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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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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Android instantly reboots on incoming call

I can't even see the caller ID on the screen, when my phone soft reboots. It began when I did factory reset 2 days ago. No software installed besides system default apps. Phone: BLU Life One X (2016)...
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Catching real cause of android reboot

I am currently using my phone with CM installed (newest release, clean install). For some reason the phone keeps rebooting at random moments, when sleeping (never when awake). I wonder if it is ...
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Samsung phone keeps restarting

I have a Samsung GT-S7273T (Android 4.2.2) and yesterday something happened while I was sleeping. After that, the phone can't stay on for more than 30~50 seconds: it hangs and then restarts itself. I'...
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Set Warranty Bit: Kernel

So whenever I boot up my device or restart it I see a little yellow message in the top left corner of the screen that reads "Set Warranty Bit: Kernel." I have researched this issue and learned that I ...
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Keep Rebooting After Installing Fake GPS For Pokemon GO (I Think It's Not Bootloop)

Today I'm installing the Fake GPS app for Pokemon GO, I watch the tutorial from here: Trik akali GPS pokemon GO - Fake GPS POKEMON GO trick Well, at the first try, I don't have any issue.. but, after ...
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Sony Xperia M2 black screen when turned on

Yesterday, after having my phone in my pocket for the whole day, not checking it for hours, it just had a black screen in the end. At first i thought the battery had run out, so as soon as I was home, ...
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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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Optimizing Apps: Why?

I have a Kyocera Hydro View. Every time I restart my phone, it tells me that Android is optimizing apps. This takes anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes, and sometimes prevents me from using the phone when I ...
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Cyanogenmod 13: freezes and restarts in Asus Zenfone 5

I have installed Cyanogenmode 13 in my Asus zenfone 5, it works perfectly for few days then started giving the following issue: It freezes and reboot I have noticed it happened randomly, sometimes ...
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Visiting site using Chrome restarts device

I came across an unusual behaviour in Chrome (50.0.2661.89), running on a Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F)/Android 6.0.1 . The behaviour seems to be repeatable, causing my device to restart every time I scroll ...
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Lenovo Vibe P1 randomly reboots after upgrading to Marshmallow

I use Lenovo Vibe P1 Series Phone. I got it upgraded to Marshmallow and ever since then it reboots each time I locks the screen. It's working perfectly when I'm using it. It was working perfectly when ...
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Galaxy S5 Freezes Constantly

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 from Verizon, bought a little over one year ago. As soon as the one year warranty was over the device started acting up. Right now it is in an unreliable working state. ...
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Micromax Canvas 2 Restarting Problem. Show modem log on the way?

I got sick of this. Whenever i restart my phone it shows "Modem log on the way". I don't know what type of log they are but it creates a folder in my internal storage named "mtklog" which contains ...
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Android copy file to /system/bin/sh, now devices can not booted

to day I add one daemon file to android devices, I use command: ./adb push XXXXX /system/bin/sh I say done, but when i restart the device, now it can not boot, no logo appear, just black screen, ...
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My rooted phone won't turn on

I have rooted my phone earlier with KingoApp and then later changed the boot animation and shutdown animation with Root Browser after rebooting, it only shows the unit's logo and shows white screen ...
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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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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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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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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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Apps disappear after restart

After an android update, my apps disappeared. The apps cannot be seen in the apps list, and they are seen as 'com.something.something' in the settings app manager. Some of the apps are not in the SD ...
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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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How can I get the LogCat before my phone restarts?

Recently my phone keeps on restarting randomly through the day, and I would like to trace what is the cause for that. I tried this app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jtb.alogrec ...
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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 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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Android keeps loosing Launch Defaults, app settings and installed updates and installed apps after every reboot

After every reboot Android keeps loosing Launch Defaults, some app settings and even some of installed updates and installed apps. I re-flashed the stock firmware, then applied all the OTA updates. ...
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Music stored on the External SD Card is removed from playlists at reboot

So I'm getting a really frustrating issue happening with my phone wherein any .mp3 files stored on my external SD card are removed from their playlists whenever I restart my phone. Any music stored on ...
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How to shutdown or reboot HP Pro Slate 12 tablet without power button?

Is there any way to shutdown or reboot HP Pro Slate 12 tablet without using the power button? I'm afraid the button will wear out quickly, so I'm looking for a workaround solution. Yes, I know that ...
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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 can I reboot without manually shutting down my phone?

I am using Philippines local brand Cherry Mobile Android One. There are times that I want to reboot my phone. Unfortunately, it doesn't have one, or does Android One phone have reboot options? Right ...
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How to restart android, without touch or removing battery?

All of a sudden my Android (Lollipop) stopped responding while I was using an app. I pressed the power button two times and the problem persisted. I waited a few minutes and pressed the power button ...
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Backup Data on Android Recovery Mode!

I am Asus Zenfone 5 (lollipop 5.0). It is not turned on because if affected when try rooting software(iRoot). I need to backup my internal and other app data. In recovery mode, there is no option to ...
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Reboot alternatives

So my situation is this. About a week or so ago my power button fell out and I dont want to get it repaired until I back up my stuff. For some reason my pc hasn't been able to link to back up but that ...
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What is the difference between temp root & pemanent root? What is a soft reboot?

The AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 4 currently has temp root, but no permanent root. I am not 100% sure I understand the difference. From what I gather, temp root is lost if the phone is rebooted in a ...
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Lg G3 random reboots while it is connected to wifi or data connection

As soon as I toggle wifi or data , my LG G3 is getting restarted . I tried factory reset I tried different rom (everything lolipop 5.0) I restored to a working backup I had about 3 months before. The ...
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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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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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Google Nexus 4 suddely stop even battery is not empty

My Google Nexus 4 suddenly began to stop unexpectedly at random times. After few times I could not even boot up the OS. I could recover by factory reset wipe from the recovery mode. Unfortunately ...
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OnePlus One randomly soft-reboots after wipe

This didn't use to be a problem until I wiped my phone and reinstalled 05Q. Now, approximately every hour or so my 1+1 spontaneously soft-reboots. It's not a hard reboot; my phone is encrypted and it ...
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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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Random reboots after screen replacement of Nexus 5, twice

I need your help, please. Last year I broke my Nexus 5 screen. After replacing the LCD (original) I encountered random reboots every day. I took it back to the store, they replaced the screen again ...
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How to reboot a frozen Android device?

When an Android device locks up, and does not respond to holding down the power button, is there anything you can do to reboot the device besides removing the battery? What do you do if the battery ...
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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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How can I execute a Tasker reboot command only 1 time?

I'm working with a chinese tablet which needs to be initialized every time after it's connected to a power source. I'm using Tasker to do so. Problem is: this condition makes tasker execute the ...
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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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How to lock network operator or to never go on roaming, or get out of roaming as soon as possible

I work really close to a country border, and I do NOT want my phone to connect to other operators than mine. Sometimes the operator from my home country will be unavailable for a brief period of ...
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Why does “adb reboot” shut down my phone so much faster than usual before it reboots? Is it skipping important steps?

I own a Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G running Android 4.1.2. Also, I have adb installed on a PC. When I long-press the Power button then tap "Restart", my phone takes about ten seconds to shut down. Then ...
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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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Get into fastboot mode without root or hardware buttons

I own a relatively unknown Chinaphone, the CUBOT GT72+ (MTK6572 SoC) - on which I was attempting to gain root access. No known exploit-based root methods exist for this device (which runs on Android 4....

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