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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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What does the phone do in the meantime between pressing the power button and the moment the screen lights on?

On almost every phone, when the phone is off (completely shut down) and you press and hold the power button to switch it on, why is there a delay between pressing the power button and lighting the ...
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Remotely power on Android for finding the device

Can an Android be powered on remotely? My intent is to find my phone if it's turned off.
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Brand new Cloud Mobile Stratus died while using

I was watching videos and suddenly my Cloud Mobile Stratus phone went black. It was 68 percent when it died. It's a non-removable battery. Nothing is broken and everything was working properly until ...
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Power and volume buttons are broken and I can't turn on my Samsung phone

My Samsung phone's power and volume buttons are broken and I can't turn on the phone. Is there a way to power the phone on? Maybe with something external like a keyboard?
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Lenovo A390 won't turning on and vibrates

My Lenovo phone doesn't turn on. When I connect it to the PC, it vibrates. The PC sees it as a MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM Port. On flashing, the SP Flash Tool gave me a Scatter storage type error. ...
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Dumpsys - How to identify power on/off

Is it possible to run a command in adb shell, dumpsys perhaps that will show the power on off dates and times from a year ago ? I have run dumpsys and it has created a huge file with loads, 100's of ...
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Phone powers on itself I am afraid of spyware

I'm afraid that one person installed spyware on my phone. When I wanted to be sure that I wasn't being recorded I powered my phone off and I noticed that my phone is powered on. I noticed it about six ...
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Require password to turn off for all Android devices

A relative of mine recently lost his phone and someone turned it off immediately and now the phone is missing. Find My Device was unable to locate the phone as it had been turned off. I have a few ...
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Android Television: WOL (Wake On LAN) for accessibility

Suppose a disabled user with paralyzed arms is sitting at a wheelchair and utilizing and navigating their phone via voice access or camera switches. Suppose, now, that the TV is off, that the ...
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Can a cancelled alarm still switch on the phone even when it's off?

After searching I know that some phones if you set up an alarm then you switch the phone off, it will open up exactly at the time you set it up to ring this is in case if the alarm is active before ...
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How to play a video indefinitely on loop on Amazon Fire TV Stick?

I have an Amazon Fire TV Stick and a video file. I want to play on loop for a several hours. I have attached the USB to the Firestick using an OTG dongle. I have the Kodi app to play the video on a ...
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How to power off (not reboot) Samsung S10+?

I appear to have bricked my S10+ by incorrectly flashing what I thought was stock firmware using heimdall and am now stuck in a boot-loop (that may be the wrong term). The screen shows: only official ...
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Phone suddenly shut down and won't boot up

My phone (Xiaomi Redmi Note 10, 2 years usage, the warranty just passed) suddenly shut down at 50% battery at normal usage when I clicked an app to open it and it will not boot up. I want to fix it ...
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Reduce power button holding duration to turn on the device [duplicate]

It takes 4 seconds of holding the power button to turn on my Samsung Galaxy A03 on Android 13. Can I change this to 2 seconds?
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How to automatically power off device after a period of inactivity?

I want my phone to power off after being idle for some time (say, 15 minutes). This is a common feature in computers, but I couldn't find it on my Android settings, nor an app to help me out. I don't ...
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Pixel 3a XL Requires SIM Card Removed/Reinserted to Power On

My wife has a Pixel 3a XL, and in the last 2 weeks it has shut down unexpectedly 3 times, refusing to power back on. The battery is charged, and connecting it to any charger makes no difference. ...
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Stuck in recovery mode, power button broken

My Samsung galaxy j5 (2015) is stuck in recovery mode, If I pull and put back the battery it boots in recovery, if I let the battery run out and then charge again it still boots automatically in ...
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What is causing Android device to turn its screen on at seemingly random times?

A friend has an LG phone running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). Many, many times during each day (and night) the device's screen apparently turns itself on. This is causing much battery drain, and ...
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Is there any technical limitation that prevents Android from hibernating like windows?

Windows has the ability (disabled by default) to hibernate the entire SO. It does it by saving the entire RAM to disk and then restoring it. When hibernating there is no power consumption, unlike when ...
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Can I read data and IMEI of a phone that can't be powered up?

I have an old Android phone Kyocera Hydro Icon C6730, which is stuck in powering up, while being connected to the power strip. Its battery is also old and I'm not sure if it is still working correctly....
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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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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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