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How to switch off iPhone 12?

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Apple upgraded its iPhones, all the new models have different features and gestures. Apple even upgraded and changed the functions of buttons. For instance, the button you would potentially use to switch off an iPhone, now activates Siri in iPhone 11 and 12. Now a lot of iPhone users are confused and want to know how to switch off iPhone 11 and 12 by using buttons. You can also switch off your iPhone via settings, let’s see how to switch iPhone 12 using both the ways.

How to switch off iPhone 12 via buttons?

Before getting into the process let’s know the buttons of an iPhone 12. In your iPhone, there are two Volumes bottoms on the left side of the device and the lock button on the right. The home button has been removed from all the new iPhones. 

Let’s see how to switch off iPhone 12 via buttons step by step: 

Step 1: Press the Volume down button on the left side of the device and the lock button on the right side of the device at the same time. 

Step 2: Hold both of the buttons for about 3-4 seconds. 

Step 3: Now you will see a pop-up saying Slide to power off on your screen. 

Step 4: To switch off your iPhone, swipe along with the option. 

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How to switch off iPhone 12 via settings?

If you don’t remember the key combination or you don’t want to remember the key combination, you can easily switch off your iPhone 12 using the iPhone setting app. 

Let’s see how to do so step by step: 

Step 1: Unlock your iPhone 12. 

Step 2: Go to the Settings app. 

Step 3: Scroll and select the General tab option. 

Step 4: Scroll down to the bottom of the General tab page. 

Step 5: Now you’ll see a Shutdown option in the end. Tap on the option. 

Step 6: Now you will see a pop-up saying Slide to power off on your screen. 

Step 7: To switch off your iPhone, swipe along with the option. 

These are the two main processes to switch off your iPhone 12. These methods are very easy to do and remember. 

How to switch off your frozen iPhone 12?

If you’re struggling to switch off or reset your iPhone 12 maybe because there is a glitch or it’s frozen and you cannot open the settings app and switch it off, let’s see how you can switch off your frozen iPhone 12 step by step : 

Step 1: Press the Volume up button and slowly release it.

Step 2: While releasing the Volume up button, press and release the Volume down button slowly. 

Step 3: Now press and hold the lock button. 

Step 4: A pop-up with the power menu will appear.

Step 5: Since your iPhone is frozen you can’t swipe the pop-up. So instead hold the side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen. 

Note: you need not worry about the way you just switched off your iPhone, no harm would be done to your data or any of your iPhone’s settings. 

How to switch on your iPhone 12?

Now that you’ve successfully switched off your iPhone, let’s see how to switch it on back step by step: 

Step 1: Press and hold the lock button. 

Step 2: After about 3-4 seconds, the Apple logo will appear. Then you’ll see your Lock Screen. 

But if that doesn’t happen: 

Step 1: Plug in your iPhone charger to your iPhone. 

Step 2: Wait for some time and then press and hold the lock button. After about 3-4 seconds, the Apple logo will appear. Then you’ll see your Lock Screen.  

How to put your iPhone 12 into recovery mode?

Let’s see how to put your iPhone 12 into recovery mode step by step: 

Step 1: Unlock your iPhone. 

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer/laptop/ Mac using a USB cable.

Step 3: If you are connecting your iPhone to the computer for the first time, you would need to allow and press the trust button. The moment you plug in your iPhone to the unknown device, a pop-up will appear with Trust this Computer. Then you would have to enter your password and confirm the connection. 

Step 4: Now, press the Volume up button and release it. 

Step 5: Then press the Volume down button and release it.

Step 6: Press and hold the lock button until you see the icon of a computer and a cable cord confirming the pairing of the two devices. 

If you’re connected to a Mac: You will see a Finder window on the desktop confirming that your iPhone is in recovery mode. You’ll also see two options to Update or Restore IOS. 

How to exit the recovery mode on your iPhone 12?

Let’s see how to exit the recovery mode on your iPhone 12 step by step:

Step 1: Press and hold the lock button of your iPhone.

Step 2: Now you’ll see the connection to the computer bar disappear. 

Step 3: Your iPhone now will automatically go back to the Lock Screen. 

How to restore default settings without erasing the data? 

Let’s see how to restart or restore default settings without erasing your data step by step : 

Step 1: Open the Settings app and scroll down to General. 

Step 2: Tap on the General option and select the reset option. 

Step 3: Now to restore the default settings without deleting your data, tap on the Reset All Settings option. 

Step 4: Or if you want to restore a specific setting, tap on the Reset Network Settings, Reset Home Screen Layout, etc.

Step 5: Now you can choose what setting you would like to restore. 

Conclusion 

In the above article, we discussed how to switch off your iPhone 12 via button and by using the settings menu, how to switch it off if it’s frozen or glitching, and how to switch it back on. We also went through the steps involved in putting your phone into and out of recovery mode. 

 

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