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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Sony Live With The Walkman : Phone is restarting continuously

I have a problem with my Sony Live With The WalkMan phone, it has Android 4.0 (ICS) and was working well before last week, the problem started a week before when I tried turning on my phone's ...
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VEGA LTE A is malfunctioning and cannot open

My phone VEGA LTE is malfunctioning and can't open. First it was restarting every 5 seconds, then later on can't control it so I let it do that so the battery will then be drained. Later on I checked ...
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How to unbrick Sony Xperia C2305?

Today I was installing custom ROM on my xperia C. After installation completes, I reboot the phone. Now, it is not starting. I tried pressing keys(power, vol up, vol down) with different different ...
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Some apps disappearing after reboot

I have an android Marshmallow device. I put a 32 GB memory card in my device. I split it to 2 partition so i could use one as internal storage and the other as external. I used the following command ...
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Keep Rebooting After Installing Fake GPS For Pokemon GO (I Think It's Not Bootloop)

Today I'm installing the Fake GPS app for Pokemon GO, I watch the tutorial from here: Trik akali GPS pokemon GO - Fake GPS POKEMON GO trick Well, at the first try, I don't have any issue.. but, after ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 not booting up, just shows ”Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-19300” black screen

This morning I woke up to my Samsung Galaxy S3 which just “hung” during the start-up screen with the white text “Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-19300” on a black background. It never comes to the “Enter Pincode”...
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Why my app disappear at reboot?

When I reboot the phone, often, some of the apps a get generic icon and won't load anymore. A reinstall solves the problem but I'd rather not have to do that. Device is an Acer Liquid Metal with ...
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Device not detected after factory reset via MTP and works after hot pug

Performs a factory reset when Nexus Device is connected to windows 7 via MTP. After factory reset device is not detected in windows. However after plug out and plug in device got detected.Issue not ...
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My Galaxy S2 restarts and blocks after factory reset

I did a factory reset on a Samsung Galaxy S2 like this: switch off phone hold down buttons Volume Up, Home and Power until phone boots into "Android System Recovery" mode select wipe/factory reset ...
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Sony Xperia M2 black screen when turned on

Yesterday, after having my phone in my pocket for the whole day, not checking it for hours, it just had a black screen in the end. At first i thought the battery had run out, so as soon as I was home, ...
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One Touch Fierce has black screen even after factory reset

So this happened all of a sudden... i was casually listening to music then the screen turns all black for no reason... so i tried rebooting and still nothing.. just a black screen after the metro pcs ...
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Galaxy S4 restarting and freezing after root

I recently made the mistake of rooting my Galaxy S4, accompanied by a few more customizations. Problems that occur: TouchWiz freezes. One way to unfreeze is to hold down the Home button to see ...
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CyanogemMod 12.1 soft reboot HTC ONE (m7)

I've recently installed CyanogenMod on my HTC One (m7) This is the first time i've installed a custom ROM for an android device, so I might have missed a step while installing it. I've followed the ...
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adb device not found after reboot

I am developing an automated test script to turn off my android device and turn it on back again and then run a few adb commands after the boot is complete. My problem is that when I turn the device ...
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Pressing and holding the power button instantly “REBOOTS” my phone rather than giving me a menu to choose what to do

Device: OnePlus 2 My device is currently rooted running on OxygenOS 3.0.2 (6.0.1) with Xposed Framework v85 also flashed. Currently, when I try to turn off or hard reboot my phone or even try to get ...
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4.2.2 update error on Samsung Galaxy s2 plus GT - I9105P

i got a Over The Air update for 4.2.2 on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. I'm in India. After installing the update my phone rebooted and now it doesn't start. it only loads and shows the samsung's logo. ...
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Lg 3 reboot loop

LG3 (Verizon) won't start. Computer won't recognize it. Sometimes able to get to factory menu screen but won't reset from there. It will look like it is trying but will go back into loop. soft ...
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“Android is upgrading… Starting Apps” on boot

My phone is still stuck on "Android is upgrading.. starting apps" on boot. Earlier, my phone said "Unfortunately, Google Playstore stopped working" and I am unable to use my apps which needed ...
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S3 rebooting sporadically

A few days ago, my S3 suddenly started randomly "half-rebooting" itself. I say half since it seemed like it was rebooting, but if I check the uptime after one of these reboots, it hasn't reset, which ...
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Can adb start my android device that shows up as “offline”?

I can see my device in adb devices. It shows up as "offline". When it is "ready": $ adb shell $ su # reboot This would reboot my device. The exact problem is that my cellphone has been turning off ...
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Optimizing Apps: Why?

I have a Kyocera Hydro View. Every time I restart my phone, it tells me that Android is optimizing apps. This takes anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes, and sometimes prevents me from using the phone when I ...
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How to boot from microsd, fix the bootloader and reinstall the android on ASUS MemoPad ME302C?

I have accidentally flashed a wrong image for fastboot update and now when I start my tablet in any kind of mode (normal, recovery or charging) I always fall into a bootloop: First the Intel icon ...
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Cyanogenmod 13: freezes and restarts in Asus Zenfone 5

I have installed Cyanogenmode 13 in my Asus zenfone 5, it works perfectly for few days then started giving the following issue: It freezes and reboot I have noticed it happened randomly, sometimes ...
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How to restart android, without touch or removing battery?

