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Huawei Google Nexus 6P Device maintenance Soft reset (forced reboot)

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Huawei Google Nexus 6P - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 1
  • If your Huawei Google Nexus 6P doesn’t appear to be working completely as it should, you can solve this in many cases by turning your device off and then on again, or giving it a so-called ‘soft reset’.
  • With a soft reset, the operating system is rebooted and all services reloaded.
  • If you use this method of resetting, all your personal data, files and apps on the device will remain unchanged.
  • Choose Next for step-by-step instructions.
Huawei Google Nexus 6P - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 2
  • To reboot the Huawei Google Nexus 6P, press and hold the power button on the side of the Huawei Google Nexus 6P until the screen turns off.
Huawei Google Nexus 6P - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 3
  • The Huawei Google Nexus 6P will automatically reboot.
Huawei Google Nexus 6P - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, enter the pincode and choose the tick symbol.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei Google Nexus 6P - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 5
  • If this screen appears, drag the screen up to unlock it.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Huawei Google Nexus 6P - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 6
  • The Huawei Google Nexus 6P has been rebooted.
Huawei Google Nexus 6P - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 7
  • If the problem persists, try using a so-called ‘hard reset’ to solve the problem.
  • With a hard reset, the device is reset to the factory settings.
  • Note: In contrast to a soft reset, with the hard reset all your personal data, files and apps on the device will be lost.
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