How To Fix iPhone/iPad Keep Shutting Down

You are having an iOS device for the daily tasks, but it keeps shutting off without running out battery, you are able to fix this without contacting to the Apple store. So if the problem does not come from your phone’s battery or other internals, the fix could be easy just by performing a couple quick steps. Here’s quick and simple fixes in order to help your device run smoothly again.

Force Restart

If your iPhone/ iPad keeps shutting down, you should think about performing a hard reset. Whether your device is shutting down on its own, or the battery is rapidly exhausted due to rogue processes or cellular radioactivity, a hard reset could help you fix the issue.

  1. For iPhone 6s, iPad, or older device, press and hold the Power + Home buttons at the same time, while on an iPhone 7 or higher models, It’s the combo of the Power + Volume Down
  2. Keep holding down them until you see an Apple logo appear on screen. Your iOS devices will then show a white/black launch screen.
  3. Once the launch screen appears, you can release the button combo.

Once your iPhone/ iPad has successfully booted up, check to see if the issues disappears. If not, move to the Restore method.


If the simple above method cannot fixe, it’s time to try the harder ones. That is restoring your iPhone or iPad in iTunes. The reason we recommend you iTunes is that it a safer than iCloud as it offloads, re-installs your data over doing everything in-place and on your iPhone/iPad. To restore your iPhone/iPad using iTunes:

  1. First, connect your iOS device to iTunes on your computer with the help of a charging cable.
  2. After that, click the Devicebutton at the top left corner.
  3. Click on Back Up Now.
  4. Now wait for the backup to complete.
  5. Click on Restore iPhone…
  6. Wait until the restore to finish.

Also read: How To Fix iPhone 7 Plus Frozen Issues

When the process is done, check if your device stays on. If not, you should think about contacting to Apple Genuine for fixing the issue. Those who already have AppleCare+, you won’t have to worry about getting  it fixed, but if you don’t, you should have an estimate the cost repair over the cost of replacing a new device.