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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Hardstyle, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. Hardstyle

    Hardstyle Well-Known Member
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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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  2. Hardstyle

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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.
     
  3. victek

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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 :)
     
  4. NightAngel79

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    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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