iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS and iPhone XR Won’t turn off Screen: Fixed in 4 Ways

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Apple removed the Home button from iPhone X or later devices with Face ID and keeps decision continues on iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR and will be in the upcoming models as well, was that a good decision or bad? Some of the users are enjoying without the Home button and few are still missing the home button. Apparently, after the elimination of the Home button from the iPhone, there are minor changes you have to adapt while restarting the device, force closing the apps, etc.

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However, when I was turning off my iPhone XS Max using the Side button, all the way Siri woke up and it happens every time. But then I found two different ways to turn off iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro (Max), iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XS. So if you are the one whose iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, or iPhone XR doesn’t turn off using the side buttons, this tutorial is for you. Learn how to turn off the iPhone.

What to do for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro (Max), XS Max/XS/iPhone XR Screen Doesn’t turn off or Hard Reboot: 3 Ways

Way 1: Turn Off iPhone using the Side button

Previously you were trying to turn off iPhone using only the side button. Since it is not the correct way to shut down the iPhone, see what is the perfect way to do it.

Step #1: Press and hold the Volume button and Side button until the iPhone screen shows Slide to power off. Use Slide to Power off to turn off.

iPhone XS max iphone XS and iPhone XR Turn off screen
iPhone XS Max iPhone XS and iPhone XR Turn off screen

To Start After Switch Off, Press and Hold side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

Way 2: Using the Settings app

In case any of the Volume button or Side button is not responding then you won’t be able to turn off iPhone XS Max/XS/XR. In spite of, use the Settings app to shut down the iPhone. Here’s how to shut down the iPhone using settings app.

Step #1: Navigate to the “Settings” app.

Step #2: Tap “General”.

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iPhone XS Max iPhone XS and iPhone XR Turn off screen from settings

Step #3: Scroll down to the last and tap “Shut Down”.

Now it is clear that there was no such problem as iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR Doesn’t turn off. Certainly, you were trying to turn off the iPhone by following the wrong method.

How to turn on iPhone

To turn on the iPhone, all you need to do is press and hold the Side button, the device will boot in seconds.

Way 3: You can also Restart your iPhone From AssistiveTouch

Tap to Open Assistive touch, if not on the screen then enable it from your iPhone Settings.

Device > More > restart.

Restart in Assistive touch on iPhone
Restart in Assistive touch on iPhone

If Restart button is not showing in AssistiveTouch, then here’s to customize the AssistiveTouch and add the Restart button, Settings app > Accessibility > Touch > AssistiveTouch > Customize Top Level Menu > Add the Restart option from the list.

Way 4: Hard Restart iPhone

Its nothing new, due to software stuck on different processes, the iPhone becomes unresponsive and don’t trigger settings when you try to do so. To overcome such situations, Apple has added a Hard Restart option to deal with random bugs and errors.

  • Press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
  • Press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
  • Press and hold the Power button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

That’s it.

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Hope this tutorial helped you to find exact ways to turn off iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS Screen at right time. when are you in a silent area, disturbing the notifications, Voice mail, and calls.

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