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How To Turn Off Google Voice Search?

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It’s been a while Google became a phenomenal internet giant. Every netizen makes use of at least one service of Google. I know the search engine comes at first in the list.

There is an amazingly useful feature integrated with the search engine and Google app that’s voice search. I have just started using it regularly for a couple of days. I found it’s worth it when I have to get a quick answer (like for the question ‘who was the 11th PM of India’).

But you may be a person who doesn’t like to use Google voice search. So today I am going to share a way using which you can turn off Google voice search.

See Also: How to Use Google Voice Commands

How to Turn Off Google Voice Search?

Sometimes, you may find this feature unwanted. I have seen some forum posts that said some guys are facing accidental Google Voice launch without even doing it. In such a scenario you have no options left other than to turn off the feature.

I broke down this tutorial into two parts. The first section deals with turning off voice search on Android app while the second one on Google Chrome desktop browser. To be frank, you have no options to turn off Google voice search.

What can be done is, turning off OK Google hot word.

Disable OK Google Hot Word on Android

To disable Google Voice search on Android without removing the Google app, it is recommended to turn off OK Google hot word. Read on further to know how to disable Google Voice.

Step 1: Grab your Android phone and open the Google app. You can find the app among another app. If you have the Google voice search option and can’t find the app, you should consult with an ophthalmologist ;).

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Step 2: You can see the app window like the image given below. Tap the three stripes button on the top left portion of the screen. You will get the Google menu.

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Select Settings from there.

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Step 3: At this stage, you will be provided with half a dozen of options. Touch on Voice from there. It is the menu we have to access to make a change in any of the Google voice search settings.

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Step 4: There, you can see the second option that says “OK Google” detection. Tap on the same.

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Step 5: Look at the first two options, From the Google app and From any screen. If you need the Voice search option only when the Google app is opened, you can turn the first option on. Or your preference is launching Google voice search on any screen with the hot word, choose the second one.

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If you are in search of how to remove Google voice, you can turn off both the options.

Alternative way

Are you the one who never uses Google app? Then, you can bravely go on with this process. Here, what we are going to do is, disabling the Google app completely.

Proceed to the steps given below to understand how to disable Google voice search with the complete removal of the app.

See Also: How to Do a Google Reverse Image Search on Phone?

Step 1: Go to Settings on your Android phone. As you already know, this is the toolbox of an Android user to alter the visible configurations of the phone.

Step 2: Scroll down to bottom until you see the Apps menu. Then touch on the same to get a list of Applications.

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Step 3: Look for the one, which says Google App. On touching the same, you will get three options on top. Tap on the third one (Disable) to remove the app completely.

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Step 4: You may be asked to confirm the selection by choosing OK. Do it and proceed with the process.

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That’s all. You have successfully disabled Google app. So, the voice search ghost will never conquer your phone ever.

If you want to sustain the app, choose the first process I have explained and disable the OK Google hot word.

How to Disable OK Google Hot Word on Chrome Browser

See Also: How to Make a Google Doc?

If you face the voice search issues on Chrome browser, you can disable the feature. It is very annoying to see the voice search gets often opened while we browse seriously. But remember, Google voice search is an amazing feature that lets you search the web and find answers for your questions without using keyboard, mouse or the touch screen of your smartphone.

Follow the steps given below to know how you can turn off voice Google search.

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome browser on your computer or laptop. You can get the Chrome menu by clicking on the three stripes button on the top- right corner.

Step 2: A number of options will be displayed. But for every action that modifies Chrome settings, you have to access Settings from the Chrome menu.

Step 3: You will see a screen like the image given below. Click Show Advanced Settings to get more options within the page.

Step 4: You can see a heading, Search under which a checkbox is displayed saying “Enable OK Google to Start Voice Search”. If this option is turned on, uncheck without any hesitation.

That’s all. You have turned off the OK Google hot word that often disturbs you by opening Google voice search. I think you got a clear idea about how to deactivate voice Google search.

