1. sannitig's Avatar
    My phone started acting up and shutting down but now it will not turn back on.

    This all started happening when I started using my wife's battery. A week after she got her phone it was water damaged (submerged) and we just stuck it in a drawer. My battery has been crap lately and I remembered "oh ya, her battery is basically brand new!!" Popped into my phone and all was good for about a week.

    Battery lasted very long but the phone started to shut off and would not turn back on unless I removed the battery, even then I would sometimes have to pull the SD card to get it up again.

    Now it just won't turn on. I pulled everything out and place only the battery back (either mine or my wife's, doesn't matter) and all I get is a vibration and a Samsung logo, then off. - Can't even do recovery mode, it will say recovery mode in top left, but still shuts off after 3 seconds anyways

    To be honest, when you put the battery back in you don't normally get a vibration and an "automatic turn on", but now I seems to be getting this, very weird... is my phone is broken??
    01-26-2015 08:41 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! The battery is likely water damaged. Damage doesn't always show up right away. Use a new battery.
    01-26-2015 04:30 PM
  3. sannitig's Avatar
    I've tried three different batteries and doesn't seem to make a difference.

    This is very odd, I'm hoping someone can help me solve this.
    01-29-2015 01:51 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Do the battery contacts on your phone look clean? Make sure no corrosion has occurred, perhaps related to the battery's water damage.
    01-29-2015 04:13 PM
  5. sannitig's Avatar
    There's no corrosion from what I can see.
    01-29-2015 06:44 PM
  6. sannitig's Avatar
    Any way I can save the phone?
    01-30-2015 07:09 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Sorry, I can't answer that. You may have to bring it to a repair specialist to try to diagnose the problem.
    01-30-2015 08:05 PM

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