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It might happen that the power button on your Sony Xperia M5 doesn’t function any longer. In truth, it is sometimes enough to fall or a little bit moisture for the button to break. When ever this happens, you will not know how to turn on your Sony Xperia M5 any longer. Without the Power button it seems hard to turn on a cellphone, however you’ll be happy to understand it is not impossible. In truth, we decided to draft this post to display you the different ways. We’ll discover first how to force a boot without Power button. We will see in a second time how to do it manually. At last, we will advise you an app to manage the ignition of the Sony Xperia M5 without the Power button.


Force the Sony Xperia M5 boot without a power button

Also if the power button on your Sony Xperia M5 doesn’t work any longer, it’s still possible to turn on the cellphone. For this it is necessary 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
  • Click on the volume down button
  • < The Sony Xperia M5 will start

When the Sony Xperia M5 starts, we advise you to go to the section below which is to install an app to manage the start of the Sony Xperia M5 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 M5 by unmounting it. We do not necessarily advise you to get this done, however know that it can sometimes work. If you unmount the Sony Xperia M5 and remove the Power button, you have to discover a little section from the Power button. It is actually sometimes possible to tie the start of Sony Xperia M5 by touching with two metal ends paragraph of the section.

Install an application to manage Sony Xperia M5 power without the power button

When you have successfully started your Sony Xperia M5 without using the power button, you’ll have to think of finding a way to do it more very easily next time. That is why we advise you to download the Gravity Screen app which allows to set up for example a double tap to wake the Sony Xperia M5. So, even without your power button, you’re able to continue to utilise your Sony Xperia M5.