operating system error. Typically, the phone returns to working condition after a restart.

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Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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