It seems like phone makers don’t really want you to ever turn off your phone, as they have been making it more confusing to do so. What used to be the “power” button is now known as the “side key,” and pressing and holding it no longer launches the power menu. Instead, it triggers Google Assistant. So, how do you turn the Google Pixel 8a off?!

If you just got yourself a Google Pixel 8a, turning off your phone is easy once you learn how to do it. And the great thing is that there are actually multiple methods you can try. Let’s go over them.