Smartphone manufacturers frequently make changes that appear incomprehensible to us users. Small details, such as how you turn off or restart your phone, are often among them. It doesn’t matter whether the designers thought a new way would better fit the changed button location or because they needed the previous combination for another feature. You want to do something, but it isn’t happening the way you expect it to. Samsung has also been guilty of this on multiple occasions.
But don’t worry! We’ll walk you through shutting down your Galaxy Note 20 or Note 20 Ultra, and then we’ll walk you through Restarting your new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 device The Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, on the other hand, differ in many ways, the steps for turning them off or restarting them are the same.
How to Shut Down a Samsung Galaxy Note20 or Note 20 Ultra
Once you’ve figured out how to do it, shutting down your Galaxy Note, 20 is straightforward. Here’s what you should do:
- Step 1: Press and hold the Power and Volume down buttons simultaneously.
- Step 2: Select Power off.
You could find this method laborious if you’re the type of person who picks the nuclear option of entirely shutting off your phone when you don’t want to be disturbed. On the other hand, Samsung has been nice enough to give you the option of changing it to something simpler.
To modify what a long press of the power button accomplishes, follow these steps:
- Step 1: Go to the Settings menu.
- Step 2: Choose Advanced options.
- Step 3: Select the Side option.
- Step 4: From the menu that shows when you press and hold the power button, select Power off.
You can turn off your phone by pressing and holding the power button for a second.
Hold down the volume and power buttons as described above, then tap on the Side key settings at the bottom of the screen to access the Side key menu.
It’s worth noting that using long-press to access the power menu also disables long-press for Bixby. Losing rapid access to Bixby isn’t a big concern for most Samsung users, but it’s up to you.
How to Restart the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 or Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
The procedure of restarting your Galaxy Note 20 is similar to shutting it off, as you may imagine. The process is as follows:
- Step 1: Activate and maintain the Power and volume buttons simultaneously.
- Step 2: Press the Restart button.
How to Restart the Galaxy Note 20 or Note 20 Ultra Hardly
If your display isn’t responding and you want to perform a hard restart, hold down the volume and power buttons until the phone restarts itself.