Motorola Moto X enter and exit Safe Mode steps and instructions for safe mode MotoX series. How to enter and exit Safe mode on a Motorola Moto X, xt1060, xt1056, xt1053 or xt1055, so you can diagnose your phone issues. Try this to diagnose your issues before a Hard Reset or Factory Data reset on your MotoX.
Safe mode is a method that allows the device to run without non-essential applications. This is beneficial for troubleshooting 3rd party applications.It basically puts your phone in a diagnostic state (returned to default settings) so you can test if a third-party app is causing your device to freeze/reset/run slow. It is just like putting a computer in safe mode. Basically all apps are turned off. So if you phone works good in safe mode then you probably have a installed app that is causing your phone to freeze, lockup, crash or run slow. This should be done first before any hard reset.
Press and hold the Power button (located on the right edge of the device; above the volume keys) until the options menu appears then release.
Select and hold Power off until the "Reboot to safe mode" prompt appears (approximately 1 second).
From the "Reboot to safe mode" prompt, select OK to confirm
Press and hold the Power button until the Motorola logo appears then release.
With the Motorola logo onscreen, press and hold the Volume down key.
Continue to hold the Volume down key until "Safe mode" appears in the lower-left of the unlock screen then release.
To get out of Safe Mode
Press and hold Power button and select POWER OFF.
This is for the Motorola Moto X device and the following varients xt1060 xt1056 xt1053 xt1055
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