Switching your phone to safe mode is as easy as turning it off, but getting your device off is not as easy as anyone would have expected. If you've never been a victim of getting your phone off safe mode, then you can't guess your way out of it despite your years of experience using an Android device.
If you ever find yourself stuck in a safe mood, there's no reason to panic. Here's a guide to get you off it with zero stress.
Please keep in mind that the steps may differ depending on your Android device and its software.
1. Examine the Notification Panel
Most Android devices let you turn off safe mode easily from the notification panel located at the top of your device. If you find it in your notification panel, then follow this step below.
- Pull down your notification panel twice.
- If your device supports this feature, you will find Safe Mode listed among the icons (swipe left if you can't find it on the first page).
- Tap on the Safe Mode icon to turn it off immediately (your device will restart automatically).
- You've successfully turned off Safe Mode.
2. Hard Ware Button
Hard ware button can be used to get rid of a lot of bugs and also solve other issues without visiting a phone shop for repair. Luckily for you, it can also be used to get rid of Safe Mood from your device.
How to Disable Safe Mood Using the Hard Ware Button
- Turn off the device.
- Long press the power and volume down buttons at the same time.
- This will lead you to recovery mode (if your device restarts without recovery mode popping up, repeat steps 1 and 2 again).
- Once it pops up, use the volume down button to navigate down to start. Press the power button once and your device will restart.
- This will automatically help you get rid of the "Safe Mood."
3. Restart The Device.
Restarting your device helps your phone to cool off and get rid of apps that crash, which is one of the major reasons for Safe Mood.
- Hold down the Power Button until you see a notification asking you to turn off or restart the device.
- Click on "Restart" and your device will turn off and power up automatically.
4. Factory Reset
Before attempting a factory reset, ensure you've tried all the listed steps above because it will erase every bit of data on your phone's storage.
- Click on the Menu button and move down to Settings.
- Scroll down to the system and click on it
- Click on Reset Options.
- Click on Factory Data Reset.
- You'll be asked to enter your password, pin, or pattern.
- Click on Reset.