Safe mode: Google Nexus 5

    Learn how to use safe mode on the Google Nexus 5 using the hardware keys.

     

     

     

    Turn on and use safe mode

    Safe mode allows you to turn on the device with third-party apps disabled. Then you can easily uninstall apps that may be causing a conflict or software problem.

     

    1. Press the Power button on your device.
    2. Touch & hold the Power off option in the dialog box.
    3. Touch OK in the following dialog to start safe mode.
    4. Uninstall apps that are causing a problem:
      1. From any Home screen, tap All Apps.
      2. Tap Settings.
      3. Tap Apps.
      4. If necessary, swipe right to the Downloaded screen.
      5. Tap the desired application.
      6. Tap Uninstall and then tap OK.

     

    Turn off safe mode

    1. Press and hold the Power button on your device.
    2. Tap the Power off option.
    3. Press and hold the Power button again to reboot the device.