How to turn on a Xiaomi 12X without the Power button

It might happen that the power button on your Xiaomi 12X does not function ever again. In fact, it is from time to time enough to fall or a little moisture for the button to break. When ever this happens, you may not know how to switch on your Xiaomi 12X ever again. Without the Power button it seems hard to turn on a smartphone, however you’ll be happy to know it is not impossible. In fact, we decided to write this content to show you the different solutions. We will learn about first ways to force a boot without Power button. We will see in a second time ways to do it manually. At last, we will recommend you an app to manage the ignition of the Xiaomi 12X without the Power button.


Force the Xiaomi 12X boot without a power button

Even if perhaps the power button on your Xiaomi 12X does not work ever again, it’s still possible to turn on the smartphone. For this it is necessary 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 Xiaomi 12X will start

When the Xiaomi 12X starts, we recommend you to go to the step below which is to install an app to manage the start of the Xiaomi 12X without power button.

Start by pressing the buttons of the power button

If you are more of a manual type, you can start the Xiaomi 12X by unmounting it. We do not necessarily recommend you to achieve this, however know that it can from time to time work. In case you unmount the Xiaomi 12X and remove the Power button, you will need to learn about a small step from the Power button. It is sometimes possible to tie the start of Xiaomi 12X by touching with two metal ends part of the step.

Install an application to manage Xiaomi 12X power without the power button

When you have successfully started your Xiaomi 12X 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 recommend you to download the Gravity Screen app which permits to set up for example a double tap to wake the Xiaomi 12X. So, even without your power button, you can continue to use your Xiaomi 12X.