Steam Deck users are lately encountering a problem where they are getting stuck on its logo during boot-up. This is creating an immense level of chaos among gamers. Even though Steam Deck is a great device, just like other electronic items, it is also not flawless. Therefore, problems with the Deck arise from time to time and it becomes important to fix them as soon as possible. Here, we will be discussing some very simple steps to get your Deck out of the logo screen so that you can continue playing your favorite game on this device.
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1) Perform a force restart:
The first thing you need to do is perform a force restart on your Deck. You can do this by pressing the power button of Deck for 10 seconds until the restart process begins.
2) Enter the Battery storage mode:
The second thing that you need to do is move to the Battery storage mode. You can do this by shutting the handheld down. After that, you will have to enter the BIOS mode by pressing the power button and the Volume up button for a couple of seconds until a beep is heard. Now, you will have to go to Setup Utility and under it, select the “Power” section. Once you are inside the “Power” option, you will have to select the “Battery Storage Mode” and press the enter button. Now, after plugging in the charger, you will have to wait for the Deck to get powered up and then start it.
3) Boot into the “ship mode”:
Booting into the ship mode will help you to reset your Steam Deck exactly like when you booted it for the very first time. All you have to do is plug in the charger and shut it down. Now, press the “+” button and the “…” button for about ten seconds. After this, unplug the Deck from the charger. Now, you will notice that the LED of the power light will blink a couple of times. After this, you will have to plug in the charger and your Deck will automatically boot itself.
4) Boot to a previous version:
Enter the BIOS mode by turning off Steam Deck and pressing the volume up and power button together. Now, go to Steam OS and press right on the d-pad. Here, you will see two boot options: Current and Previous. Just choose the previous option and wait for the boot to complete.
By following these steps, you will be able to get past the logo screen issue on your Steam Deck. On this note, do not forget to visit Androidgram for the latest updates in the world of tech and gaming.