Wrapping Up

I have come up with this post after seeing many queries on how to disable Google voice search on Google’s support page. Someone said that he took about a couple of hours to find the solution for accidental opening of voice search.

If you are a person, who is irritated with this unwanted opening of Google voice search, I hope this post can help you the best. Use the comment section down below in case you encounter with any problem or doubt regarding this article.

Share this post with your friends and make us reach more eyeballs.

That’s all for now. And, wait for the next post to reduce your headache by overcoming another haunting tech problem.

Rahul is a freelance writer and blogger from India. He is an avid reader who finds immense pleasure in creating cool pieces of content.

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  1. earlpurple

    July 5, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    I have gone through the steps.

    But I want to be able to use google to search. And maybe other things too. I just wanted to totally get rid of voice search. I cannot see a way to remove that.

    I was coming up non-stop when I pressed stuff. The steps of disabling “Ok google” didn’t help at all.

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How to Double Space in Word?

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Microsoft Office Word is a widely used application for editing and writing documents. Documents serve their purpose well if their readability is excellent. So, for this, it becomes primarily necessary to format the text.

So, you might want to know how to double space in word? If you want to know about that, then you have landed in the right place. This article will also end your quest on “How to change line spacing in Word?

In this article, we will tell you how you can do the same in easy and straightforward steps. We will try to equip you with the processes required for double spacing in word. So, let’s get started:

How to Double Space in Word?

Superficially, in a document, spacing is used to increase readability. The better the readability, the better the document serves its purpose. So, you should consider using a double space in word as it surely increases the readability.

In this section, we will make you aware of the steps required for applying a double space in a word document. The prerequisites for this method are a Microsoft Word application and a document file.

Method 1: In Microsoft Word 2007 and above.

This method will work only if you are using any of Microsoft Word version 2007 and above. So, make sure to have one before proceeding further.

Step #1: As the very first method, you will have to open the Microsoft Word application in your system. To do this, all that you have to do is to click on the start button (In a case of Windows 7) and then click on “All Programs” and then “Microsoft Office”.

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From the list of options, you will then have to select “Microsoft Word” or “Word 2003/2007/2013” and this will open the word for you.

Alternatively, you can also search for the same and get your application open for you.

If you are done with this step, then you are good to go to the next step.

Step #2: This step will help you to set the whole document with similar line spacing. The changes will take place from the line where your cursor is currently at. To do this, all that you have to do is to navigate to the Home tab which is usually positioned at the top left corner of the window. Once found, you will have to click on it.

By default, you will have home tab selected.

Step #3: After successfully executing step #2, you need to click on the line spacing button which has four lines with an up down arrows. This will open a drop down menu for you from which you have to select “2.0” as an option because you wanted a double space.

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However, you can choose any of the available numbers, and this will do the needful for you. You can get access to more options by clicking on the “Line Spacing Options” button from the menu.

If you want to change the spacing for a selected text only then, you can also do just by selecting the text and then doing the mentioned as specified above.

Step #4: Additionally, if you want to change the paragraph spacing then you can also do the same very easily. In this step, we will be showing you how you can do so. You will have to click on the “Page Layout” tab and after that, just below the navigation panel, from the “Paragraph” section; you will see the spacing section.

From that, you can change both the before and after spacing settings. By default, the before and after settings are set to 0 and 6 pt respectively.

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Step #5: In this step, we will be listing some of the useful keyboard shortcuts which may come handy while looking for double space in a word document. This will save a heck lot of time of yours.

For Windows PC:

1: Pressing “CTRL + 1” will give your selected text a single spacing.

2: Pressing “CTRL + 1.5” will give your selected text a spacing of 1.5 pt.

3: Pressing “CTRL + 2” will give your selected text a double spacing.

For MAC operating system:

1: Pressing “Command + 1” will give your selected text as single spacing.

2: Pressing “Command + 1.5” will give your selected text a spacing of 1.5 pt.

3: Pressing “Command + 2” will give your selected text a double spacing.

Method 2: In Microsoft Word 2003.

