Questions tagged [reboot]

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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Is there a way to preserve tabs that were open in Froyo 2.2's stock browser?

When my Droid X's Froyo 2.2 browser gets killed for whatever reason (reboot, memory manager killing it), it loses 100% of its open tabs and reopens with Google's home page in a single tab. If you ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100 (follow on Q'n)

I'm a newbie to digging into Android this deep, so please bear with me. FYI I'm more familiar with PC's, with a smattering of the back office side of things from muddling along. So any response ...
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Samsung galaxy Nexus Dead/ Bricked

I have installed a custom rom (Cynogenmod 10.2) on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 GSM three months before, and everything was running good. But starting 4 days ago, my phone reboots constantly after ...
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Galaxy Note 3 blacks out on rebooting at lock screen

I'm having trouble rebooting Samsung Galaxy Note 3, where it starts rebooting after holding lock button, but blacks out when/before it reaches lock screen. After blacking out (or before rebooting) it ...
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Photos made this afternoon disappeared after I rebooted phone - how to recover them?

This morning, since the memory of the internal storage reached its limit, I moved all the pics in the Camera album to the SD card. In the afternoon, I took a couple of pics which if I remember ...
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Reboot to secondary user

So, my kids phone. I need her to be able to reboot the phone and access her account without going through primary account. How can this be done (without rooting). I don't want her be left without call ...
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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. ...
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How to boot my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini when wall charger is plugged

I am Developing an Android Application, here i want my phone to start booting automatically when the phone is plugged into any power outlet without hitting any power button.I found many solutions and ...
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Prevent Accidental Reboots when holding down the power button

I often end up accidentally rebooting my Nexus 6 while having it in my pocket, because the power buttons gets pushed for more than 10 seconds. Considering the long boot times, this can be very ...
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How to reboot an Android

How can I reboot my Android device? If I long-press the physical power button, it only gives me an option to shut it down. If I longpress that button, it actually asks me to reboot the phone, albeit ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus keeps rebooting in Cyanogenmod 11 as well as in CWM recovery. How to backup data, or repair the ROM?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus. I have installed CM11 a while ago, but for about a week it keeps rebooting too often; it stays on for about 10-15 seconds, and then reboots. I haven't installed ...
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Unable to unlock/turn on Nexus 4 : Lollipop 5.0.1

I am running Android 5.0.1 on my Nexus 4. This has started happening recently. Whenever my phone is locked, and I try to unlock, nothing happens on pressing the power button. Initially I thought my ...
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Mysterious “Installation Failed” and reboots

Non-programmer here. I've noticed recently a message popping up on my 4.1.2 Galaxy S3 running stock firmware (except I have root) build number JZO54K.T999UVDMD5. This was happening before I rooted it ...
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My phone- HTC One V reboots when I insert my SDCARD

I have a HTC One V that reboots whenever I have my 8GB SDCard (Sandisk) inserted. Currently it has 2.5GB data in it. Once i remove the sdcard, my phone works fine. I have many apps and photos on my ...
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Cyanogenmod remains in a bootloader loop

Hello I have a Wildfire and I installed Cyanogenmod 7.2.0 following this guide: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/wiki/HTC_Wildfire:_Full_Update_Guide After I did this the keyboard stopped working so I ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S2 is constantly shutting down

Recently, whenever I am using an app or doing something on my phone other than texting or reading, my phone will up and shut off on me. When I try to reboot sometimes it will get all the way back to ...
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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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Automated reboot without root

I'm responsible for an automation lab with many Android phones connected to Linux servers via adb for testing. We have an issue where devices will sometimes disappear from adb which means that someone ...
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Samsung reboots daily, but 'uptime' says otherwise

I'm pretty sure my Samsung Galaxy A20 reboots daily, at around the same time, showing the usual signs of a reboot: sounds some kind of notification it's rebooted, takes a few seconds to find the SIM ...
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My Android phone keeps restarting in short cycles

I have Xiaomi Mi A2 and yesterday when I was using it, it started to restart continuously only loading the android one logo then crashing again. I've tried things like holding down power+voldown and ...
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Android Car Unit - Touchscreen not working after ignition off and reboot

I have an Android 9 radio from Klyde (CSN2_D, PX5, Rockchip rk3368). There is a power-saving feature that cuts most of power consumption after 30 sec. when ignition is off (do you call this deep sleep?...
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OnePlus 3T stuck on options menu with Power Key Damaged

i want to get it on/Started. But its stuck on the options menu. and my power key is not working . Is there any another way around this Instead of me waiting for its battery to get completely drained (...
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Xperia xa2 restart loop

I have purchased Sony Xperia XA2 from UK. Initially had this problem of the phone in restart loop mode when I memory is more than 95%.for this once it gets started I immediately delete all large files....
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Getting “ssid bytes size out of range” error on Android 10 if WiFi is enabled

I have OnePlus 7 Pro that got updated to Android 10. Since then, the phone randomly reboots. It seems it's related to WiFi since the random reboots almost never happen when WiFi is turned off (...
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I want ideas to trace which app is rebooting my android

Some process is rebooting my phone every time it connects to Wi-Fi. I thought of connecting it to the PC and do an strace in init or zygote or the system server, but I don't know what to look for in ...
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Meaning of abbreviations (DP, KP, NP, RP) concerning POWER OFF RESET REASON in logcat / bugreport

I have a Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 phone, and it is subject to frequent unexpected reboots/shutdowns. To try and pinpoint their cause, I extracted bugreports using adb bugreport. In the main bugreport ...
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Phone reboots randomly

Bought 'Redmi Note 4' phone a year ago. Random reboot issue started happening after 6 months. Did root & had flashed old/new/unofficial ROMS on my phone afterwards, uninstalled CPU hogging apps ...
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Unable to Decrypt SD Card after reboot my Samsung s7 Edge?

