Quick fix for Samsung Galaxy A50 that won’t turn on

The new Samsung Galaxy A50 exceeded expectations and it has become one of the company’s most popular mid-range smartphones. While it comes packed with impressive hardware specs, it’s not free of issues. We have readers who reported that their units turned off and won’t turn on or no longer responds. 

The thing is that if you were able to use your phone out of the box and then this problem happened, then it could be very minor. Which means that you may be able to fix it on your own. However, if the phone won’t turn on out of the box, there’s no point in troubleshooting it as it’s probably defective out of the factory. Just bring it back to the store and have it replaced. 

But assuming that the phone has been working properly prior to this problem, then you need to perform some troubleshooting procedure to determine what the problem really is and hopefully fix it. In this post, I will walk you through in troubleshooting your Galaxy A50 that won’t turn on. So, if you’re one of the owners of this device and are currently being bugged by a similar problem, continue reading as this article may be able to help you one way or another. 

Before anything else, if you have other issues with your device, try to browse through our troubleshooting page as we’ve already addressed several issues with this device. Odds are that we’ve already published a post that tackles similar problems. Try finding issues that have similar symptoms with what you currently have and feel free to use the solutions we’ve suggested. If they don’t work for you or if you still need our help, then fill up our questionnaire and hit submit to contact us. 

Here’s the quick fix for a Galaxy A50 that won’t turn on

First of all, make sure that your phone doesn’t have any signs of physical or liquid damage, because if there is, then the problem could be with the hardware and the best thing you can do about it is to bring your phone to the shop so that a technician can check it for you. But assuming that your phone has powered down on its own or you just discovered it without power and would no longer turn on, then here’s what you should do: 

First solution: Perform the Forced Reboot 

Most of the time, when a smartphone turns off by itself and won’t turn on, it’s just due to a system crash. It’s a pretty minor problem but would cause users to think that there’s an issue with the hardware of their devices. Don’t worry, this issue is pretty easy to fix. Here’s what you should do: 

  1. Press and hold the Volume Down button and don’t release it yet. 
  2. While holding down the volume button, press and hold the Power key as well. 
  3. Keep both keys held down together for 15 seconds or until the Galaxy A50 logo shows on the screen.

The moment the logo shows on the screen, that’s the sign the problem is already fixed. However, if the phone continues to be unresponsive, try doing the same procedure a few more times. If it still won’t turn on after that, then it’s possible that the problem is due to a drained battery. 

ALSO READ: How to Add or Set up Google and Samsung accounts on your Galaxy A50

Second solution: Charge the phone and do the forced restart

Having a drained battery isn’t always a problem because of the time, a smartphone would immediately respond when you connect it to its charger. However, there are times when the firmware would crash just before the phone turns off due to lack of power. As a result, you’re dealing with a couple of pretty minor issues that both leave the phone to be unresponsive. To address this issue, here’s what you should do: 

  1. Plug the charger to a working wall outlet. 
  2. Using the original cable, connect the phone to its charger. 
  3. Regardless of whether the phone shows the charging symbol or not, leave it connected to the charger for at least 10 minutes. 
  4. After which and while the phone is still connected to the charger, press and hold the Volume Down button and don’t release it yet. 
  5. While holding down the volume button, press and hold the Power key as well. 
  6. Keep both keys held down together for 15 seconds or until the Galaxy A50 logo shows on the screen.

If this is just a minor problem and not due to a hardware issue, then your phone should already be booting up by now. If it still won’t turn on though, then you should bring it to the shop so that a technician can check it up for you. 

ALSO READ: How To Fix The Samsung Galaxy A50 Mobile Network Not Available Issue

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