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Shut down or restart the Xbox One console

From the controller:

  1. Press and hold the Xbox button  on your wireless controller
  2. Choose Turn console off.

From the console:

  1. Press the power button on the front of the console.

From the guide:

  1. Press the Xbox button  to open the guide.
  2. Select System, and then choose Turn off console or Restart console.

From Settings:

  1. Press the Xbox button  to open the guide.
  2. Select System > Settings > Power & startup > Turn off or restart.
  3. Choose Full shutdown or Restart now.

Using voice

If you have Kinect, and the command is supported in your language, you can turn on the console with your voice. Say "Xbox, on," or, if you have Cortana, "Hey Cortana, Xbox on."

To turn off your console, say "Xbox, turn off," or, if you have Cortana, "Hey Cortana, turn off."

Troubleshoot problems turning off the console:

Try the following steps:

  • Hold down the power button on your console for about 10 seconds. This will force the console to shut down.
  • As a last resort, unplug the console. Note that this may affect any current activity. For example, if you unplug the console while saving a game, the game may be lost or corrupted.

Important Do not unplug the console while system updates are being installed.

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