Last Updated on Feb 6, 2021
This guide is for those people whose iPhone sleep/wake button is broken, or the power button does not work properly. So definitely, they are exploring any best apps or bypass option to lock the iPhone screen without the power button. Though, if you are suffering from the same issue and your iPhone has under the Apple coverage, then you should go to the Apple Store. Otherwise, to lock the screen of your iPhone without the power button, the following information must comply.
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Apple is a techno company familiar with around the world. It makes hardware and creates its own powerful operating system. In the pack, you get the most useful 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 a good option to lock the iPhone screen without the lock button. So let me know below, how to lock 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. You need 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.
- Open Settings app on iPhone > Scroll to Accessibility.
- Next, Scroll to Touch > Assistive Touch > Enable Assistive Touch Toggle [Green].
- 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. Just 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.
- Open Settings app on iPhone > Face ID & Passcode or Touch ID & Passcode.
- Next, Enable or Setup Face ID or Touch ID on iPhone.
- Auto-Lock will set to Automatically mode.
- That’s it.
iPhone 6 or Earlier iPhone Models
Step 2. Tap on Assistive touch
Step 3. Press on Device
I hope you would like to lock the iPhone screen without the power button; because you can also reboot iPhone without the power button (just make a long press on the lock screen icon appear on assistive touch). After the lock screen, you can turn on your iPhone using 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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