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OnePlus 3: Turn Safe Mode ON Or OFF

Posted by David Covington on August 7, 2016

The OnePlus 3 features Safe Mode that allows uses to access the operating system with default software in case there are any troubleshooting issues on the OnePlus 3. In addition, you can use Safe Mode if any installed apps no longer work or if the OnePlus 3 keeps restarting.
For those that don’t know what Safe Mode is, it’s a different mode that places the OnePlus 3 environment that allows users to securely uninstall applications, remove bugs. The best time to use Safe Mode on the OnePlus 3 is when you notice an app is messing up and you can not uninstall it normally just switch to OnePlus 3 safe mode and it will be very easy for you to uninstall it without harming your device. After you have fixed the issues, you can get the OnePlus 3 out of Safe Mode and use the smartphone like normal. Below are instructions on how to turn on Safe Mode and how to get OnePlus 3 off Safe Mode.

 
How to turn on Safe Mode on OnePlus 3:
  1. Turn “OFF” the OnePlus 3
  2. Press and hold the Power/Lock button at the same time until you see the “OnePlus 3″ logo
  3. When the logo shows up, immediately hold the Volume Down button, while releasing the Power button
  4. Keep holding the Volume Down until your phone finishes rebooting
  5. If it was loaded successful, a “Safe Mode” will show on the bottom left corner of the screen
  6. Let go of the Volume Down button
  7. To exit “Safe Mode” press the Power/Lock key and then touch Restart

 
It’s important to note that when the OnePlus 3 is in Safe Mode, this will disable all third-party services and apps until the OnePlus 3 is out of Safe Mode. This allows you to get into the device quickly, enable or disable whatever you need to, then restart.
 
How to get OnePlus 3 out of safe mode:

  • Restart the OnePlus 3 and it will return back to the Normal Mode
  • Enter recovery mode
  • Remove the battery and put it back after 5 minutes

 
It has been reported that some OnePlus models, may require you to press and hold the Volume Down button during startup in the same manner as enabling it to exit Safe Mode.
The instructions above should allow you to enter “Safe Mode” on your OnePlus 3. Also this guide should help when you want to boot OnePlus 3 into safe mode when you’re having troubleshooting issues with individual apps and want to fix issues that relate to apps.
 
 

 

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