How to Shut Down and Force Restart an iPhone X

How To Shut Down And Force Restart An Iphone X

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One of the major physical changes of the iPhone X is the removal of the Home button, which was capable of doing a lot of tasks that range from invoking Siri to performing a force restart. The lack of Home button in iPhone X means that Apple has changed the way you can perform some of the common tasks on your older iPhone, such as turning off your device or restarting it.

In older models of iPhone, you can simply hold the Power button on the side to shut down your device. But this method no longer works in iPhone X. Moreover, the procedure for restarting your iPhone is also different.

If you’ve been wondering how you can shut down your iPhone X or restart it, then you’ve come to the right place. In this tutorial, we’ll show you the two different methods of turning off your iPhone as well as how you can restart it.

How to Shut Down iPhone X with Buttons

  1. Press and hold the Side button and the Volume Up buttons on your iPhone X at the same time.

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  2. Keep holding both the buttons for a few seconds until the Shut Down screen appears.

  3. Now slide the Power Off slider from left to right to turn off your iPhone. If you wish to turn it back on, then press and hold the Side button for a couple of seconds until the Apple boot logo appears.

How to Shut Down iPhone X without Buttons

  1. There’s also a different method for turning off your iPhone X: First open the Settings app.

  2. Go to General.

  3. Scroll to the bottom and tap on the Shut Down button.

    That’s it! These are the two different methods of turning off your iPhone X. The methods are quite simple and once you get the hang of any one of them, it should be easy to use.

How to Restart iPhone X

  1. To restart your iPhone X, you’ll have to perform a procedure known as Force Restart. As the name implies, this forces your iPhone X to restart and is useful in situations when your iPhone freezes, slows down, lags randomly, and so on.

    Press the Volume Up button once, then press the Volume Down button.

  2. Now press and hold the Side button. Keep holding the button for a few seconds until your device restarts and the Apple logo appears. You can now let go of the Side button.

  3. Within a couple of seconds, your device will boot up to the Lock screen, after which you can unlock it and use as normal.

These are the different methods for shutting down your iPhone X or restarting it. As mentioned earlier, force restarting your iPhone X is useful when you’re facing minor issues with the device such as when it freezes and becomes unresponsive.

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