How To: Boot Your Android Device into Safe Mode

By on December 4th, 2012 at 6:19 AM | Mobiles

Android Jelly Bean Safe Mode

Do you know that, from Android 4.1 Jelly Bean onwards there exists a ‘Safe Mode’ boot option in your phone or tablet. Probably not, right ? So, let’s get down to it. The first question would be “What is Safe Mode in Android?”. In safe mode, Android won’t load third party apps and allows you to troubleshoot your device in the instance of crashing, freezing, battery issues or any other. You have to just boot into safe mode and check whether the issues are still occurring, then you can try to uninstall the recent apps which may have led to such issues. Here are the steps to get into safe mode in Android 4.1+(Jelly bean and above).

There are two method to boot into safe mode in Android:

Method 1:

  1. Long-press the power button until the power options menu appears.
  2. Long-press the “Power off” option.
  3. You will get an option to reboot your phone into safe mode.

Method 2:

  • Reboot your phone and hold down both the volume up and volume down buttons while the phone is booting. The words safe mode should appear on the bottom of your screen.

Hopefully, you will be able to boot into safe mode in your Android device using the above method. Let us know, how you feel about safe mode in Android? Is it worth for you or not?

Source: lifehacker

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