If you are using Microsoft Word 2003, then this section will tell you how to double space in word 2003.

Step #1: Launch your word 2003 application and open the document in which you want to make the changes. Once you are done with all this, then you can proceed to the next step.

Step #2: Now, select the text which you want to be double-spaced.  You can make use of “CTRL + A” if you want to select all the text.

Additionally, if you want to select a particular part of the text, then you should consider using the arrow keys and “Shift” key.

Step #3: Now, in this step, you will have to navigate as mentioned. First, go to “Format” and then navigate for “Paragraph”. After this, you have to click on line spacing drop down box which will open a drop down menu for you. Now, you can select the desired spacing, and once you are done with this, all that you have to do is to click on “OK” button.

This way you can easily double space in word either in Microsoft Word version 2003 or 2007 or above.

Wrapping up.

This wrapping up section brings us to the end of this tutorial cum guide on “How to double space in Word?” We hope that we were efficient enough to satisfy your curiosity about this topic.

We firmly believe that we have left no stone unturned while getting into the nitty-gritty of the topic and making you understand the entire concept of it. But if you still have any queries regarding double spacing in word then feel free to drop your query via comments below. We will try our level best to resolve that.

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How do you double space? We will love to know if you have any alternative methods.

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How to Make a Yahoo Account Without a Phone Number?

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Having an email account in this internet-infused world is no less than a necessity. There are many firms which help you to create an email. Yahoo! Email app being such a service. For this, you need to do Yahoo email sign up and register a Yahoo mail new account.

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This article deals with how to make a Yahoo account?

So, in this article, we will tell you how to create Yahoo new account? In easy and straightforward steps.

If you have any other Yahoo account and have any problem with Yahoo Mail, here is how to fix Yahoo Mail not working issue.

How to make a Yahoo account without a phone number?

Well, superficially, it is not possible to make a Yahoo account without a phone number. But just in case if you want to know how to create Yahoo! Account with an alternative solution, we will be guiding you through the process. Additionally, it is not advised to create a Yahoo account with a number.

So, let’s get started:

As we have already told you that Yahoo! Provides no such method of making a Yahoo! An account without a phone number.

However, if you do not have any phone number, then you can consider going for some temporary telephone services, like Tempophone. They will forward you the details of which you can make use to verify the needful.

Somewhere down the line, this is not a very recommended method because in case if you are ever locked out, you may not have the necessary details to recover it back.

How to create Yahoo account?

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Step #1:
As the very first step, you need to visit www.yahoo.com. This will naturally take you to the homepage of Yahoo! Now, you need to access the sign-up page. For this, you require clicking on the sign in link positioned at the top right corner of the web page.

This will redirect you to the sign in page. For further instructions, kindly have a look at our next steps.

Step #2: Once you are at the sign in page then you should consider going for the sign-up link at the bottom. Click on it in order to access the Sign up page.

Alternatively, you can also click on the mail icon also.

Step #3: Now, at the sign-up page, you will be prompted to enter your basic details like First name, Last name, Yahoo! Username, password, Mobile number (important), gender, date of birth, and optional recovery number. Most of the username are already taken, in that case, here is how to Find Good email names.

Once you have entered all these and verified them carefully, then you need to agree to the terms and conditions of Yahoo! Now, click on “Create account” button.

Step #4: Before finalizing the creation of your account, you will be prompted to verify that you are not a robot. Don’t worry; you need not to present any identity proof. All that you require is to enter the captcha code. You may also be provided with a verification code send to your provided mobile number. For this, you may require clicking on “Send SMS”.

Once you are done with the submission if the received code then you needs to click on “Submit Code”.

Now, with this final step, you will have your Yahoo! Account with you. Now, you can enjoy using it.

As an alternative method, if you wish to make Yahoo! Mail account using the Yahoo! Mail app then we will show you how you can do this.

Step #1: As the first step, you require opening up the application by tapping on the Yahoo! Mail app icon from your app drawer. This will open the app for you.

