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I wish there is a reboot option when long press the power button.

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By x2h, Senior Member on 10th March 2014, 05:53 AM
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Don't know about other models, but such an option is not available on my XT1053. Did I miss something here?

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Don't know about other models, but such an option is not available on my XT1053. Did I miss something here?

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Root with gravity box.

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If you're rooted and don't want Xposed/gravity box, try quick boot from the playstore. Has all the reboot, boot to recovery ...etc...options.

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I thought if you held it down it just rebooted..

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Never understood why this hasn't been implemented into stock android yet. Most of the OEM skins include it.
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Thanks. That answers my question.

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If you're rooted and don't want Xposed/gravity box, try quick boot from the playstore. Has all the reboot, boot to recovery ...etc...options.

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Yes, holding down Power and VOL DOWN will reboot the phone, simulating pulling the battery out. Using an app like QuickBoot or Gravity Box is just faster and more convenient.

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For clarity's sake: you need to obtain root, disable read/write access (probably) and then install Xposed Framework and the Gravity Box module. If you're already on 4.4.2, the only real option is holding power and volume down, as you can't revert to obtain root.
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You don't have to hold volume down. Just holding power works

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Yes, holding down Power and VOL DOWN will reboot the phone, simulating pulling the battery out...

FWIW - the power+vol "trick" is meant to simulate a battery pull since the battery is inaccessible (think phone frozen/unresponsive). What this means is that it is a hard stop on ALL processes, which is bad for memory allocation and may cause Android system slowness while it recovers from the abrupt stop. I never figured out if the Quick-Boot app does the same thing.

So when I hear/read people say they've performed a "soft-reboot" on their device, i often wonder what this technically means since there isn't an actual way to accomplish a "soft-reboot" gracefully. it's the equivalent of hitting the reset button on your PC while Windows is running.
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FWIW - the power+vol "trick" is meant to simulate a battery pull since the battery is inaccessible (think phone frozen/unresponsive). What this means is that it is a hard stop on ALL processes, which is bad for memory allocation and may cause Android system slowness while it recovers from the abrupt stop. I never figured out if the Quick-Boot app does the same thing.

So when I hear/read people say they've performed a "soft-reboot" on their device, i often wonder what this technically means since there isn't an actual way to accomplish a "soft-reboot" gracefully. it's the equivalent of hitting the reset button on your PC while Windows is running.

That's why I'd say use the quick boot app or gravity box. Then it reboots more "gracefully ".

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