OnePlus 7 is a powerful phone, but it doesn’t mean you won’t stumble upon an issue or two at some point. One of the most common issues is when the device becomes unresponsive or frozen, or when it gets sluggish. The apps may freeze or crash as well. One of the simplest solutions in such cases is to simply restart your phone. It can fix various bugs and problems. Plus, it will close the apps and processes that keep running in the background that may slow your phone and have an impact on the battery life. It is advisable to restart your phone at least once a week.
But, sometimes, the phone freezes and when you try to restart it the usual way, nothing happens. There is no menu that shows up when you press the Power button. How to put things in motion? It is quite simple. You can perform a soft reset. If you are not sure how to soft reset OnePlus 7, continue reading. The steps are listed below.
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How to soft reset OnePlus 7
Most of the smartphones these days come with a non-removable battery. And when it comes to soft reset, it is sort of speak a simulated battery removal. So, it can help when the phone is frozen and you can’t restart it the usual way. By performing a soft reset, you won’t lose any of your personal data or files.
To perform a soft reset on OnePlus 7, press the Power button and the Volume down button at the same time. Keep holding both until the phone turns off. Usually, it will take about 30 seconds for the phone to turn off.