This guide explains how to reset a frozen OnePlus 6. If your phone is unresponsive or not working, we are here to help. While the latest OnePlus phone is fast and powerful, issues sometimes arise. Instead of calling customer support for help, follow our steps.
Unlike its predecessors, the OnePlus 6 features a premium metal and glass design. And while it looks great, it means you can’t remove the battery to reset a frozen or unresponsive phone.
A quick reboot fixes almost all minor OnePlus issues, but that’s not always an option. Sometimes the phone stops responding completely. Also, this is a problem you may encounter if you install Android P beta. So, if your phone is frozen, try the following combination to get it working properly in a few seconds.
How to Restart Frozen OnePlus 6
As a reminder, it’s on your phone.
- Press the Power button on the right side of the phone and
- Press and hold the power button for or until the phone vibrates and restarts
- If the phone turns off, release it and press power again for 1-2 seconds to reboot the phone.
Those who paid attention during the installation may have seen the tips on how to restart or reset a frozen OnePlus 6. It appears in bold text during the initial setup of your phone.
After pressing and holding the power key for about 10 seconds, the phone will automatically turn off, turn off and return to normal operation. It’s also worth noting that you regularly reboot the phone this way, but you just hold it down for a second, then select “shutdown” or “reboot” from the options menu.
If your OnePlus 6 is completely unresponsive, you cannot select any of the options on the screen. So keep holding the power button for more than 10 seconds, it will do a hard reboot. This should also fix almost any minor issue.
In some cases, your phone will restart in maintenance or safe mode. Use the volume up/down keys to scroll through the list of options, then tap power to select them. To reboot, scroll down and press the power button to select and restart your OnePlus 6.
Again, this does not delete any information or data and forces the phone to restart. Perfect for those having trouble or an unresponsive screen. Leave us a comment below if you have any other questions, concerns or issues.