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How to turn off Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro without power button

With the Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro, you will be able to turn off your smartphone without having to use the power button.

To find out how to do so, you can check out this step-by-step guide at Seeking Tech.

Method #1: Quick Settings

The first method is by using the Quick Settings menu by doing the following:

1. To begin, fully open the Quick Settings menu.

The fastest way to do so is to use two fingers to swipe downwards from the top of the screen of your Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro.

Alternatively, you can use one finger to swipe downwards from the top to partially open the Quick Settings menu. You then need to use one finger to swipe downwards again from the top to fully open this menu.

2. In the Quick Settings menu, you should find the power option at the bottom in between the edit and settings options. Tap the power option to open the power and emergency menu.

3. In the power and emergency menu, select the “Power off” option.

Method #2: Voice Controls

You can also use voice controls to turn off the Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro.

In order to do so, you need to take the following steps:

1. First off, you need to activate Google Assistant.

You have several ways to do so:

  • Say Hey Google.
  • Say Okay Google.
  • Tap the microphone icon on the Google Search Bar.
  • Press and hold the power button.

2. With Google Assistant activated, you then need to say any of the following phrases:

  • Turn off.
  • Shut down.
  • Shut off.
  • Power off.
  • Power down.

3. The previous step should bring up the power and emergency menu. Here, you need to tap the “Power off” option.

What is the normal way to turn off Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

The normal method to turn off the Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro is to press the power button and volume up button at the same time to open the power and emergency menu where you can tap the “Power off” option.

Can you make the power button turn off Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro?

You can also make the “holding the power button” action open the power and emergency menu where you can turn off your Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro phone.

By default, holding the power button down will bring activate Google Assistant. To change this functionality, you can take a look at this guide.