The word "reboot" stands for the process of restarting a running device, i.e. it involves shutting it down and immediately starting it up again. The root of the word can be taken as advice: Get the device into its boots (i.e. running) again.

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galaxy s2 booting problem

I have been using samasung galaxy s2 in south korea. It was fine and working nice but when I saw there is update software option. I followed the instruction given by Samsung and tried to update ...
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Android phone working as a WiFi hotspot - how to restart WAN 3G connection on request from a WiFi Client

I'm using an Android mobile phone as a WiFi access point (hotspot) to share my 3G connection with a few laptops. Unfortunately the 3G provider (Polish Aero2) uses a non-standard authentication scheme, ...
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S2 randomly restarting / draining the battery

For the past month my S2, SPH-D710, Android 4.1.2, will randomly restart throughout the day. I took the battery out for awhile and that didn't change anything. Sometimes it happens when I'm looking ...
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Why does stock android include a shutdown option, but no restart option?

I've always been baffled by this decision. Does anyone know why this is the case? Most OEMs will add a restart option when you press and hold the screen lock button, but stock never includes one.
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Motorola Defy in a reboot loop

I bought a new Motorola Defy today. The phone switches on then asks to be connected to a Google account, I try to type in my login details and it reboots. The battery shows 100% but when in switch ...
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After rebooting phone, app shortcuts from sd go missing

I own a Samsung Galaxy S Advance (i9070) with stock android 4.1.2 There is not a lot of internal storage, so I tend to move all possible apps from phone to SD card. However, when I reboot the phone, ...
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My Android JellyBean Lenovo A600e stuck repeatedly reboots when on

My phone misbehaved last evening and went on to show that my internal sd card is faulty. It gave me the option to format, which I did. After that I realised that some apps are in my internal sd card. ...
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Karbonn a50 mobile automatically reboots when being unlocked

I have karbonn a50 mobile. When I switch on my device then I press unlock screen icon, my mobile automatically restarts. I try hard reset but problem not solved. What could be the issue here, and ...
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Do Apps restart after phone restart once “Force Stop” is enabled for them?

Building the question on this What does the “Force stop” button mean? , If I restart the phone , do these Background Apps get started even when ForceStop is enabled?
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Samsung Galaxy S3 keeps restarting, stuck on Samsung logo

Two days ago I got the official update of jelly bean 4.3 to my Samsung Galaxy S3. Last night phone was dropped from a small height. Today morning when I switched on the phone it worked fine. But in ...
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My Nexus 4 shutdown randomly?

I'm living in India. Last year I bought my Nexus 4 in the US. For a couple of months now my device is getting quite hot, and shuts down randomly. I have done a factory reset 2 times, but no use of ...
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“Firmware Upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in Kies” on reboot randomly, but device still working fine

My Galaxy Note 2 N7100 has “Firmware Upgrade encountered an issue. Please select recovery mode in Kies” shows up randomly on system reboot, recovery reboot (from reboot menu in Touchwiz based official ...
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Reboot problem in my S3 GT-I9300

I got S3 GT-I9300 and it requires to restart the device to update the software and when accept that it says will reboot for a while , I leave it for two hours and its keep frozen on Samsung logo , I ...
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Is it always possible to reboot the phone without removing the battery? [duplicate]

I've had two Android phone up til now (HTC Wildfire and SGS2). Sometimes they crashed and the only way to get them restart was to remove the battery. Now I'm thinking about buying a Sony Z1 Compact. ...
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Andriod device rebooting constantly

Because of processes stoped working and fixing them was taking too long with 0 rezults I tryed to reset it to factory settings but that didn't work so I also wiped the cache and media patitions and ...
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Rooted Huawei Ascend Y300 reboot fails when play store process is opened

I'm on jellybean (4.1.1) using my Huawei Ascend Y300's stock ROM, however with root, as already stated in the title. Every time I attempt to reboot my phone and the google play process is opened the ...
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Phone keeps restarting / shutting down randomly is there any logging to help debugging

Sometimes my Samsung Europa restarts itself when it's on standby. Does Android have any logging which I can access to see what caused the restart? I have installed a few apps from the Android app ...
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Galaxy Nexus reboots on USB connection

I've had my Galaxy Nexus since April of 2012, and it's been fairly reliable ever since. However, for the past few weeks, I've noticed that it's rebooting whenever I plug it into my computer for ...
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Reboot touchphone without touching the screen

Sometimes touch screen on my phone is swithced off and does not switch on again. The phone is working, you can ring it, even the touch keys have light. Can you say, it there a method how to reboot it ...
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PHone rebooting when screen turns off [duplicate]

My phone started rebooting all by itself all the time after I did 2 things with it. Installed Snapdragon BatteryGuru and put it on learning mode (for an estimated 3 days I guess) so that I could start ...
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When gps opens, my device force restart

I have root to my device I search all sites And i havenot found solution to this problem Pls help me My device is Gt-s6312 Galaxy young System jelly bean 4.1.2 Thanks
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Shutdown Phone Without Root

Is there a shell command to shutdown and/or restart the phone WITHOUT root? I need this for an app I'm developing. It's going to be a feature called lockout mode that turns off the phone when it ...
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Stuck in Boot Loop

I have an Android Jelly Bean, DOPO m7088, and its stuck in a boot loop. I did the hard resetting, wipe my data and everything and its still stuck. I've been searching the internet for weeks and ...
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SD card “damaged” after every reboot / power off

When I turn off my phone, next time it says SD card is damaged and all data is gone, I can only reformat it. The phone is "gionee iq275" (also known as "Fly" in Russia), Android version is 2.3.4. What ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 restarting randomly

So I have the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and I've used it for about a month. Last week, the device froze and restarted abruptly. I didn't know what had caused the problem so I had a poke around and ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 will not reboot

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. For the last couple of days, it has been freezing quite regularly. I had to hold the power button and reboot, sometimes more than once. The last time I tried this, the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 black screen and automatic reboots

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3, purchased on July 2012. Sometimes, when I press the power button, the screen keeps black. The button LEDs turn on, but nothing else happens, and I have to remove the ...
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Android PandaBoard: Linux terminal output for debugging?

