1. LouieDeltorchio's Avatar
    Hey my name is Louie, this is my first post actually.

    Im on here because my Galaxy S3 began to act weird. It started as when I clicked the power button it would shut the screen off, as it should, but then about three seconds later the screen would turn back on. Its gotten worse, as now it will randomly shut the screen off when im using my phone (watching a video, texting, etc.) without me touching the power button. The option screen to shut your phone down also keeps popping up randomly. Lastly, when i want to turn the screen off, sometimes it won't when i click the power button. My feeling is that because all these have to do with the power button, im guessing something is messed up with the button. Ive done a reset which didn't help at all. My phone is not rooted or anything. Any advice helps. Thanks!
    02-04-2014 05:03 PM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Hey my name is Louie, this is my first post actually.

    Im on here because my Galaxy S3 began to act weird. It started as when I clicked the power button it would shut the screen off, as it should, but then about three seconds later the screen would turn back on. Its gotten worse, as now it will randomly shut the screen off when im using my phone (watching a video, texting, etc.) without me touching the power button. The option screen to shut your phone down also keeps popping up randomly. Lastly, when i want to turn the screen off, sometimes it won't when i click the power button. My feeling is that because all these have to do with the power button, im guessing something is messed up with the button. Ive done a reset which didn't help at all. My phone is not rooted or anything. Any advice helps. Thanks!
    Welcome to the forums.
    I would try a cache clear in recovery. Here is how: http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...2-s3-tab2.html
    02-04-2014 05:27 PM
  3. LouieDeltorchio's Avatar
    Unfortunately it didn't help any. Also, when i shut my phone off, it keeps doing very short vibrations, about one every three to four seconds.
    02-04-2014 05:43 PM
  4. LouieDeltorchio's Avatar
    It seems as though my power button is messed up. I tried booting it again and i had to do it a couple of times for it to recognize i was pressing the power button.
    02-04-2014 05:44 PM
  5. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    It may be a problem with the board inside the phone.

    From a Sprint Moto X using AC Forums app
    02-04-2014 06:58 PM
  6. LouieDeltorchio's Avatar
    Looks like I'll be contacting insurance haha. Thanks for the help
    02-04-2014 08:54 PM
  7. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Looks like I'll be contacting insurance haha. Thanks for the help
    Hope it all goes well.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    02-04-2014 09:43 PM
  8. GSDer's Avatar
    http://mobiletechvideos.mybigcommerc...button-repair/

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk Pro
    02-05-2014 01:29 PM

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