How to restart iPhone or iPad with broken power button
Surely you already know about the ways to restart your iPhone or iPad without requiring a physical keyboard. Each of these methods is unique and equally useful. Especially when favorite gadget decides to hang for no apparent reason, leaving a disappointed user to wait for its natural discharge. But to avoid it much easier than you thought.
In order to always have at hand the means for removing the device from a coma, go to the app “Settings” — “General” — “Universal access”;
Activate AssistiveTouch if you have not already done so, and click on “top Menu”;
Now add new icons to them was not less than two;
By pressing the “+” in the new icon set is his destiny, by choosing “Lock screen”;
Press it once and the window that POPs up hold your finger on the command button “Lock screen” for a few seconds. The device prompts you to turn it off, slide the appropriate slider at the top of the screen;
Wait for a complete shutdown of your smartphone or tablet, and then plug in using the Lightning cable to come back on.
Despite the large number of steps to activate this function and the setup happens in a matter of seconds, giving the device a number of additional features. In addition, mode AssistiveTouch works offline and allows you to reboot the device even in case of complete unresponsiveness of the system without using any physical keys.