Safe mode: Sony Xperia Z3

Learn how to use safe mode on the Sony Xperia Z3 using the hardware keys.

 

 

 

Turn on and use safe mode

  1. Touch and hold the Power key.
  2. Touch and hold Power off.
  3. Tap OK on the 'Safe Mode' prompt. The device will restart in safe mode.
  4. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  5. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  6. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Apps.
  7. If necessary, touch the screen and slide right to view the 'Downloaded' screen.
  8. Select the desired application.
  9. Tap Uninstall, and then tap OK.

 

Uninstall third party applications

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' then tap Apps.
  4. If necessary, touch the screen and slide right to view the 'Downloaded' screen.
  5. Select the desired application.
  6. Tap Uninstall, and then tap OK.

 

Turn off safe mode

  1. Touch and hold the Power key.
  2. Tap Power off.
  3. Once the phone is off, touch and the hold the Power key again to restart.