How to Force Reboot Your Phone

Objective

  • To perform a hardware level reboot of your phone 

Environment

Procedure

  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

Additional Notes

To see the steps for performing a force reboot on a Samsung phone, look at How to Force Reboot a Samsung 3.0 Phone


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