How to lock or restart iPhone with a broken power button? People get so much nervous about putting their phones on sleep or turn them on when they broke the power button of their phones. When you have us there is no tension. Just read our article and follow our guide. If you are thinking, “How to lock or restart iPhone with a broken power button” then I will guide you on how to do it.
The process is very and simple. You can do it without any button needed but with your Assistive Touch. You can find it in the settings app on your iPhone. We will tell you in a moment the complete guide and steps on how you can lock or restart an iPhone with a broken power button. Firstly, let me define Assistive Touch for you.
AssistiveTouch helps you use an iPad if you have difficulty touching the screen or pressing the buttons. You can use a compatible adaptive accessory (such as a joystick) together with AssistiveTouch to control the iPad. You can also use AssistiveTouch without an accessory to perform gestures that are difficult for you.
How to Turn On Assistive Touch?
How to turn on Assistive Touch?
To turn on Assistive Touch follow the following steps
- Tap on the settings app on your iPhone
- Tap on the Accessiblity, Tap on Touch
- Tap on the Assistive Touch
- Turn on the Assistive Touch bar
Now you have successfully turned on the Assistive Touch on your iPhone or iPad. When it gets turned on the Assistive Touch will appear on the screen. It can be placed anywhere on the screen. You can move it here and there.
How to lock or restart with a Broken Power Button?
Now that you have turned it on, you may already have touched the Assistive touch or have put a glimpse on it. The above method was how to turn on or turn off the Assistive touch but now I will show you how to lock or restart your iPhone or iPad using Assistive Touch.
Follow the following instructions to lock or restart an iPhone with a broken power button.
Now, let’s begin.
- Click on the Assistive Touch Button
- Once Popped-up, tap on Device
- Click on the Lock Screen
When you tap on the lock screen, you must have already noticed that you have learned how to lock iPhone with a broken power button. This was the technique to lock your phone with bringing the power button in use.
Next part. In this part I will show you that how you can restart iPhone with a broken power button or without bringing the power button in use. Just follow the below steps.
- Click on the Assistive Touch appearing on the screen of your iPhone
- Tap on Device
- Click More on the Assistive Touch
- Tap Restart
When you tap on the restart button on the Assistive touch, your phone will restart. Easy yeah! This was the amazing and easy way how you can do it without any effort.
How to Wake your iPhone or iPad with a Broken Power Button?
If you are using iPhone SE or below that model, you can wake it up by using the home button. Just press the home button and it will wake up. If you are using iPhone X or above models not having the power button, then there are other methods to do it. I will show you now how to do it.
- Open the Settings App on your device
- Tap General
- Go to Accessibility
- Tap on Tap to wake
- Turn on Raise To Wake ( the phone will wake up when raised up)
The other method is to use Siri. Enable Hey Siri. Just say Hey Siri and Siri will wake your phone with any use of power button.
Your phone power button named as sleep button may not work sometimes due to a fault. May have been broken by some reasons you can use the alternative methods to do its task that we showed you in this article. We have shown you the complete method of how to lock or restart your iPhone with a broken power button.
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