How to Turn on Phone without Power button Xiaomi

Here, you will be guided with easy steps/methods on ‘How to Turn on Phone without Power button Xiaomi’. You can try these methods on Xiaomi Redmi mobiles including Redmi Note 1 to 3, Redmi A, Redmi Y2 and many more. Let’s starts the discussion.

‘turn on Phone without Power button Xiaomi’: Usually, you use ‘Power’ button on your Xiaomi phones to turn it ON/OFF. It is quite simple to turn ON your Xiaomi phone when it is turned OFF, by hard pressing the ‘Power’ button on phone. However, there is way to turn ON your Xiaomi Redmi phone without Power button especially when power button is not functioning properly or get damaged.

When Xiaomi Redmi’s screen is locked, then there is also option to unlock the screen by double-tapping on the phone’s screen. This feature is now available on almost all modern Xiaomi Redmi phones but it is not possible with old models. If you lost the ‘Power’ button on your Xiaomi phone and unable to turn your phone ON without power button, then there is one option to resolve the issue that you can take your phone to mobile service center to repair Power hardware button issue. Also, you can try our instructions below to turn your Xiaomi Redmi phone without power button.

Another possible way to access Redmi Android phone’s screen is to performing root of your Redmi phone. However, rooting your Redmi phone requires lots of technical knowledge. So, you can skip rooting process if you don’t know the process or you can read ‘How to Perform Xiaomi Redmi Root’ post for this. Let’s go for the possible solution.

How to Turn on Phone without Power button Xiaomi?

Method 1: Connect your Xiaomi Redmi phone to Charger

Sometimes, your Xiaomi Redmi phone not turning ON with ‘Power’ button issue is occurred due to device’s low battery. You can connect your phone to charger and wait for it to wake up on its own. Wait for the minutes to complete enough battery percentage to use your phone and then turn your phone with Power button, and check if it works. If it is still not working, then try next method.

Method 2: Reboot your Xiaomi Redmi phone from Boot Menu

One possible way to fix the issue is to turn ON your Xiaomi Redmi phone from Boot Menu.

Step 1: At first, press the correct key combination on phone to enter into phone’s Recovery menu. For example, you can press ‘Home + Power button’, ‘Home + Power + Volume Down’ button and so on. These key combinations may vary according to your phone’s model.

Step 2: Once you are in Recovery Menu, using ‘Volume’ up or down button on phone to select ‘Reboot System Now’ option and simply wake up your Redmi phone without any issue

Method 3: Restart or Turn On Phone without Power button Xiaomi using ADB commands

You can turn ON your Android phone using ADB commands when your phone is connected to computer. To use this option, you should make sure USB Debugging feature is enabled in your phone, and your phone is in ‘File Transfer’ mode when connected to PC via USB cable.

Step 1: Open your browser on Windows PC and download and install ADB Drivers

Step 2: Once installed, open the folder where you have installed ADB drivers, right-click on empty space in the folder and select ‘Open Command Prompt here’ or ‘Open PowerShell here’

Step 3: Once opened, enter ‘adb devices’ command and note down your phone’s device ID and name

Step 4: Now, type ‘adb – <Device ID> reboot’ command. Here, replace ‘Device’ with the Device ID you have noted down

Step 5: This command will restart your Xiaomi Redmi phone.

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Method 4: Turn ON Xiaomi Redmi phone by calling or pressing other button

If you are able to access your phone’s screen, then you can try to restart by following steps.

Step 1: Connect your phone to charger and wait for minutes to turn your phone itself if the is in sleep mode

Step 2: You can also try to make a phone call your phone with someone else’s phone in order to re-activate our phone

Step 3: If your device has ‘Home’ button and there is no sensor for home button, you can hard press the ‘Home’ button in order to wake it.

Method 5: Use ‘Gravity Screen App’ to turn On Phone without Power button Xiaomi

You can replace the usage of Power button on your phone with Volume, or any other button on phone using some third-party tool. Gravity Screen app is available for the free on Google Play Store and you can use this tool to turn your Phone without using Power button. This app offers you can take assistance of your phone’s sensors to detect whenever you pick it up. When you pick it up, the app will automatically turn your device ON.

Method 6: Use ‘Power button to Volume button’ app

You can try ‘Volume Power’ or ‘Power button to Volume App’ to turn on Phone without Power button Xiaomi, if the phone’s power button is not responding. This app offers you to replace action/functions of Power button with its Volume button. It means you will be allowed to turn ON your device using ‘Volume’ button on phone.

Method 7: Try Fingerprint scanner feature to turn ON your Phone

There could be several reasons behind why power button on your Xiaomi Redmi phone is not working/responding. If you are facing difficulty while trying to turn ON your phone with ‘Power’ button, then you can try to turn ON your phone without power button. For example, you can try ‘Fingerprint scanner’ feature of your phone for this. You can configure Fingerprint scanner feature for the phone to turn ON or OFF.

Method 8: Use ‘Scheduled Power ON or OFF’ feature on Xiaomi Redmi

You can schedule your device for turning OFF or ON using ‘Scheduled Power ON or OFF’ feature. To do so, open ‘Settings’ app in your device and search for ‘Scheduled Power ON or OFF’, enable it and set the time for Power ON and Power OFF. This way, your phone will be automatically turned ON at the given time.

Method 9: Remapping Power button to another physical button on phone

If the ‘Power’ button is not functioning anymore, then you can remap Power button to some other buttons on phone like Volume button. This way, you can turn ON or OFF your phone using the button you have replaced.

Step 1: Using ‘Step 1’ of ‘Method 2’ to enter your phone’s recovery mode

Step 2: Enter ‘fastboot continue’ command in ‘ADB interface’

Step 3: After booted, enter the command ‘adb pull /system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl’ to pull the key layout settings

Step 4: Now in ‘Generic.kl’, find ‘VOLUME_DOWN’ OR ‘VOLUME_UP’, and replace it with ‘POWER’, and then push key layout settings back to ‘adb push Generic.kl /system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl’ line.

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