How to Power Off iPhone SE

When it comes to the Apple ecosystem, iPhone devices stand out in the list for its performance ratio. Now, if you’re an iPhone user then you should know how to turn off your iPhone easily. However, some times, a newbie user may find the proper way to switch off the iPhone SE as there is a button combo available to initiate the power menu. So, let’s check out how to power off your iPhone SE easily.

Now, coming to the topic, for most of the iPhone users there is no need to turn off their device as the iOS system and the iPhone’s hardware are highly optimized and compatible that an Android device can’t deliver. The iOS system runs very smoothly that users fall in love with its performance and ecosystem. However, there is nothing permanent in this world and due to some of the third-apps or any software glitch, even the iPhone users may have to reboot their device or switch off in some cases.

How to Power Off iPhone SE

How to Power Off iPhone SE

Apple has implemented a couple of shortcut features for the side Power button, so the switch off method isn’t straightforward anymore. Because the press and hold the Power button will bring the Siri Voice Assistant instead of screen power control.

1. Use Hardware Buttons

As we mentioned, the long press of the power button now brings Siri. So, there are two methods to use hardware keys to bring the power management option.

First, you can gently long-press Power + Volume Up buttons together and the “Slide to Power Off” option will appear instantly. Then swipe the toggle to turn it off.


Don’t press and release the combination buttons too quickly, as it will take a screenshot instead of bringing the power management.

Second, you can quickly press the Volume Up button once then the Volume Down button once and then long-press the Power button to bring the “Slide to Power Off” option easily.

2. Use Settings Menu to Shut Down

Thanks to Apple for providing an option to shut down your iPhone SE easily via the Settings menu. Go to the device Settings > tap on General > scroll down to the bottom and tap on the Shut Down option. It will bring the “Slide to Power Off” bar.

3. Restart iPhone using Lightning Cable

If you’ve powered off your iPhone SE by following the above methods and now you want to turn it on, you can do it easily via using the Lightning Cable. Just connect the lightning cable to a charger or to the PC and your iPhone will reboot automatically.

4. Use AssistiveTouch to Restart

Most of the users prefer to use AssistiveTouch (on-screen controls) for easy navigation, restart, screen lock, and more shortcuts. Therefore, if you’re also using the AssistiveTouch control on your device, you can quickly reboot your iPhone.

  • Head over to the AssistiveTouch > Device > More > Restart. Your iPhone will restart now.

5. Use Voice Control to Reboot iPhone

With the help of iOS 13, now the users can easily perform tasks over full voice control on iPhone SE. But you’ve to enable voice control via accessibility option.

  • Go to the Settings menu > Accessibility > Voice Control > Turn on the toggle.
  • Once done, just say “Hey Siri” and it will initiate the Siri Voice Assistant.
  • Then say “Restart Phone” and you will get a confirmation pop-up then tap on the ‘Restart’ button.

We hope you’ve found this guide useful. Do you have any queries? Feel free to ask in the comments below.

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