If you notice that your Google Pixel 2 XL screen hangs and takes too much time to open any app on your phone?

Perhaps because your smartphone is overloaded, and you have thought about rebooting quickly to free up its RAM memory. The previous mobiles come with battery removal options so that users can quickly take out the battery and insert the battery in case the smartphone hangs. But nowadays, all the latest mobile phones come with non-removal battery options. So you may think that rebooting your device may be difficult.

This page will help you with three easy steps to restart your Google Pixel 2 XL mobile.

How to reboot your Google Pixel 2 XL:

Rebooting Google Pixel 2 XL does not delete any data from your phone. In case you want to delete all data from your phone, you can check out here.

You should keep in mind that you must know your mobile device’s unlock pattern for Google Pixel 2 XL, as it will ask you for it when your device is turned on again.

  1. Press & Hold the Power/Unlock Button on your Google Pixel 2 XL until you see your mobile device’s screen with various options.
  2. Choose the Restart or Reboot menu among the various options on your Google Pixel 2 XL’s screen. (If it’s asking for confirmation, press accept)
  3. Now your mobile will power off & on again to perform the reboot. Wait for a couple of seconds, and now it will ask you for your smartphone’s unlock pattern or fingerprint.

Once you confirm your mobile’s passcode on your phone, it’s successfully restarted now.

Troubleshooting guide for restarting the Google Pixel 2 XL:

How to reboot your Google Pixel 2 XL in case it’s not responding?

Sometimes, your phone performs slow while playing a game or doing some heavy task on Google Pixel 2 XL. You can not continue the current task on your mobile device. At that time, you will need to proceed with rebooting your Google Pixel 2 XL using physical buttons.

Suppose you want to do a force shutdown of your Google Pixel 2 XL; press and hold the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until you see Android Logo or Google logo appearing on your screen. Now release the button to let it start again.

Sometimes, your device is not responding even with physical buttons. You can not even force reboot your Google Pixel 2 XL. It’s possible that your device has a low battery. The only solution in that case, is to connect your charging cable and try again.

If you still see Google Pixel 2 XL not responding even after following all of the above steps and you see it has entered into boot loop mode, there may be chances that there is some issue with your phone. You should take it to the nearby Google service center.

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Marry Stuart
Marry is a content editor at TheAndroidPortal.com. She is an android developer and a mother of 2 children and love to live a geeky lifestyle.