All of a sudden my Android (Lollipop) stopped responding while I was using an app. I pressed the power button two times and the problem persisted. I waited a few minutes and pressed the power button ...
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Auto turn on after power on for an Android-based device

If I'm not mistaken, if an Android-based device is turned off (or powers down due to completely exhausted battery) and then is charged up again, it will automatically boot only to battery charging ...
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Shell script to reboot into recovery and install zip

Okay, without getting too deep into details, I'm looking to automate the installation of a flashable zip (must be flashed from recovery). For now, I can use the command "reboot recovery" in a shell ...
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Visiting site using Chrome restarts device

I came across an unusual behaviour in Chrome (50.0.2661.89), running on a Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F)/Android 6.0.1 . The behaviour seems to be repeatable, causing my device to restart every time I scroll ...
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Android bootloader not loading

I want to unlock the oem to test other android versions but when I try to reboot the device in bootloader it shutdown the device and the bootloader doesn't load.I tryed to reboot whit adb and manual(...
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(Re)boot an Android phone from USB

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 1 (not rooted) and its lock button doesn't wrok anymore. That means I couldn't boot my phone if it happened to be turned off. But I need to restart it now because it's ...
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Apps disappear after restart

After an android update, my apps disappeared. The apps cannot be seen in the apps list, and they are seen as 'com.something.something' in the settings app manager. Some of the apps are not in the SD ...
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Why does my phone show “Android is upgrading…” dialogue whenever I switch it on?

I am using Infocus m260 (running Android 5.0.2) from the last month. I don't know what happened, but sometimes when I am using the device, it gets switched off automatically and shows this dialogue: ...
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Should i do the factory reset? If yes, what will i lose?

My android ( htc desire s ) phone is working fine when i don't put my micro sd card in it ( this card was free with the phone ). But my phone keeps restarting every few minutes if i keep the memory ...
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Galaxy S5 Freezes Constantly

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 from Verizon, bought a little over one year ago. As soon as the one year warranty was over the device started acting up. Right now it is in an unreliable working state. ...
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Lenovo Vibe P1 randomly reboots after upgrading to Marshmallow

I use Lenovo Vibe P1 Series Phone. I got it upgraded to Marshmallow and ever since then it reboots each time I locks the screen. It's working perfectly when I'm using it. It was working perfectly when ...
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How to lock network operator or to never go on roaming, or get out of roaming as soon as possible

I work really close to a country border, and I do NOT want my phone to connect to other operators than mine. Sometimes the operator from my home country will be unavailable for a brief period of ...
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HTC One M8 rebooting

Recently I rooted my HTC One M8 (the process went well, no issues found) but now the phone randomly reboots. Things I've thought about would be the applications I've installed, but I'm not too sure. ...
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LG G4 factory reset data corruption?

I was factory reseting my LG G4 and my phone powered off. It wont boot up now. I know some versions of the LG G4 have a boot loop problem. I was wondering though if since it was shut off in the middle ...
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HTC One M8 overheating, random reboots and unable to power it off

Last night I forgot to charge my HTC One M8 phone, and when I woke up in the morning, the battery was dead, Unsurprisingly. I plugged it in to charge for about 20 minutes (only to about 30% or so ...
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Oppo Neo 7: neither recovery, nor factory reset mode work

My Oppo Neo 7 stopped booting and I decided to reset it. I tried: - Factory reset mode: boot device with Power and Volume up buttons pressed - nothing happens. Just black screen - Recovery mode: ...
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Micromax Canvas 2 Restarting Problem. Show modem log on the way?

I got sick of this. Whenever i restart my phone it shows "Modem log on the way". I don't know what type of log they are but it creates a folder in my internal storage named "mtklog" which contains ...
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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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How to reboot a frozen Android device?

When an Android device locks up, and does not respond to holding down the power button, is there anything you can do to reboot the device besides removing the battery? What do you do if the battery ...
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What's the best way to restart Android via command line (remotely)?

I'm looking for the best / friendliest way to reboot my rooted android 4.1.1 device. I found these solutions so far: su -c "reboot" - Causes problems with wifi after restart on my device... I read ...
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Android copy file to /system/bin/sh, now devices can not booted

to day I add one daemon file to android devices, I use command: ./adb push XXXXX /system/bin/sh I say done, but when i restart the device, now it can not boot, no logo appear, just black screen, ...
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My rooted phone won't turn on

I have rooted my phone earlier with KingoApp and then later changed the boot animation and shutdown animation with Root Browser after rebooting, it only shows the unit's logo and shows white screen ...
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Nexus 4 5.1.1 Reboot Diagnoses (With Full Log)

I recently clean flashed 5.1.1 on my Nexus 4 and restored all my apps and set the device up the way I need it to be, however, I am experiencing these random reboots that I cannot solve. I have checked ...
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Nexus 4 - Random reboot

I have a 3 years old LG Nexus-4, I have tried multicore cpu controller pro and some cardboard/VR apps (google cardboard, fulldive, etc..) recently & I have faced some rare random restart for 4-5 ...
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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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Why does “adb reboot” shut down my phone so much faster than usual before it reboots? Is it skipping important steps?

I own a Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G running Android 4.1.2. Also, I have adb installed on a PC. When I long-press the Power button then tap "Restart", my phone takes about ten seconds to shut down. Then ...
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HTC Desire keeps restarting every 30 seconds

My HTC Desire is 2 years old. I have had numerous issues over the last 2 years between random freezing, unmounted SD card etc.. But now my phone will start, stay on for 30 seconds, and then shut down. ...