How To Prevent Your iPhone From An Unexpected Shutdown? 5 Fixes

We know using an iPhone is a big flex until you start having problems with the software and other things. Most iPhone users encounter these problems as time passes by. Iphones hanging is not a big issue as when your iPhone keeps shutting off while you are in the middle of working on an important task, and all you can do is wait and switch it on the back again and restart everything you have done earlier from the scratch.

Now, this procedure despite being time-consuming also tests your patience a lot especially when you are in the middle of an important task like having an important discussion or conversation via phone call or filling an important form. 

The shutting down of the iPhone inexplicably is bothersome because if you have encountered this problem once, there are high chances that you will encounter it again on your phone. Therefore, if your iPhone keeps shutting off, here are some of the methods that will help you to fix the problem if your iPhone keeps turning on and off. 

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So your iPhone keeps shutting off? Here is the reason why!

Now before we move on to the possible methods and procedures to evade the problem of the iPhone shutting down. iPhone usually shuts down without any prior message or notification due to various reasons. One of the reasons is because you might be using an app in the background and it may crash after some time which results in the unexpected shutdown of your iPhone. 

Another common reason might be not updating the software. Updating your iPhone fixes many bugs and comes with improvements and many additional features. These are the two most common reasons behind shutting down iPhones. 

What to do if your iPhone keeps shutting down? 

Evidently, with the existence of a problem also comes a plethora of solutions. Hence, if your iPhone keeps shutting off then you do not need to worry about it at all because there are many different solutions to this problem. 

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Here are some of the easy and quick methods you can try if your iPhone keeps turning on and off a lot:

  1. Reset your iPhone

If your iPhone keeps shutting off then hard resetting it can turn out very useful as the most common reason why your iPhone keeps turning on and off is that it is stuck in an infinite loop and by the process of hard reset you can break that loop in which your iPhone is caught. Here is how you hard simply reset your iPhone:

  • In iPhone 6s, SE, and older models

Press your power button and home button of the iPhone at the same time until the phone screen turns black and release them free once you see the white Apple logo against the black screen. 

  • iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus

In this, you need to press and hold the volume down and power button simultaneously and release both after you see the Apple logo appear on the screen.

  • iPhone 8, X, XS and newer models: 
iPhone keeps shutting off

In the latest versions, we have got a slightly different procedure than the above two. Press and release the volume up button on the side, then press and release the volume down button and then press and hold the side button until the screen turns black. 

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  1. Try restoring your iPhone 

This might come out as a rather strange method than the rest, but at the same time, it is very effective in preventing the iPhone from turning on and off.  Start by restoring your iPhone or your iPad in iTunes rather than on iCloud as is safer in the former application.

As we know that iCloud is involved in reloading, reinstalling, offloading, making internal things harder and slower which even hard reset cannot fix. 

  1. Check the battery health of your iPhone
check battery health

Another cause due to which the iPhone keeps shutting off is the bad battery health of your iPhone and to know that you must check the battery health of your phone. By checking your battery you will get to know the condition of two things on your phone :

The first is the charging capacity of your phone and the second is the strength of your battery which directly affects the performance and functioning of your phone. 

To view your battery health go to:

  1. Open Settings on your phone.
  2. Go to the battery option.
  3. Under the battery option, view battery health.
  1. Try DFU restore of your iPhone
fix when iPhone keeps shutting off

If your iPhone keeps shutting off despite using the above techniques then try DFU restore of your iPhone. To do this: 

  • Connect your iPhone with a USB to your computer
  • Go to iTunes and make a backup of your iPhone. Once you’re done with the backup, put your iPhone in the DFU mode and restore the backup you made, there. 

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  1. Contact apple

If neither of the above options is working on your iPhone, then the last resort is to contact the Apple customer care service and ask for a battery replacement.  

These were the quick and easy ways to fix the problem of constant turning on and off of your iPhone. 

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