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Questions tagged [power-on]

For questions about power on/off, and the like. Note that charging has its own tag.

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Wakeup Android Oreo Go phone with broken power button

I have an Android Oreo Go/Nokia 1 phone which is fine, except the power on/off button is broken. Right now, the only way I found to wake it up to type the PIN is either connecting it to a charging ...
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I am in stuck with rebooting Samsung S5 in normal mode rather than recovery mode. How to fix?

Consider the following thing first: My Power Button doesn't work at all. My phone was on and I connected the phone with PC and ran the following command in adb adb reboot recovery Then it opened ...
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How to give a wakelock to an app?

How can I give a CPU wakelock to an app so that It can work even when the screen is off? (Usually android halts CPU too, when screen is off)
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Cell automatically phone powers down at certain location

Curiosity: at this location (False Creek, Vancouver, B.C.) Google maps my girlfriend's cell phone (Android Moto X; Android 6 Marshmallow) automatically powers down (off). When manually rebooting (...
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Is it possible to make a Google Pixel turn on automatically when connected to a charger?

I have a first gen Google Pixel with a temperamental power button. It seems to be fine mechanically but is almost never responsive. This means that when my phone battery dies, it's always a ...
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Can't use adb after phone startup until unplug/replug USB cable on Galaxy S3

I am doing some Android kernel development and would like to be able to quickly flash a kernel and reboot my phone to test my changes. Unfortunately, whenever my phone starts up, I can't access the ...
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Disabling power button restart

How can I disable android from rebooting when the power button is pressed for few seconds? Is this done in software? Context: my power button is broken. I tried to remap it by changing the relevant ...
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restart Android phone when power button stopped working

The power button on my Nextbit Robin has stopped working. After some investigation, it would appear that the volume down button doesn't work, either, so, I'm 99% certain that it's a software issue (...
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How to make phone boot automatically upon battery insertion (unlocked bootloader and root: yes)?

By battery insertion I mean current flowing on the battery pins, not the micro USB port. Description The phone in question is a Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4, the bootloader is unlocked, and I have root ...
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Schedule power off/on in 8.1.10 Oreo

I just got a new 'phone running Android 8.10 Oreo, and I can't find the schedule power off/on anywhere. Has the feature been removed? If not, where can I find it; I realize that this might vary by ...
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Is there an advantage to powering-off the device “properly”?

There's something I've always wondered about Androids, which may or may not be causing issues for me... What is the advantage to "properly" shutting down the device, as opposed to just yanking the ...
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How to FAKE “power off” when the device is unlocked?

I have a Samsung S7 running Nougat, rooted, stock ROM. Is there a way to launch a fake "power off" application when the "Power off" menu item is chosen after the Power button is pressed, whether the ...
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Power Off issue in MTK6582 device

I have Micromax Canvas 2 Colors which is a MTK6582 device launched in 2014 with Android KitKat. Due to some errors I decided to flash its stock ROM again. But after flashing unusual behaviour is being ...
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Nexus 5x Won't Turn On

My Nexus 5x started bootloading but now it won't turn on at all. I noticed the battery was bulging so I replaced it with a new battery I bought on Amazon. I charged it all night, but it still won't ...
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How can I schedule timer to power on and off device?

Is there any way to schedule timer to power on and off device? Example daily power on at 8am and power off at 10pm.
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How do I prevent usb mount while the the mobile is OFF

I know that this topic helps prevent USB mount. But there is such thing that while the android mobile is off, volume button + the power button starts the boot, and the android can be still mounted ...
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Wileyfox Swift won't turn on

My WileyFox Swift phone's battery somehow emptied itself overnight and now the phone won't turn on at all. Battery is 68% full. When I plug the charger cable in/out the phone vibrates and the ...
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Can I turn on my Android phone from my computer?

I have an Android phone (Moto Z) and for some reason the buttons stopped responding. This wasn't an actual issue until one night I let the battery die... the phone accepts the charger AND charges but ...
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Is there a different fastboot command for the Google Pixel and the oem-off-mode command?

I'm trying to set a Google Pixel to boot when the power is connected. I found discussion of using the fastboot oem-off-mode charge = 0 command, but when I reboot the device into the bootloader and try ...
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How to boot with a volume button?

I have a motorola-moto-g which has a broken power button. I tried to fix my button by gluing it but now it seems that the button connection is somehow isolated and unworking completely, similar to ...
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Phone only turns on when it's plugged in but then works normally

The problem regards a cheap 5.1-based Android phone, manufactured by a company named Manta. A few days ago it randomly shut off on its own and it was impossible to turn it on because it got stuck on ...
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Galaxy Samsung 9.5

My late husband's tablet. Trying to reset for my daughter to use. I can't figure password. To hard-boot reset says I have to turn device off. I can't get past the password to turn the device off. Any ...
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Android Phone Off State and Boot process - Does Android consume power when switched off?

I am curious about the "turned off" state and the boot process after that in details. I found some good articles on this topic like this one: http://www.lieberbiber.de/2015/07/05/mediatek-details-...
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Turn on phone without Power and volume buttons

I own Panasonic Eluga Ray Max phone, How can I turn it on without power and volume button as both are broken. Device is already USB debugging enabled but adb cant see it while only charging. So my ...
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Can a device turn on by itself

Can a device turn on by itself without any buttons being pressed? Assume there aren't any custom ROMs
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Why screen turns on while connecting/disconnecting charger?

