3 Best Ways To Turn On Phone Without Power Button

Is your Android phone’s power button damaged or no longer working, and you’re looking for a way to “turn on the phone without a power button”? Follow this guide for the best solution.

Best Ways To Turn On Phone Without Power Button

What if your Android power button stops working due to damage or water contact? What will you do? Many of us may wonder if it is possible to use the phone without the power button, and the answer is yes, it’s possible.

Recently, the power button of my Android phone stopped working due to falling in water. I wasn’t able to turn on my phone, so I researched on the internet and found some solutions. In this guide, I will share the tips that I have been using on my phone.

In this guide, we will show you how to use your smartphone if your power button is not working, specifically how to turn on your Android without the power button.

How to Turn on Phone without Power Button

With these methods, you can easily use your Android phone without the power button, so if your power button is not working, don’t skip any method.


1. Turn on the phone with the Charging Cable

We all know that when our phone is turned off we use the power button to turn it on. But how can we start our phone when the power button is not working? Follow the steps below to turn on an Android device without a power button.

Link: Best Charging Cables
  • Press and hold the volume up button, then connect the charging cable to your phone (Make sure the charging plug is on).
    press volume up key to turn on phone without power button
  • You will see the Android System Recovery menu option.
    android recovery menu option

Important Point: You don’t need to do anything because you can navigate up and down with the volume buttons, but you cannot select options because your power button is not working. Just wait 3-4 minutes, This will automatically restart your device and turn on your phone.


2. Schedule Power On/Off Feature

If your phone is on, and you want to restart it, you can use the Scheduled Power On/Off feature to reset your phone. Follow the steps to learn how to do it.

  • Go to phone Settings > Battery & performance>Battery.
    Go to phone settings and then click on battery
  • Click on the Schedule power on/off option.
    Click on schedule power on off button
  • Firstly, tap on the toggle button of Power off time and set when you want to turn off your device. Then, set the Repeat option to 1 time.
    tap on power off time
  • Now, tap the toggle button of Power on time and¬†set the time when you want to turn on your phone.
    Tap on power on time

This will automatically power off and power on your device. You can set the time according to your current time and set a 2-3 minute gap between the power-off and power-on actions.

Important Note: Every phone has its settings, so if you can’t find the Battery option by following these steps, just click on the Settings search bar and type Schedule power on/off or just Schedule power, and the option will appear. Just click on it and set the time as mentioned above.
Type schedule power in Settings search bar


3. Use the Quick Ball & Wake Up Feature

This is one of the best features when your Android phone’s power button is not working. Before using the Quick Ball feature, you must enable the wake or turn-off screen feature.

1. Wake or turn-off screen feature

This is the most important feature if you want to use your Android without a power button. When your phone is in sleep mode, there is no way to turn on the screen without the power button.

    • Go to Phone¬†Settings > Lock Screen.
      Phone lock screen settings
    • Tap the toggle button to enable the Double tab to wake or turn off the screen option.
      enable the Double tab to wake or turn off the screen option

Now, you can easily turn the screen on and off with a double tap on the phone’s home screen.

2. Quick Ball Feature

The Quick Ball is very similar to the Assistive Touch button on the iPhone. You can assign specific functions or shortcuts that you can access quickly from your screen.

    • Go to Settings > Additional Settings > Quick Ball.
      Select additional settings then quick ball
    • Tap the toggle button to turn on the Quick Ball feature, then click Select Shortcuts.
      turn on the Quick Ball feature
    • Tap on any one option and choose Long press the Power button. You can also set the lock option as another shortcut.
      choose Long press the Power button
    • Now you’ll see a Quick Ball icon on the home screen. You can tap on it and long-press the power button to power off or reboot your Android device.
      Quick Ball icon on your screen

Last Words

We are ending this article. I hope you found this guide useful and that you will be able to turn on Android without the power button. All methods and their steps have been 100% tested. However, if you can’t find some options in your Settings, you can use the Settings search bar because each brand has its own Settings layout.

If you have any queries related to this article, feel free to comment below with your device model and issue, and we will provide the solution.


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