How to reboot Android devices

If your phone is unresponsive, being sluggish or acting a little odd, a soft reset is the best way to reboot your device and operating system – and we know, it’s handy to know exactly how to do this!

Most Android devices can be rebooted by pressing and holding a combination of the power and volume down button for 5 – 10 seconds.

However, a few others (such as most Motorola devices) are slightly different, and the combination to reboot is pressing and holding the power and volume up button for 5 – 10 seconds.