Step #2: Now, you need to create account by tapping on the create account button. This will take you to a new window where you will be asked to enter your basic details.

Once you are done with the basic details, then check the check box next to which “I agree to Yahoo! Terms and privacy”. Now, at last, click on “Create account” button.

Step #3: Now, you need to complete the sign-up process by entering the verification code which is sent to your registered mobile number. Once you are done with this, then click on “Submit Code” and this way you will have your Yahoo! Mail account with you.

[Additional Information]: How to recover forgot Yahoo password?

Just in case, if you forgot your Yahoo mail password then you would love to see this section.

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Step #1: You need to visit this page.

Step #2: If you remember the email address which you have provided while signing up then it’s fine. Otherwise, you will have to click on “I don’t know my Yahoo email address” link.

Step #3: If you have access to the alternate email address then click on “Yes, email me”.

An email will be sent to your inbox with the subject “Recover access to your Yahoo account”. Find the mail and open it. Check your mail for the verification code.

Step #4: In this step, you are required to enter the verification code which you have just received from the Yahoo! system. Once you are done with all this, all that you need is to click on the Submit button.

Step #5: Now, as the last step, all that you need is to click on continue, or you can also set the new
password, in case if you forgot that.

So, this was all about making a Yahoo mail new account. We hope that this article on “How to make a Yahoo account” have ended your quest regarding the same.

If you are still left with any query, then feel free to reach us through any convenient means.

How do you create a Yahoo account? If you are aware of any other method, then do let us know. Your addition is highly appreciated.

We hope that using the specified measures; you will be able to Yahoo create the account and Yahoo mail signup. If it is so, then do not forget to give us some social love. See this if you wanted to delete Yahoo Account, just in case.

Stay tuned and keep visiting.

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How to Set up a Router as a Repeater?

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Have you ever tried to set up a router as a repeater but failed?? Or have you ever wondered how to use a spare router as wifi extender? If your answer is yes, then I have got a solution for you!!

Repeater helps allot in increasing the wifi range. But do you know how to set up a router as a repeater? 

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In this guide, I will let you know how to Extend WiFi Connection Range Using an Old Router, along with that, you will also get to learn how can we Extend Wi-Fi Network Using Old Router as Repeater. Let’s check out one of the most useful guides for a tech savvy. If you wanted to find the IP Address of any website, here is how you can find out Website’s IP.

How to Set up a Router as a Repeater

If you live in a big house or in an area, where wifi signals you get are not so strong, then probably you try hard to extend the wifi signals.

In order to boost up the signal, it is quite essential to learn to set up the router as a repeater since repeater plays a vital role in extending the wifi signals.

Follow the step by step guide and learn to set up a router as a repeater by using Ethernet or Powerline adaptors.

Step 1: First of all, try finding out some additional details about the router you’re using like what security type it is using and which channel it is broadcasting on.

Step 2: Now open up your wireless network connection, you are connected through.

For Windows XP: Go to the network connection (that your router is connected through)> click on status > support. You will see the following screen I’ve mentioned below.

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For Windows 7/8/10 and Vista: Go to the Network and Sharing Centre> Change adapter settings> then right-click on the connection and go to statusDetails. You will see the screen mentioned below.

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The window will show you the computer’s IP address and the Gateway. The Gateway is the address of your primary router. Note down that!

Step 3: Now open up the web browser and in the address bar type the gateway you noted earlier. Hit enter.

Step 4: After you press enter, you will be asked to enter the username and the password. If you already know that, fill the fields, and if you are not aware of the Id and password, check underneath the router. Probably you will get that there.

After you have entered the ID and password, you will gain the access to the router’s configuration.

Step 5: As you can see in the above screen, you are provided with various options and the settings. Here, you have to do nothing but check some settings like, wireless settings, the channel, router name, and the security type.

Note the security type because it would be required while adding the spare router.

Step 6:  Now, reset the old router to its factory settings. To reset the router, try finding a small whole usually placed at the back of the router. In the power on mode, insert a thin clip or something similar to that. Within few seconds or so, release the pin. And all the lights on the router would blink for a second, and the router would be reset to its factory settings.

