(Samsung Galaxy S20) How to turn it off or restart it. Unlike many other Android handsets, it isn’t as easy as holding down the Side button. Instead, you’ll need to remap the button or try a different option. Here are four ways to power off or restart your phone.
Open the Power Menu using the Side and Volume Keys
The easiest way to access the Samsung Galaxy S20’s power menu is to press and hold the side buttons and turn down the volume for a few seconds.
Once the Power Menu appears, tap the “Power Off” or “Restart” button.
If you choose to turn off the Samsung Galaxy S20, press and hold the side button for a few seconds until the Samsung logo appears on the screen. Your entire phone will start in one minute.
Reprogram the Side Button’s Long-Press Behavior
As mentioned above, out of the box, pressing and holding the Side Samsung Galaxy S20 button launches Bixby, not the Power menu. You can reprogram the behavior of the side key by going to Settings> Advanced function> Side key.
Once you enter the Side Key menu, select the “Power Off Menu” option.
Now, when you long-press the Side button, you’ll have the option to “Power Off” or “Restart” your handset.
Access the Power Menu
Samsung also offers a shortcut to the power menu from the fast smartphone panel. To get to the shortcut, swipe down from the top of the Samsung Galaxy S20 screen to lower the notifications panel. From there, select the food icon in the upper right corner.
Samsung’s Power Menu will now appear. Tap on the “Power Off” or “Restart” button to perform the respective action.
If you chose to shut off your Samsung Galaxy S20, press and hold the Side button until you see the Samsung logo. Release the key and wait for 30 to 60 seconds for the phone to boot.