How to Power Cycle a Phone

 

Objective

  • Power cycle a phone

Environment

Procedure

From the power menu

  1. Press and hold the power button for a few seconds until the onscreen power menu appears       
  2. Tap “Restart” if that option is available, and then wait for your device to reboot                                          *If you don’t see an option to restart, move on to the next method

Manual power cycle

  1. Press and hold the power button until your phone turns off
  2. Press and hold the power button until your phone turns on

Additional Notes

Power cycling is also known as "resetting". When you power cycle a device, you turn it off and then turn it back on again.


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