How To Fix The Oppo Find X Won’t Turn On Issue

The #Oppo #FindX is a premium flagship Android smartphone model which was first released in July 2018. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum frame with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and back. This phone uses a 6.42 inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It sports a motorized pop-up dual rear camera system and a single motorized pop up 25Mp selfie camera on the front. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 845 octa core processor which is paired with 8GB of RAM. Although this is a solid performing device there are instances when certain issues can occur which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Oppo Find X won’t turn on issue.

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How To Fix The Oppo Find X Won’t Turn On Issue

One of the major issues that can affect your phone is when it fails to turn on. This can be a frustrating experience especially if you have important data that you would like to access on your device. There are several factors that can cause this problem such as a faulty hardware component. If this is a hardware related problem then the best way to deal with this is to have the phone repaired at a service center. This issue can also be caused by a software glitch which can be fixed by following the troubleshooting steps listed below.

Charge the phone battery 

The first thing that you will have to do is to make sure that the problem is not caused by a drained battery. To eliminate this possibility you will need to charge your phone first.

  • Clean the charging port of the phone using a can of compressed air. Make sure that any dirt or debris stuck in this port is removed.
  • Fully charge the phone using its wall charger.
  • In case the phone does not charge then try using a different charging cord and wall charger. You should also try charging the phone from a computer USB port in case charging using the wall charger fails to work.

Once the battery has been fully charged try turning on the phone. If it still does not turn on then proceed with the additional troubleshooting steps listed below.

Perform a soft reset

Your phone will usually store the most commonly used data to improve its performance. This temporary data can usually become corrupted which can lead to this problem. To eliminate corrupted data in your phone you will need to refresh the phone software by doing a soft reset. This will usually resolve issue caused by minor software glitches. 

  • Press and hold the Power key for up to 45 seconds.
  • Wait as the device restarts.

Check if the Oppo Find X won’t turn on issue still occurs.

Start the phone in Safe Mode

There are instances when an app you downloaded can cause this particular issue. To check if this is the case you will have to start the phone in Safe Mode as only the pre-installed apps are allowed to run in this mode. 

  • Turn Off your phone.
  • Press and Hold the Power Button.
  • Release Power button and hold Volume Down Key when you see the Oppo animation.
  • Continue holding the Volume Down Key until Safe Mode appears.

If your phone starts in this mode then the problem could be caused by an app you downloaded. Find out what app is causing the problem then uninstall it.

Wipe the cache partition 

There are cases when a corrupted system cached data can cause this problem. It’s therefore a good idea to delete this data as the phone will just rebuild this data when it starts again.

  • Press down the Power key and select the Power off option. If the screen is frozen or unresponsive, you can hold down the Power key for several seconds until the device switches off.
  • Press the Volume Down and Power keys for a few moments.
  • Release all buttons when the OPPO logo appears.
  • Select language.
  • Select Wipe Cache Partition.
  • Tap ok
  • Reboot the phone.

Check if the issue still occurs.

Perform a factory reset

One last troubleshooting step to consider to fix the Oppo Find X won’t turn on issue is a factory reset from the recovery mode. This will bring your phone back to its original factory condition. Take note that your phone data will be deleted in the process .

  • Press down the Power key and select the Power off option. If the screen is frozen or unresponsive, you can hold down the Power key for several seconds until the device switches off.
  • Press the Volume Down and Power keys for a few moments.
  • Release all buttons when the OPPO logo appears.
  • Select language.
  • Select  Wipe data and Wipe data(Keep SMS, Contacts and Photos).
  • Tap ok
  • Reboot the phone.

If the above steps doesn’t fix the problem then you will need to bring the phone to a service center and have it checked as this is most likely caused by a faulty hardware component already. 

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