Fix: Google Pixel 6A Won’t Turn on Issue

Google has launched its all-new Pixel 6a in the smartphone market. The device has been launched with a lot of features. Many users have bought the phone, and they are happy after using it. Google has tried to make it better for users. Some users are facing issues with their Pixel 6a. They are reporting that they cannot turn on the Google Pixel 6a. We are here with a guide on how to fix this issue. Therefore, read the full article to learn more about the issue and how to fix this issue.

Google Pixel 6a

Google Pixel 6a Device Overview:

The Google Pixel 6a features a 6.1 inches OLED panel with a 60 Hz refresh rate. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Under the hood, we get the Google Tensor processor built on a 5nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Cortex-X1 cores clocked at 2.8 GHz, two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.25GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.80 GHz. For handling graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G78 MP20. The smartphone comes with stock Android 12 out of the box.

In optics, we get a dual camera setup at the rear and a single selfie camera at the front. The dual camera setup consists of a 12.2 MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.7 lens and a 12 MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens. The selfie camera at the front is an 8 MP primary sensor paired with an f/2.0 lens. The front and back camera systems are limited to 1080p video recording.

The smartphone comes in a single storage variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. We also do not get a hybrid microSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C 3.1. And for sensors, we get an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer. Powering it all is a 4410 mAh battery that can be topped up quickly using an 18W power adapter. The smartphone has three color options: Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage.

Why is my Google Pixel 6a not turning on?

The issue might cause due to many reasons. As Google has launched their phone in the market, then there might be chances that it might be caused due to software optimization. It is not the only reason for the issue. There are possibilities that it might cause due to other reasons too. So, check them below.

  • Software Issue
  • Hardware Problem
  • Faulty Battery
  • Charging Problem

How To Fix This Google Pixel 6a Issue

We are here with the methods through which you can easily fix the issue. Make sure to implement them properly so that you will be able to resolve the issue properly.

Try Holding Power Button

You can try starting the device by holding the power button for 5-7 seconds. By doing this, the device will get started if there is some problem due to the startup files or hardware.

Check Charging Cable

Make sure to check the charging cable of the device. Sometimes the issue might cause if the device is not properly charged. Therefore, we will suggest that you should evaluate the charging cable of your device so that you can avoid this type of issue. When you are checking the cable then make sure that it is not damaged. You can also check it by using it on other devices.

Check Charging Port

After checking the cable, evaluate the port of the device and USB. Make sure that the port is dust free and in working condition.

Check For Faulty Battery

The issue might cause if there is a dead battery in your device. Therefore, you have to analyze whether the issue is causing due to the battery or other parts. Check the back of the device and see if some changes are there. If you cannot figure it out, then visit the service center to get it fixed.

Try Safe Mode

If the issue persists, you can try getting into the safe mode of the device. You can do this by the steps which are given below.

  • Press and Hold the power button.
  • When the logo appears then, press and hold the volume down button.
  • Hold the power button till the Safe Mode appears on the screen.

Connect The Device to the Computer 

You can try fixing the issue by connecting it to the computer. Follow the steps which are given below to do so.

  • Unplug the device from the charger.
  • Turn on your PC and connect the phone to it.
  • Wait for around 15 minutes.
  • Remove and reconnect the cable within 10 seconds.
  • Now, you will see a battery icon or a red light on the phone. If you see a battery icon, then it means the device is powered off and charging. In case if you see a red light, then it means that the battery is fully discharged.
  • After it, charge your phone for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  • Try starting the device. 

Factory Reset 

If the issue has not been fixed, you can try a factory reset. You can do this by following the steps which are given below.

  • Press and hold the volume down and power button simultaneously when your mobile is switched off.
  • When you see an icon with a triangle and exclamation mark, release the buttons.
  • After it, if you see an exclamation icon and the words “No Command,” hold the power button, press the volume up button, and release both.
  • Go to the Factory reset option.
  • Press the power button on it.
  • Follow the on-screen instruction to perform the factory reset. 
  • After doing this, check whether the issue is resolved or not.

Visit Service Center

Even after implementing the steps which are mentioned above, then you have to visit the service center. This issue might be due to hardware problems. Therefore, visit the service center and tell them about the issue. After it, they will analyze the issue and will fix it.


This was all for this guide. I hope you were able to understand all the above methods. If you have fixed the same issue through other methods, share it with us in the comment section below.


  1. Phone just doesn’t turn on. It simply ran out of battery and when i got home to charge it, the charging icon appeared, but still was unable to power on. It has been a number of hours plugged in charging with the charging icon present. Nothing.

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