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How to Enter Sony Xperia XZ2 Safe Mode

With this tutorial you can enter Sony Xperia XZ2 Safe Mode to diagnose any problems. This mode is built into all Android devices but the button combination of entering it varies on each Android smartphone. For the Sony Xperia XZ2, we have listed the exact method right ahead. Basically, safe mode only initializes key system apps and bare essential services. This is quite helpful when you are experiencing app crashes, extreme battery drainage or your phone has been compromised by malware. Once in safe mode, you can uninstall any doubtful apps and reboot to return to the normal operating mode.

As Android phones offer more customization, there are also more prone to malware and configuration issues. Rather than resorting to a complete factory reset, Android provides a safe mode which can be used to diagnose which apps are causing problems, once found, you can uninstall them. After reboot, your phone will return to its normal mode and hopefully, the issues would be fixed. Complete steps detailed for how to enter safe mode on Sony Xperia XZ2.

Enter Safe Mode, Sony Xperia XZ2

Enter Safe Mode on Sony Xperia XZ2

The safe mode in Android OS is similar to that of Windows. Google has built a recovery and problem solving function into the Android system called as the safe mode — not to be confused with recovery mode. When you boot your Xperia XZ2 into safe mode, your phone will only run the bare minimum and basic system apps. All extra, user-downloaded and third-party functionality will be disabled. You will be able to access everything on your phone once you boot out of the Safe Mode.

In many of our articles, we have used this Safe Mode to fix issues and phone problems. And the best part, it works! Sony Xperia XZ2 is the new flagship phone launched by Sony. A lot of customers will be moving on to the Sony Xperia XZ2, with many coming over from the iOS eco-system. This tutorial will help them fix problems with their Sony Xperia XZ2 by finding out the right cause from safe mode.

How to Boot Sony Xperia XZ2 to Safe Mode

Here are the step-by-step instructions on how easily you can boot Sony Xperia XZ2 to Safe Mode.

Step 1 – Press and hold the Power key for few seconds

Step 2 – The select the Reboot option from the popup

Step 3 – While the phone is still rebooting, press and hold Volume Down button until the home screen shows up

That’s it, now you have entered the Safe Mode of Sony Xperia XZ2.

Drop us a comment below if this does not work for you or you run into other problems. We will be happy to help you.

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