Motorola smartphones can suffer types of damage, such as a broken power button. There is no permanent solution for a broken or missing power button other than repair.
The only problem is, what to do if the phone is off and there is no power button! The good news is that you can still turn on your phone if the power button is broken.
How to Turn on Motorola Phone Without Power Button?
Method 1: Simulate a keypress with a physical object
If a button is missing, you can start by inserting a thin object such as a toothpick into the exposed bump. Even if the problem goes deeper than that, you can still turn on your Motorola phone using the right combination of volume and home keys and a USB data cable.
Method 2: Turn on your phone by connecting to a PC
This works on a very small number of phones, but it’s worth a try. Connect your phone to your PC via a USB cable. Make sure your phone’s battery is charged.
1. Volume button
Connect the phone to your computer/PC via the USB cable while holding down the volume down key. Press and hold the volume button until the boot menu appears. Use the volume keys to select the ‘Start’ option and your phone will power on.
2. Use a different hard-key on your phone:
If your Motorola phone has a broken power button but has a physical home button you can press, turn it on using the following key combination:
volume key + home button
Connect your phone to the PC while holding down both volume up and down keys. Then, while holding down the volume key, press and hold the home button while the device is connected to the USB. Have pations for a few minutes. When the menu appears, release all buttons.
A series of warnings and commands are displayed on the screen. It may seem scary if you’ve never rooted your phone, but don’t worry. Use the volume keys to cycle through the options and select the Restart or On option. Your phone will turn on.
How to restart a phone without the power button?
Steps to restart an Android phone without a power button:
1. Plug-in charger
If your phone battery is dead and needs a restart, plug in the charger to turn it on.
2. Using recovery mode
This approach requires your Android phone to be turned off to use it. To enter recovery mode, simply plug in the USB cord while holding the volume down/volume up button. When the menu is displayed, simply tap Shut Down and your moto phone will reboot.
3. ABD method
Android Debug Bridge (ADB) is one of the most reliable ways to restart your phone without the power button. Once you installed ADB and Fastboot tools. The phone should run as a bootloader.
Press and hold the volume and plugin.