Questions tagged [power-on]

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

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Can't access Samsung galaxy tab A without lock pattern

I have tried all of the above, hold power and vol down, etc etc etc. My tab does not offer a forgot pattern option, neither will it let me power off without entering the pattern. It does not react to ...
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How to cut power to a already-switched-off phone without a removable battery

Note that I am already aware of this question. But it can not solve my question because my phone is already switched off. I have Huawei without removable battery that I would prefer to cut power to ...
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Hide or change the power on device logo and model number of a Samsung tablet on power-on

For a huge restoration project, a 80's boombox with a TV, I (re-)use an older Samsung Tablet (SM-T650, rooted Android 4.4.4 ) to replace the CRT TV (and to give it some 'brains'). Already customized ...
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Stuck on fastboot with broken power button

Phone isn't recognized by a USB cable even after installing the official drivers. So fastboot reboot wouldn't work. Power button is broken, so the phone is stuck on the fastboot screen. What can I do ...
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I have a Zenfone 6 unusable because of a broken screen, and a HTC one m9 with a broken power button. Is there a way I could use one of them?

The touch screen on the zenfone6 is unusable because it presses randomly. I tried to connect it to my pc and use scrcpy to control it, but it doesn't detect it. adb doesn't detect it. I used to be ...
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Tab s2 auto start when plugged in

I've edited files to get a tablet running Lineage to auto start when plugged in but having issues with a Samsung tab s2 running rooted stock firmware T719. Adding an off_power rc script, which is the ...
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Samsung phone has a broken power button, no physical home button and no bixby button. How can I power it up?

I have a Samsung A20 (A205W) with a broken power button (probably water damage), the only other physical buttons are the volume buttons. How can I power it up? Thanks
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Lineage boot on power script

I've installed Lineage on a Samsung tab s2 which I use in the car. I've added the following to get it to auto start when it goes on charge # /system/etc/init/off_mode_charge.rc on charger setprop ...
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My Lenovo tab 4 M 10 is frequently switching off its own. How can I resolve this issue?

Can anyone say how to resolve this? Frequently it is turning off its own.
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Turn OnePlus 3 on with broken power and volume buttons

As title suggests, I'm looking for a way to turn my OnePlus 3 on but I have the following issues: Volume buttons do not work Power button does not work USB debugging is not enabled Phone is currently ...
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Turn phone on with damaged power & volume button?

if Power and volume button is busted, is it possible to turn phone on by using adb or fastboot or any other method? Or may be, How a powered off phone communicate with the power button and other ...
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Samsung A51 suddenly turns off

My brand new Samsung A51 Telenor phone turns off after 1-2h in screen lock. We gave it to service, but they said there are no problems. But the phone still powers off when it is not used less and in ...
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Phone won't stay off when charging Motorola Edge Plus on Android 10 and above

After getting a replacement phone from Verizon, the new Motorola Edge Plus will not stay powered off while charging, as the last one did. After looking on the forums, I enabled developer options, but &...
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New Android 9 'phone - where is "schedule power off / on"?

I always use this feature to save battery, but can't find it on my new Android 9 'phone. Where has it gone? [Update] the 'phone is a Ulefone Armor X3. For the least 5 or 6 years, I have had ...
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phone is on recovery mode , usb debugging is disable and power button is not working ? how to on or format the phone (samsung j7 2016)

i have samsung j7 2016 when i take out the battery and put it back it on without pressing power button and directly takes me to the recovery and I cant select anything because my power button not ...
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Is there any options to Boot Android device on connecting to power supply without root? [duplicate]

I wish to know if there is any options to boot android device automatically on connecting to power supply. i am not considering rooting options as i was planning for production application. I have ...
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Android phone powers on spontaneously during charging

I want to charge the phone while it's powered OFF. But it automatically turns itself ON during charging. It may be 87% or 90% or 100%. I don't know the exact reason. Model = LG-K430n. I don't like ...
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Method to monitor home electricity supply interruptions

I am looking for a way to find out, in a day at what timings electricity supply was interrupted. I guess if we keep our android device on charging all day we should be able to find power interruption ...
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Galaxy A50 won't boot up or even try to

I was on my phone looking at twitter and then it just suddenly stopped working, i thought it was some app crash but my whole phone wasn't working, not even the power button. I force restarted my phone ...
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Turning on an Android phone with broken power and volume buttons

I have a Oneplus Two phone which fell down in just the right (or wrong..) way a couple of years ago and the volume and power buttons were smashed. I managed to use it for a while just without letting ...
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Huawei Mediapad T1 7.0 not Turning On

I have a problem on my Huawei Mediapad T1 7.0. It's not turning on. I tried "hard reset" and nothing happens. I also tried poking the reset button below, still nothing. I plugged it on ...
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Is there a setting to blank the screen when the on/off switch is pressed for lockscreen?

I"m running Android 10, and I've not had this problem/issue with the lock screen on any previous iterations of the OS. The problem In the past, When the on/off switch is pressed, this enables ...
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Automatic Power On and Off

Is it possible to configure a smartphone with Android 8.1.0 to power on and off at specified times?
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How to switch on Samsung Galaxy when Power Button jams?

Since my smartphone's casing is so tight, I had to press the buttons harder, until the power button got permanently stuck. Now I dont't know how to switch on my Samsung Galaxy without using its power ...
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Android won't turn on at all

Basically the phone won't turn on at all, not normal boot, not recovery mode, not even the battery percentage show up while charging (just the battery icon with lightning, that's it). it stucks on one ...
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How to power off when charger is removed?

Device: LG G4 Android version: 6.0 Status: rooted What can I do to power off the device (with a 20 sec delay) when I remove the charger. I tried with AutomateIt app, but after first cycle of power ...
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How can I reboot my phone without the power or volume buttons?

Title is pretty self-explanatory. My phone's power and volume buttons don't work. The home button does. It's a Lenovo ZUK Z2 Plus. This phone has always had a tendency to crash unless rebooted ...
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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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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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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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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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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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