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LG Google Nexus 5X Device maintenance Soft reset (forced reboot)

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LG Google Nexus 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 1
  • If your LG Google Nexus 5X 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.
LG Google Nexus 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 2
  • To reboot the LG Google Nexus 5X, press and hold the power button on the side of the LG Google Nexus 5X until the screen turns off.
LG Google Nexus 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 3
  • The LG Google Nexus 5X will automatically reboot.
LG Google Nexus 5X - 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.
LG Google Nexus 5X - 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.
LG Google Nexus 5X - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 6
  • The LG Google Nexus 5X has been rebooted.
LG Google Nexus 5X - 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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