How to turn off iPhone 7, 7 Plus if the screen does not work
Owners of a branded gadget have a question, how to turn off iPhone? The question is especially acute for the owners of the seventh series. Observing malfunctions in the gadget, many of them wonder how to turn off the iPhone 7 if the screen does not work? With the seventh model, the method that worked in the earlier versions does not work. So, from the article you will learn how to restart the iPhone 7 if the sensor does not work, or rather, how to turn off the iPhone 7 with just two keys.
History of the issue
Why are there so many questions about 'how to forcibly turn off the iPhone 7'? This is a non-standard restart method. On models up to seven, the 'Home' button was used for this in combination with the simultaneous pressing of 'Power'. But the seventh iPhone had to be redesigned to be waterproof. First of all, the changes affected the 'Home' key.
Changing the Home button
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As we already said, the 'Home' button, which helped to urgently turn off the device, faced the innovations. Now this button is touch-sensitive. It can work only if the operating system and other software are working properly. But how to turn off the iPhone 7 plus if the screen is not functioning?
Reboot in 4 steps: how to urgently turn off the iPhone 7?
To understand how to turn off the iPhone 7 if the sensor does not work, read the instructions:
Feel the 'Power' key on the side of the iPhone 7.
Feel the volume control on the opposite side (its lower part is the volume reduction).
Hold down two keys at the same time.
The screen will be forcibly turned off. Wait for the brand logo to appear on it, and only then release your fingers.
iTunes to help
If restarting in the described manner did not work and the phone continues to glitch, use iTunes. For this:
connect to your PC and go to iTunes;
turn off and turn on the device by pressing two buttons simultaneously: volume control and 'Power' button;
hold the buttons until the recovery mode appears on the screen;
approve the update.
After the performed procedures, the device will reinstall the OS while preserving all personal information.