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Step 7: Now connect the second router to a PC, which is not connected to your network. Try to turn off your main router for a few minutes until the setup of the spare router is done.

And if you don’t have additional PC, then disconnect the main router from your network temporarily. Once done, follow the steps from 1 to step 3 until you reach the same position that is configuration page.

Step 8: Once you are on the configuration page, go to the wireless settings page. Here, you will have to enable the wireless. Change all the settings, security type, and password and make them similar to the primary router.

Step 9: Now you need to give the spare router fixed IP address which the primary router will recognize and work with.

That’s it!! You are almost done. Now head over to the LAN settings page and make the spare router’s IP address of same as the main router.

After the above steps are done, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Go to the Setup and change the current mode from Gateway to Router.
  • Disable DHCP Server. Our main router will handle the task of assigning IP addresses to devices connected to the wireless network.
  • Now change the IP address of the spare router to any other address. For example, if the Ip address of your main router is  192.168.30.2, you can harmlessly assign an IP address of 192.168.30.3 to SLAVE router. Now save all the settings and close the browser. Remember this address you might need later. So be careful!

Once done, you are good to go. Connect them with an Ethernet cable. Pick any of the available LAN ports on the Main router and connect it to any of the LAN ports on the spare router using an Ethernet cable.

After all the settings are done in the mentioned way, it’s time to check the network signals. Connect the wireless connection in any of the device and you will see you have successfully setup your router as a repeater and have successfully extended the wifi range.

If you are looking to change the IP Address, here is how you can change IP Address in 30 Seconds.

After reading the guide, I am quite sure you would be able to setup your router as a repeater without any problem. But in case, if you are facing trouble while setting up do ask in the comment section.

With this, I have reached the end of the article. I hope after reading out our guide on how to set up a router as a repeater; you must have successfully learned to add up the router as repeater along with how to add a second router to your wireless network. 

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How to Solve Facebook Login Problems?

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How to Solve Facebook Login Problems

Facebook the giant social media network. It also helps you to reach possible know friends. In fact, there are many ways to stay connected with your Facebook friends, using Facebook messenger is one.

Facebook let users connect with colleges, family, and other users who share the same interests.  If one of your friends has recently joined Facebook, you can suggest friends to them. Peoples around the world use Facebook to enrich their social experience; some use it to make money and promote their business.

Facebook homepage login page is simple, in the header area of the page, you’ll have to enter your email and password.

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If your can’t login to Facebook, maybe something goes wrong. In this post, you’ll learn how to solve Facebook login problems.

Like another social website, on Facebook, there is a number of reason cause a login failure or error. Some of them are due to the wrong credential, and other may occur due to another reason. We divided this post into several segments going through all possible problems and their solutions.

How to solve facebook login problems

First, let’s address the most common Facebook login problems. And after that, we will discuss more problems with facebook.

  1. Wrong password and username
  2. Invalid email

Wrong password or username/email

Sometimes you can’t login to facebook when your typed password is not correct; a possibility is you made a typo or spelling error. If that happens, you should try again and this time, type each character of your password carefully. Also, facebook’s password is case sensitive so you might need to check if your keyboard’s caps lock button is on.

Just in case you forgot your password, click on the ‘Forgotten account’ and follow the instruction to reset your account’s password. If your account is not hacked, Facebook will send password reset code on your email address or your phone number.

You can also click on the link inside the email to reset your password. Then you need to set a new password and after you can login to your Facebook account.

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Email/Username/Phone: Keep in mind that you can use email or username, they work same in logging into your Facebook account. If you are trying to log in with an email and getting errors, you can choose your username instead of email address.

You can forget email easily, but you can always check your username with the help of your any friend who is your friend on Facebook. To know your username ask your friend to log into their account and find your profile. Now look in the address bar it should be something ‘facebook.com/USERNAME’ the Username is your Facebook profile’s username.

