How to Shut Down or Force Restart iPad mini 6 In Case it Freezes


While Apple's custom chips are plenty fast to handle any app, there always comes a time when the device freezes and you have to restart it. If you are new to Apple's ecosystem, you will learn that Apple has switched the mechanism to perform these operations. Previously, the Home button played an important role when you wanted to force restart your iPad or iPhone. With the iPad mini 6, Apple has removed the Home button in favor of an all-screen design. Follow the instructions below to learn how to shut down or force restart the iPad mini 6.

This is How You Can Easily Shut Down and Force Restart The Latest iPad mini 6 if it is Stuck

As mentioned earlier, Apple launched the iPad mini 6 with minimal bezels and ditched the Home button. The iPad mini 6 is a favorite to many as it allows for enhanced portability due to its size. Since the Home button is gone, the mechanism to Shut Down or Force Restart the iPad mini 6 has changed.

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If you are unfamiliar, follow the step-by-step instructions below. Take note that the button placement on the iPad mini 6 is different from any other iPad. You can check out the image below for more details.

How to Force Restart and Shut Down Apple's iPad mini 6

How to Force Restart iPad mini 6

Step 1: Press and release the Volume Up button.

Step 2: Press and release the Volume Down button.

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Step 3: Press and hold the Power/Lock button until you see the Apple logo on the screen. When the Apple logo appears, it means that the force restart process is complete on your iPad mini 6.

How to Restart iPad mini 6

Step 1: Press and hold the Power and Volume Up buttons simultaneously. The screen will present a "Slide to Power Off" option.

Step 2: Swipe right on the "Slide to Power Off"

Step 3: When the iPad is off, press and hold the Power button to turn it back on.

How to Shut Down iPad mini 6

Step 1: Press and hold the Power button and Volume Up button together. The screen will show a "Slide to Power Off" option,

Step 2: Swipe right on the "Slide to Power Off" option and your iPad mini 6 will shut down.

This is all that you have to do to force restart or shut down your new iPad mini 6. The process is fairly simple and easy to remember. Force restarting the iPad clears any error in the system that might be causing it to freeze or allowing apps to behave abnormally.

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