How to Activate Auto-Restart on Samsung Galaxy Note 20

This post will help you activate auto-restart on Samsung Galaxy Note 20. Read on to learn how to access the Note 20 settings where you can toggle the switch to enable and manage this advanced power feature.

Regular System Reboot

Preserving the internal memory, refreshing the operating system and preventing firmware crashes, are just a few of the several  advantages of the once a week restart on your smartphone. 

Restarting the phone may sound very effortless but for some reason, many still failed to do so. Thankfully, modern smartphones are already packed with more advanced features including automatic reboot or auto-restart. All it needs is a toggle on the switch for this feature to be activated. Android devices that support auto-restart feature are typically those that already receive UI updates and Samsung recently rolled out Galaxy Note 20 smartphone has it too.

Here’s how to activate the auto-restart feature on the new Samsung Galaxy Note 20.

Easy Steps to Activate Auto-Restart on the Galaxy Note 20

Time Needed : 5 minutes

The following are actual steps carried out using the Galaxy Note 20. These steps are likewise applicable to other Samsung Galaxy smartphones that run on the same Android platform as the Note 20. Actual screens and menu items however may vary between device models and service providers.

  1. Whenever you're ready, access the Apps screen to view the shortcut controls for preinstalled services and downloaded apps.

    The apps screen or apps viewer can be accessed either by swiping up from the Home screen or through the notification panel.

    The Apps screen or apps viewer will load up next. Here, you will see different icons or shortcut controls.

    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-appsviewer

  2. Locate and then tap the Settings icon.

    The main settings menu opens next.
    On the settings menu, you will see a list of all basic and advanced features of your phone.


    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-settings

  3. Locate and then tap Device care.

    Another window opens, highlighting the main device care directories including the battery, storage, memory and security.


    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-devicecare

  4. Tap the quick menu icon presented by a triple-dot figure located on the upper-rightmost corner of the screen.

    A pop-up menu opens next.

    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-triple-dot

  5. On this menu, you will see a list of options or commands. Tap Advanced to proceed.

    Advanced system features for notifications and automatic settings will populate the next display.


    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-advanced

  6. Tap Auto-restart.

    Doing so will open the Auto restart menu where you can toggle the switch to activate the feature.

    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-auto

  7. Just tap the Off switch to turn it on and then make necessary changes to the day and time schedule.

    You may opt to trigger an automatic restart on your device at least once a week. Just tap to select your preferred days of the week.

    To set the auto-restart time, tap Time and then choose the time that you'd like your phone to reboot by itself automatically.

    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-switchON

  8. After making all necessary changes to the auto-restart time, tap Done.

    The recent changes will then be saved and applied.
    That said, expect your phone to restart automatically on the specified date and time.


    activate auto-restart galaxy note20-done

Tools
  • Android 10
Materials
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20

If you’d like to disable the auto-restart feature, just repeat the same steps to get back to the device care settings, access the advanced menu then turn the auto-restart switch OFF again.

Restart to Fix Random Bugs

A restart on the phone not only improves the device’s performance but also resolves minor software errors inflicted by random app glitches. Background apps that have gone rogue are likewise ended and refreshed in the process.

Hope this helps!

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