My Android Phone Buttons are not working, including Power Button, Volume Button, Back Button and Menu Button, How can fix them?

Fix Android Button not working(Power, Volume, Home, Back and Menu)

Last Updated on June 16, 2020 by Jason Ben

Are you facing the problem that your Android home button or power button not working? Here are the situations you may encounter.


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Situation 1. Android Power Button Not Working How to Turn On and Fix?

If the power button of your android phone is unresponsive, you should eliminated the causes of fault (System error or Hardware failure) and take the following procedures from simple until your phone back to the normal state.

Assuming that your phone got a System error.

Procedure 1. Wake up your phone

If your phone is completely switched off, the first thing to try is plugging your phone into a charger and make sure the battery has enough power.

If your phone gets frozen and the battery of your phone is detachable, you can just pull out the battery, then put it back after a few minutes and try to turn your phone back on.

If the battery of your phone is non-detachable, keep pressing the power button and volume down button until your phone restart.

Procedure 2. Use virtual buttons Apps

After you have managed to enter your phone, you can go to google play and download some button apps that help you operate the phone to deal with the daily routine, such as Gravity Screen , Power Button to Volume Button and Proximity Actions .

But virtual buttons is just an expedient, the last thing you can do to fix the system error is to factory reset your phone.

Procedure 3.Retrieve Data before Factory Reset your Android Phone

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Instructions are as follows:

Step 1 Download and install this program on your computer. Launch and Choose Broken Android Phone Data Extraction on the interface.

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Step 2 Connect your Samsung phone to the computer via a USB cable. Confirm the situation and click Start button under it. Here you can choose Black Screen to move on.

Step 3 Choose device name and device model of your phone. Then click Confirm to move on.

Step 4 Follow the instruction on the screen:

  • Power off the phone.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down + Home + Power button together.
  • Press the Volume Up button, and then click on the Start button.

Step 5 Once your device is detected by the software, it will be scanned for a few minutes.

Step 6 Choose the items you want to recover on the left column and click Recover to save them onto your computer.

Procedure 4. Boot your Android phone into recovery mode

Enter Android recovery mode to wipe cache partition. To enter recovery mode, you can follow these steps:

Step 1 Press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together until the Samsung logo appears on the screen.

Step 2 When the phone vibrates, release the Power button.

Step 3 When a small menu appears on the screen, release Home and Power buttons.

Step 4 Scroll to wipe cache partition by pressing the Volume Down key button.

Step 5 Press the Power button to confirm the operation.

Step 6 When the wipe cache partition is completed, select Reboot system now.

Step 7 Press the Power button to restart the device.

Procedure 5. Perform a hard reset

You can perform a hard reset on your phone to factory settings to solve the problem. To perform a hard reset, you can follow these steps:

Step 1 Hold and press Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together until the Samsung logo appears on the screen.

Step 2 Release all keys when Android Recovery menu screen appears.

Step 3 Scroll to wipe data/factory reset by pressing the Volume Down key and press the Power button.

Step 4 Scroll to Yes -- delete all user data.

Step 5 Press the Power button and the phone will now wipe all contents.

Step 6 After hard reset is done, select Reboot system now.

Step 7 Press the Power button to restart the device.

After that, your Android phone may boot up normally.

However, this operation will delete all of your data, so importance would be highly attached to the Procedure 3 to retrieve phone data in advance.

Procedure 6. Turn to your manufacturer or Repair Store

If all the procedures above do not work, there may be a hardware failure. You can contact your manufacturer to have your phone repaired.

If you are a Samsung user, you can turn to: support-us.samsung.com

If you are a Motorola user, you can turn to: motorola-global-portal.custhelp.com

If you are a htc user, you can turn to: htc.com/us/support/

Situation 2. Android Home and Back Button Not working: How to fix

Like the situation 1, you should follow the method above to eliminate the system error of your phone before having your phone repaired on some cell phone repair shop. But what you should always remember is that backing up your data before any attempt to repair the not working buttons.


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