Getting stuck in Safe Mode after a restart is a very rare Galaxy Note 2 problem. However, if you get hit by this issue, it can be very inconvenient on your part since it will only limit the features that can be used in your device. Calls, access to the Internet and some third-party apps will be disabled when the Safe Mode is on.
The Possible Causes of the Galaxy Note 2 Problem About Getting Stuck in Safe Mode
Here are the possible causes of the issue according to the Support page of T-Mobile:
- A bug caused by a third-party app is hindering the phone from starting up properly.
- A case or gel is in contact with the keys.
- The phone is tethered to a cable.
- The device has been rooted.
The Possible Solutions of the Galaxy Note 2 Problem About Getting Stuck in Safe Mode
Here are the solutions to that will likely solve the issue based on the same source:
- Make sure that your device is not tethered to your computer and that it is not plugged to power outlet.
- Removing the battery and SIM card then putting it on again before restarting the phone may help fix the issue.
- Try leaving your device off for a few minutes with the battery and SIM card off before putting it back on and restarting it.
- Remove any transparent film or gel that is in contact with the Menu key.
- While the device is on, try tapping the Menu key to see that it is not stuck in any way.
- Uninstall or disable any apps that you have installed just before the problem occured.
- Wipe the cache partition of the device.
- Perform a factory reset if all else fails.
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