How To Wake Up Android Screen Using Volume Button Without Root

Turn on Android screen with volume button - The power button of your device is broken or doesn't work properly? You're in the right track guys! Because today, I will show you an Android tutorial to turn on phone screen by pressing the volume key and of course no root requires.

Almost of we know, most of smartphone is only offers 3 physical buttons i.e power button, volume up and down button to operate the phone. The problem is about the age of the physical buttons, especially the power button that may broken due your usage.

Turn On Android Phone Screen With Volume Keys

Wake Up Android Screen Using Volume Buttons Without Root

As we mentioned earlier, this trick will very useful especially to fix Android power button issue. This ability is available in some custom ROMs like cyanogenmod.

But you can add this feature stock ROM too with a help of third-party Android app named Volume Unlock that developed by Kimcy929.

Volume Unlock Main Features

  • Support widget to screen off
  • Support Screen Off from notification
  • Unlock by Volume key.
  • Support auto enable with start on boot
  • It's simple and easy to use

Step by Step Instruction

Firstly, open Google Play Store then simply search and install Volume Unlock, or simply get the Volume Unlock apk through the Google Drive from a link below this post.

Once installed, open the App. You'll see a list of feature of its app e.g Enable/Disable Volume Power, Start on boot, Screen Off from Notification and so on.

Make Volume Button to Turn On Android Screen

All you need is toggle on the Enable Volume Power.

What's next? Enjoy! Now you can turn off nor turn on your device screen

Additionally, you also can turn on the start on boot to let Volume Unlock run every time when the device is restart and turn off the screen from the notification panel.

Volume Buttons To Turn Off Android Screen


If you are using widget of Volume Unlock to Screen Off. To uninstall it you can follow this guide :
  • Open Settings
  • Head to Security menu
  • Tap Device administrators
  • Uncheck Volume Unlock administrator policy
  • Then uninstall Volume Unlock app

Are We Missing Something?

Feel free to tell us if you have other tips to turn on and turn off the Android screen using volume keys without rooting the phone by the comment below. Hope this post helpful if your device broken power button. Thanks for visiting!

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