you can achieve lots of benefits by restart android phone. Restarting your phone will refresh your operating system. And it helps to fix Android performance-related issues and malfunctions. If your phone freezes or some apps become unresponsive and crash, a quick restart can fix the problem.
Rebooting Android phones is an easy process. But the reboot steps depend on your phone model and operating system version. If you are using an Android smartphone for the first time, We will show you different ways to restart Android device.
Make sure you close apps manually before restarting your Android device so you don’t lose any unsaved data.
Use Your Phone Power Button
Almost all the brands and models of Android smartphones have a power button. Press & hold the power button for at least 5-10 seconds to reveal the power menu. Then, select Restart to shut down the device and turn it back on.
Perform a Hard Reboot
A frozen or unresponsive Android device won’t show the power menu when you press and hold the power button. Force restart the device to turn it off and on again(also called “hard reset” or “hard reboot”).
Press & hold the Power button for at least 15-30 seconds. Or, press and hold the Power key and Volume Down key at the same time for 7-10 seconds. Your phone will remain on a black screen for a few seconds and automatically restart. If nothing happens, your device possibly doesn’t support the key combination. Attempt holding the Power and Volume Up buttons for at least 15 seconds.
If you hard reboot an unfrozen phone, the device can take a screenshot while holding down the power and volume down keys. Hold the keys after the screenshot to start the hard reboot.
Auto Restart Android Phones
After a long period of use, your phone may slow down and cause some problems. You can optimize your phone’s performance by configuring it to restart automatically based on a schedule. Fortunately, some Android phone manufacturers include an automatic restart feature in their devices.
It allows you to schedule periods when you want your phone to shut down and restart automatically.
- Open the Setting app then tap General Management.
- Tap Reset and select Automatic restart. Otherwise, move the Auto Restart toggle to the right and tap Auto Restart to configure the automatic restart schedule.
- Make sure Auto Restart is turned on, then select the date(s) and time you want your Samsung phone to restart automatically.
On some Samsung Galaxy models, go to Settings > Battery and device care, and tap the three-dot menu icon in the upper-right corner. Select Automate and tap Auto-restart at a scheduled time. Move the On toggle to the right, then set your preferred auto-restart schedule. Select Automate and tap Auto-restart at a scheduled time. Move the On toggle to the right, then set your preferred auto-restart schedule.
Your phone will restart:
- It is not in use.
- The Screen or Display is off.
- The SIM card lock is disabled.
- The battery level is more than 30%.
The auto restart feature supports Samsung phones running at least Android 5.0V Lollipop out of the box. Even if you upgrade them to Android Lollipop, you won’t find the option on older devices. Additionally, phones that are locked to a carrier may not have the auto restart feature.
Remove & Reinsert the Battery
If your phone has a removable battery and it’s frozen or unresponsive, remove the battery and wait a few seconds. Reinsert the battery, press and hold the power button and wait for the screen to flash. If your phone won’t turn on, the battery is flat or inserted incorrectly.
Make sure the battery is inserted correctly and try again. If the problem persists, connect a charger to your phone, charge the battery for a few minutes, and try again.
Restart in Safe Mode
Booting your phone in safe mode can help detect malware infections and fix performance issues. In Safe Mode, Android loads only the system apps that ship with your phone. Many third-party apps and other essential services are temporarily disabled until you boot from Safe Mode.
Method 1- Boot Stock the Android into Safe Mode
Let’s discuss how to boot Pixel phones and other devices running stock Android into Safe Mode.
- First, you need to turn off your phone. Press & hold the power button for at least 5-7 seconds to reveal the power menu. Alternatively, press & hold the Power button and Volume Down key simultaneously for 5-7 seconds.
- Tap and hold the Power off option until “Reboot into safe mode” appears on the pop-up page.
- Tap OK to boot the Android device into safe mode.
Method 2- Boot Non-Stock Android Phone into Safe Mode
The procedure for booting non-Google phones into safe mode depends on the device model and Android version.
For Samsung phones, turn off the device and wait for 30 seconds. Then, press and hold the Power button and release the button when the Samsung logo appears on the screen. Press & hold the Volume Down key after releasing the Power button. Release the Volume Down key when your phone boots into safe mode.
Alternatively, turn off your phone, wait for 30 seconds, and press and hold the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time. When your phone’s screen turns on, let go of the Power button, but hold the Volume Down button. Release the button when your phone boots into safe mode. Check the lower left corner of the screen for a “Safe Mode” inscription.
Exit Safe Mode
Restart your phone normally to exit safe mode. On some Samsung phones, you can exit safe mode from the notification panel. Swipe down from the top of your phone’s display, tap Safe mode is on, and select Turn off. It restarts your phone, exits safe mode, and restores all your apps.
Restart Android Using the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) Tool
If you have a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer and your phone’s Power button is faulty, reboot your phone using the Android Debug Bridge tool. Install the tool on your pc, enable USB debugging on your phone, and connect your phone to your computer with a USB cable.
Next, open Command Prompt or Terminal , type or paste ADB reboot in the console, and press Enter or Return on your keyboard.
Restart Android Phone Quickly
Rebooting an Android phone is an easy process. If your phone still turns off after a reboot or hard reset, update its operating system or contact your device manufacturer. Performing a factory reset or hard reset can fix the problem. It will delete all your apps and data, so reset your device only after all troubleshooting fixes are done.
Frequently Ask Questions
How do I manually restart my Android?
Force restart the device to turn it off and on again. Press & hold the Power button for 15-30 seconds. Or, press and hold the Power key and Volume Down key at the same time for 7-10 seconds.
How do I restart my Android with the power button?
It’s like pressing the power button on your computer. To enable this, press & hold the Power button for at least 20 seconds. If Android is unresponsive, this will force a manual reboot of your device.
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