How to power off an Samsung Galaxy A20

If you need to turn off your Samsung Galaxy A20, either because you need to save battery at night, get on a plane, protect your privacy, or turn 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 Galaxy A20, but has been replaced by the virtual assistant, so the shutdown option has been a little more hidden.

Estimated time: 2 minutes.

1- First step:

With the Samsung Galaxy A20 locked or unlocked, long press the power or unlock button until a screen with several options appears.

Press Samsung power button

2- Second step:

Various buttons will appear on the screen such as "Power off", "Restart" and "Emergency mode". Among the options displayed on the Samsung Galaxy A20 screen we choose "Power off".

Samsung turn off button

3- Third step:

The "Power off" button will appear again to confirm that you want to turn off your Galaxy A20, press to confirm.

Screen turn off samsung

4- Fourth step:

The screen will go dark and the Samsung Galaxy A20 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.

Shutting down Samsung

How to turn off Samsung Galaxy A20 if it is not responding?

If you cannot turn off the Samsung Galaxy A20 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 Galaxy A20 press and hold the power button (or unlock button) for at least 8 seconds until the Samsung 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 Galaxy A20 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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