Refresher Course: How to Turn Your iPhone Off—and Back On

by Sarah Dobson on April 19, 2021

The iPhone is highly reliable, but as with any electronic device, it can suffer from weird problems or an inexplicable lack of connectivity, and the easiest fix is often to restart it. To do this, simply press and hold one of the volume buttons and the side button until the power off slider appears. Drag the slider, then wait 30 seconds for your device to turn off. To turn your device back on, press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo.