If you observe that your OnePlus 5 hangs and takes too much time to open any application on your device?

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

This page will help you with 3 easy steps to reboot your OnePlus 5 mobile phone.

How to reboot your OnePlus 5:

Rebooting OnePlus 5 does not erase any data from your phone. In case you want to delete all data from your mobile phone, you can find the tutorial here.

You should also note that you must know your mobile phone’s PIN for OnePlus 5, as you will require it when your phone is turned on again.

  1. Press & Hold the Power/Unlock Button on your OnePlus 5 until you see your smartphone’s screen with a few options.
  2. Choose the Restart or Reboot menu among the various options on your OnePlus 5’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 few seconds, and now it will ask you for your mobile’s PIN or fingerprint.

Once you confirm your mobile phone’s unlock code on your phone, it’s successfully rebooted now.

Troubleshooting guide for restarting the OnePlus 5:

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

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

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

If you still see OnePlus 5 not responding even after following the above guidelines and you see it has entered into boot loop mode, there may be chances that there is some issue with your mobile device. You should take it to the nearby OnePlus service center.

We hope this article posted on our website about how to restart OnePlus 5 has helped you. Please share it to help more OnePlus 5 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.