Questions tagged [power-on]

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

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Oneplus3 lineage os - Switch on without power button

I have an OnePlus3 with lineageOS installed in it. My problem is that Power button doesnt work and my mobile is switched off. whenever I plug in my charger, I get the recovery options menu on pressing ...
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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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Power button got short circuited by purell. What do I do?

I wiped my phone with some purell (I live in a place with lots of coronavirus cases), and apprently some of the stuff got inside and shorted the power button. Now the only thing my phone does it ...
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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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Disabling the power button on an Android phone?

I'm COMPLETELY new to Stack Exchange (I created my account about ten minutes ago) so I apologize if this is the wrong [folder? group? forum?] to ask this. I'm also posting the same question in the ...
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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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Xiaomi RedMI Note 7 - broken power button - phone not started up, how to start it up?

I am owner of an Xiaomi RedMI Note 7 with broken power button, the button itself is not attached to the phone anymore. I need to start up my phone. How can I do that? I tried using a pen directly to ...
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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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Is there a way to disable the power button on Android 9?

I have an alarm clock app that disables the power button when alarming (to prevent from turning off the phone). This option works fine on my ancient android phone, but it doesn't work somehow on ...
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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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Black screen on android and broken power button

I have a redmi Note 4 which I've been using for quite a while. Its power button is broken so I would always just use adb to turn it on (fastboot reboot, holding down the volume button down) Now I am ...
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Alcatel tetra not powering on

My At&t Alcatel tetra crashed and went into a boot loop a few days ago. It wouldn't start up or boot into recovery mode or power off completely or respond at all then. I allowed it to fully drain ...
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Verizon 4G LTE tablet won’t complete turning on

My Android tablet completely lost charge for several months. After charging it, but not sure of what percentage the charge is, I am unable to activate the tablet past the initial Android logo screen. ...
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Switching on device without Power and Volume buttons

Dont know if this is the right place to get help for this, but Im desperate. Using HTC One M9 for four and half years now, whenever power and volume button not working, replaced myself twice. Last ...
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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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Boots up on battery; does not get past “phone is starting” unless plugged-in

My Nokia 7.1 started exhibiting funny behaviour today. It boots up on battery just fine. As long as I don't try to get past the lock screen, it happily stays on too. But if I then unlock the screen ...
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Device not powering up

I have a 10.or G mobile, almost a year old. I haven't done anything to the mobile -no root, no custom ROM, not even updates. So a month ago the mobile was working perfectly as a new one, but all of ...
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Powering Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 using an external DC power supply

I've tried the option of using 72k ohm resistor mentioned in Powering Samsung Galaxy J7 using an external DC power supply between middle pin to ground and connecting an external power supply of 3.8V ...
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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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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 ...