How to turn on a Huawei Nova 8i without the Power button

It may possibly happen that the power button on your Huawei Nova 8i does not function any longer. Actually, it is at times enough to fall or a little moisture for the button to break. Once this happens, you don’t know how to switch on your Huawei Nova 8i any longer. Without the Power button it seems hard to turn on a mobile phone, but you’ll be happy to know it is not impossible. Actually, we decided to draft this post to show you the different techniques. We will observe first the method to force a boot without Power button. We will see in a second time the method to do it manually. Finally, we will advise you an app to manage the ignition of the Huawei Nova 8i without the Power button.


Force the Huawei Nova 8i boot without a power button

Even in the event that the power button on your Huawei Nova 8i does not work any longer, it’s still possible to turn on the mobile phone. For this it is necessary to perform the following steps:

  • Keep your main button and volume down
  • Keeping the two previous buttons in place, plug in the charger
  • The screen should light up with a special menu
  • Unplug the charger
  • Simply click the volume down button
  • < The Huawei Nova 8i will start

When the Huawei Nova 8i starts, we advise you to go to the step below which is to install an app to manage the start of the Huawei Nova 8i without power button.

Start by pressing the buttons of the power button

If you are more of a manual type, you can start the Huawei Nova 8i by unmounting it. We do not necessarily advise you to do this, but know that it can at times work. If you unmount the Huawei Nova 8i and remove the Power button, you should observe a little step from the Power button. It is actually sometimes possible to tie the start of Huawei Nova 8i by touching with two metal ends part of the step.

Install an application to manage Huawei Nova 8i power without the power button

When you’ve successfully started your Huawei Nova 8i without utilizing the power button, you’ll have to think of finding a way to do it more quickly next time. That’s why we advise you to download the Gravity Screen app which allows to configure for example a double tap to wake the Huawei Nova 8i. So, even without your power button, you can continue to utilise your Huawei Nova 8i.