1. Dmon89's Avatar
    Hey, my power button broke while I was playing music on youtube on my phone.

    It started off that when I would press the power button, the option menu for shutdown and restart would appear.

    Sometimes if I hold it down for a long amount of time the menu appears.

    Now It doesn't have any affect, and I have to resort to using the home button in order to light the screen up.

    another strange phenomenon is that when I pull the battery and put the battery back in, the phone turns itself on.

    I have always had a otterbox defender on the phone, so I dont see how I could have physically broke it.

    I'm wondering if it could be fixed without having to have my phone replaced, because I'm weary of replacement phones.
    10-27-2013 03:48 PM
  2. Dmon89's Avatar
    Bump for interest
    10-27-2013 04:45 PM
  3. Ratchet's Avatar
    Have had these guys do some work previously for me. Was very satisfied. They offer power button repair also.

    Samsung Devices - Samsung Phones - Samsung Galaxy S III -
    10-29-2013 06:55 AM
  4. GSDer's Avatar
    Sounds like the micro-switch is constantly depressed (resembles my mental state, but that's a different story)
    :banghead:

    If you pop the plastic Power button off you may be able to work around the issue by using an app [Button Savior (non root): http://market.android.com/details?id....swkey.nonroot for most of those 'turn screen off manually' needs, just having to use the Power micro-switch for rare power on situations.

    But at least you have a reputable source for repair.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
    10-29-2013 11:24 AM

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