1. phstratton's Avatar
    This popped up on my buddy's non-rooted s3 after it crashed and started looping. Phone also pops up a message about being in factory mode at times. I tried a Google search but couldn't find anything. Thanks for the help guys!
    Weird box on homescreen-uploadfromtaptalk1349479297129.jpg

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    10-05-2012 06:21 PM
  2. Gator352's Avatar
    Tell him to do a factory resetto see if that clears up this problem. Otherwise, it might be time to take into Sprint for a new one.
    10-05-2012 06:23 PM
  3. Skunkape60's Avatar
    Tell him to do a factory resetto see if that clears up this problem. Otherwise, it might be time to take into Sprint for a new one.
    I agree. Something isn't right.
    10-05-2012 07:42 PM
  4. phstratton's Avatar
    We've reset it about 5 times. I was planning on trying to root to see if it'll fix it. If not I'm going to order a replacement.

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    10-06-2012 09:47 PM
  5. Gator352's Avatar
    I wouldn't even bother trying to root it. If a factory reset (5 times) didn't fix it, rooting will be futile. I'm going to say this is a hardware issue and it needs to be replaced.
    10-06-2012 10:12 PM
  6. ihbsbA's Avatar
    That stuff shows up when you mess with the development options, doesn't it?

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    10-13-2012 05:50 PM
  7. Gator352's Avatar
    That stuff shows up when you mess with the development options, doesn't it?

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    It might. But if he factory reset his device 5 times, that's 5 times it returned to stock and all the development options would be back to normal.
    10-14-2012 04:21 AM
  8. Skunkape60's Avatar
    That stuff shows up when you mess with the development options, doesn't it?

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    No.... I mess with the development settings all the time and I've never seen anything like that.
    10-14-2012 09:04 AM

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