Even if it's (somehow) understandable to turn screen on while connecting charger, why it turns on also on disconnecting? Whats behind the design decision for this? Is there native way of preventing ...
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Wileyfox Swift won't boot, identifies as QHSUSB_BULK

My most reliable device until now, this morning suddenly remained black: the screen didn't turn on. Long-pressing the power button didn't yield any reaction – nor did removing the battery (and SIM ...
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Phone turn on while charging

I have a Lenovo K8 Note. Yesterday I put my phone on charging when it was on 2% and I slept. When I woke up my battery was 100% but my phone was off. I don't know what could have caused it. My phone ...
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How to put Android phone into “deep sleep” using Tasker?

I have a Sony Xperia Z running factory Android 5.1.1 I'd like to use in my car for navigation/ music. I've installed Tasker & configured it to start Spotify playing on power & turn off ...
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Is it possible to power on Android device with charger?

I don't know if it is unusual, but it happened this morning. I have a pretty old Android tablet with a partially working power button. Partially working in the sense, it works sometimes. The tablet is ...
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Switch on Motorola Moto G

I have a motorola moto g, which power button has stopped working. My phone switched off, and now I'm not able to switch it on. I tried entering recovery mode but power button is needed, so it does ...
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My coolpad note 3 lite is not switching on

It is off and i cannot switch it on. While charging i press power button nothing happens only the led glows to show charging. It is not getting recovery mood also. I think power button might got ...
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Galaxy S4 Not booting up

My phone (Galaxy S4 GT 19505) suddenly shut off a few days ago without me noticing it. I tried to turn it on but it wouldn't respond to the power button. However inserting the battery in would trigger ...
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why wont my rca Voyager turn on?

It was working last night then twice I used it till it shut down (ran out of battery) completely and when I plugged it in, it came upon with the charging screen then this morning, it would t even turn ...
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How do I prevent people from shutting down my samsung phone? [duplicate]

When I have the passcode enabled, you can still shut down my phone when you press the power button. Is there any way to prevent people from shutting down my phone?
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Device is not powering on

I've a YU Yureka AO5510 and I've flashed custom ROM and thing were working fine. But once I pressed restart and phone never started again. I thought it was low battery and tried charging. Whenever I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 unable to power on after shutting off randomly

I am a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S3. There will be a time when the phone will shut off, and I won't be able to turn it on whatever I do (e.g. Pressing the power, home, or volume buttons). However,...
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remapping volume up to power button on nexus 5

my power button is half broken. I have rooted my phone and installed xposed framework and xposed additions. I have successfully remapped my volume-up so that when the phone is on I can switch it off ...
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Moto Maxx with android 6.0.1 takes random pictures upon on/off button pressing:

There is something prompting the camera of my cellphone to take a picture whenever I try to block it. The blocking does occur but a picture is taken. I took a look on the system UI configs and ...
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Is it possible to use an app to disable the power button from switching the phone off?

Is it possible to have an android application such that if the user starts it the phone will not switch off by pressing the side button? It means the only means to switch off it will be remove the ...
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Preventing device wake up on USB

Is there a way of preventing an Android device from waking up/staying awake when a USB is device is plugged in? I know Windows allows this in device manager. Is there a similar setting in Android or ...
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Is there a way to increase usb power detection sensitivity?

I am looking for a way to have my phone register a usb power connection sooner or more reliably. I need the phone to register a signal through the usb as soon as it reads any kind of power ...
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Hardware reset screen

My Samsung Galaxy SII has not been used for a while, and whenever I try to plug it in to charge, it doesn't seem to start charging, and instead loops between the battery charging icon, and a screen ...
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Nexus 5 power button does multiple functions

The power button on my Nexus 5 also serves to turn up volume and turn on camera. I find this annoying. Is there a way to disable the volume and camera functionality?
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Android Tablet Won't Stay Off

I have a Cube U30GT Mini tablet with Android 4.1.1, kernel 3.0.8, Rockchip rk3066. This tablet won't stay off unless the battery is dead. Doing a normal "Power Off" just reboots the tablet. If the ...
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Hard brick phone exchange and deleting data

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4. While it was charging (it was near full charge) it rebooted on its own and continued to charge. It then must have shut itself down because it was off. I could not turn ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 went from functional to completely dead in 12 hours

My Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet was working normally before bed. When I woke up, the screen had gone to just grey stripes like a bad test pattern, and I couldn't turn it off whatever I did, so I ...
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HTC One M9 won't turn on

My HTC One M9 is fully charged, but will not turn on. The red charging light is on, not blinking. None of the buttons respond. Many sites say to hold the Volume Down button, then press the Power ...
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MOTO E not turning on after upgrade

Run the update on my moto e yesterday, and after installation, it shut itself off an couldnt turn it on again. I got 1 or 2 blink led while pressing power for 10 seconds (this only if it is plugged), ...
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Powering Samsung J7 using an external DC power supply

I would like to turn on Samsung J7 using an external power supply. The problem is that it uses 4 pin (+,*,-,*) to connect to its battery. The first pin is the positive and the third one is the ...