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Google Pixel Keeps Restarting? Here is how to Fix it

Quite recently, we received some complaints from users that their Google Pixel Keeps Restarting. This can mainly be due to a boot loop or due to an error with the device’s configuration. In this article, we have listed all the solutions that you can implement right now to fix this issue completely.

Google Pixel Keeps Restarting error
Google Pixel Keeps Restarting

Before You Start:

  • Many users recommended charging the phone to its full capacity i.e., 100%, and then checking if it resolves the issue.
  • Some users suggested removing the external battery bank and phone cases can fix the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue.
  • Some users reported that replacing the battery of your phone can fix this issue.
  • Many users suggested Disabling the “NFC” option and then restarting the device can help in fixing the Google Pixel Bootloop issue.
  • Some users advised Disabling the “Location” feature on their device can prevent the Google Pixel from restarting again and again.

Fix the Google Pixel keeps Restarting Itself Issue:

Solution 1: Update the Phone’s Firmware

Many issues that arise within smartphones can be addressed by just updating the Android operating system hence follow the steps listed below to upgrade your smartphone’s operating system:

  1. Firstly, navigate to the “Settings” option on your smartphone and choose the “About Phone” option from the list.
    Accessing Settings Option
    Accessing Settings Option
  2. In the About Phone section, choose the “System” option and then select the “System Update” option located at the bottom of the screen.
    Selecting System Update Option to fix google pixel keeps restarting problem
    Selecting System Update Option
  3. Finally, if any update is available, select the “Download Now” button, when the update file is successfully downloaded then choose the “Restart Now” option, and when the update is completely installed on your device then check if the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue has been resolved.
    Tapping On Restart Now Button to fix Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue
    Tapping On Restart Now Button

Solution 2: Remove App Cache

Cache files can accumulate in the phone’s memory and cause performance issues over time, removing the cache files from your smartphone can help overcome this issue therefore, follow the guide below to delete the cache files from your device:

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  1. Initially, navigate to the “Settings” option from the phone’s apps drawer list.
    Accessing Settings Option
    Accessing Settings Option
  2. Locate the “Apps & notifications” option in the Settings menu, then tap on the “See all apps” option.
    Selecting Apps & notifications Option to fix Google Pixel keeps restarting problem
    Selecting Apps & notifications Option
  3. Now in the search box, type the name of the app that you use quite often and then choose the app when it appears in the search results. Alternatively, we recommend that you do this for all third-party apps installed on your device.
  4. Select the “Clear Data” option at the bottom of the window, then choose the “Clear Cache” option, and when the cache memory has been cleared, restart your device and check to see if the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue has been fixed.
    Tapping On Clear Data Option to fix the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue
    Tapping On Clear Data Option

Solution 3: Clear Device Storage

Insufficient storage space on the device can also lead to this issue. Therefore, follow the instructions given below to remove the unwanted apps/data from your device:

  1. First of all, access the “Settings” option on your mobile and select the “About Phone” option.
    Accessing Settings Option to resolve google pixel issue
    Accessing Settings Option
  2. Now tap on the “Storage” option and choose the “Apps and data” option.
    Choosing Storage Option
    Choosing Storage Option
  3. Afterwards, choose your desired app that you want to remove and tap on the “Uninstall app” option located at the bottom of the screen.
    Selecting Uninstall App Option to fix the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue
    Selecting Uninstall App Option
  4. After successfully uninstalling the unwanted apps, again navigate to the “Storage” option, select your desired category, and then remove the useless data from your device.

Solution 4: Update Applications

Several users experience this issue when they switch “OFF” their device’s automatic update feature, updating the app to the most recent available update can resolve this issue, so follow the steps mentioned below to update all apps on your device:

  1. From your device’s Home Screen / App Menu, open the “Google PlayStore” app, tap on the “Profile Icon” in the top-right section, and select the “Manage apps and device” option from the menu.
    Selecting Manage apps Option
    Selecting Manage apps Option
  2. Select the “Update All” option and then let your device download and install the latest updates on your phone.
    Tapping On Update All Option
    Tapping On Update All Option
  3. After this, check to see if the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue is fixed.

