How to Force Restart Samsung Android Devices

There are these awkward moments when your Samsung android device hangs on bootloop. When this happens, the device will neither boot to android nor will you be able to put it off leaving you with the option of removing the battery to short it down otherwise; it will remain stuck at boot up.

Ok. What if the device has a sealed battery like Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus, S7 and S7 Edge? How would you force restart it?

Here, I am sharing with you the simple logic that works with all Samsung android devices. Either it's sealed battery or not, you can force restart it using this simple key combo.

How to Force Restart Samsung Galaxy Devices

1. While the phone is still stuck at boot up, press and hold both Power and Volume Down keys at once for about 15 seconds or until the phone restarts.

This method works with all Samsung Galaxy Android Devices.

How to Boot Samsung Devices to Recovery When it Stuck at Boot up

What if the problem persists after several reboots and you are left with the option of booting the device to Recovery to perform a factory reset?

Booting to Recovery When Stuck at Boot up

1. While the phone is still stuck at boot up, press and hold both Power and Volume Down keys at once for about 15 seconds or until the phone restarts.

2. Now, immediately the phone restarts and before it boot at all, press and hold the Home Button + Power + Volume Up keys together for about 10 seconds or, until the recovery screen shows up.

Samsung Recovery Mode

How to Boot Samsung Devices to Download Mode When it Stuck at Boot up

In the event that wiping the Samsung Galaxy Android device from recovery does not help you revive the device, you may have to Boot the device to Download Mode so that you may flash stock firmware on it using ODIN.

Booting to Download Mode When Stuck at Boot up
1. While the phone is still stuck at boot up, press and hold Power and Volume Down keys at once for about 15 seconds or until the phone restarts.

2. Now, immediately the phone restarts and before it boots at all, press and hold Home Button + Power + Volume Down keys together for about 10 seconds or, until the Download Mode screen shows up.


3. Respond to the On-screen prompt or press the Volume Up button to activate the Download Mode.


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