How to Turn Off Your iPhone Using Siri (Finally!)

What to know

  • To turn off your phone using Siri, activate it and then use the command “Power off.” Next, tap Power Off when prompted to turn off your device.
  • For more help, check out our detailed step-by-step guide with screenshots below.

Besides giving us cool features like dimming out the strobing light effects, using a different number system, and using a different ID for beta updates, the iOS 16.4 update offers even more. 

Another new feature introduced in iOs 16.4 is the ability to turn off your iPhone using Siri using a simple voice command. Let’s see how you can shut down your iPhone using a Siri voice command.

How to turn off your iPhone using Siri

Here’s how you can use a voice command with Siri to turn off your iPhone easily. Follow the steps below to help you along with the process. 


There are a few requirements you will need to meet to use this voice command with Siri. You can find them listed below. 

  • iOS 16.4 or higher: As of March 8th, 2023, you will need iOS 16.4 developer beta 2 or higher to have the shutdown voice command available. use this voice command with Siri. You can choose to use the beta version of iOS to get this feature instantly or wait for the final release of iOS 16.4 in the coming weeks.
  • Siri enabled: You will need Siri enabled on your device to use this command to power off your iPhone.

Step-by-step guide

Now that you’re familiar with the requirements, here’s how to use a voice command to power off your device using Siri on iOS 16.4 or higher. 

Launch Siri on your device. You can use the Hey Siri command if you have it enabled, or press and hold down the Sleep/Wake button on the right side of your device.

Now use the following command to turn off your device.

  • Power Off

Siri will now ask for your confirmation to turn off your device. Tap Power Off to confirm your choice.

And that’s it! Your device will now shut down immediately. You can now press and hold the Sleep/Wake button to turn it on again whenever needed.

We hope this post helped you easily turn off your iPhone using Siri. If you face any issues or have any more questions, feel free to reach out to us using the comments section below.

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