Safe mode: Google Pixel 4

Learn how to use safe mode on the Google Pixel 4 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 and hold the Power button.
  2. On the screen, tap and hold Power off.
  3. Tap OK to reboot into Safe mode.
  4. Uninstall apps that are causing a problem.
    1. From the Home screen, swipe up twice to view your apps.
    2. Tap Settings > Apps & notifications > See all XX apps.
    3. Tap on an app, then tap Uninstall > OK.

 

Turn off safe mode

  1. Press and hold the Power button.
  2. Tap Restart. The device will restart in standard mode.