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How can I shutdown my Android phone using an adb command?

Note: All the following commands below require root access. On Android Oreo, this works and does a graceful shutdown: adb shell su -c 'am start -a com.android.internal.intent.action.REQUEST_SHUTDOWN' ...
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What is the fastest way to shutdown unrooted Android phone?

In fact without removing battery it's not possible to shut down a device completely in order to avoid the loss that could possibly occur due to short circuit caused by water. Let's have a brief look ...
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Why does my phone automatically power off when there is still 2% battery?

Prowler answers your first question well: "Why does this happen" -> Prevents data corruption. To answer your question "How can this behavior be overridden?" You can try: setprop status.battery....
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How can I shutdown my Android phone using an adb command?

In Windows Sub-system for Android(WSA) shutdown doesn't work instead try doing adb shell reboot -p or adb shell reboot -p
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Why does my phone automatically power off when there is still 2% battery?

Why does my phone power off? It looks like that Android code automatically shuts down when the voltage is 3.4V , battery is 0% . See this answer Purpose of shutdown as in this answer and also ...
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Majority of apps deleted themselves (including Google Play services) on a Samsung device

The same thing has happened to me. The fact I also have a Note 3 with exactly the same symptoms makes me believe it is a faulty system update or other service installation/upgrade error. Google Play ...
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Is it possible to send a text as my un-rooted device is shutting down using Tasker or any other method?

You should use State > Battery Level as a profile context with minimum and maximum battery as 3%. In the task, You can use %SMSRN to get phone number of last received SMS. Then to check the ...
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Power saver or shutdown - which conserves charge better?

Power save conserves better battery since rebooting or switching the device on typically drops battery charge by a minimum of 1 to 1.5 % , as you can test yourself. This is hardware related and ...
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Apps stay in background even after turning the phone off

That is the default behavior of Android from Lollipop onwards. See this blog which talks of that ( Recents (or Overview)). It is only a list of apps that you used is shown and it doesn't mean that ...
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Why does the phone shutdown and battery drains super fast on 20% or less capacity when taking pictures?

Long read with plenty of links. I will summarize so that one gets the key points and if needed dive in for details Battery levels are not accurate Firstly, battery levels based on voltage are an ...
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An Pixel XL phone shutdown by itself

Based on the provided logcat it seems like the shutdown is initiated by the healthd that manages for example the battery status: healthd : battery l=63 v=3913 t=72.7 h=3 st=2 c=5 chg=u This line ...
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What is the fastest way to shutdown unrooted Android phone?

You can shut down your device by holding Volume Up + Power Button simultaneously for several seconds.
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Is there an advantage to powering-off the device "properly"?

Shutting down an Android device isn't that much different than shutting down a computer — it gives any apps that want it notice the device is being shut down (allowing them to save data, cleanly ...
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Eight seconds after powering on, my phone goes dark and becomes unresponsive. What can I do?

I have owned several Samsung galaxy devices (including an S3 which is somewhat similar to your phone). Often I find that the battery becomes faulty after 2 years of usage. The symptoms you mention ...
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Custom shutdown animation

ANSWER: So this took me some troubleshooting to fix. During this process I was using the Linux Archive Manager GUI to work with my animation files. This was my mistake. At one point, as a test, I ...
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Executing script on device shutdown

Our default answer on questions like this is tasker – whenever it comes to automation, this is the most powerful tool to be mentioned. Tasker combines Contexts (Events, states, location, time) with ...
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HTC One M8 overheating, random reboots and unable to power it off

I've had the same problem on my HTC M7. After some research, I came to a conclusion that this is not a software problem. When sending my phone to the retailer for repair, they told me the lifetime of ...
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