Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Isn’t Switching On!

People have been trying to power their devices with the most amazing hardware that executes any amount and type of work at the snap of a finger. Who wouldn’t like to have the world and all its information on the palm of his/her hand!?

Basically, the purpose of cellphones is that they should complete any task desired by its user, consuming minimal time and need to be as small as to fit in their pockets. Many smartphone brands have been trying to be the best at building such devices at a plausible cost. Samsung is one of the leading brands of technological devices, has designed and manufactured some pretty powerful ones. Some of these devices can carry out the work of a gaming console, PC, design pad and much more, and may perform even better and faster than their own speed.

One of such devices is Samsung note 4. Although, it is rendered a bit old now due to its latest successors like note 10 and 10+ people are still apparently using it due to its powerful hardware. Aside from its brilliant hardware, it has a widescreen which makes it a bit bigger than the usual sized cellphones but it helps artists to use the device for their designing work and more. It also consists of a powerful processor and can carry out any given work faster than most devices.

Aside from its perks, there have been a certain number of complaints over an issue which talks about the inability of some of these devices to turn on or start. In these situations, the screen of the phone goes black and doesn’t turn on or even charge. Although, it can be fixed quite easily and may not charge you anything at all.

How to fix the “note 4 wont turn on or charging” issue

The user may reach out to a Samsung executive but before doing so, he/she must try the following steps to fix this issue themselves. There are 3 major ways to fix this issue, which are:

  1. Perform soft reset
  2. Boot the device in safe mode
  3. Boot the device in recovery mode

Before carrying out any of these three methods, the user must check the issue and verify the charging problem. This can be done by connecting the device to a PC or a laptop. If the device indicates its charging, then the charging adapter is faulty. If it still doesn’t charge then change the cable and try again. After changing the cable, if the device still doesn’t charge, execute the steps mentioned above.

Performing soft reset

This method is basically used for fixing all hardware glitches and is quite safe too. The data or information stored on the device isn’t erased when a soft reset is executed. It is fairly basic and can also be termed generally as rebooting the device. This works on the concept of draining the electric power in the cellphone completely which leads to resetting its circuits but it doesn’t cause any damage to the data stored in it.

  • Firstly, the battery must be removed from the device.
  • After removing the battery, for nearly a minute, press and hold the power button.
  • After releasing the power button, plant the battery into the device again.
  • And then make another attempt to turn on the device.

This method is completely safe for the data on your phone.

Booting the device in safe mode

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  • Firstly, turn off the device (Samsung galaxy note 4) completely.
  • Then press and hold both, the power button and volume down button together.
  • When the device starts to boot up, release the power button but keeps holding the volume down button until the device has booted up successfully.
  • You will be able to see “safe mode” written on the lower corner of the screen.

This method is also safe for the data stored in your device.

Booting the device in recovery mode

After performing the above methods and still failing to turn on your device, this is the last method to be used and if the device doesn’t turn on after this, then it has to be taken to a technician. In this step, the device boots up without using its android GUI.

  • Firstly, turn off the device (Samsung galaxy note 4) completely.
  • Then press and hold both, the home button and volume up button, together. And then hold the power button.
  • When the device vibrates, release both, home button and the power button and keep holding the volume up button.
  • Then lastly, when the display of the device shows “Android system recovery”, release the volume up button.

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I hope I could address all your queries and you can easily analyze the issue with your Samsung galaxy note 4 and fix it, and turn it on. If you have any further doubts, you can contact Samsung customer support or you may leave a comment below. Also, please leave a like on the content if it was helpful.