My research team is currently considering investing in a PandaBoard for Android b/c we are developing a custom kernel/sys-image and would like Linux terminal output. Does the Pandaboard give me ...
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Why does my Iconia A500 occasionally stop responding?

I have an stock-standard Acer Iconia A500 32G WiFi-only tablet. The screen usually turns on immediately when I press the power button. However, it sometimes refuses to respond and I have to hold ...
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Is it possible to reboot the Nexus 4 without root?

On the Nexus 4, the power menu only allows you to shutdown the device, but not reboot the device. Of course, you could wait for the device to shutdown and then power it up again. What I'm looking for ...
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LG L5 restarts every minute

I don't know what I've done to my LG L5, but now it's just restarting and restarting. I've rooted my phone using adb and installed ClockworkMod recovery, but now it just restarts every time it loads ...
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My phone- HTC One V reboots when I insert my SDCARD

I have a HTC One V that reboots whenever I have my 8GB SDCard (Sandisk) inserted. Currently it has 2.5GB data in it. Once i remove the sdcard, my phone works fine. I have many apps and photos on my ...
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Brand new S4 randomly restarting

Is there any known reason why my 5 day old S4 would be randomly restarting? It doesn't appear to be a heat problem, its usually around 33 degrees (celcius) and more often than not, its idle. I only ...
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One S reboots with new CM 3.4 Kernel

This is something that's been bugging me ever since the 3.4 kernel was released: Problem: I am getting intermittent reboots when using any ROM which is based on the 3.4 kernel. It happens totally at ...
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Samsung mystyle m340s keeps restarting

Device: Samsung mystyle m340s My phone is made in Korea. The Korean software keeps restarting from boot screen. I tried factory reset from Android system recovery, but it didn't help. The local ...
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HTC Desire HD Random Restart

I have a HTC Desire HD phone, I installed "Android Revolution HD" and "BlackOut Rom" to it before, I made same overclock stuff... Now my phone restarts randomly, generally while connecting mobile ...
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GO Launcher EX: widget lost after reboot

Whenever I reboot, widget get lost in GO Launcher EX. how can I fix this? NB: the widget is on the internal memory
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Rebooting. Even after factory wipe

So today my (non-rooted) Galaxy S3 rebooted itself once or twice, then it shut off (94% battery) and after that I could not get it booted again. I could not hard reboot by holding down the power ...
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Mysterious “Installation Failed” and reboots

Non-programmer here. I've noticed recently a message popping up on my 4.1.2 Galaxy S3 running stock firmware (except I have root) build number JZO54K.T999UVDMD5. This was happening before I rooted it ...
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Could a faulty SIM card cause my android to spontaneously reboot

My android (Sony Xperia 10a) spontaneously reboots on a 1m to 15m cycle. I had a Nokia before and I think it rebooted more often than expected as well. My Google contacts, a SIM and AT&T are ...
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Do I need to reboot my HTC Desire periodically?

I've had my HTC Desire for a couple of months now and it is awesome! (A huge improvement to my previous phone... Nokia 3315) Though recently, I've realised that the phone semi-freezes more and more ...
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Required to Reboot my Android Device Every Week? [duplicate]

When I got my first Android phone (the rugged HTC Inspire), I was told that I should restart the device every week. The rational, which made sense at the time, was that it's a small computer and every ...
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Note 10.1 stuck in restart loop

I bought the Note 10.1 two months ago. But now my Note is stuck in a restarting loop for a second time. First, it happened last month. I already got that fixed by the service center. I asked the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S heat up a lot, getting restarted and slow start up time

I'm using Samsung galaxy S with O.S. 2.3.3. I'm having the following problems. It is getting heated up a lot. Because of this the battery is drained so faster. That too when it is getting charged if I ...
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SGS3 in app screen restarts

I am having a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S3. I bought this last year. No damage so far. I usually download apps/games in Play store when all of a sudden I noticed my screen blacks out for a ...
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What is safe mode?

My USC "Desire" locked up the other day. I have Android 2.2 installed. It just kept rebooting to the splash screen over and over and over again. Being an old Mac user I thought some "key command" ...
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Setting up automatic reboot?

This may sound a bit lazy, but does anybody know of an app or a method that can automatically reboot one's phone? I sometimes forget to reboot it daily (I like keeping my OS fresh).
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Samsung I5700 restarting

My I5700 is keep restarting (after sumsung logo slide bar running then restart). Note:- It was slow working before but when i try to make factory defaults by Hold Down+Call+Power button after this ...
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Should I reboot my phone regularly?

After noticing that my Galaxy S3 sometimes grew slow after a week or so of not rebooting, I set up a Llama task which reboots my phone automatically every night (under certain conditions). My ...
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Galaxy fit stuck at boot screen

My galaxy fit became unresponsive after the phone memory got full, so I removed the battery and replaced it back. Now my phone is stuck on the booting screen, it just shows the glowing samsung text ...