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  1. pottasium

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    Hi all,

    What is the difference between reboot the device (I have SGS2 but I guess it's the same for SGS4 as well) by pressing the power button and selecting reboot from the menu vs. reboot by long pressing on the power button?
     

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    Pressing and holding the power button until it shuts off is a built in kill switch... Just like pulling the battery

    A reboot via the reboot menu is just that :)
     
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    Is there a data lost possibility in any of the options?
     
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    Both offer the same amount of data loss, some apps will keep content(chrome keeps the pages, but need to reload) while most will just close losing normal data amounts.....
     
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    The normal reboot is likely safer in that regard, as apps will have time to properly close out.
     
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