I moved my important files in Encrypted SD card from my Phone & removed SD card for reboot the phone. After complete the reboot i am unable to find my files in encrypted SD card. When i put my SD ...
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Phone (usually) reboots when train enters a specific tunnel

The title is pretty much it. There's a tunnel that, when I'm in a train entering or exiting it, frequently reboots my phone. It's quite rare for me to see spontaneous reboots otherwise. Why would ...
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How to determine the cause behind various apps freezing, including system apps?

I understand if this is too broad a question, but on the off-chance there is at least a broad category of problems anyone could point me to... I've had a problem with the phone after asking a third ...
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Which process is locking the camera?

There is a problem with my UleFone Armor 2 with Android 7.0 Nougat: After using the camera some times, it stops working due to the inability to connect to the camera. I tried killing the camera ...
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How to exit Meta Mode boot loop?

I have a ZTE Blade V7 Lite, which is stuck in Meta Mode. If I reboot, I can enter Recovery Mode, where I can select some options, e.g. wipe data, but when I select "reboot", it goes Meta Mode (...
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How to keep iptables changes on android after reboot?

If I do any changes to iptables on Android (my phone is running CyanogenMod 11 - Android 4.4.3), then these changes are lost after phone reboot. What should I do to keep them saved?
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Reboot encrypted phone without having to enter password and PIN after crash

Last week my phone crashed when using Amaze File Manager. This Xperia Z1 Compact phone with Android 5.1 is encrypted. It rebooted automatically. I see the encryption lock and expect a password request....
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Motorola DROID Maxx In Reboot Cycle

My Motorola DROID Maxx, for some unknown reason, is constantly restarting. I tried to put it into safe mode, but to do that it needs to restart and it continues to go through this loop. I had this ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge keeps freezing/restarting randomly

This issue started yesterday. I was playing Hearthstone but all of a sudden, my phone froze for about 30 seconds and then restarted. I went on my phone again but this time it was frozen and I had to ...
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Phone runs out of memory; reboots

Phone is an Alcatel Pixi 4 4034 (which has 512MB RAM). For various reasons, I've ended up with an unofficial Cyanogenmod 13 port on it. The problem I have is that the phone periodically slows down ...
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Why wasn't contents visible on SD card? Is there a write buffer?

I am using a SMS backup app that stores a local copy in /sdcard/sms_backup/. After running the app and making a backup, I connected the phone to the computer, by a USB cable, and nothing was there. I ...
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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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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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After what types of failures is it advisable to reboot an Android device?

With some desktop operating systems, I often recommend that users reboot their systems after a crash. The logic is that memory could now be corrupted, and the system could be trending towards ...
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At fastboot, fastboot can connect to computer but adb cannot

The other way around happens when I reinstall cwm (yes I can reinstall cwm run fastboot, adb simply doesn't know it exist). When I do cwm c:\Users\jim2\Downloads>adb reboot See adb reboot works ...
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HTC. infinite reboot. How to turn off bluetooth from adb?

I have rooted HTC Evo 3d with android 4.0.1 Today i turn on bluetooth and my phone went to infinite reboot. Nothing helps! I think there is only one way to turn off bluetooth - ADB. I tried use this ...
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How to apply changes to keyboard layout without reboot

After playing with keyboard layout at /system/usr/keylayout/.. the changes are take effect only after a system restart. How to apply the changes immediately ? Additional details Phone : Samsung ...
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Cannot access internet via Wi-Fi on YU Yureka running Lollipop

I have a YU Yureka mobile which upgraded to Android Lollipop version. I have been regularly using my office's Wi-Fi connection. For some days, the phone is showing that Wi-Fi is connected, but I can't ...
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Bootloop phone wont boot after boot screen

Folks, I've rooted by buddy's phone and tried changing the boot animation to marvel boot screen, but unfortunately the phone won't boot further it keeps looping at boot animation. Now the phone's ...
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App notifications block setting not set after phone restart

I updated my Sony Xperia Z1's Android to Lollipop (official update from Sony) a few days ago, and just noticed that the applications having their notifications blocked reset back when my phone is ...
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USB Debugging not working on CyanogenMod 12

I have the very latest nightly build of CyanogenMod 12 (March 21st, 2015) installed on a Nexus 4. For about a month I haven't been able to connect my phone to my computer. I have the latest USB/ADB ...
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Device randomly restarts and has battery drain after .apk file installation

I'm developing an Android app, and at the moment I let to install as an .APK file from my webpage to my close friends. On the device of one of them, the installation causes an error and the App doesn'...
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How to stop beeping noise from the unencrypt device screen

I have encrypted my phone, and set it so that it reboots each night - this works fine, however after it reboots, it asks for my password to unencrypted the device - still fine, however after a bit, it ...