Tips & Tricks on How to Fix Dead Android with Red Triangle

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Have you noticed that red triangle on your phone and now you're not sure what to do? Have you ever seen that triangle before or are you uncertain what it even is? No matter what you're experience, you can absolutely do something about it and we're going to help walk you through some of those things.

One user recently has wiped the entire phone because it didn't work properly and after doing this he realized that the device was getting the red triangle. Unfortunately, he didn't have any idea what was causing the problem and even still he was not really sure what to do.


Check Reasons Why Red Triangle Appears on Android

The first thing you need to find out is the multitude of different reasons that this red triangle could appear on your device. Maybe you have a minor problem (or relatively minor at least) that you can resolve quickly. Maybe you have something really major that you're going to need a little bit more time and effort to resolve.

  • You just performed a factory reset

  • Cache partition needs to be wiped

  • You need to perform a factory reset

Looking for how to get rid of red triangle on Android and get back to using your device the way you're supposed to? No problem. We have a whole host of different options that you can try. First, let's check the pros and cons of each method.

When to Choose
Success Rate
Operating Difficulty
Required Time
Pull Battery from Android
Encounter only minor issues
Encounter all software issues
Wipe Cache on Android
Encounter some software issues
A little bit complex
A little bit long
Enter Safe Mode
Encounter some software issues
Factory Reset Your Android
Encounter some software issues
Contact Device Service Center
Encounter hardware problem

Now, with the brief understanding of each method, you may want to know more details about them. So just choose the one you prefer.

Way 1. Pull Battery from Android

Pulling out the battery on your device may not seem that complicated but it only works on certain devices. Newer versions of Android devices don't allow you to remove the battery because the cover and battery are permanently fixed together and to the front portion of the device.

Step 1: Remove the rear cover of the device.

Step 2: Disconnect the battery connector.

Step 3: Reconnect the battery connector.

Step 4: Reboot the device.


Way 2. Rely on A Professional Tool

When it comes to this red triabgle problem on your device, there is probably something wrong with the software on Android. So you'd better choose to download a special tool that's designed to work with it. They can also sometimes be found online from third party sources. One of this kind of tool is iMyFone Fixppo for Android and it has been recommended by many famous websites.

  • This all-in-one tool supports thousands of Android phones and tablets.

  • It offers user-friendly interface and on-screen instructions for most users who do not know about Android technology.

  • All Android system problems can be solved with it, including the dead Android with red triangle.


Step 1: After installing this program on your computer, run it and click the Start button.


Step 2: Choose proper information for your device and the software will start to download and extract the firmware automatically. Please confirm the device information again after downloading.


Step 3: Now you need connect your device to PC and make sure that the device is in download mode. Then the fix will begin on its own.


Way 3. Wipe Cache on Android

There may be something on your device that is slowing it down enough that it simply can't execute the functions that it needs to. In this case, you may need to wipe the cache, which is a collection of data and information that your phone stores in case you decide to use it later.

Step 1: Press down and hold both the power button and the volume down button.

Step 2: Wait until you feel the vibration and the phone enters recovery mode.

Step 3: Use the volume up and down keys to choose "recovery'.

Step 4: Use the volume up and down keys to choose "wipe cache partition'. Wait for cache wipe to complete and reboot device.


Way 4. Enter Safe Mode

Entering safe mode is what you can do when your device has a problem and you think one of the processes in the boot sequence just might be interrupted and then cause that problem.

Step 1: Press down and hold both the power button and the volume down button.

Step 2: Wait until the boot symbol appears and release the power button while holding the volume down button.

Step 3: Once the operating system has completely loaded you can release the volume down button.

Step 4: The screen should feature grayed-out icons and you will see the term "safe mode' in the corner.


Way 5. Factory Reset Your Android

If you really can't get things to work, you may need to factory reset your device. If this happens, you're going to lose everything that you already have on the device include any information, apps and more. Please note that this method will erase all your data.

Step 1: Press down and hold both the power button and the volume down button.

Step 2: Wait until you feel the vibration and the phone enters recovery mode.

Step 3: Use the volume up and down keys to choose "factory reset'. Select using the power button.


Way 6. Contact Your Device Service Center

If nothing else seems to work you may be forced to contact the device service center. In this case, simply call the contact number that you received with your phone or search online to find the correct service center for your specific Android device. They will discuss with you any additional steps you can attempt to take or let you know what to do with the phone to send it in for professional repairs.


If you need to know how to fix dead Android with red triangle, any of these is going to get you on the right track. There are plenty of different options that you can try and right here we've talked about 6 of the best ones. So start working your way through the list. Comment below and let us know which methods have worked for you.


By  Robert Moore , to Android Issues

Posted on Jun 27, 2019  ( Updated: Oct 15, 2019 )

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