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  1. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    There comes a time for many when the top power button fails. Here's how to use Assistive Touch in Accessibility to turn the device off, put it to sleep and take a screenshot without the power button.
    1. Put to sleep:
    Go to Settings >General >Accessibility >Assistive Touch >Toggle on.
    Next tap the on screen button.
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    tap "Device".
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    Next tap the lock icon:
    That should put the device to sleep.
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    2. To power the device off, repeat the steps, then long press on the lock icon. Then slide to turn off.
    3. To take a screenshot, repeat the steps and tap on "more".
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    Then tap "Screenshot".

    That's it! Hopefully your power button won't break. It happens though.
    Note: To do a Hard Reset, you can toggle "bold text" either on or off.
    Or let the battery drain all the way.
    Last edited by Ledsteplin; 08-21-2015 at 12:30 AM.
    08-20-2015 05:52 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Outstanding!...and thank you!
    Ledsteplin likes this.
    08-20-2015 06:10 PM
  3. Spencerdl's Avatar
    GREAT job Ledsteplin.....Thanks for the INFO
    Ledsteplin likes this.
    08-20-2015 06:36 PM

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