1. AC Question's Avatar
    So I tried to find out why, but I haven't found a relevant thread. So my phone (MTK6589), a little old now I know, works fine. I mean it worked until this morning when if I tried to connect it to mobile network it shuts down instantly after connecting.

    Had a custom ROM, so I reinstalled the stock ROM and kernel. It still does the same. It works fine if I go to airplane mode even if I turn the wifi on, but otherwise, when I start the mobile network and it finds a connection, it instantly shuts down.
    Has anyone encountered this? What can cause it? Why only when it finds a network connection. Can it be hardware related?
    05-22-2017 09:31 AM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    A bad SIM?
    05-22-2017 10:22 AM
  3. Adam Warlock's Avatar
    I tried with different SIM cards and it does the same. It's very weird because i can search for networks and stuff, but just when I connect, it shutsdown instantly.
    05-22-2017 02:40 PM
  4. belodion's Avatar
    Welcome as a new member.

    I suppose it could be the SIM reader at fault. It may also be a duff app....have you tried Safe Mode? Or it could, as you suggest, be failing hardware. Otherwise, colour me baffled.
    I'll pass this to others for suggestions.
    05-22-2017 03:49 PM
  5. pkcable's Avatar
    WiFi connection working?
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    05-22-2017 07:54 PM
  6. Adam Warlock's Avatar
    Tried safe mode, same

    As for WiFi, like stated initially, it works fine with it
    05-23-2017 10:02 AM
  7. pkcable's Avatar
    Could be a hardware issue? BUT as a last resort perhaps it's time for a factory reset?

    IRU MTK6589 - How to Hard Reset my phone - HardReset.info
    05-23-2017 10:33 AM

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