How To Auto Restart Galaxy S20

A restart can do more than just turning your phone off and back on. It actually refreshes your device’s memory and reloads all applications and services. That’s why it’s recommended to restart your phone every now and then as it helps make everything run smoothly. And in this post, I will show you how to auto restart Galaxy S20. 

You can set your phone to turn itself off and on when it’s idle just to keep things in order and there’s a setting for that. Continue reading down below as we will show you how to do it.

How To Auto Restart Galaxy S20

Once set, your phone will restart automatically within 1 hour of the time you set, provided that the following requirements are met: 

  • The screen is off.
  • The phone isn’t being used.
  • The battery is above 30%.
  • SIM card lock is off.

Time Needed : 2 minutes

Now, here’s how you set your Galaxy S20 to auto restart at designated time:

  1. Access Settings.

    You may pull up the app drawer or swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon.
    auto restart galaxy s20 settings

  2. Scroll down to find General management and then tap on it.

    You may have to scroll all the way down to find it.
    auto restart galaxy s20 general management

  3. Tap Reset.

    This will show you the different types of resets but it’s also where you can find the auto restart feature.
    auto restart galaxy s20 reset

  4. Tap Auto restart to open its settings.

    You can also just enable it directly but if you haven’t set it before, then you wouldn’t know the time when it’s going to reboot automatically.
    auto restart galaxy s20

  5. Tap the switch to enable it.

    You need to do it customize its settings.
    auto restart galaxy s20 switch

  6. Choose the day you want it to reboot by itself.

    Just tap on the letter to choose.
    auto restart galaxy s20 change day

  7. Tap Time.

    This will allow you to set the time of the restart. Choose the time that the phone is most likely idle.
    auto restart galaxy s20 all set

  • Android 10, One UI 2.0
  • Galaxy S20

Once everything is set, the system will take care of the reset and auto restart Galaxy S20 at the designated day and time.

Answers To Some FAQs

If the auto restart is enabled, will the phone reboot by itself while I’m on a call?

No. Your device will only reboot if it’s not being used to make sure that you won’t be bothered, especially if you’re doing something important with your phone.

I’ve set my phone to auto restart but it didn’t. What’s the problem?

There are certain requirements that should be met so that your device will reboot itself automatically. Try to check if the battery was above 30% or that the SIM card lock was disabled. Most of the time, these two are the most common reasons why the phone won’t auto restart at designated time.

My phone should have auto restarted at 6 PM but it did at around 6:45 PM. Why is that?

Your device will actually restart within 1 hour of the time you set. Perhaps some services was still active, that’s why your device had to wait before it restarted itself automatically.

Will auto restart delete my files?

No. It’s just an automated restart and nothing will be deleted or changed in your phone.

That’s pretty much it, folks!

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Harold Hisona

Harold has been in the tech industry since 2008 when he started out as a tech support for companies like Time Warner, Comcast and Tracfone. He’s been troubleshooting phones when the smartphone industry started booming. During his tenure as a tech support, he’s already been writing for various tech blogs and doing some freelance SEO. In 2012, he joined a small team of bloggers to write for The Droid Guy, and he has been with the company ever since. Today, he doesn’t only write tutorials and troubleshooting pieces but also shoots and edits videos for The Droid Guy channel while trading stocks on the side. Contact me at Email

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