How to Lock iPhone Without a Power Button [iOS 17.0.2]

Last Updated on Oct 6, 2021

This guide is for those people whose iPhone sleep/wake button is broken, or the power button does not work correctly. So definitely, they are exploring any best apps or bypass options to lock the iPhone screen without the power button. If you are suffering from the same issue and your iPhone has under Apple coverage, you should go to the Apple Store. Otherwise, to lock the screen of your iPhone without the power button, the following information must comply.

Apple is a techno company familiar with around the world. It makes hardware and creates a powerful operating system. In the pack, you get the most helpful feature called ”Assistive touch.’ It gives you an annoying white dot that you can use to lock the screen without having to wait for an auto-lock and is an excellent option to lock the iPhone screen without the lock button. So let me know below how to close the iPhone screen without the power button.

Note: This magic way, you can apply for all iPhone models like Newer iPhone Models, iPhone 12, 11 Series, iPhone Xr Series, iPhone X, iPhone 8(8 Plus), iPhone 7(7 Plus), iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus/6/ 6 plus/ 5S/5/5C.

Source to lock iPhone Screen Without the Power Button or Assistive Touch

Method 1: Use Assistive Touch For Lock iPhone Screen

Step 1. It would help if you enabled Assistive touch on your iPhone screen. If it turns off, then follow the way to turn on Assistive touch on iPhone. Otherwise, go with under given steps.

  1. Open Settings app on iPhone > Scroll to Accessibility.
Accessibility Settings on iPhone
Accessibility Settings on iPhone
  • Next, Scroll to Touch > Assistive Touch > Enable Assistive Touch Toggle [Green].
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  • Assistive Touch Settings on iPhone settings app
    Assistive Touch Settings on iPhone settings app
  • Now Virtual Button will appear on the iPhone screen, Tap on it and Find lock icon, Tap on to Lock the iPhone without the Side/Power button.
  • That’s it.
  • Method 2: Enable Auto-Lock iPhone Without Assistive Touch

    Enable Auto-Lock is an alternate method to lock your iPhone without touch the screen and Body of your iPhone. Instead, Enable Touch ID and Face ID for unlocking your iPhone.

    Once you enable Touch ID or Face ID from iPhone settings, Your iPhone will Lock automatically.

    1. Open Settings app on iPhone > Face ID & Passcode or Touch ID & Passcode.
    2. Next, Enable or Setup Face ID or Touch ID on iPhone.
    3. Auto-Lock will set to Automatically mode.
    4. That’s it.

    iPhone 6 or Earlier iPhone Models

    lock iPhone screen without the power button iOS 9, iOS 8

    SettingsGeneralAccessibility → Make toggle Assistive touch ON.

    Step 2. Tap on Assistive touch

    Step 3. Press on Device

    lock iPhone screen without sleep/wake button on iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 6 plus

    Step 4. Now tap on the Lock Screen icon

    You’re’ done.

    I hope you would like to lock the iPhone screen without the power button; because you can also reboot iPhone without the power button (make a long press on the lock screen icon appear on assistive touch). Then, after the lock screen, you can turn on your iPhone using the home button.

    Furthermore, with Assistive touch, you can access many features like summon to Siri, hit control center, volume up/ Volume down, Shake, multitasking, take a screenshot without lock button on iPhone.

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