For those with iOS 11 or later installed, Apple has added a new option to power off an iPhone or iPad without using a physical button. The sleep/wake or power button has always been a fixture of the iPhone. Also known as the side or top button, this switch will wake or sleep iOS with a quick press. Long press will enter the "slide to power off" screen. The alternative is a software shutdown, which can be performed by following these steps:
Whether they actually want to be helpful beta testers or they just can't wait to see all the newest iOS features, many iPhone and iPad users have joined the Apple Beta Software Program, which allows for early access to new iOS versions.
When iPhone apps or iOS stop responding, or other problems make the device unstable it can help to restart the iPhone. Sometimes an app won't quit, or the iPhone will not power down normally. In this case it's time to hard reset the iPhone.
To force restart the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus or later:
Apple once again changed the smartphone world with its innovative Touch ID feature released on the iPhone 5s. The company has continued to improve the technology, but that doesn’t mean it’s foolproof. Here are a few common Touch ID problems and how to fix them.
There is a growing generation of mobile users out there who are turning to their iPhone more and more as their primary media device. It doesn’t matter that it doesn’t have the same screen size of a television, laptop or even a tablet, they find that the convenience of having such a versatile media tool right in their pocket is too great to turn anywhere else.