Restarting your phone comes with many benefits. It updates your phone’s operating system and fixes various performance-related issues and crashes in Android. Let’s say your phone freezes or some apps are unresponsive and crashes; A quick restart can solve the problem.
Restarting Android phones is easy, but the steps may differ depending on your phone model and OS version. If this is the first time you are using an Android smartphone, we will show you different ways to restart the device.
Noticeable: Make sure to close the apps manually before restarting your Android device so you don’t lose any unsaved data.
Use the power button on your phone
Almost all brands and models of Android smartphones have a power button. Press and hold Power button for 5-10 seconds To reveal the power menu. Next, select Restart To turn the device off and on again.
Perform a hard restart
A frozen or unresponsive Android device may not display the power menu when you press and hold the power button. Force a restart (also called a “hard restart” or “hard restart”) of the device to turn it off and back on again.
Press and hold power button for 15-30 seconds. Or press and hold Power key And volume down key simultaneously for 7-10 seconds. Your phone will stay on a black screen for a few seconds and turn back on automatically. If nothing happens, it is possible that your device does not support the key combination. Try pressing Energy And raise the volume buttons for at least 15 seconds.
If you restart a phone that is not frozen, the device may take a screenshot when the Power and Volume Down keys are pressed. Keep pressing the keys after the screenshot to start the hard restart.
How to restart Android phones automatically
Your phone can become slow and cause some problems after long periods of use. Configuring your phone to automatically restart based on a schedule can improve its performance. Fortunately, some Android phone manufacturers (Samsung, for example) are incorporating an automatic restart feature into their devices.
This allows you to schedule the periods (time or days) when you want your phone to automatically shutdown and restart.
- open the session app and click Public Administration.
- handle Re-Set and choose restart the car. Or you can transfer a file restart the car Switch to the right and tap restart the car To configure the automatic restart schedule.
- Make sure restart the car Turned on, then select the day(s) and time when your Samsung phone should automatically restart.
On some Samsung Galaxy models, go to Settings > Battery and device care, and tap the three-dotted menu icon in the upper-right corner. Choose automation and press Auto restart at specified times. move the employment Toggle right and set your preferred auto restart schedule.
Your phone will only restart when:
- It is not in use.
- The screen or display is off.
- SIM card lock is turned off.
- The battery level is above 30%.
Noticeable: The auto restart feature supports at least Samsung phones running Android v5.0 Lollipop out of the box. You may not find the option on older devices, even if you have upgraded to Android Lollipop. Additionally, phones that are locked to carrier may lack the auto restart feature.
Remove and reinsert the battery
If your phone has a removable battery and it is frozen or unresponsive, remove the battery and wait a few seconds. Reinsert the battery, and press and hold power buttonAnd wait for the screen to light up. If your phone does not turn on, it is possible that the battery is empty or was inserted incorrectly.
Make sure the battery is inserted correctly and try again. If the problem persists then connect the charger to the phone and charge the battery for a few minutes and try again.
Reboot into safe mode
Running your phone in safe mode can help diagnose a malware infection and troubleshoot performance issues. In safe mode, Android only loads the system apps that shipped with your phone out of the box. Most third-party apps and other non-essential services are temporarily disabled until you boot from safe mode.
Method 1: Boot Android in Safe Mode
Here’s how to boot Pixel phones and other Android devices into safe mode.
- First, you need to turn off your phone. Press and hold power button For at least 5-7 seconds to reveal the power menu. Or press and hold power button And Lower the sound One key at a time for 5-7 seconds.
- Click and hold Blackouts Until the “Restart in Safe Mode” pop-up appears on the page.
- handle yes To boot Android in safe mode.
Method 2: Boot Your Unstored Android Phone In Safe Mode
The procedure for booting non-Google phones into safe mode will depend on the device model and Android version.
For Samsung phones, turn off the device and wait for 30 seconds. Next, press and hold power button, and release the button when the Samsung logo appears on the screen. Press and hold volume down key After releasing the power button. shoot the volume down key When your phone is running in safe mode.
Alternatively, turn off your phone, wait 30 seconds, and press and hold Energy And Lower the sound buttons simultaneously. Let go of the power button when your phone screen lights up, but keep pressing Lower the sound button. Release the button when your phone boots into safe mode. Check the lower left corner of the screen for the inscription “Safe mode”.
exit safe mode
Reboot 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 screen, and tap Safe mode is onand select turn it off. This will restart your phone, exit safe mode, and restore all your apps.
Restart Android with Android Debug Bridge (ADB)
If you have a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer and your phone’s power button is faulty, restart your phone using the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) tool. Install the tool on your computer, enable USB debugging on your phone, and connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
Next, open Command Prompt (Windows) or Terminal (macOS), type or paste restart adb On the console, press Enters or Returns on your keyboard.
Quickly restart your phone
Rebooting your Android phone is easy. If your phone still crashes after a restart or restart, update the operating system or contact your device manufacturer. Performing a factory reset or factory reset may fix the problem. This will delete all your apps and data so reset your device only after exhausting all the troubleshooting fixes.