It may possibly happen that the power button on your Sony Xperia 5 IV doesn’t work anymore. Certainly, it is sometimes enough to fall or a little moisture for the button to break. When this occurs, you may not know how to switch on your Sony Xperia 5 IV anymore. Without the Power button it seems hard to turn on a cellphone, but you’ll be happy to understand it is actually not impossible. Certainly, we decided to write this content to display you the diverse methods. We will observe 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 advise you an app to manage the ignition of the Sony Xperia 5 IV without the Power button.
Force the Sony Xperia 5 IV boot without a power button
Even if the power button on your Sony Xperia 5 IV doesn’t work anymore, it’s still likely to turn on the cellphone. For this you have to perform the following steps:
- Keep 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
- Just click the volume down button
< The Sony Xperia 5 IV will start
When the Sony Xperia 5 IV starts, we advise you to go to the step below which is to install an app to manage the start of the Sony Xperia 5 IV without power button.
Start by pressing the buttons of the power button
If you are more of a manual type, you can start the Sony Xperia 5 IV by unmounting it. We do not necessarily advise you to achieve this, but know that it may sometimes work. If you unmount the Sony Xperia 5 IV and remove the Power button, you have to observe a tiny step from the Power button. It is sometimes likely to tie the start of Sony Xperia 5 IV by touching with two metal ends part of the step.
Install an application to manage Sony Xperia 5 IV power without the power button
When you have successfully started your Sony Xperia 5 IV without using the power button, you’ll have to think of finding a way to do it more very easily 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 Sony Xperia 5 IV. So, even without your power button, you may continue to utilise your Sony Xperia 5 IV.