1. Bad_Robot's Avatar
    Completely unresponsive. Anyone else? Resetting now.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    03-08-2016 07:50 PM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    Did a force restart fix it?
    03-10-2016 04:33 PM
  3. elly58's Avatar
    I had the same issue. Power/lock button was not responding. A force restart (power + volume down together until the screen responds) appears to have fixed it.
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    03-14-2016 04:24 PM
  4. azkevman's Avatar
    Had this happen as well, there was another thread about it this past weekend. I did a force restart and went into safe mode, then regular mode and it fixed it for me. Though I did also experience a corrupted SD card shortly after, not sure if it was related or not. Had to remove sd, reformat and all seems well now.
    03-14-2016 05:04 PM
  5. Rbtpartsman's Avatar
    My power button stopped working this morning as well. No matter how long I held it down it wouldn't give me the "Power down/Restart Menu". I saw on other forums they just said take it back to store and return it immediately. I only had the phone 2 days. I saw THIS forum and tried the power/volume down button solution, thinking how could that work if the power button isn't working ? I held it for 9 seconds before it restarted and all is like new now ! Thanks for the tip !
    04-08-2016 07:01 AM
  6. DarthCorvax's Avatar
    I've had the same thing happen. Force restart was working temporarily. Uninstalled a couple of recently installed apps and everything has gone back to normal.
    04-11-2016 09:27 PM
  7. Sebassgarzon1234's Avatar
    Hello, I am having trouble turning on my LG Stylo. I took the battery out to see if I could turn it back on like I used to do it but now I cant even get it on please help.
    09-12-2016 05:05 PM
  8. Toolman971's Avatar
    Is there another solution to this problem? It doesn't work on my phone.
    12-18-2016 02:38 PM
  9. HanLikeAMF's Avatar
    Thus far this has worked for me as well. Thanks!
    01-05-2017 08:49 AM
  10. Jazzy2105's Avatar
    Same problem !
    01-30-2017 07:48 AM
  11. Jazzy2105's Avatar
    No offence Elly58... but what a stupid response to the question ! "My power button is not working or responding", so you type, "Press the power button (which isn't working :| ) and volume down for force restart...

    very unhelpful !
    01-30-2017 07:58 AM
  12. Aidan Day's Avatar
    I tried to do the reset and now my phone is dead black no buttons are working and the led indicator has a bright white light, do you know at all how to fix this???

    Update- I got my phone to turn on again but the power button still won't work... back to square one
    11-24-2017 10:52 PM
  13. Garfish's Avatar
    @ Jazzy, You're jumping the gun there, the power button not working could have numerous reasons. The button itself, the hardware it's attached to, firmware or software.

    If it's software that's impacting it's operation then other functions like "force reset" which is built into firmware, would still work, and would tell you straight away the button is actually functional, and that the problem is software related. As may restarting in safe mode if it works in safe mode.

    If it does not work it would indicate either a firmware issue, or an issue with the button itself or attached components. So attempting a reset isn't entirely stupid, it's just standard troubleshooting, never rule anything out until it's tested.
    12-05-2017 07:48 PM
  14. Addijenkins's Avatar
    Thank you guys for the advice, it really helped and i honestly didnt think it would have. I just held down the power and volume buttons for about 10 sec and it restarted and everything was cool.
    12-13-2017 09:11 PM
  15. Addijenkins's Avatar
    Well i mean it worked for me, idek hiw but i really benefitted from the advice.
    12-13-2017 09:13 PM
  16. LenovoUserDinesh's Avatar
    I had the same problem and force restart fixed it
    12-27-2017 01:40 PM
  17. lesliiiii's Avatar
    I don't have a samsung, but this wasnt working on my LG Stylo 3 and I just took the battery out for 15 seconds and it worked again.
    02-16-2018 06:58 AM

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