You’ve been using your stunning Motorola X for quite awhile now, and then all of a sudden the darn thing won’t turn on. You’ve tried charging it, shaking it, and nothing seems to work. The handy steps below should help to Fix Moto X Won’t Power On.
Fix Moto X Won’t Power On
1. Restart the Device
You’re staring at a blank screen, but this should help. You can have your device plugged in or not plugged in (preferably plugged in).
Press and Hold the Power Button for 7 – 10 seconds causing the device to restart
Motorola logo and Android logo will appear
Your device should be working again. If not, give it an hour or two on the charger, and try this step again.
2. Factory Reset
Resetting and returning your device to the same state it was in when you bought it could also help. Here’s how you do it:
1. Press down and hold the power button for 15 – 20 seconds
2. Then choose ‘Settings’
3. Tap ‘Back and Reset’
4. Select ‘Factory Reset’
3. Rebooting in Safe Mode
This will isolate your device from any third-party apps that may be hurting the performance of your Moto X.
1. Press and hold down the Power Button
2. Tap and hold down Power Off (keep holding)
3. When it appears – select “Reboot Safe Mode’ then choose ‘OK’
4. Reboot Phone in Safe Mode and Wipe Cache Partition
Doing this will restore the default settings, and should alleviate the issue. Here’s how to go about it:
1. With the device off
2. Press and hold the Power and Volume Down key for 3 or more seconds (sometimes up to 2 minutes)
3. Release buttons and by using the Volume Down key – go to ‘Recovery’ and press the Volume Up key to select
4. The Motorola logo will appear and then the Android logo
5. Hold down the Volume Up key for up to 20 seconds
6. While still holding the Volume Up key – tap and release the Power Button
7. A new menu will appear – select ‘Wipe Cache Partition’ by pressing the Power Button
One of the above tips should help to Fix Moto X Won’t Power On. If none of the above work – connect with your carrier or visit your local tech shop where you purchased the device. If it’s a hardware issue – you should be able to get a new Moto X.