1. Zachary Greer's Avatar
    I've had my S4 for about 3 days now and my screen wont turn off when i get a notification of any kind. it's not really a problem when im awake as i can respond to it, but when im asleep and i dont plug my phone into the charger it drains battery life. i've tried everything i can think of to fix it but noting has worked yet any help on the subject would be greatly appreciated.
    04-30-2013 08:23 PM
  2. mpdofficer514's Avatar
    I havent had this problem with mine, and this is probably a silly question... but, have you tried a hard reset?

    Sent From My Galaxy S4 Using Android Central App
    04-30-2013 08:29 PM
  3. Zachary Greer's Avatar
    no that is the one thing i havnt tried i didnt think it would help i just did it so I'll see what happens
    04-30-2013 08:31 PM
  4. Zachary Greer's Avatar
    it seems to have worked thank you
    04-30-2013 08:33 PM
  5. Tampaphotogal's Avatar
    how do you do a hard reset? my battery life is awful and it never goes into standby mode.
    04-30-2013 10:07 PM
  6. mpdofficer514's Avatar
    No problem! Glad its fixed. Hard reset should be one of the first things you try when troubleshooting bc its very quick & easy and fixes alot of things.

    All you have to do is remove the battery for about 30 seconds and put it back in, then power the phone on.

    Sent From My Galaxy S4 Using Android Central App
    04-30-2013 10:31 PM

Similar Threads

  1. Problem with screen not turning on or turning off too fast
    By dpham00 in forum Verizon HTC Rezound
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-16-2012, 01:48 AM
  2. Problem with power button and screen not turning off...
    By Bronto in forum T-Mobile HTC Sensation
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-19-2011, 12:53 PM
  3. screen does not turn off automatically
    By nemirn in forum Virgin Mobile Optimus V
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-15-2011, 09:07 PM
  4. music player to not turn off screen?
    By EvilMonkey in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-07-2010, 07:27 PM
  5. Screen not turning off
    By bojowaggie in forum Motorola Droid
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-09-2010, 06:37 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD