1. budgy's Avatar
    Just curious: Despite tons of software bugs when I first used my Galaxy S3 4 months ago, my phone has been working flawlessly until today. I was texting my ex-girlfriend and all of a sudden my phone turned off abruptly. I tried to turn it back on but it wouldn't work. I spent 20 minutes ripping the Otterbox off and removed the battery; after 1 minute, I put the battery back on. The phone now works. Why did this fix the problem? Is this a sign of future problems?
    08-07-2014 05:08 PM
  2. NoNexus's Avatar
    it is a soft reset. Even when you power things down. Even on a restart there still is power going through the RAM and cache and stuff like that and it causes faults. It is no different than getting a BOD on windows (hopefully less often though)

    I would not look at this as a sign of things to come or that something is wrong. The bits just got tangled up
    08-07-2014 05:12 PM
  3. budgy's Avatar
    it is a soft reset. Even when you power things down. Even on a restart there still is power going through the RAM and cache and stuff like that and it causes faults. It is no different than getting a BOD on windows (hopefully less often though)

    I would not look at this as a sign of things to come or that something is wrong. The bits just got tangled up
    Now I understand! Thanks for the reply. When I build my cyborg humanoid in the future, I hope these kinds of problems won't happen.
    08-07-2014 05:23 PM
  4. NoNexus's Avatar
    Now I understand! Thanks for the reply. When I build my cyborg humanoid in the future, I hope these kinds of problems won't happen.
    I had BETTER get a beta invite...

    Good luck!
    budgy likes this.
    08-07-2014 05:28 PM
  5. GSDer's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums!
    I was texting my ex-girlfriend and all of a sudden my phone turned off abruptly.
    Your phone was trying to prevent you from making any further relationship errors with your ex.

    Seriously though, what was the battery level like when the phone turned off? When you finally got it to turn back on, was the battery level still about the same?

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk
    budgy likes this.
    08-09-2014 10:51 AM
  6. budgy's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums!Your phone was trying to prevent you from making any further relationship errors with your ex.

    Seriously though, what was the battery level like when the phone turned off? When you finally got it to turn back on, was the battery level still about the same?

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk
    I only dated her because she's good looking; she's dumb as a bag of rocks.

    The battery level was at 78% when it turned off. When I turned it back on, it was still at 78%. The battery life is still excellent because I deactivated the bloat-ware running when the phone is on.
    08-11-2014 06:16 PM

Similar Threads

  1. Account Sync Problem
    By BlueAlchemy17 in forum HTC One M8
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-08-2014, 02:16 PM
  2. Replacement Batteries for Samsung Galaxy S4
    By bsettoon in forum Samsung Galaxy S4
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-08-2014, 07:14 AM
  3. Exception #153 Amazon Music download problem
    By AC Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-07-2014, 01:58 PM
  4. Problems with chrome Problem with chrome
    By oap81 in forum HTC One M8
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-07-2014, 01:55 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD