As explained in Samsung Galaxy S7 buttons page, you can use power button to wake up the phone when the screen is off. When screen is on, you can use power button to turn off the display and lock the screen instantly.
In addition to waking up the screen, or locking Galaxy S7 screen, Galaxy S7 power button options offers additional functions for you to:
- Power off Galaxy S7 (and Galaxy S7 edge)
- Restart (reboot) Galaxy S7
- Turn on/off emergency mode on Galaxy S7.
Please note, in different Android phones, the power button options are usually different. The power button options discussed in this page apply to:
- Samsung Galaxy S7
- Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
- Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ with Android Marshmallow update
- Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with Android Marshmallow update
To access Galaxy S7 power button options, you need press and hold power button for more than 2 seconds.
If you hold power button more than 7 seconds, Galaxy S7 will reboot.
If you want to exit from Galaxy S7 power button options, you can tap Back button.
As shown below, once you get Galaxy S7 power button options, you tap on one of the three buttons:
To power off Galaxy S7, tap Power off.
To reboot Galaxy S7, tap Restart. This will shutdown the Android operating system, then restart it automatically.
To enable (if currently disabled) or disable (if currently enabled) emergency mode, tap emergency mode.
If you access Galaxy S7 power button options by accident, you can tap Home button or back button to exit this screen.
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For other guides on using Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, please check Galaxy S7 online manual page.
For detailed Galaxy S7 how-to guides, please check Galaxy S7 how-to guides page.