How to turn on, reboot and make a screenshot on iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

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After the presentation of the next modification of the iPhone for some time, the passions around the new smartphone do not subside. Someone unconditionally goes to buy, because this is a new iPhone, someone complains about the shortcomings and flaws. But the main thing is that the users of the new models join the problem from year to year - how to use the new iPhone?

Owners of new models in particular can afford to buy a new version, but often they don’t know how to use it even at the basic level. Often, people can’t figure it out in the options, they can’t turn the gadget on or off. In order to help you understand the basic functions, we publish a tutorial about the basic functions of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. If you plan to purchase this gadget, try using it, or you are just wondering how this time the developers implemented the basic functions of the gadget, keep this article for yourself.

How to turn on and off the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

The first thing you need to know about the gadget is how to turn it on and off. The power button in the new iPhone is on the right side. Hold it for 2-3 seconds, the smartphone will turn on. You will understand this by the appearance of the logo on the device screen. If this does not happen, there is a possibility that the battery is low. Put the gadget on charge and try to turn it on again using the described method. If the connection of the charging adapter did not help, there is a possibility that the phone had a software failure (such cases usually do not occur with new phones, but anything is possible). To do this, you must reboot the device, below there is an instruction how to do it. The developers took into account the uncomfortable ways to turn off the iPhone X, so the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have a simpler shutdown. To turn off the device, hold down the power button and one of the volume buttons at the same time. We recommend using the lower volume button, as holding the upper button and power button may cause random screenshots.

How to make a screenshot on iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Like many other smartphones, a screenshot on the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max can be created simultaneously by holding down the power button and the upper volume button for a couple of seconds. To view a screenshot, tap “Photos” on the main screen of the device (Home screen), then tap the desired screenshot. In the previous section, we wrote that the same key combination can turn off your smartphone, so we remind you that it is better to use the combination of power button and the lower volume button to turn off.

How to see the battery percentage of iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

As you know, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max displays the amount of battery charge without specifying the percentage. There are several ways to watch the phone charge in percent. You can choose the most convenient for you and use only it. The first is to view the necessary information in the Control Center. To open the Control Center, swipe down on the phone screen from the top right corner. The second - less convenient - is to look at the percentage of charging during the charging itself, the number of percentages will be displayed on the screen. The third - the most constant - add the widget with the percentage of charging on the smartphone screen. And the fourth is to open the battery settings and see there.

How to close all open applications on iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

The first and most popular way is to open the application, touch and hold your finger for a second at the bottom of the screen, and then drag your finger up the screen. You should see a list of all open applications in the form of small cards. To close an application, swipe up the particular application card, the window with the application will close. To close all the cards, swipe up each card. If you have an older version of the operating system than iOS12, you can close the card by clicking on the red field with a minus located next to each card. So you close the card with the application on which you click on the red round box with a minus.

How to do force restart for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Force reboot is needed in cases where your gadget frozen in the cold or just slow or incorrectly working. This smartphone has several options for conducting a forced reboot.

  • The first - using the buttons - press and quickly release the upper sound button, then press and quickly release the lower sound button, then press and hold the power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
  • Second - with the help of settings - click “Settings”, select “General”, then select “Accessibility”, switch the toggle switch to “Enabled” in the “Assistive Touch” field. Now go to the menu, click on the Assistive Touch button, select “Device”, then “More” and finally the “Restart” field.

So, innovations in every new modification are a familiar phenomenon, but almost always require external assistance. Buying a new gadget, the user cannot foresee how this time the developers implemented the basic functions. Of course, there are tutorials for this, you can study them before you buy, but there is not always time and desire for this. Therefore, if you bought the phone, but do not know what to do with it, please contact us for useful materials. And we will try as much as possible to describe all the functions to make your use of the new smartphone a little easier.

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  • PH
    Nov 9, 2018
    Thanks for privacy policy
  • RE
    Oct 17, 2018
    Great app

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