Learn The Steps To Boot Android Into Safe Mode

How To Enter Safe Mode In Android Phone

Every Android user face system related problem with their Android phone. When users face any problem with their smartphone they think that they need to take their smartphone to the repair shop. But I am happy to tell you that you can fix various Android issues by yourself. Android provides the Safe Mode feature which helps you to find the culprit app on your Android phone. So, if you also want to boot your Android phone into safe mode then this article is for you.

What Is Safe Mode On Android?

What Is Android Safe Mode

Before you follow the steps to boot your Android phone or tablet into safe mode let us first learn what is safe mode on an Android device?

Safe Mode is a feature on Android phone which help to find the installed apps which are creating a problem on your device.

When you start your Android tablet/phone in safe mode it disabled all the third-party apps on your phone and if your phone runs good or not occurring the issue then it indicates that the installed app creating the problem on your phone. To fix the issue you can uninstall the recently installed apps from your phone.

If this doesn’t fix the problem then you can factory reset your phone or go to a repair shop.

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How To Boot Android Phone Or Tablet Into Safe Mode

The steps to enter into safe mode is very easy.

Here, follow the steps to boot Android phone or tablet into safe running on Android 4.1 or later.

Step 1: Press and hold the Power key.

Step 2: You will find the many options on the device’s screen.

Step 3: Press and hold the Power Off option on the screen.

Step 4: After few seconds you will see the message box on the screen asking you that do you want to reboot your device into safe mode.

Step 5: Tap on OK button.

How To Enter Safe Mode on Android

Step 6: After this, your phone will reboot into safe mode and will see the Safe Mode text in the lower-left corner of the screen.

Android Safe Mode Screen

Now, see your phone is showing the problem or not. If it is not showing the issue then you need to find the culprit app and delete it.

How To Uninstall App In Safe Mode on Android

If you have to delete several apps and you find it time taking then you can factory reset your phone? You can also try this if the issue still occurs in safe mode. Factory reset will delete all the installed app (expect the pre-installed app) and gives your phone a fresh restart.

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But before you factory reset your smartphone take a backup of all important data as it will also delete the stored data from your Android phone or tablet.

The steps to factory reset Android phone or tablet are mentioned below.

Step 1: On your phone open the Settings app.

Step 2: Then tap on Reset options.

Step 3: After that tap on Erase all data (factory reset).

How To Factory Reset Android

Step 4: Now, tap on Reset phone/Reset tablet.

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How To Turn Off Safe Mode On Android Phone/Tablet

You have checked the problem of your Android device by entering into safe mode and now you want to exit safe mode.

To turn off safe mode on Android you need to press and hold the Power button and from the menu tap on the Restart or Reboot option.

How To Exit Safe Mode On Android

If you want to install the uninstalled apps then you can install them from Google Play Store. But before downloading the app, read the comment section. If the other Android users complain that they receive many issues after installing it then don’t install it. In its place, you can install the other app which is similar to it.


So, whenever you face Android issues like YouTube not working, WhatsApp not responding, battery drain problem, lagging, etc. then you can easily boot your device into safe mode and find it out if the app is creating the problem or not.