How to turn off Safe Mode on your Android phone or tablet

Safe Mode on Android is a diagnostic mode that allows you to troubleshoot issues with your device by running it with a minimal set of apps and services. To turn off Safe Mode and return your Android phone or tablet to its normal operating mode, follow these steps:

Method 1: Restart Your Device

  1. Press and hold the Power button on your Android device until the Power menu appears on the screen.
  2. Tap or select the “Restart” or “Reboot” option from the menu. This action will reboot your device.
  3. After your device restarts, it should boot into normal mode rather than Safe Mode. Check the bottom of the screen for any notifications or indicators that previously indicated Safe Mode. They should no longer be present.

Method 2: Manual Restart

If the above method doesn’t work, you can try manually restarting your device:

  1. Ensure your device is powered on.
  2. Press and hold the Power button until you see the Power menu or options.
  3. Tap or select the “Power Off” or “Restart” option.
  4. After your device turns off, wait a few seconds, then press the Power button again to turn it back on.

This manual restart should also exit Safe Mode and return your device to normal operation.

Method 3: Battery Removal (If Applicable)

If you have a device with a removable battery, you can try this method:

  1. Power off your device.
  2. Remove the back cover and take out the battery.
  3. Wait for a few seconds, then reinsert the battery.
  4. Power on your device by pressing the Power button.

This should boot your device into normal mode, bypassing Safe Mode.

If none of these methods work and your device continues to boot into Safe Mode every time you restart it, there may be an underlying issue or app causing the problem. You may need to troubleshoot further by uninstalling recently installed apps or performing a factory reset (make sure to back up your data before doing this, as it will erase all your personal data). If the issue persists, you may want to seek assistance from your device’s manufacturer or a professional technician.

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