Support Restart / Soft boot

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  1. garettpony

    garettpony Member
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    Anyone know the easy key configuration to simply restart my new Sprint EVO phone. Or soft boot - It was useful with my G1 to hold the call menu & end buttons at the same time for the phone to restart if i needed it to after an app installation or uninstall or if my old phone was lagging a bit and i wanted to make sure all unnecessary process' were killed. But with the new EVO using a single power / screen button on the top of the device i have not been able to figure out how to restart. I don't like going through the shut down process then having to turn the phone back on so i'm hoping someone knows a restart option.
     

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  2. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
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    Well if you root you can do this through connectbot

    Type this in

    Su

    Reboot

    =)

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  3. bck9900

    bck9900 Well-Known Member
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    Try power and volume
     
  4. garettpony

    garettpony Member
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    power and volume don't work -
    what is connectbot? i have a partially rooted EVO (super user access granted) no system file customization allowed yet.
     
  5. garettpony

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    i am looking up connectbot - but just to be specific... type in "SU" or Reboot - type in where? Im not familiar with this app, little help :)
     
  6. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
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    Maybe you'll have better luck with better terminal emulator. Its easier to use.

    First you type in "su"

    The $ sign should change to # sign to show your a superuser.

    Then simply type in "reboot".



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