How to power off a BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie

If you need to turn off your BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie, either because you need to save battery at night, get on a plane, protect your privacy, or switch it off to take it in for repair and you don't know or remember how to do it, in a few simple steps we show you the instructions to completely turn off your device.

In recent updates to the Android operating system, the power button is no longer used to turn off the BQS-5050 Strike Selfie, but has been replaced by the virtual assistant, so the shutdown option has been a little more hidden.

Table of Contents:

Estimated time: 2 minutes.

1- First step:

With the BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie locked or unlocked, long press the power or unlock button until a screen with several options appears.

Press Android power button

2- Second step:

Among the options displayed on the screen of the BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie we choose "Power off". If a confirmation message appears, tap accept.

Android shutdown button

3- Third step:

The screen will go dark and the BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie will turn off, wait a few seconds or minutes for the shutdown to complete. When it is turned on again, it will request the PIN code of the SIM card and the pattern, fingerprint or unlock code.

Screen turn off android

If the BQS-5050 Strike Selfie power button does not work or activate the assistant.

1- First step:

First of all, we display the quick access or settings bar of your BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie. To do this, with the BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie unlocked, you can slide your finger from the top of the screen downwards, the shortcuts to device settings will be displayed.

Open Android quick panel

2- Second step:

Swipe a second time to fully display the shortcuts panel. You will see in the lower right part a button with the symbol to turn on / off, click on this button to continue.

Shut down button on quick panel Android

3- Third step:

Several options will be displayed on the BQS-5050 Strike Selfie screen, including activating emergency mode, restarting, and the option we are looking for: "Turn off". Click on the "Turn off" button to continue.

Confirm shutdown Android

How to turn off BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie if it is not responding?

If you cannot turn off the BQ Mobile BQS-5050 Strike Selfie since it is blocked and the previous method does not work, we must proceed to turn it off and on again using the physical buttons.

To force shutdown your BQS-5050 Strike Selfie press and hold the power button (or unlock button) for at least 8 seconds until the BQ Mobile or Android logo appears on the screen and release the button as it powers up again.

As a last resort, if you can't turn off the BQS-5050 Strike Selfie with any of the above methods and you need to turn it off, you should wait for the battery to run down. You can keep the screen on and do heavy usage to drain the battery faster.

If it continues without responding and without turning off or has gone into a loop, it is possible that some internal component such as the motherboard, memory, the screen or even the power button has broken so you will have to repair it or resort to the guarantee.

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