If you observe that your Google Pixel 3 XL hangs and takes too much time to open any app on your mobile?

Perhaps because your phone 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 easily take out the battery and insert the battery in case the smartphone lags. But nowadays, all the latest phones come with non-removal battery options. So you may think that restarting your mobile phone may be complicated.

This page will guide you with three easy steps to restart your Google Pixel 3 XL mobile.

How to restart your Google Pixel 3 XL:

Restarting Google Pixel 3 XL does not delete any data from your phone. In case you want to delete all data from your smartphone, you can get a step by step guide here.

You should also note that you must know your mobile’s PIN for Google Pixel 3 XL, as you will require it when your smartphone is turned on again.

  1. Press & Hold the Power/Unlock Button on your Google Pixel 3 XL until you see your mobile phone’s screen with various options.
  2. Choose the Restart or Reboot option from the shown options on your Google Pixel 3 XL’s screen. (If it’s asking for confirmation, press accept)
  3. Now your smartphone will turn off & on again to perform the restart. Wait for a while, and now it will ask you for your mobile’s unlock code or fingerprint.

Once you confirm your mobile device’s unlock pattern on your phone, it’s successfully restarted now.

Troubleshooting guide for restarting the Google Pixel 3 XL:

How to restart your Google Pixel 3 XL in case it’s not responding?

Sometimes, your mobile performs slow while playing a game or doing some heavy task on Google Pixel 3 XL. You can not continue the current task on your smartphone. At that time, you will need to proceed with restarting your Google Pixel 3 XL using physical buttons.

Suppose you want to do a force restart of your Google Pixel 3 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 display. 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 3 XL. It’s possible that your mobile phone 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 3 XL not responding even after following all of the above steps and you see it has entered into boot loop mode, it’s possible that there is some issue with your smartphone. You should take it to the nearest Google service center.

We hope this article posted here about how to restart Google Pixel 3 XL has helped you. Please share it to help more Google Pixel 3 XL users.

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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.