How to turn on a Honor X8 without the Power button

It may happen that the power button on your Honor X8 does not work any longer. In truth, it is occasionally enough to fall or a little bit moisture for the button to break. When ever this occurs, you will not know how to turn on your Honor X8 any longer. Without the Power button it seems hard to turn on a smartphone, nevertheless you’ll be happy to understand it’s not impossible. In truth, we decided to write this article to show you the diverse techniques. We’ll see first the best technique force a boot without Power button. We will see in a second time the best technique do it manually. Finally, we will recommend you an app to manage the ignition of the Honor X8 without the Power button.


Force the Honor X8 boot without a power button

Also if the power button on your Honor X8 does not work any longer, it’s still possible to turn on the smartphone. For this you will have to perform the following steps:

  • Maintain your main button and volume down
  • Keeping the two prior buttons in place, plug in the charger
  • The screen should light up with a special menu
  • Unplug the charger
  • Select the volume down button
  • < The Honor X8 will start

Once the Honor X8 starts, we recommend you to go to the step below which is to install an app to manage the start of the Honor X8 without power button.

Start by pressing the buttons of the power button

If you are more of a manual type, you can start the Honor X8 by unmounting it. We do not necessarily recommend you to get this done, nevertheless know that it can occasionally work. If you unmount the Honor X8 and remove the Power button, you have to see a little step from the Power button. It is sometimes possible to tie the start of Honor X8 by touching with two metal ends paragraph of the step.

Install an application to manage Honor X8 power without the power button

Once you have successfully started your Honor X8 without utilizing the power button, you’ll have to think of finding a way to do it more easily next time. That’s why we recommend you to download the Gravity Screen app which enables to configure for example a double tap to wake the Honor X8. So, also without your power button, you may continue to use your Honor X8.