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    Default Galaxy S2 turns off randomly - won't turn on

    My Galaxy S2 (Android 4.1.2, phone not rooted) has started turning itself off, even when plugged in and fully charged. To restart the phone I first have to remove and reinsert the battery.

    This has happened to me with several batteries, one aftermarket and one new supposedly OEM (with hologram "ORIGINAL" sticker and s/n).

    Is this a known issue? Virus?

    All help much appreciated.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S2 turns off randomly - won't turn on

    Welcome to Android Central! Check the battery contacts in the phone, and make sure they're clean. Also worth a system cache partition wipe, in case there's some bad leftover system data that's messing things up. You won't lose any personal data or settings: [Guide] Rebooting into Recovery Mode for the Galaxy S2, S3, and Tab2.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S2 turns off randomly - won't turn on

    Try taking the battery out and spin it on a flat surface. If it spins freely, the battery is bad and needs to be replaced.

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