Just like that if you added your phone number in past, you should be able to login with your phone numbers. You need to enter you already added a phone number in the Email or Phone field.

TIP: In Email field you can also use your username or your registered phone number.

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You can also visit the official login help page f0r more information. If that didn’t help, click the ‘Forgotten account’ link and follow the instructions as prompted.

Sometimes if your browser is opening facebook sign in page again, you might want to clear browsers cache and cookies.

Facebook’s Login Page is not opening

At your end, if Facebook login page is not loading which means either your internet connection is slow, or there is a mess with your cookies settings. Make sure you turned on the cookies in your browser settings. If you are using Google Chrome, you must update it to the latest version.

This is another one of the most common problems in which Facebook login page failed to load. In this case, there should be a problem with your cookies. If you are facing this problem, then do take reference of Facebook help section.

Another thing if your login page is not loading and you see a message saying something went wrong, in that case, you need to check other social media, because Facebook sometimes goes down for the maintenance but that happens rarely. You can also search these terms in google to check if Facebook is down ‘Facebook problems today, or Facebook issues today because top news websites cover such news instantly.

Facebook Phishing:

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If you clicked a link someone sent and that page seemed similar to facebook’s login page, and unfortunately you entered your login credentials, your account might be hacked. Someone also changed your primary email as well as password. At that case, you might need to recover your account. Click here to start the process.

Even if you believe if you facebook account, is not hacked, here are some tips you should consider these tips to avoid further hack attempts.

  • Never follow a link someone sent you and asked you to sign in with your Facebook details.
  • Don’t circulate your login credentials. Even if you can trust the second person, you can’t trust the third person.
  • Change you facebook account password in a month or two and try to make it complete by adding special characters and space. Example Facebook password: ‘MyPa55word#isnotsimple’.
  • If you are on various social media platform, you might want to use different passwords and to remember that you can use password tools such as LastPass.

Just like that if you are creating a new account you might face some facebook sign up problems, that time you might need to check for the error text. Sometimes it is because the name you entered is not allowed by Facebook, and if your email is already used in another account, you can’t use the same email to sign up.

Conclusion.

This guide has been published to solve all your queries about How to solve facebook login problems and we hope it will solve all the basis Facebook login problems. If they don’t work there is a something more serious situation with your account.

But in most cases when you try to recover your account, you might need government documentation for your identity proof. In some cases, you won’t be able to get back your account if you were using a false name or you didn’t follow the Facebook terms and conditions.

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How to Repair Ubuntu If it Won’t Boot?

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If you are familiar with both Windows and Ubuntu, you’ll notice that Ubuntu does not have any Safe Mode or Auto repair tools, as Windows has.

Ubuntu’s latest version 16.04 requires at least 2 GHz dual-core processor, 2GB ram, and 25 GB space in HDD. However, even if you are using an older version such as 14.04 workarounds described in this guide will work similarly to the latest version of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu does provide a Recovery menu as well as reinstall option using that you can fix a Ubuntu installation without getting affected your programs and files. This guide is dedicated on How to repair Ubuntu if it won’t boot and you’ll find ways to give life to your existing Ubuntu installation.

NOTE: If you notice that your PC is not booting anything, or you are not able to boot up via a USB and Live CD, you need to check the configuration of your Pc’s boot order. However, if this does not help you might like it, but you probably need a hardware update.

How to Repair GRUB2 When Ubuntu won’t Boot

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and other Linux distribution make use of the GRUB2 boot loader, which means if there is a problem with your GRUB2 boot loader, maybe that is why you are not able to boot Ubuntu. However, it can be solved by repairing the GRUB2 boot loader. Follow the steps and you’ll learn How to repair Ubuntu if it won’t boot by fixing the GRUB boot loader.

To check if you have access to GURB2 boot loader, start your computer while holding the SHIFT button. It should open a menu which contains the list of installed Operating systems. If you see the menu, means you just accessed the Grub boot loader.

