How to fix a frozen Sony Xperia S
We show you how to perform a reset on a frozen Sony Xperia S
The Sony Xperia S is a great device, but sometimes, as with all things technical, you’ll run into an issue that the device can’t sort out itself. Should this happen you’ll rue the lack of a removable battery preventing you from performing the classic ‘battery pull’ method of rebooting. But don’t despair there is a quick and easy way of forcing your device to reboot.
Note - Forcing a reboot shouldn’t affect any of your saved data or media, but it is likely to affect the progress of any app you were using when the dreaded freeze struck – so any email you were writing will be gone, as will any game progress.
If your device is frozen simply do the following to perform a reboot:
- Grab your Sony Xperia S
- Press and hold the ‘Power’ button and the ‘Volume Up’ button
- Wait for around 5-10 seconds
- Your device should then vibrate and reboot (hopefully) rectifying the teething troubles you were having!