Galaxy Note5 - Force Restart Your Device (SM-N920W8)

Last Update Date : Jul 23. 2019

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In the unlikely event that your device becomes unresponsive, you can attempt a force restart. This will turn your device off and back on without affecting any data stored on the device.

Warning: Do not attempt to remove the battery from your device. Doing so may damage the device and battery and could cause burning and injury.

Force Restart Your Device


Important: Ensure your device is charged to a minimum of 5%. If your battery is below 5%, the device may not turn on after the restart. A device that is completely drained should be charged for a minimum of 15 minutes using the wall charger supplied with your device.

To force restart your device, press and hold the Volume down key and Power/Lock key on the device for 10–20 seconds. This performs a simulated battery disconnect.

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Important: If your device becomes unresponsive or frozen after a software update or a fall, you need to contact us directly to solve the issue. More information and more steps will be required as force restart might not be enough.

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