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    Default Gallery S3: won't leave safe mode

    My S3 booted into safe mode after shutting itself off, and the regular reboot to get out of it doesn't work. Also tried removing the battery for 1 minute and it still booted safe mode. Any other way to get out of it?
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    Default Re: s3 won't leave safe mode

    Quote Originally Posted by amcap View Post
    My S3 booted into safe mode after shutting itself off, and the regular reboot to get out of it doesn't work. Also tried removing the battery for 1 minute and it still booted safe mode. Any other way to get out of it?
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    1) Turn off the phone.
    2) Pull out the battery for around 10 seconds
    3) Put it back in, but when you turn it on, make sure you're not touching the menu button. That's what causes it to boot into safe mode

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    Default Re: s3 won't leave safe mode

    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    but when you turn it on, make sure you're not touching the menu button. That's what causes it to boot into safe mode
    Perhaps the Verizon version (SCH-I535) is different; holding the Volume Down rocker during boot is what causes Safe mode on my phone http://support.verizonwireless.com/s...ase.html/59242

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    Default Re: Gallery S3: won't leave safe mode

    Quote Originally Posted by amcap View Post
    Any other way to get out of it?
    If it keeps booting into Safe mode perhaps there's an app that you installed that's causing some bad behavior (which is what Safe mode is designed to prevent). You could try uninstalling the most recent apps to see if that corrects the problem.

    Otherwise, it sounds like a Factory Reset is in order.

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    Default Re: s3 won't leave safe mode

    Quote Originally Posted by GSDer View Post
    Perhaps the Verizon version (SCH-I535) is different; holding the Volume Down rocker during boot is what causes Safe mode on my phone http://support.verizonwireless.com/s...ase.html/59242

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk Pro
    Hmm, I thought it was universal. Thanks

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    "We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology." - Carl Sagan



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    Galaxy Note 4
    rMBP 13"
    iPad 2
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    Default Re: Gallery S3: won't leave safe mode

    Hello am suck!!!someone should help me my phone is in save mode all this while,have try all posible best still on save mode what can I do to remove it,have wipe severally someone should reply me back please

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