turn on an Android phone or tablet whose power button is broken
1. Use the charger and charging cable
Android phones and tablets turn on when the charging cable is connected to them, provided that the phone or tablet is not completely turned off, if the phone is completely turned off, connecting the cable to the phone will not boot the device. Also, when you connect the phone to the computer via USB cable, the phone is in charging mode and turns on. Of course, this solution only works when the device is not completely turned off.
2. Using special launchers
There are various launchers for the Android operating system, some of which offer useful and useful capabilities. Some launchers allow users to set home-like buttons to turn on the device. It should be noted that in most cases launchers only offer the ability to turn off the screen through alternative methods and therefore do not have the ability to turn on the phone screen. Among the various launchers Evie LauncherIt is a smart choice. The above launcher has the feature of locking the phone and turning off the screen by double-tapping the screen or swiping from top to bottom on the screen. Once you have downloaded and installed the software, open the app settings, touch Gestures, select the gesture you want, and then select Screen lock. The above launcher also allows you to specify how to lock the screen. On the screen for selecting the lock mode option, you have the option (screen lock method). Instance Lock turns off and locks the screen instantly, and Timer Lock turns off the screen after specifying a set time. If you are looking to activate the above feature, you must touch Activate.
3. Use ADB Android Debug Bridge to turn on your Android device
Android Debug Bridge is a powerful solution for debugging and solving problems on Android devices. One of the main features of ADB is turning on the Android device, especially when the device’s power button is broken. It should be noted that to use ADB, you must first enable the USB Debugging feature on the device. If the above feature is enabled on the device and you connect the Android device to the computer and then press the volume up or down button, the Fast Boot mode of the phone will appear. After doing this in the command line window, run the adb devices command to make sure the phone or tablet is recognized and the ADB debugging feature is enabled on the device. If you see an ID, it indicates that USB Debugging is enabled on the phone and you are able to execute ADB commands. The fastboot continue command allows you to enter the normal state of the phone.
4. Change the function of the buttons and use them instead of the power button
You can change the volume up or down button function by installing some applications on your Android device to work instead of the power button. Button Mapper is one of the most popular software in this field. Once you have downloaded and installed the program, you must provide the relevant permissions to the program and apply the initial settings. In this case, a list of physical buttons is displayed on the phone. In the list that appears, you must select one of the buttons and select the Customize option. Then, for Single Tap, select Turn Screen off mode. For an action similar to pressing and holding (Long Press), you must select the Power dialog option to be able to access the Power menu.
Another option that works perfectly is the Gravity screen program , which allows you to use gestures to turn the screen on and off.