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Another side of the coin, if you did not see a menu with boot options. Possibilities are that your GRUB boot loader is not functioning and preventing Ubuntu from boot. GRUB boot loader can be overwritten if you install Windows OS after Ubuntu Installation. Installing windows make it is own boot loader to the boot sector, so unless you fix GRUB boot loader, you will not be able to boot into Ubuntu.

If you worried that if you repair the GRUB boot loader maybe it will prevent Windows to boot and make only Ubuntu boot. GRUB can also be used to set a Dual-boot environment on your PC. basically, you should install any Linux distribution after installing Windows, it will result a dual-boot setup through GRUB.

However, of course, something goes wrong with your GRUB boot loader, and here is how to fix it. How to Repair GRUB2 When Ubuntu will not Boot:

To repair the GRUB, you need a Ubuntu Installation USB or Disc. Because you need to boot into the Linux system in order to repair GRUB. In this section, we could help you reinstalling GRUB2 boot loader on Ubuntu. You can use either the graphical installer or simple terminal commands. But for that, you may need to download a Linux distribution and burn into a USB or disc, but read next to find a simple method.

To make this easier, you can just use this dedicated Boot repair disc and your Pc will be booted directly to the graphical boot repair tool.

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Once this tool did repair the GRUB Bootloader, you can restart your computer and this time Ubuntu should load fine. (The GRUB2 is hidden, you need to press and hold SHIFT button during the boot process.)

If this did not help in your case, you might be a more serious problem. In such case you need to repair Ubuntu installation using the GRUB.

How to Repair Ubuntu If It Won’t Boot

Once you see the GRUB boot menu, you’ll find options to repair your system. You need to choose the ‘Advanced options for Ubuntu’ option with the help of arrow keys and press enter. A submenu will be open, on that choose ‘Ubuntu .. (recovery mode) and press enter.

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The GRUB should boot your Ubuntu system in recovery mode menu, and your files will also load in a read-only mode. You’ll see a bunch of different options, here are the details of the options.

Select an option and press enter.

Clean: This command will try to free up space on your file system. This is only helpful if your storage is full and because of that Ubuntu is not booting.

dpkg: It is helpful, and it does repair broken software-packages.

failsafeX: Corrects any problem due to a graphics driver or graphical server configuration.

fsck: It will scan the filesystem and fix any errors.

grub: Ths will update the GRUB bootloader. This will not help if you can access the grub boot loader.

Network: Turns on networking, because it is disabled in the recovery mode.

root: Starts the root shell prompt and from here you can give commands and can fix problems with your Ubuntu installation. Us this if you know how to use it and what you are doing. Because it is advanced and why to fix the problem on your own.

Reinstall Ubuntu While Keeping Files and Programs.

If there is still a problem booting your Ubuntu installation you are left with one last option. You are still able to boot up Ubuntu with a USB or Live CD. Boot up using the installation media, the Ubuntu setup should be able to fund the existing installation and offer a ‘reinstall Ubuntu’ option.

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Choose the option, and a reinstall will be performed. It will keep your files and personal settings. It can also keep software packages and your other personal data. The reinstall feature will vanish the system related settings and will make the default. So that should correct all the gimmicks and errors by any system setting configuration.

If you select that option and go through the process to reinstall Ubuntu, the GRUB2 will also be reinstalled; it’ll fix any configuration error. This method will fix your Ubuntu if didn’t boot. Because theoretically you did installed the Ubuntu like you installed the Ubuntu first time.

However, if you are still not able to boot Ubuntu, I think there is a problem with your PC’s hardware or maybe with hard disk drive.
Use Another Ubuntu version.

Alternative by any mean you may always want to use the latest version of Ubuntu, which is 16.04 right now. It is also advisable that according to your Computer requirement you may need a lower version, you can find all the Ubuntu LTS versions here (where LTS stands for long-term support).

Final words.

Unlike Windows, Ubuntu comes preloaded with such VLC, GIMP and other apps.  So moving from Windows to Ubuntu should be very hard. If you have any query concerns in How to repair Ubuntu if it doesn’t boot, the comment section is just a scroll away.

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