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How to Fix Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 Keeps Shutting Off

Last Updated on September 6, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Annoying that Google Pixel turn off randomly? Here’s how to fix Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 keeps shutting off randomly or won’t power on. This Pixel 3 randomly turns off problems in different conditions, such as while browsing, charging a phone, or sometimes restarting on its own. You need to check for battery or hardware related issues. Several Pixel users face other screen issues such as a black screen of death, an unresponsive touch screen, a phone that won’t charge, Pixel stuck at the Google logo, or more. You can use below given two methods to fix the Google Pixel 3 turn off randomly issue.

How to Fix Pixel 3 Shutting Down

If you’re Google Pixel keeps shutting off, you’ll try the below-given methods to fix this problem.

Restart your Pixel

Long-press the power button and tap on Restart in the power menu to reboot your Pixels, or long-press the power button (10-15 seconds) until the Google logo appears on the screen and automatically reboots your Pixel device.

Check for System Update

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Step 3: Tap on System update.

Step 4: Tap on Check for update.

Factory Reset Google Pixel 3/3 XL using Phone Settings

Before factory reset, back up & restore critical data to another device or PC. It will remove all your phone data. I hope this tip fixes Google Pixel 3 randomly turns off or keeps rebooting itself problem.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Pixel.

Step 2: Scroll down up to the end of the page and Tap on System.

Step 3: Scroll down and tap on the Reset options.

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Step 4: Tap Erase all data (Factory reset).

Step 5: Tap on Erase all data.

Step 6: Confirm your Password or PIN or Pattern lock to continue.

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Step 7: Tap on Erase all data or Erase everything.

How to Hard Reset Google Pixel 3 using Recovery Mode to Fix Pixel 3 Keep Shutting Off Randomly

This Pixel 3 hard reset or master reset will fix all your Google Pixel 3 problems. It will reset all phone settings that look when you buy a new device. To perform this action, boot Pixel 3 into recovery mode and wipe data or factory reset data. Make sure to back up your necessary data safely.

Step 1: Switch off your Pixel.

Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button simultaneously until your device vibrates.

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Now, the Android system recovery screen is viewed on your Pixel. By default, the start button appears on your device screen.

Step 3: Press the volume down button until view recovery mode.

Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode.

How to fix Pixel 3 keep shutting off randomly

You can see the screen of the Android robot exclamation mark with a red triangle icon on the Pixel screen.

Step 5: Press & hold the power button and press the volume up button only once.

You can see the Pixel 3 recovery mode screen that includes reboot system now, reboot to bootloader, Apply update from ADB, Wipe data/factory reset, and other handy settings.

Step 6: Press the volume down button until you select the Wipe data/factory reset.

This message appears on the screen: Wipe all user data? By default, selected No.

Step 7: Press the volume down button to select Yes.

Step 8: Press the power button to perform wipe cache Pixel 3.

When completing the process, automatically set the Reboot system now.

Step 9: Press the power button to reboot your Pixel.

Wait until wipe cache Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. After a restart of your device, check whether your Pixel 3 randomly turns off the problem solve or not.

Frequently Asked Question:

How do I Fix Boot Loop in Pixel 3?

To fix the boot loop issue on Pixel 3 or other Pixels, you need to smash the power button a few times or tap on the back & front screen of your Pixel several times. Also, try to reboot the system using recovery mode if working.

How do I Clear the Cache in Pixel 3?

To clear the cache in Pixel 3, go to Settings and tap Apps. Tap on see all apps and select the app you want to clear the cache. Tap on storage & cache and click on clear cache. It will remove that app’s temporary files from your phone. To clear all app’s data, you need to clear data or clear storage on Pixels.

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We hope one of the above-given listed methods helps fix Pixel 3 keeps shutting off random problems. If you have any handy tricks to fix this Pixel issue, don’t hesitate to tell us in the below comment box.

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  1. I tried both but it is still doing it.

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