1. the1m.polo's Avatar
    Ok... Stock..uprooted, rooted, doesn't matter.... My phone does this sometimes... I take a picture and the phone cuts off and I have to pull the battery to get it back on.... I'm currently rooted running paranoid Android... But it did it while stock and while running another rom..... Any clues???? Help me out.. Please

    Sent from my GS3....
    11-04-2012 02:21 PM
  2. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    Hmmm...are u using a lot of memory in the background? (Background apps)
    You may have to do a factory reset, I wouldnt be surprised if something happened while you were rooting, or the Rom u are using is buggy
    Did this happen when you first got the phone?
    11-04-2012 03:14 PM
  3. Almeuit's Avatar
    Hmmm...are u using a lot of memory in the background? (Background apps)
    You may have to do a factory reset, I wouldnt be surprised if something happened while you were rooting, or the Rom u are using is buggy
    Did this happen when you first got the phone?
    This was my idea. Are you leaving alot of stuff running? If you hit max RAM usage is could see the phone just cutting off.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums
    11-04-2012 03:25 PM
  4. Soundtrack to Chaos's Avatar
    My phone shut off while using a strobe light for 3 seconds on cm10 and it rebooted itself...

    From my amazing samsung galaxy s3 running cyanogen mod 10 and android version 4.1.2

    Designed for humans and not for isheep
    11-04-2012 03:32 PM
  5. funkylogik's Avatar
    yay ma phones never crashed yet......
    .....am i really considering cm10

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    11-04-2012 03:39 PM
  6. MangoPowah's Avatar
    My phone shut off while using a strobe light for 3 seconds on cm10 and it rebooted itself...

    From my amazing samsung galaxy s3 running cyanogen mod 10 and android version 4.1.2

    Designed for humans and not for isheep
    I love your sig, sir!

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Android Central Forums
    11-04-2012 03:42 PM
  7. funkylogik's Avatar
    luvin it too but b better if it just said sheep though.
    i know isheep is a bit frowned on here

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    11-04-2012 04:13 PM
  8. the1m.polo's Avatar
    Hmmm...are u using a lot of memory in the background? (Background apps)
    You may have to do a factory reset, I wouldnt be surprised if something happened while you were rooting, or the Rom u are using is buggy
    Did this happen when you first got the phone?
    It's probably the background apps running... Because it did it before I rooted my phone and then every now and then it does it still

    Sent from my GS3....
    11-04-2012 05:58 PM
  9. GSDer's Avatar
    If you do a search in the forums you'll get some hits for similar problems - one guy only had problems when using the flash while taking pictures; another guy had problems without the flash. I think they were both unrooted, and we never determined what was causing the problem.
    I'd suggest returning to stock (unrooted) and see what happens after all of the factory reset/clear Dalvik cache stuff. Then start narrowing the circumstances down.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 2
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    11-05-2012 01:01 AM
  10. thatmetaldude's Avatar
    Have you been putting apks on?
    Cause that could be a possibility.

    GS3 Cyanogenmod 10
    11-05-2012 01:09 AM
  11. the1m.polo's Avatar
    Have you been putting apks on?
    Cause that could be a possibility.

    GS3 Cyanogenmod 10
    You... Know.. Idk.. Can't remember if installed anything myself
    Just some fonts.. But once JB releases on Vzw I'll return to stock and use my warranty to get a new handset... Seeing that there is no real fix from what I've found... It looks to be a defective unit

    Sent from my GS3....
    11-05-2012 10:01 AM
  12. the1m.polo's Avatar
    I read it may be an issue with non oem batteries... Which I do use.. Wow!.... Never had this issue from a non factory battery

    Sent from my GS3....
    11-05-2012 10:34 AM
  13. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    I read it may be an issue with non oem batteries... Which I do use.. Wow!.... Never had this issue from a non factory battery

    Sent from my GS3....
    Which battery are u using now?
    I am using the Hyperion 4200mah Battery with no issues and its not OEM
    11-05-2012 03:10 PM
  14. the1m.polo's Avatar
    Which battery are u using now?
    I am using the Hyperion 4200mah Battery with no issues and its not OEM
    Some knock off Samsung look alike batteries.... Sad part is I've lost my oem battery while out of town ... Smh.

    Sent from my GS3....
    11-06-2012 10:41 AM
  15. jeri0213's Avatar
    You know I came on here looking for answers to why my phone was doing this also! Mine has been doing it now for about 2 weeks when the battery gets really low and I have the factory battery and just recently factory reset my phone for the issue and today upgraded to the jellybean os. I have found that if I turn off the power saving mode it seems to stop.
    03-02-2013 06:38 PM
  16. Cheezomlet's Avatar
    I'm having the same exact issue. Seems to be the non OEM batteries, even though the ones I bought say Samsung. if I am at 60% or lower SOMETIMES when I take a photo my phone will lock up (black screen) and I have to pull the battery. but mostly at 30% or below.
    09-06-2015 07:42 AM

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