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How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12

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There are two distinct ways to shut down your iPhone. The process of restarting might be a little complicated for new users, but it’s not that difficult. Let’s look at the various ways to power off your iPhone 12, iPhone 12 pro max, and iPhone 12 mini.

Using Side Buttons

One of the most common and widely used ways to restart or turn off your iPhone is by using side buttons. This is a very easy process and requires the least effort by a user.

Below are two ways to restart or shut down your iPhone using the side buttons.

Method 1:

Press and hold the side and volume up button on your iPhone. This will make the “Slide to power off” bar appear on the phone. Let go of the buttons and swipe the bar to turn off your iPhone. 

side buttons

Here, you should keep in mind that if you release the volume and power buttons too quickly, it will result in an accidental screenshot.

 

Method 2:

Alternatively, you can quickly hit the volume up button, followed by the volume down button, then press and hold the side button to bring up the “Slide to power off” bar.

Step 1: Quickly press and release the volume up button.

Side button: How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12

Step 2: Quickly press and release the volume down button.

Lower volume button

Step 3: Now you have to press and hold the side button until the Apple logo appears. 

press power button

Step 4: Once the Apple logo appears, release the side button. 

This will instantly restart iPhone 12. 

Shut Down your iPhone 12 from the Settings Menu

If you want to shut down your phone without using any buttons, you can do so from the settings menu. Here’s how:

Step 1: Open “Settings > General”

general settings: How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12

Step 2: Scroll to the bottom and tap “Shut Down”

Shut down from settings

Restart Your iPhone 12 Using Assistive Touch

Another option to restart your iPhone 12 is via Assistive Touch. Here’s how:

Step 1: Go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch > Assistive Touch and turn the toggle on.

How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12: Using assistive touch

Step 2: This will enable the Assistive Touch option on your screen. Whenever you want to shut down your iPhone, click on the Assistive Touch box > Device.

Step 3: Then hold the “Lock Screen” option till the “Slide to Power Off” option comes on the screen. 

Step 4: Slide it to power off your device. 

How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12

Restart Your iPhone 12 Using Voice Control

With the following simple steps, you can restart your device using voice control.

Step 1: Go to the “Settings > Accessibility > Voice Control.”

How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12 using voice control step 1

Step 2: Tap on “Set Up Voice Control” and follow the commands on-screen, and set up your Voice control feature.

How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12 using voice control step 2

Step 3: As you set up the voice control, there are some default commands that are pre-set in iPhone 12 Mini and other models. You can customize them as you like. 

Step 4: Simply say the command that you have set for restarting your Iphone 12 Pro Max or other models, and wait for the slide bar to appear.

How to Turn Off or Restart your iPhone 12 using voice control step 3

Step 5: Slide the bar to restart your device.

 

Bottom Line

Having the new iPhone 12 is a flex, but you have to be familiar with its power options. I hope the instructions above will help you a great deal in restarting and powering off your iPhone 12 and all its models. 

Also, for more tutorials related to iPhone 12, please check out our blogs.

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