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How to Turn Off an iPhone 11 or 11 Pro

By January 31, 2020 No Comments
iPhone 11 - Back and Volume Button

If you’ve upgraded to the latest iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, you’re probably aware of the changes that come with these new devices. Or, perhaps you’ve tried to turn off an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro and realized it doesn’t work the same as the iPhone 8 or other older models. We’ve anticipated this and have put together step-by-step instructions for those adjusting to the new device.

Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Shut Down an iPhone 11

With the launch of iPhone X, Apple changed several functions of its smartphone’s buttons. If you’re an iPhone user upgrading to the iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, you’ll most likely have to familiarize yourself with these functions.

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro do not have a Home button. Instead, the new devices contain two volume buttons on the left-hand side and a single Side button on the right-hand side that perform the functions a Home button normally would.

To turn off the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max:

  • Hold down the Side button at the same time you’re pressing the Volume Up or Volume Down button. Two sliding toggles should show up on the screen.
  • Release both buttons and swipe right on the slide-to-power-off button.

Things to Avoid Unless in an Absolute Emergency

The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max all have an Emergency SOS feature that contacts emergency services automatically when activated. Once activated, this feature will send a text message with your location information to the people in your emergency contacts. For this reason, it’s crucial to activate Emergency SOS on iPhone 11 only when necessary.

After invoking Emergency SOS on the iPhone 11, you’ll have to enter your passcode to unlock the screen and enable Face ID.

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