How to Turn Off or Reboot iPhone and iPad in iOS 11 without Pressing Power Button

Do you know that you can turn off and reboot your iPhone or iPad in iOS 11 even without using power button? Head over to know how it’s done the easier way!

There are many cases which buttons are not quite responsive. Hence, it becomes a bit inconvenient to restart or power ON/OFF the iPhone. Personally, I have never enjoyed pressing down two buttons at once to reboot my iOS device as the process requires your fingers to put some extra effort to get the job done. Though there were some roundabout ways through which you could restart your device earlier, it’s become a lot straightforward now. Really! You cannot just power off but also restart your iPhone and iPad even without pressing buttons in iOS 11.

Hidden a bit deep in the Settings is there a Shutdown button that allows you to quickly turn off your iOS 11 devices. A restart button has been added to the AssistiveTouch menu that lets you easily reboot your device. Read on to find out more!

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How to Turn Off or Reboot iPhone without Power Button in iOS 11

How to Reboot iPhone and iPad without using Buttons in iOS 11

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device.

Tap on Settings in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on General → Tap on Accessibility.

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Tap on General then Accessibility on iPhone 7 Plus

Step #3. Tap on AssistiveTouch.

Tap on AssistiveTouch in iOS 11 Settings on iPhone

Step #4. Toggle the switch.

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Enable AssistiveTouch in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #5. Next, you need to tap on the small AssistiveTouch icon that would show up on the screen.

Step #6. Tap on Device.

Tap on Device in AssistiveTouch on iPhone

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Step #7. Tap on More in the menu.

Tap on More in AssistiveTouch on iPhone

Step #8. Finally, tap on Restart button.

Reboot iPhone or iPad Without Power Button

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How to Turn Off iPhone and iPad without Pressing Power Button in iOS 11

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings Then General

Step #2. Now, scroll down all the way to the bottom and Tap on Shut Down.

Tap on Shut Down in iOS 11 Settings on iPhone

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Step #3. Finally, slide to power off.

Slide to Power Off iPhone

That’s it!

Signing Off

iOS 11 has come with several neat features like Dark Mode (Smart Invert), screen recording functionality, etc. Personally, I’m quite pleased with it; even though there are still many features which haven’t been included from my wishlist.

What’s your take on the latest iOS ecosystem? Has it been able to stand up to your expectation? Feel free to shoot your views in the comments.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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