White iPhone XR on a table

If you’ve recently upgraded to the iPhone XR from an older phone, you might be wondering how to restart your iPhone XR. Apple keeps changing buttons on its newer iPhones and as a result, the process to turn off and restart your iPhone keeps changing. On the iPhone XR, this involves three separate buttons and the method might seem a bit complicated and hard to get your head around.

There can be multiple situations where you might want to restart your iPhone XR. You might be suffering from a sudden phone slowdown or an unresponsive phone altogether. The easiest and often most effective method in such cases is to restart your phone. It fixes the most basic issues plaguing the device and gets you back to enjoying your precious phone in no time.


How to Turn Off your iPhone XR

In situations where you simply want to turn off your iPhone XR for whatever reason, you can use the steps below to do so:

  1. Hold the side button with either the Volume up or Volume down button.


iPhone XR power off with volume and side buttons

  1. When the slider appears, simply drag it to turn your iPhone XR off.


How to Restart your iPhone XR

In the unfortunate situations where you’re facing an unresponsive iPhone and it’s not responding to any inputs, you might want to resort to the following method to force restart your iPhone XR:

  1. Press and release the Volume up button
  2. Press and release the Volume down button
  3. Hold the side button until the Apple logo appears on the screen


Forcing restart on the iPhone XR


What to do in case of Frequent Restarts?

If you often find yourself restarting your iPhone XR, then your phone might have some deeper issues that are frequently freezing the phone or affecting its performance. In such a case, you might not be able to do much about it yourself and would have to seek help from Apple’s customer support.


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