If you notice that your Xiaomi Mi 5 stays frozen and consumes too much time to open any app on your mobile?

Maybe because your mobile is overloaded, and you have thought about restarting 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 mobile phone hangs. But nowadays, all the latest phones come with non-removal battery options. So you may think that restarting your mobile phone may be difficult.

This page will help you with three easy steps to restart your Xiaomi Mi 5 mobile.

How to restart your Xiaomi Mi 5:

Rebooting Xiaomi Mi 5 does not erase any data from your phone. In case you want to erase all data from your device, you can find the tutorial here.

You should also note that you must know your mobile’s unlock pattern for Xiaomi Mi 5, as it will ask you for it when your phone is turned on again.

  1. Press & Hold the Power/Unlock Button on your Xiaomi Mi 5 until you see your mobile device’s screen with various options.
  2. Choose the Restart or Reboot option among the various options on your Xiaomi Mi 5’s screen. (If it’s asking for confirmation, tap on accept)
  3. Now your mobile will turn off & on again to perform the reboot. Wait for a couple of seconds, and now it will ask you for your device’s unlock pattern or fingerprint.

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

Troubleshooting guide for restarting the Xiaomi Mi 5:

How to restart your Xiaomi Mi 5 if it’s not responding?

Sometimes, your device performs slow while playing a game or doing some heavy task on Xiaomi Mi 5. You can not continue the current task on your mobile. At that time, you will need to proceed with restarting your Xiaomi Mi 5 using physical buttons.

Suppose you want to do a force restart of your Xiaomi Mi 5; press and hold the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until you see Android Logo or xiaomi 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 restart your Xiaomi Mi 5. There are chances that your device has a low battery. The only solution in that case, is to plug in your charging cable and try again.

If you still see Xiaomi Mi 5 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 smartphone. You should take it to the nearest Xiaomi 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.