Apple offers great software as well as strong hardware structure in all its devices. If you are using an iPhone, have you ever wonder what if your iPhone’s Home button not working or unresponsive? Do not worry, with the release of iOS 11; Apple introduced some valuable features along with the AssistiveTouch. The AssistiveTouch feature allows you to restart or turn off your iPhone without using Home or Power button.

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The tech giants have made a great effort as introduced a soft restart option in the AssistiveTouch feature with the iOS 11. There are many situations when users have to restart or reboot their iPhone or iPad. But what if at the same time home button just not respond? Keeping in this mind about the regular issue, Apple has added this soft restart function in iOS 11 to restart or reboot iPhone without using Home Button.

Well, it is a bit difficult to find the soft restart and shutdown features in the iOS 11 as they are hidden in the settings. Let me walk you through the procedure to restart or turn off iPhone without Home Button.

How to Restart or Turn Off iPhone Without Home Button and Power ButtonHow to Restart or Turn Off iPhone Without Home Button and Power Button

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Ensure that you are running iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad device.

How to Restart or Reboot iPhone Without using Home Button and Power Button

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

Launch Settings app on your iPhoneStep #2. Tap on General.

Tap on GeneralStep #3. Tap on Accessibility.

Tap on AccessibilityStep #4. Scroll down and tap on AssistiveTouch.

Tap on AssistiveTouchStep #5. Toggle the AssistiveTouch ON.

Toggle the AssistiveTouch ONStep #6. Now you have to tap on a small AssistiveTouch icon (white ball) that would pop up on the screen.

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tap on a small AssistiveTouch iconStep #7. Tap on Device.

Tap on DeviceStep #8. Next, tap on More with three dots.

tap on More with three dotsStep #9. Tap on Restart button; then the screen will appear with “Are you sure you want to restart your iPhone,” your final step tap on Restart. You iPhone will be restarted.
Tap on Restart button and tap again to confirm

How to Turn Off iPhone Without using Home Button and Power Button

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone.

Launch Settings app on your iPhoneStep #2. Tap on General.

Tap on GeneralStep #3. Scroll down to the bottom and tap on Shut Down.

Scroll down to the bottom and tap on Shut DownStep #4. Now slide to power off.

Now slide to power offThis is how you can use the new soft restart function to restart or turn off frozen iPhone without Home Button while your power button is not responding well.

You can also use AssistiveTouch on your iPhone to add some custom gestures, control center, and more functions at the single white ball to use the device efficiently.

Did you like the soft restart feature in the latest iOS 11? Anything much you want to see in the latest iOS, feel free to tell us.