Sometimes on a smartphone like the Samsung Galaxy S20, S10, S9, it can happen that nothing works at all. The display doesn't react to touch inputs anymore, the buttons don't trigger anything and you just can't operate the device anymore.
Then there is only the last method left: Forcing a restart.
As a user, you will now ask yourself how to proceed exactly, because the power button of the Samsung Galaxy S20, S10, S9 is apparently without function.
Force restart - How to do it
The restart is called soft reset in this case and is performed by the following application:
- On your Samsung Galaxy S20, S10, S9, press and hold the power button for at least 15 seconds.
This will now perform the reboot, no matter if the Android system is frozen or crashed. You can compare this measure with a short interruption of the power supply.
So now you know how to force a reboot on the Samsung Galaxy S20, S10, S9 if the smartphone no longer responds to input.