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Old December 1st, 2012, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just got done charging my phone while the phone was off and now when it booted up it now says Safe Mode in the bottom left corner. i turned it off and on twice still there. How did this happen and how can i put it back into normal mode?
Aslo most of my downloaded apps are gone. Has this happened to anyone else?

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well i restarted the phone but after it powered down and before it started to boot up i was holding down both volume bottoms and when it booted up it was back to normal and my apps reappeared.
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i just got done charging my phone while the phone was off and now when it booted up it now says Safe Mode in the bottom left corner. i turned it off and on twice still there. How did this happen and how can i put it back into normal mode?
Aslo most of my downloaded apps are gone. Has this happened to anyone else?
I didn't know you could boot an Android phone into SAFE mode, but it sounds like Windows, ie it loads a minimum set of drivers with no third party apps. It would be interesting to find out how to do it intentionally
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well i restarted the phone but after it powered down and before it started to boot up i was holding down both volume bottoms and when it booted up it was back to normal and my apps reappeared.
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I didn't know you could boot an Android phone into SAFE mode, but it sounds like Windows, ie it loads a minimum set of drivers with no third party apps. It would be interesting to find out how to do it intentionally
I think what he did, both volume buttons and the power button is how to get into it. (and out of it)

safe mode has been around for a while on android but it is a little different on each phone I believe
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