Fix: Galaxy Note 9 Won’t Turn On

Sometimes your Galaxy Note 9 won’t turn on or boot up past the logo. Though it is a frustrating situation, here are 3 easy fixes for when your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 won’t turn on.

Fix: Galaxy Note 9 Won’t Turn On

Force Restart

  • Press both the volume down and power keys at the same time.
  • Hold both buttons for about 10 seconds.

After 10 seconds, your Galaxy Note 9 ought to reboot. Did you Note 9 boot up? If it did, then use your device as per usual and monitor for problems. However, if it did not boot up, you may need to boot your Note 9 into recovery.

3 Easy Fixes For When Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Won't Turn On
3 Easy Fixes For When Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Won’t Turn On

Boot Note 9 Recovery Mode

  • Press and hold both the Power, Volume and Home buttons together.
  • Once the recovery screen appears, let go of the power button (keep holding the volume and home button).
  • Once the recovery menu appears, let go of the other buttons. 
  •  Use the Volume buttons to go to Cache Partition and use the Power button to select it.
  • Once the process finishes, your Galaxy Note 9 will restart.

Did your Galaxy Note 9 turn on? Then, that’s great! But, if your Note 9 won’t turn on after you wiped the cache, try the following fix.

Boot Note 9 Safe Mode

  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and hold down the Power button.
  • When the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 logo appears, release the power button and long press the Volume Down key.

By booting the Note 9 in Safe Mode, you can determine if the reason your Note 9 won’t turn on or boot up is due to an application. In Safe Mode, only the default factory apps load.

If it is an app that causes the problem and you can’t get to uninstall it. You may need to factory reset your Galaxy Note 9 by following the steps in this tutorial.

Final Advice

The above tips help fix a Galaxy Note 9 that won’t turn on or boot up. However, if you still can’t get your Note 9 to start up, your next and best option is to take your device to a Samsung repair shop or to a technician.

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