When your Android device encounters issues like apps keep crashing, the device keeps restarting, or the device is attacked by viruses or malware, you can use Android Safe Mode to solve the issue. In this post, MiniTool Software will show you how to start your Android device in Safe Mode.
What Is Safe Mode on Android?
Like the Windows system, an Android device also has the Safe Mode. Android Safe Mode can temporarily disable the third-party apps on your Android device and just boot your device with the default system apps.
When it is necessary to reboot Android in Safe Mode?
If the apps on your Android device keep crashing, or an app keeps crashing, or if your device runs slowly, or if the device restarts accidentally, you can start your Android device in Safe Mode and check whether it is a third-party app that causes the issue. If yes, you can remove the culprit in Safe Mode. Besides, if your Android device is attacked by viruses or malware, you can also remove them in Safe Mode.
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How to Start Your Android Device in Safe Mode?
In this part, we will show you how to boot your Android device in Safe Mode. They are two universal guides. If the first one doesn’t work for you, you can try the second one.
The exact position of each button on your device is different on different brands of Android devices. Don’t worry, if you don’t understand the guide mentioned in this part, you can refer to the user manual from your manufacture or you can search for a guide using your Android device model on the internet to find a guide.
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The first method to reboot your Android device in Safe Mode:
- Press the Power button for a while to turn your Android device off.
- Press and hold the Power button to reboot the device.
- When you see the start-up screen, you need to press and hold the Volume down button as soon as possible. You can release the button when you see your Android device starts in Safe Mode.
After these 3 simple steps, your Android device boots in Safe Mode. You can see the Safe mode words on the screen (usually, the words are on the bottom-left corner on the screen).
You can discover that the system doesn’t load any third-party apps. When you want to remove an application from your Android device in Safe Mode, you can go to Settings > Apps to uninstall it.
Then, how to exit Safe Mode on Android? You can just press the Power button to turn the device off and then turn on the device using the normal method.
The second method to reboot your Android device in Safe Mode:
If you can use the above method to start your Android device in Safe Mode, you can try this method:
- Press and hold the Power button for seconds until you see the Power off option on the screen.
- Tap and hold the Power off option until the Reboot to Safe mode message appears on the screen.
After these 2 simple steps, your Android device reboots in Safe Mode. Likewise, you can also see the Safe mode words on the screen. To delete an app from your Android device, you can also go to Settings > Apps to uninstall it.
These are the methods to boot your Android device in Safe Mode. Both of them are easy. When you need to do this, just find a suitable way to help you out.