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Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected

fastboot oem off-mode-charge 0 is the genuine method if your device supports. It's Google's recommended method but not all OEMs/vendors implement the command in bootloader. Or on some devices it's ...
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Does the alarm work when my phone is turned off?

I have a OnePlus2 and I got a new phone to replace it. I turned the OnePlus2 off and left it unplugged overnight but didn't disable the alarm. It automatically powered on and rung the alarm in the ...
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Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected

So, there are many ways to do so. The most proper one, as always supported by Google (and more and more by others, e.g. nvidia from nougat) is this fastboot command fastboot oem off-mode-charge 0 ...
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Can a device turn on by itself

Yes. Even stock ROMs have a feature named Scheduled Power-On. Phones have a built-in battery to allow RTC (real time clock) to run while the device is powered off, and it's the base that scheduled ...
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Turn screen off without Android sleeping

I had some trouble with the accepted answer as I'm not hugely familiar with shell scripting on Android/Unix/Linux so I thought I'd add my experience here for anyone in a similar boat. To get this ...
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Nexus 4 does not turn it on and blinking red notification light only

I have the same problem once a week and have a little different solution (workaround): Unplug the phone from the charger Press and hold the volume down button plus power button for 15 seconds Plug it ...
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Wileyfox Swift won't turn on

Probably too late for you, but in case others stumble across this page while seeking help, like I did..... I had a similar problem and contacted them via their chat function on their website. I was ...
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How can I schedule timer to power on and off device?

Depending on the device that you are using, this setting can easily be configured, in fact it comes natively on some devices like Xiaomi (MIUI), LG, Oneplus or Lenovo. For example on my device ...
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Schedule power off/on in 8.1.10 Oreo

This hasn't been a stock Android feature. Some sources including this Missing "Scheduled Power On/Off" option in Android 5.0.2 on Swipe Elite Plus phone talk of it being on Lollipop but I ...
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3 votes
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Disabling power button restart

Disabling the power button and changing the volume_up button to power did end up working (i.e., prevents faulty restarts at random times.) I also verified that long pressing the actual power button ...
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power button defect: how do I turn my device on

"plug into charger or computer while u press power button + vol down + home when the os screen" Should be without power button pressing because power button does not work. But when this is followed ...
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Nexus 4 does not turn it on and blinking red notification light only

I had luck holding the power and volume down button for 10 seconds, then plugging in the usb charger. I was presented with the technical boot screen which gave me a few options (start, recovery mode, ...
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Moto Maxx with android 6.0.1 takes random pictures upon on/off button pressing:

Check under Display and disable the highlighted button. This is on Moto X Play and I think you should find it there in your device too
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Is it possible to use an app to disable the power button from switching the phone off?

No, it's not possible. The functionality to turn off the device if the power button is held down is at a very low level of the system, so that even if Android gets into some broken state, the user can ...
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Lenovo S6000 - Auto power on after connecting charger

One solution could be following: you need to edit boot.img ramdrive content and have su installed it to work. unpack boot.img and extract init.rc from ramdrive. Add following to the end of file: #...
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How to boot with a volume button?

As mentioned here, with some charge in your battery connecting to a PC or laptop via USB should work for Motorola Moto G. If this does not work for you try the below steps/solution. Below methods ...
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How to make phone boot automatically upon battery insertion (unlocked bootloader and root: yes)?

I soldered the pins of my Nexus 7 2012 Gen 1 and the device did start up. The soldering simulates an always-pressed power-on button. However, I tried the same with the Nexus 7 2013 Gen 2 and it turned ...
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restart Android phone when power button stopped working

It would appear that the only way to reboot the device in the case where the phone is not rooted and when the power button is unavailable is through adb. As per StackOverflow, it would appear that ...
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2 votes
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Method to monitor home electricity supply interruptions

Battery history: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.psw.batteryToast&hl=en This app may help, you can access the ‘unplugged/plugged log’ through the ‘charging’ button, which is on ...
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Can I read data and IMEI of a phone that can't be powered up?

One of the numbers on that label inside your phone should be the IMEI number. IMEI numbers are typically represented using decimal, and when represented in decimal, are 13 or 15 digits long, plus 1 ...
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Turn on phone without Power and volume buttons

is there any other tool available which can boot a boot with command line when phone is displaying those message or charging status. Nope. Not possible through software. A hardware hack is your only ...
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Wileyfox Swift won't boot, identifies as QHSUSB_BULK

We received your device and were also not able to get it back into normal boot, so we changed the PCB (mainboard). Your device will be returned today. Though we strongly want to advice you to ...
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1 vote
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How to put Android phone into "deep sleep" using Tasker?

Options for "Airplane Mode", "Mobile Data" & "Power Mode" are all unavailable/ red in Tasker. The phone is not rooted but am I correct that these aren't available in Android 5.1? On recent ...
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Is it possible to power on Android device with charger?

It depends on a device. Some can be powered without a battery at all. One older smartphone I had did that. Yet on my latest phones it's not possible. On one phone if the percentage jumped from 0 to 1%,...
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Switch on Motorola Moto G

Yes, but it does require a computer with the proper drivers loaded (if using Windows, Linux/Mac do not require special drivers) and fastboot installed (part of ADB package or mini-ADB & Fastboot) ...
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Is there way to remotely turn on your Android phone?

Older phones could be turned on by calling the number and letting it ring 10X and it would turn on. I don't know why we can't have that feature in the newer phones. BTW I know this is fact, as I did ...
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Is there way to remotely turn on your Android phone?

It could be possible since newer phones have embedded battery that is not removable. Since the technology is there, the battery could supply low voltage to the hardware that will power via network/...
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MOTO E not turning on after upgrade

Voltage is not a good indicator normally of State of Charge (SoC) for Li Ion batteries, since the battery can show higher Voltage but not hold charge. Graph 2 highlights the relatively flat Voltage ...
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