1. AC Question's Avatar
    I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. Every now and then I will lose the use of my ASTERIK KEY for no apparent reason. When I try to use it all that happens is I get a space. What causes this and how can I fix it because I can't seem to get it to function?
    05-25-2016 12:27 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Are you using the stock Samsung Keyboard app, or a 3rd party app? Does this happen with other keyboards, like Google Keyboard or SwiftKey?
    05-25-2016 03:37 PM
  3. POLOJACKD64's Avatar
    I am assuming it is the stock keyboard for the S3. It will do everything but make an asterik. When you use the asterik it just makes a space. I must have hit/done something because it had worked fine before but this has happened once before but I have no idea what made it work properly again.
    05-25-2016 05:03 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Go to the App Manager, select Samsung Keyboard, and Clear Cache. Now see if it still happens. I would also still recommend installing a 3rd party keyboard as well to see if it happens there.
    05-25-2016 07:14 PM
  5. POLOJACKD64's Avatar
    Cleared the cache but no luck. What is the best keyboard app available for a S3?
    05-25-2016 07:17 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Give Google Keyboard a try. The latest version includes some significant improvements, like one-handed mode.
    05-25-2016 08:40 PM

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