Safe Off Switch to Power Down Your Raspberry Pi

Safe Off Switch to Power Down Your Raspberry Pi

Some time it is hard to find solution for raspberry pi.

This time we are solving issue : how to Power Down Your Raspberry Pi using GPIO.

Step1:

copy script from power_hold.py

Step2:

sudo apt install python3-gpiozero

#connect button GPIO 21 and GND

#run below command to test

python3 power_hold.py

# hold button(gpio21 and GND) for 2 second . your pi will be shutdown.

If it is ok then power on your pi3 again

Step3:

Now execute your script ,when raspberry pi power on every time.

sudo nano /etc/rc.local

in rc.local file at the end your code must be look like this

python3 /home/pi/power_hold.py &

exit 0     

Safe Off Switch to Power Down Your Raspberry Pi 1

Thats it now . restart your pi again and test it….

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