Solution 5: Force Stop Apps

When multiple apps are loaded on the phone’s memory, then it can cause the phone to malfunction resulting in a google pixel issue, closing down the unnecessary apps can fix this issue hence follow the guide given below to force stop the applications:

  1. Firstly, navigate to the “Settings” option and then select the “Apps & notifications” option from the menu.
    Selecting Apps & Notifications Option
    Selecting Apps & Notifications Option
  2. Afterwards, select the app that you don’t use frequently from the apps list, select the “Force Stop” option located at the bottom, and tap on the “OK” button when prompted.
    Tapping On Force Stop Option
    Tapping On Force Stop Option
  3. Check if this fixes the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue.

Solution 6: Reset Settings

Resetting the app preferences can fix this issue as it clears out all of the app saved settings therefore follow the steps outlined below to reset the app preferences:

  1. Initially, open the “Settings” option of your device and select the “System” option from the list.
    Selecting System Option
    Selecting System Option
  2. In the System section, locate the “Reset” option from the menu and tap on it.
    Selecting Reset Option
    Selecting Reset Option
  3. Afterwards, choose the “Reset Wi-Fi, mobile & Bluetooth” option and tap on the “OK” button.
    Selecting Reset Wifi Option
    Selecting Reset Wifi Option
  4. Finally, select the “Reset app preferences” option, a prompt window will appear in front of you, and select the “Reset apps” option to initiate the reset app preferences process.
    Selecting Reset App Preferences
    Selecting Reset App Preferences
  5. Check if this fixes the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue.

Solution 7: Reboot Device In Safe Mode

Rebooting the device in safe mode temporarily disables the third-party apps that can help in diagnosing the problem hence follow the instructions listed below to successfully reboot the device in safe mode:

  1. First of all, “Power Off” the phone, when the phone is completely turned off then press and hold down the “Power” button until the Google logo appears on the front of your screen.
    Powering Off The Phone
    Powering Off The Phone
  2. When the Google logo appears in front of you, press and hold down the “Volume Down” button until the “Safe Mode” prompt window appears on the screen, tap on the “OK” button to initiate the Safe Mode.
    Initiating Safe Mode
    Initiating Safe Mode
  3. After the device has rebooted successfully, check if the issue is resolved and if the problem is fixed in Safe Mode, it means that a third-party app is causing this issue, therefore, we recommend that you uninstall the third-party apps that have been recently installed and check if the Google Pixel still keeps restarting by itself.

Solution 8: Perform Factory Reset

If none of the aforementioned solutions works for you, consider doing a factory reset on your device therefore follow the steps given below to reset your device:

NOTE: Before you initiate the factory reset process, make a backup of all of your data to another device.

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  1. Firstly, navigate to the “Settings” option of your device and then tap on the “System” option.
    Selecting System Option
    Selecting System Option
  2. Choose the “Reset” option from the list and then select the “Erase All Data (Factory Reset)” option located at the bottom of the window.
    Selecting Erase All Data Option to fix Google Pixel Keeps Restarting issue
    Selecting Erase All Data Option
  3. Finally, enter your device’s security “PIN/Password” to initiate the factory reset procedure.

Solution 9: Perform Reset Using Recovery Mode

  1. First of all, Power “Off” your device, when the phone is completely powered off then press and hold the “Volume Down” button, afterwards press and hold the “Power” button until the word “Start” appears on the screen.
    Pressing Power & Volume Down Button
    Pressing Power & Volume Down Button
  2. Now navigate through the menu using the “Volume Down” button, locate the option “Recovery Mode” and press the “Power” button to select it.
    Accessing Recovery Mode
    Accessing Recovery Mode
  3. Afterwards, press and hold down the “Power + Volume Up” button simultaneously then release the “Power” button.
  4. Now choose the “Wipe Data/ Factory Reset” option using the “Volume Down” key and then press the “Power” button to select it.
    Selecting Wipe Data Option
    Selecting Wipe Data Option
  5. Finally, navigate through the menu using the “Volume Down” button, choose the option “Yes-delete all user data”, then press the “Power” button to confirm your selection and when the reset process is complete, press the “Power” button to select the “Reset System Now” option.
  6. Now that your device is reset, unless the issue is related to hardware, the Google Pixel Keeps Restarting by itself issue should now be fixed.

Workaround:

When none of the above-mentioned solutions works out for you then consider sending your phone to the manufacturer for a warranty claim.

If you are still unable to resolve the problem, please Contact Us for further assistance.

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