Some have reported that after using the OnePlus 3 for a decent amount of time, there could be a chance that you can break the OnePlus 3 power button. Of course, then it becomes much harder to turn it on or off when the power button is broken, assuming you don’t want to waste the battery power. So you may be asking yourself a perfectly understandable question: how do you turn ON and OFF the OnePlus 3 without the power button working?
If you’ve broken or damaged the power button on your smartphone, don’t worry, you’re in good company. Just follow the step-by-step instructions below to learn how to turn your OnePlus 3 OFF and ON without a working power button. In either case, it’s actually a pretty simple process, though you will need access to a computer with a USB drive (and for Mac users with newer Macs, you’ll need a USB-C to USB adapter).
How to turn ON OnePlus 3 without using the power button: