(Archived) How to Force Reboot a Samsung Galaxy Phone


  • To perform a hardware level reboot of your phone


  • Hardware 
  • Samsung Galaxy Phones


  1. Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds
    • Data on your phone will not be deleted
    • Ensure that your device is charged to a minimum of 5%. If your battery is below 5% then the device will not power on
  2. The phone screen will turn off and your phone will power back on normally

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