[Guide]How to Turn Off iPhone X in 2 Ways

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Myra Updated on Jun 21, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

One of the significant difference between iPhone X and earlier iPhones is that there is no Home button on iPhone X, which means the way to navigate your iPhone X varies. The difference embodies in the way to turn off iPhone, open Control Center, multitask, activate Siri and more. Here this article covers the basics you need to know to navigate your iPhone X. Read on to get more details.

How to turn off iPhone X

Part 1: How to Turn Off iPhone X

On iPhone X in iOS 11, you can either turn off your iPhone X with button combination or without the button. If you also want to know how to reboot your iPhone X, learn how to make it from the article about how to force restart iPhone 8/8 Plus/X.

Method 1: Press and hold both Side button and Volume Down ( or Volume Up) buttons at the same time until you see the slider. Drag the slider to shut down your iPhone X completely.

Method 2: Go to Settings > General > Shut Down from your iPhone X, then drag the slider to shut down your iPhone X.

After turning off your device, you will need to turn on your iPhone X to use it. How to make it? Press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo appears.

Part 2: How to open Control Center on iPhone X

"Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen to open Control Center" doesn't work anymore on iPhone X. Instead, you need to swipe down from the top right corner of your iPhone screen to open Control Center on iPhone X. (The problem "Control Center not working in iOS11" is recently reported by some iPhone users. If you encounter the same issue, read the related article to find the solutions.)

Part 3: How to multitask on iPhone X

Unlike double-clicking the Home button to multitask on iPhone 8, iPhone 7 or earlier, to multitask on iPhone X, you need to swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen and hold to enter the App switcher mode. Then you can switch to another App or force quit Apps on iPhone X.

Part 4: How to activate Siri on iPhone X

To use Siri on your iPhone X, you first need to set it up by going to Settings > Siri & Search > Listen for "Hey Siri". After that, you can say "Hey Siri" to activate Siri on your iPhone X. You can also make it by pressing and holding the Side button on your device.

Another new feature on iPhone X is the Face ID, which helps to confirm your identity. If you don't know how to use it yet, learn how to set up and use Face ID on iPhone X quickly from the detailed guide.


After you got your new iPhone X, you probably need a tool to help you transfer all data from old iPhone to iPhone X. If so, you can't miss the world's first completely free software for iOS data transfer, with which you can not only sync files from iPhone to iPhone but also back up your iPhone contents to PC and import data from PC to iPhone. The tool recommended here is EaseUS MobiMover Free. With MobiMover installed on your PC running Windows 7 or later, you can transfer photos, movies, TV shows, music videos, home videos, photo videos, music, ringtones, audiobooks, voice memos, contacts, messages and more to or out of your iPhone/iPad (in iOS 8 or later). Without any limitation and cost, why not use this powerful tool to help you to back up iPhone data now?

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Step 1. Connect your new iPhone X or iPhone 8 to your computer with a USB cable. Tap "Trust This Computer" on your iPhone screen if a pop-up asks. Run EaseUS MobiMover and go to the "Phone to PC" mode. Click "Next" to start backing up iPhone X or iPhone 8 to your Window PC.

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Step 2. MobiMover enables you to export all the files on iPhone X or iPhone 8 with a single click. The iPhone backup file will keep on the desktop if you don't customize the storage path. If you want to keep it anywhere else, you can click the "Custom Path" to set the destination. Choose the desired files and click "Transfer" to begin to back up iPhone X or iPhone 8 to your computer right away.

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Step 3. During the course of data transfer, don't disconnect your iPhone. Otherwise, you need to start it again.

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