Samsung Galaxy S II

The Samsung Galaxy S II is a smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Samsung Electronics with Android 2.3 "Gingerbread."

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How do I turn Safe Mode off?

My phone randomly goes into safe mode, and I don't know how or why. The first time this happened was after collecting it from a service center.

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its 100% work thnk u so much

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worked for me too thank you

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my computer have safe mode and I want to remove

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my one still not of it making a funny nose

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Daren Humphries, one method you can use to get out of Safe Mode is to turn off the phone, remove the battery, and leave it out for a few minutes. When you put the battery back in and power on the phone, Safe Mode should be gone. If it comes back on its own, there could be an app that's causing the problem. Uninstall one app at a time to check which one is giving you trouble.

How to disable Safe Mode

  1. Remove the battery while the device is on.
  2. Leave the battery out for 1-2 minutes. (I usually do 2 minutes to be sure.)
  3. Place the battery back into the S II.
  4. Push in the Power button to turn on the phone.
  5. Let the device power on as normal, without holding any buttons.

Once the device is on the home screen, you should no longer see Safe Mode displayed in the lower left corner.

Hope this helps, good luck.

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It really worked . thanks

by Gyaruthakur

You are welcome. Best of luck to you

by oldturkey03

It worked for me to! Thank you

by Terry

worked for me as well :) Holla

by vimal

Thanx! You're a guru!

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Step 1: Turn off your phone.

Step 2: Now hold and press both “Power and vol+” button until the “S2” screen Shows.

Step 3: And Press Power Button (Only single press – Do not press and hold)

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Thanks a lot mate.. tried it out now.. Got so PIST when this phones goes their own way..turned off the bat, didn`t help! but this with holding both buttons in then pressing the ON button later HELPED..thank you very,very much..

by flaisman

Thx for ur help it worked well

by Prasanna Prabhakaran

Many thanks worked on an S4 too. Mike

by Mike and Lyn Reece

HY my is a galaxy j 100.

It got Into hot water while I was cooking and the day after I switched it on and I found the safe mode thing . I tried the notification part of taping and restarting it but no I couldn't remove it. I tried everything I found on Google but I can't I even restarted it..

I need your help please I can't access important apps .

by Fannoti

thank u it worked. however my a700 seems i cannot open the back to take out battery. not sure if battery comes out. thank you very much. any idea y it just goes into safe mode?

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How to disable Safe Mode?

1. Remove battery while device is on.

2. Leave battery out for 1-2 minutes. (I usually do 2 or 3 minutes to be sure)

3. Place the battery back into the u r device.

4. Push in the Power button to turn on

5. Let device power on without holding any buttons as normal.

~Munish Kumar

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o meu assim que coloco a bateria ele automaticamente liga sosinho...

by brunobaia

Worked like a bomb except I’m not entirely sure, whether my device was on have a habit for switching it off. Thanks nontherless felt it fit to share my results.

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There's more than one solution to this.

I think the best one that I've come across is this one, supplied by Mike T. (well done!):

Step 1: Turn off your phone.

Step 2: Now hold and press both “Power and vol+” button until the “S2” screen Shows.

Step 3: And Press Power Button (Only single press – Do not press and hold)

I've used this method twice now.

I understand that another solution is to take out the battery, then put it back in.

I have not tried this method to sort out the 'safe mode' problem - but I have employed this course bof action when confronted with a 'frozen' screen (currently also twice).

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On and off while holding down the vol button. works like gold. thank you all

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Thank you very much. It's really worthy for me.

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If those don't work...I saw something about removing any apps you got recently first and then doing one of those methods...good luck

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Typically restarting an Android cell phone should get it out of the Safe Mode feature (a battery pull too as it is essentially a soft reset).

If your phone is STUCK in Safe Mode though and restarting it or pulling the battery doesn’t seem to help at all then it could be a hardware issue like a problematic volume key. Mike T. was on the right path here because if the Volume + key is having issues and you press it when booting up your phone you can be loosening it up or in a way show the phone that you are not TRYING to enter Safe Mode intentionally by pressing the Key combination to do so.

So check those physical keys too, it might just be the fix you were looking for. You can read more about this trick and some other tricks that might help at How to fix an Android stuck in Safe Mode. Usually the terrific advice already posted on this page should get your phone out of Safe Mode but if not then one of the tips on that page should definitely help.

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After trying everything and nothing seemed to work, I was about to give up, until I saw this comment above. I pushed the volume key a few time to see if I could "loosen" it up, and when I restarted the phone, I got out of the safe mode! WOW!!! Thanks so much for the help!

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Hello Everyone,

The trick worked out for me... thanks a lott...

There's more than one solution to this.

I think the best one that I've come across is this one, supplied by Mike T. (well done!):

Step 1: Turn off your phone.

Step 2: Now hold and press both “Power and vol+” button until the “S2” screen Shows.

Step 3: And Press Power Button (Only single press – Do not press and hold)

I've used this method twice now.

I understand that another solution is to take out the battery, then put it back in.

I have not tried this method to sort out the 'safe mode' problem - but I have employed this course bof action when confronted with a 'frozen' screen (currently also twice).

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I tried removing the battery but that didn't work, and tried holding the power button-volume button and that failed also. But, thanks to the comments regarding the volume button, I finally figured out what may be the problem. I have a cover on the phone that fits very tightly, and I wondered if it was pressing on the volume button to the extent that it was actually triggering it. So, I took the cover off, rebooted the the phone, and the Safe Mode was off.

Thank you all so much!

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i tried restarting it i tried taking the battery out i tried powering it off and none of then works and theres lots of things i need to do like foreal

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Restart the your phone and when Samsung s4 loge come hold menu and tow side light false tow or three time it should come off safe mode

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Just Restart Your Phone And It Will Back To Normal.

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Thanks for suggestions, really it all works!!!!, press the keys as instructed n u will be out from the SAFE MODE. enjoy.......

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Every device has different way to turn off safe mode. By keeping this thing in mind I decided to share all the possible ways that help you to get rid of this problem:

1. Simpley reboot your device

2. Take battery out of your device

3. Reboot and Press the Back Key

4. Factory reset your device

5. Download Stock ROM and Flash using ODIN

For more detailed information you can check out this guide on how to turn off safe mode on galaxy s3

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Ok its well but in this solution not permanent ,then how get safe mode permanent disabled

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Tried all those no luck stuck in safe mode here. Odd thing is it auto updated software to Android 4.4.4?

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In case if you don’t end up needing it for its intended purpose, one should know how to get back from an accidental boot into Safe Mode.

Here i found a usefull article on how to turn of safety mode

http://bbcpak.com/2016/09/turn-off-disab...

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Daren Humphries will be eternally grateful.