Picture of the TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro phone, showing its -Power Options- screen, with the -Restart- button highlighted.

How to Restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android Phone




In this piece, we run though how to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. You might do this to fix strange behaviors on this smart phone, or to answer the weekly prompts to restart it to maintain reliable operation.  There’s no physical Restart button on the Sky Pro. So restarting it is a bit more rigorous than simply pressing a button, but not much more so. It’s easy.  Here’s how to do it.



How to Restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android Phone

1. Find the Sky Pro’s   Power / Wake   Button

Locate the   Power / Wake   button on the J7, as highlighted by the green arrow in the next picture. It’s on this Galaxy’s top right edge.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. How to install SD card in Samsung Galaxy J7 Tracfone. Picture of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro smart phone, right side view, showing Power-Wake-Sleep button highlighted.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro smart phone, right side view, showing Power-Wake-Sleep button highlighted.

2. Press and Hold   Power / Wake   Button Until the   Power Options   Screen Appears

This   Power Options   screen comes up as shown next.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro phone, showing its -Power Options- screen, with the -Restart- button highlighted.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro phone, showing its -Power Options- screen, with the -Restart- button highlighted.

3. Touch the Onscreen   Restart  Button

Next, tap the    Restart   button on the screen, shown in the last picture.

Then, the   Restart Confirmation   screen comes up, as shown next.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro phone, showing its -Restart Confirmation- screen, with the -Restart- button highlighted.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro phone, showing its -Restart Confirmation- screen, with the -Restart- button highlighted.



4. Again, Tap the Onscreen  Restart   Button

Finally, tap the large, green   Restart   button on the screen, as pointed at by the green arrow in the last picture.

The phone then begins restarting, as shown next.  First, it appears to power down.  But when the screen finally goes dark, the phone turns itself back on again.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the Samsung Sky Pro J7 Galaxy smart phone, showing its -Powering Down- screen.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Samsung Sky Pro J7 Galaxy smart phone, showing its -Powering Down- screen.

After several seconds, the J7 completely shuts down. It’s screen then goes totally dark, as shown next.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the Samsung Sky Pro Galaxy J7 smart phone, front view, powered off.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Samsung Sky Pro Galaxy J7 smart phone, front view, powered off.

Then, the phone begins a new start-up, as shown next.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the Samsung J7 TracFone Galaxy Sky Pro Phone, powering up, displaying its introduction screen.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Samsung J7 TracFone Galaxy Sky Pro Phone, powering up, displaying its introduction screen.

Then, the Galaxy J7 displays the Samsung logo screen as its firmware is loaded.  Shown next.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the Samsung TracFone Galaxy J7 Sky Pro smart phone, displaying its logo screen while powering on.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Samsung TracFone Galaxy J7 Sky Pro smart phone, displaying its logo screen while powering on.

Then, the blue TracFone logo screen appears while the software related to the TracFone service loads.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the Samsung Sky Pro J7 Galaxy smart phone, showing its -Powering Down- screen.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Samsung Sky Pro J7 Galaxy smart phone, showing its -Powering Down- screen.

Finally, the J7’s lock screen appears, as captured in the next screenshot.

How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. Picture of the TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro phone, showing its lock screen.
How to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro phone, showing its lock screen.

5. Done!

If your J7 phone’s lock or home screen appeared, as ours did in the last picture, then you successfully restarted your Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro TracFone.



 

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  • 2018-06-01: First published.