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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by iram, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. iram

    iram Android Enthusiast
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    not sure what happened. I shut phone off every night to charge. A few minutes ago turned phone on and it was in SAFE MODE didnt even know there was such....In mode some apps and folders didnt show
    I rebooted phone and it appears to be back to normal EXCEPT am missing some folders I set up and possibly some apps but just cant figure which ones other than my Big Buttons keyboard app needed to be reset.

    Has anyone encountered this?
     



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  2. iram

    iram Android Enthusiast
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    Ok just realized the Flashlight widget I had had also disappeared but was able to rest it
     
  3. bg4m3r

    bg4m3r Android Expert

    Safe mode only allows system apps to run. I've noticed it also causes some widgets and such to reset. I don't know why it just put itself into safe mode...sounds like some sort of error occurred to trigger it, although I don't know what.
     
  4. andMego

    andMego Android Enthusiast

    Maybe you pressed the volume button while it was booting accidentally
     
  5. iram

    iram Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    interesting...I dont recall if I hit volume button......however I did realize that it WAS only widgets that disappeared ....that was easy to fix
     
  6. HasH_BrowN

    HasH_BrowN Android Expert

    I thought safe mode was
    Power + Vol. D + Home
     
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  7. andMego

    andMego Android Enthusiast

    Not sure it was just a guess
     
  8. PimpinEZ

    PimpinEZ Well-Known Member

    i recently cleaned my buttons with bleach and water because they got sticky and removed all the pocket lint out of the ear and speaker grills. its probably safer to use some iso alcohol if you have it but i just let it dry for 8 hrs
     
    #8 PimpinEZ, Jan 21, 2016
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  9. HasH_BrowN

    HasH_BrowN Android Expert

    Lol. Huh?
     
  10. PimpinEZ

    PimpinEZ Well-Known Member

    sticky buttons = wierd boots
     
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  11. iram

    iram Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Wow come to think of it while I did not clean any buttons I did just as I was booting up was cleaning the screen protector with a dab of cleaning solution on a piece of cloth....didnt even occur to me till just now..maybe that was the cause
     
  12. PimpinEZ

    PimpinEZ Well-Known Member

    yeah my phone booted into twrp by itself and i was like huh. then i grab my water bleach solution and just squirted the buttons. until they felt like brand new.
     
  13. ScarletRooter

    ScarletRooter Well-Known Member

    Nope, the safe mode hotkeys is Volume "UP" when you boot on the device, just hold the volume up while it's booting and it'll boot into safe mode
     
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  14. SykkNyzz

    SykkNyzz Android Enthusiast

    I thought it was hold power button then hold the reboot when the window pops up.
     
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  15. SykkNyzz

    SykkNyzz Android Enthusiast

    Here's a screenshot (cm based series)
     

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  16. HasH_BrowN

    HasH_BrowN Android Expert

    It is, plus there is one from when it's turned off too. Just haven't tried it when off yet, but it involves holding the home button with some others.
     
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