1. StanMathers's Avatar
    So recently my nexus 5 fell pretty hard everything is fully functional but it keeps restarting when I put the phone to sleep like it won't restart when I'm using it , when I press the sleep button , after 10 seconds or so it restarts.
    I do think it's a hardware problem but if the phone doesn't restart while using , I think it could be fixed by changing the sleep status somehow .
    I don't know that's what I think could work
    But I really need help.
    Thanks in advance.
    08-13-2014 05:52 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Does it restart when the screen times out on its own, or only when you press the Power button? If it's only when you press the button, I would guess that the drop damaged the button's connection or circuitry. You might consider bringing it to a repair shops and see if they can fix it.
    08-13-2014 06:02 PM
  3. StanMathers's Avatar
    It does on both.

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    08-13-2014 06:39 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    This probably won't do much, but try booting into Recovery Mode and wiping the cache partition. This process can take up to 10 minutes on a Nexus 5, so be patient: http://forums.androidcentral.com/nex...-recovery.html
    08-13-2014 07:16 PM
  5. StanMathers's Avatar
    Thanks man but no luck for me , its strange it only reboots when put to sleep.

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    08-13-2014 09:46 PM
  6. StanMathers's Avatar
    Do you guys think flashing an other ROM could work ?

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    08-14-2014 07:23 AM
  7. belodion's Avatar
    I think you're clutching at straws here. It sounds like hardware to me I'm afraid.😕 But would be glad to be proved wrong.

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    08-14-2014 10:25 AM
  8. Rukbat's Avatar
    You can't "break" the ROM by dropping the phone. If anything is broken it's hardware.
    08-14-2014 01:26 PM

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