Turn on Turn Off or Restart a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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Too often we buy a new cell phone that gets turned on or turned off in the shop where it's purchased. Many times that means we don't actually know how to turn the phone on or off. It's not that we haven't turned phones on or off in the past. Rather it's that phone manufacturers really like to move the power buttons around and change how things get turned on and turned off. However, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is easy to power on and easy to power off. In the tutorial below we will show you how to turn your phone on, how to restart your phone, and how to turn off your S7. Read on for our tutorial, and don't forget that if you need to know how to charge your phone, we've also how to quickly charge your Galaxy S7.

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Turn on Your Phone

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    To turn on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, press and hold the power button
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    The power button is located on the right side of the phone. You only need to press it for a second or two.
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    Once you have pressed the power button and the phone has started up, you will see the Galaxy S7 Edge screen
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    This screen tells you what phone you are using and the operating system, which is Android.
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    Next, you will see the Samsung logotype slowly appear across the screen
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    After a moment, this logo will disappear.
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    The logo will be replaced by the lock screen
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    After a moment, the lock screen will go away.
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    When the lock screen disappears it will be replaced by the always-on screen
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    If you do not wish to have the always-on screen activated, you can turn it off. To turn it off, please follow our tutorial on disabling always-on mode for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
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    Your S7 has now been powered up.
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Restart Your Phone

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    To restart your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, you will want to press and hold the power button on the right-hand side of the phone.
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    After pressing and holding the power button for a moment, a new menu will appear
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    This menu has the options for powering down or restarting the phone and putting the phone into the emergency mode.
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    You will want to press the restart button one time
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    The restart button is the middle icon, and it is green.
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    After tapping restart, you will see a new screen
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    This screen will have a large restart button. Press the large green restart button now to restart your phone.
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    Next, you will see the Samsung menu appear quickly
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    This is the screen where the Samsung logo disappears and the phone powers down to begin restarting.
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    Then, you will see the startup screen appear
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    This is the screen that appears when your phone is restarting.
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    After that, you will see the Samsung logo appear
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    This is the last thing your phone will do before it finishes restarting.
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    Once the phone has finished the restart process, you will be taken to the lock screen
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    Your phone has now successfully restarted.
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Turn Off Your Phone

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    In order to turn off your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, you need to press and hold the power button
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    The power button is located on the right-hand side of your phone.
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    When you press and hold the power button, a menu will pop up giving you the option to turn on, turn off, or restart the smartphone.
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    To turn off, or power off your phone, simply press the 'Power off' button one time.
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    Once you have pressed the 'Power off' button, a new menu will appear
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    This menu will ask you to press the 'Power off' button one more time to turn off the device. Press the 'Power off' button again.
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    Once you press the power off button, the Samsung logo will reverse itself into nothingness
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    When this finishes, your phone will vibrate. At that time, you will know that it has successfully been turned off.
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    To power up or to restart your Galaxy S7, please reference the first section of this guide.
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Questions and Answers

Where is the power button on the Samsung S7?

Phone is charging but I cannot find the power button

Yes, there is a power button located on the right side of the phone.

My S7 hung up while installing SMS Backup and Restore. How to restart my phone?

My S7 hung up while installing SMS Backup and Restore. How to restart my phone?

Pull the battery. This will soft reset and the phone should boot up factory restored.

How could I remove a pattern lock off my Galaxy S7 without losing any of the information I have saved in the internal storage of the unit. Given, I did not have a Samsung account set on my phone before it accidentally locked up. But I have since created a Samsung account on my computer?

My problem stems from an unintentional pattern that locks my phone up and I could not get to the screen where I need to enter my pin. My situation is different because I didn't establish a Samsung account using the phone before it accidentally locked. I have tried: I have talked to my carrier, Samsung, Google device manager and like a ping pong ball, I get transferred and referred back and forth to no avail. I think it was caused by: I truly do not know what exactly caused this problem

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If you can't use Samsung or Google then you will have to factory reset your device. If you are trying to use your Google Account and it is not working, then log into Google from the PC and go to Security. Make sure that you do not have 2 step verification enabled. This is the only way you can get into your phone because you never created and synced a Samsung account on the device.

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