If you notice that your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X) screen hangs and consumes too much time to open any games on your mobile phone?

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

This blogpost will help you with 3 easy steps to restart your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X) smartphone.

How to reboot your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X):

Rebooting Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X) does not erase any data from your phone. In case you want to erase all data from your smartphone, you can check out here.

You should also note that you must know your mobile device’s password for Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X), as you will require it when your mobile device is turned on again.

  1. Press & Hold the Power/Unlock Button on your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X) until you see your phone’s screen with a few options.
  2. Choose the Restart or Reboot menu from the shown options on your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X)’s screen. (If it’s asking for confirmation, tap on accept)
  3. Now your mobile device will power off & on again to perform the reboot. Wait for a while, and now it will ask you for your device’s PIN or fingerprint.

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

Troubleshooting guide for restarting the Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X):

How to restart your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X) if it’s not responding?

Sometimes, your mobile device performs slow while playing a game or doing some heavy task on Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X). You can not continue the current task on your device. At that time, you will need to proceed with restarting your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X) using physical buttons.

Suppose you want to do a force restart of your Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X); press and hold the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until you see Android Logo or xiaomi 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 Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X). There are chances that your mobile has a low battery. The only solution in that case, is to connect your charging wire and try again.

If you still see Xiaomi Mi A1 (Mi 5X) not responding even after following the above guidelines and you see it has entered into boot loop mode, it’s possible that there is some issue with your device. You should take it to the nearby 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.