Side/Power Button Not Working on iPhone 6, X, XS and XS Max – Solved

Some iPhone users have complained their Side or Power button not working properly. If they press the power button, it didn’t responsive. I think many of those having this same power button not working problem on iPhone 6, XS, XS Max and XR. Do you need some solutions to solve this problem? If yes, then read this article. Here I am gonna tell you some useful solutions to solve this Side or Power button not working.
Solution 1: Check your Case
If you case is harder to press the power button, then remove the case and use new one. Sometime it happens because of your case. You can’t even press the any buttons on your iPhone.
Check the case and if it’s easy to press, then try out second solution.
Solution 2: Adjusting Click Speed of your Side Button
You can adjust the click speed of your side button. It provides three options to adjust the click speed which are Default, Slow and Slowest. You can choose one one from this options.

  1. Go to Settings -> General.
  2. Tap “Accessibility”.
  3. Scroll down the page and tap “Side Button”.
  4. If selected Default option, choose “Slow” and then restart your phone.
  5. After restarting, your problem will be solved.

Restart your Device Without Power or Volume Buttons
If power button doesn’t work, you can try out this. Assistive touch will help you to restart your device without pressing power or volume buttons.

  1. Go to Settings -> General.
  2. Tap “Accessibility”.
  3. Under INTERACTION,  tap Assistive Touch. Then turn on Assistive Touch.
  4. Next, tap on Assistive button on your screen.
  5. You will get an one box. There tap on “Device” -> “More”.
  6. Now, tap on “Restart”.

Solution 3: Check for Software Update

  1. Go to Settings -> General -> Software Update.
  2. If an update available here, you just click “Download and Install”.
  3. Then follow the instruction to update.


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