It seems that those who own a Google Pixel and Pixel XL have had some charging issues with the smartphone. Many have reported that the Google Pixel and Pixel XL won’t turn on after charging or power on, this is even if the Pixel and Pixel XL has been fully charged. We’ve created a list of different ways to fix the issues when the Pixel and Pixel XL won’t turn on all the way.
Hit the Power button
The first thing that should be tested before any other advice would be to press the “Power” button several times to make sure there is an issue with the powering of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. If after trying to power the smartphone back on and the issue has not been fixed, continue reading the rest of this guide.
Boot to Safe Mode
When booting the Pixel and Pixel XL into “Safe Mode” It will only run on pre-loaded apps, this will allow you to see if another application was causing the issues. This can be done using the following steps:
- Press and hold the Power button at the same time
- After the Google screen appears, let go of the Power button then press and hold the Volume Down key.
- When it’s restarting, the Safe Mode text will be visible in the bottom left corner of the screen.
Boot to Recovery Mode and Wipe Cache Partition
The following steps will get the Google Pixel and Pixel XL into Recovery Mode by booting the smartphone. You can also read this guide on how to wipe cache on the Pixel and Pixel XL .
- Press and hold the Volume Up, Home, and Power buttons at the same time
- After the phone vibrates, let go of the Power button, while still holding the other two buttons until Android System Recovery screen appears.
- Using the “Volume Down” button, highlight “wipe cache partition” and press the Power button to select it.
- After the cache partition is cleared, the Pixel and Pixel XL will reboot automatically
Get Support From Authorized Technician
If none of the above methods work for fixing the Google Pixel and Pixel XL not charging problem, another suggestion would be to take the smartphone and get it checked out by a Google technician. If for some reason the smartphone is need of repair and they might be able to provide a replacement under the warranty.