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Support Anyway to "restart" Evo - not shut down & turn on?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Rambler358, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Rambler358

    Rambler358 Well-Known Member
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    Does the EVO have a reboot/restart feature? Or is the only way to do this simply to shut the phone down, and then turn it on again?
     

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  2. sitlet

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    Not stock, but there are apps that do it. You can just place the app on one of your screens and it will restart.
     
  3. mak916

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    What is the name of the app?
     
  4. sitlet

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    Seriously? Just go to the market and search for Reboot, at least 20 different apps will do this.
     
  5. Mr. Ed

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  6. Rambler358

    Rambler358 Well-Known Member
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    Are there any free reboot apps that don't require root? I couldn't find any.
     
  7. Mr. Ed

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    Pretty sure they all require root. Go ahead and root what you waiting for?
     
  8. sintricate

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    Seriously. It's so easy even a caveman could do it... :p
     
  9. Rambler358

    Rambler358 Well-Known Member
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    Having never rooted before and new to Android, I'm a bit hesitant. Also, I don't know how easy it would be to get the phone back to stock should I have to return it or upgrade. There's a lot of info (too much for me really) to take it all in. If I did root, I'd just want a basic root keeping the Sprint stuff for WiFi tethering and a reboot app. And I'd need an easy way to go back to stock if needed. I know this isn't the thread for this, but I was asked! LOL
     
  10. cuellarm

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    Yes, there is a way to reboot. Just press and hold at the same time the volume up & down rocker (both) and at the same time press and hold the power button. After a few seconds the phone will reboot. No root required, no extra app.
     
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  11. Mr. Ed

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    i got the impression he was looking for a way to do this without using the buttons... but I could be wrong :D
     
  12. Rambler358

    Rambler358 Well-Known Member
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    No, actually I didn't know it could be done with the buttons until now. :)
     
  13. Mr. Ed

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    haha well there ya go!
     
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