Force restart your Android phone

How to force your Android phone to restart if it's frozen

By , ITworld |  Mobile & Wireless, Android

Here's how you can force restart your Android phone.

1. If the battery is removable, take it out for at least a few seconds.

2. Put the battery back in, put the cover on and turn your Android phone on.

Some Android devices will also allow this method:

1. Hold the Sleep/Power button and hold the Volume button down at the same time.

2. Hold this combination of buttons until the Android phone's screen goes blank.

3. Hold the Sleep/Power button until your phone restarts.

This doesn't work with all Android phones, however. Some require a different combination of buttons to be held at the same time. Check with your manufacturer's site or documentation to find the correct combination of buttons.

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