Results 1 to 12 of 12
Like Tree5Likes
  • 5 Post By SiriusXM
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    After dropping my GN2 in the water the S Pen is not acting correctly. When I hover the S Pen over the screen instead of just showing the little blue circle that shows that it is in Air View the S Pen can swipe through homescreens and navigate the OS while hovering over the screen which I know is not normal. I am not talking about the Air View features, I am talking about the S Pen being able to select apps and draw as well ad manipulating the display without even touching the screen. Any help?
    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Android Central Forums
  2. #2  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    Try taking the back off and letting it soak in rice for a few days? As you said it went in water... Malfunctions are kinda expected.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
  3. #3  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    I would go to a cell phone store and try their s pen on display. It may just be a pen problem and not a phone issue. My s pen acted just like that out of the box. They tried telling me it was a software issue but the floor model s pen worked perfectly on my phone. I tried to simply get a new pen but they insisted on giving me a whole new phone instead. It sounds like a pen problem to me.
  4. Thread Author  Thread Author    #4  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    I haven't let it dry in rice yet but I have let it dry. To be honest I think that it's sort of cool that I can now operate the phone without touching the screen.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Android Central Forums
  5. #5  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    Your headline is like saying my girlfriend is acting up after I slapped her. Or my boss is acting up after I cursed him out lol. Dude what do you expect though? You dropped your phone in water! Be glad that you can still turn it on.

    Galaxy Note 2 - Tapatalk HD 2 - Best Buy - SiriusXM Radio
  6. #6  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    Quote Originally Posted by SiriusXM View Post
    Your headline is like saying my girlfriend is acting up after I slapped her. Or my boss is acting up after I cursed him out lol. Dude what do you expect though? You dropped your phone in water! Be glad that you can still turn it on.

    Galaxy Note 2 - Tapatalk HD 2 - Best Buy - SiriusXM Radio
    exactly... sorry to hear about your issue though
  7. Thread Author  Thread Author    #7  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    Guess what? After a day of it acting up the S Pen now works without a hitch! Weird, right?

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Android Central Forums
  8. #8  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    This is common with S-pen. Was very common with GNote 1 but usually solved by banging the s'pen hard on the desk. My SPen on my GN2 acted up like this 2 days after got it likewise they would not replace the pen without replacing the phone so I bought new one.
  9. #9  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    When and if this happens again, if your screen is working fine and you can still use your phone, try recalibrating the S-Pen... I know it's somewhere in the settings. When getting the pen wet or banging it on the desk as someone else said, you probably messed up either the sensors in the screen or the inductive stuff within your pen. This can cause the phone to 'think' you're pressing against the screen even though you're not. Re-Calibrating the S-Pen should do the trick and bring things back to normal.
  10. #10  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    Quote Originally Posted by nameless- View Post
    exactly... sorry to hear about your issue though
    Lol they weren't real issues. I just gave an example. No truth behind those statements at all lol. Thanks though!

    Galaxy Note 2 - Tapatalk HD 2 - Best Buy - SiriusXM Radio
  11. #11  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    Quote Originally Posted by SiriusXM View Post
    Lol they weren't real issues. I just gave an example. No truth behind those statements at all lol. Thanks though!

    Galaxy Note 2 - Tapatalk HD 2 - Best Buy - SiriusXM Radio
    He was quoting you to make a point to the original poster.
    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Note II using Tapatalk 2.
  12. #12  

    Default Re: My S Pen is acting up after I dropped My GN2 in water.

    I dropped my S Pen in the water. I won't say which water. But it has the same malfunction that you are explaining. I'll give it a couple days and see if whatever got wet dries out. Thanks.

Similar Threads

  1. Jelly Bean was great for a week now MAPS is acting up?
    By DILIG3NT in forum Sprint Galaxy S3
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 11-06-2012, 06:46 PM
  2. GPS is acting up
    By defcon999 in forum Verizon HTC Thunderbolt
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 07-03-2012, 02:41 PM
  3. Phone is acting weird after a download.
    By mika24 in forum Boost Mobile Prevail
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-03-2012, 09:01 AM
  4. Clock is acting up
    By Kahroo in forum Virgin Mobile Optimus V
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-06-2011, 11:48 AM
  5. my epic is acting up please help me
    By jordan23945bulls in forum Sprint Epic 4G
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 12-12-2010, 12:02 PM

Posting Permissions

B