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    Default Phantom BACK key presses

    Hello all, I looked around to see if anybody had this problem but it seems the normal problems involve the MENU key and not the back key.

    basically, my Verizon galaxy S3 is bugging out hard, with the back key "pressing itself" and backing me out of any app I'm on; including any dialing, or messaging, email and such.
    It happened I think with an update that happened Thursday night; I see no water damage, have not dropped my phone and even after a factory reset it keeps doing it.
    I've run a few anti virus apps, and nothing.

    If it helps, I do have a message at boot up that says "unfortunately, vwzasservice has stopped" whatever that means

    anybody have any ideas?

    thanks in advance
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    Have you talked to any tech from Verizon about this?

    If you already factory reset the phone and it didn't help I'm not sure what could be happening.

    Let me try to get someone else here to help you.
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    Default Re: Phantom BACK key presses

    I would try a cache clear in recovery: [Guide] Rebooting into Recovery Mode for the Galaxy S2, S3, and Tab2.

    The reset should have done that, but it is worth a try.

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    tried the cache clear Golfdriver97, but strangely enough it came up an error with the animation for the android laying down. only took about half a second... is this normal?
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    Default Re: Phantom BACK key presses

    Quote Originally Posted by ISD0720 View Post
    tried the cache clear Golfdriver97, but strangely enough it came up an error with the animation for the android laying down. only took about half a second... is this normal?
    No. I don't think I have heard of that before. Have you tried a reset?

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