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Old June 22nd, 2011, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I luv my 3d..it has a lot of improvements over my evo which was great.the one problem I ve noticed is my power button is very sensitive...anyone else have this issue..also does anyone know how to get the downloaded 3d movie to play...I got a otter box case for it and it works very good...thanks

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I luv my 3d..it has a lot of improvements over my evo which was great.the one problem I ve noticed is my power button is very sensitive...anyone else have this issue..
Brand new here. I am also having the power button issue. Seems to relate to the way the cover attaches and interfaces with the power switch. Big problem because the phone seems to bring up the power menu routinely when I brush against the power button. Also turns the phone on seemingly randomly.
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Brand new here. I am also having the power button issue. Seems to relate to the way the cover attaches and interfaces with the power switch. Big problem because the phone seems to bring up the power menu routinely when I brush against the power button. Also turns the phone on seemingly randomly.
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I am having this issue as well. I am getting used to it though. I will also say that if you use cases, it will likely be shielded with a hard case or be just right with a silicon case....sense those usually make it harder to activate the power button. I am not minimizing this issue. I am just saying that it may not be one after all....
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My power button works sometimes.....and not others. It took about 15 attempts at pushing the button to get the screen to turn on today. I know that the actual button you touch with your finger is part of the back and that the external button is just something that hits the real power button inside. I took the back off and the "real" power button on the actual phone works perfectly when repeatedly pressed with the tip of a pen. So.... the problem must be the outer button that is part of the backing / battery cover. Anyone else having this problem? My sprint guy says he will order me another phone but Im wondering if there is an easy fix without going through all the hassle of returning it. Thanks!
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Nope, but I have been using the Otterbox defender since I got the phone.
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My power button works sometimes.....and not others. It took about 15 attempts at pushing the button to get the screen to turn on today. I know that the actual button you touch with your finger is part of the back and that the external button is just something that hits the real power button inside. I took the back off and the "real" power button on the actual phone works perfectly when repeatedly pressed with the tip of a pen. So.... the problem must be the outer button that is part of the backing / battery cover. Anyone else having this problem? My sprint guy says he will order me another phone but Im wondering if there is an easy fix without going through all the hassle of returning it. Thanks!
Unless you can see something odd with the button on the case itself - maybe some grain or grit got into it? I've got no good ideas for you.

However - your store rep may be ok with just swapping out the back cover and seeing if that solves it for you.
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I am having the same EXACT problem ... sometimes it works fine .. sometimes. . 10-15 times and nothing .. or it goes to the turn off mode which is from holding the button ..

its driving me crazy..

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WOW! I kinda wish I was having this issue.. I am constantly turning my screen off at pivotal times (ie: during a heated game of Angry Birds)
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I had that problem!

For a while I thought it was just a touch sensitive button. It wouldn't go down at all when I pressed it...DO NOT FORCE IT! I almost broke mine by pressing hard...I accidentally fixed it when i took the back cover off. When i put it back on I made sure I slid the phone in top first and took care to make sure the external and internal buttons fit flush. Keep doing it until it powers on easily.
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All the reviews pre-release said the power button was extremely easy to press. On my phone the power button is actually difficult to press. You have to fully depress the button until it "clicks". This makes me think they may have seen the reviews and adjusted something on the battery cover to compensate. Who knows?

I got an OtterBox Commuter and it's actually make it somewhat easier for me to lock and unlock my phone. The rubbery texture on the case makes me feel more comfortable about pressing down safely.

Either way it's not something I am even remotely upset about. I have just adjusted to it and it's really no big deal. Now if I couldn't turn the phone on or off, that would be a different story.

I wonder how the makers of extended batteries and battery cover manufacturers will handle the battery cover on the Evo 3D and the Sensation? It'll be interesting to see what they come up with.

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I had that problem!

For a while I thought it was just a touch sensitive button. It wouldn't go down at all when I pressed it...DO NOT FORCE IT! I almost broke mine by pressing hard...I accidentally fixed it when i took the back cover off. When i put it back on I made sure I slid the phone in top first and took care to make sure the external and internal buttons fit flush. Keep doing it until it powers on easily.
I just tried this. I reapplied my battery cover right to left taking special care with the top and now my power button is pressing much easier. Thanks man!
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All the reviews pre-release said the power button was extremely easy to press. On my phone the power button is actually difficult to press. You have to fully depress the button until it "clicks". This makes me think they may have seen the reviews and adjusted something on the battery cover to compensate. Who knows?

I got an OtterBox Commuter and it's actually make it somewhat easier for me to lock and unlock my phone. The rubbery texture on the case makes me feel more comfortable about pressing down safely.

Either way it's not something I am even remotely upset about. I have just adjusted to it and it's really no big deal. Now if I couldn't turn the phone on or off, that would be a different story.

I wonder how the makers of extended batteries and battery cover manufacturers will handle the battery cover on the Evo 3D and the Sensation? It'll be interesting to see what they come up with.

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I just tried this. I reapplied my battery cover right to left taking special care with the top and now my power button is pressing much easier. Thanks man!
No problem! I was getting pretty frustrated with mine but when it started working, it was a great feeling
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I dont have problem with the power button, but sometimes I do have probelms with the screen. Sometimes, just out of the sudden, only the bottom half of the screen works and the top half wont respond, so i have to reboot my phone for it to work again! =/
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I dont have problem with the power button, but sometimes I do have probelms with the screen. Sometimes, just out of the sudden, only the bottom half of the screen works and the top half wont respond, so i have to reboot my phone for it to work again! =/
I don't want to alarm you, but if my phone did that I would be at the Sprint Store as soon as possible getting a replacement. You might want to get them to check it and make sure you don't have a lemon.
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...And I thought I was the only one this happened to. I experienced this at least several times, but I had contributed it to accidentally getting it wet the following day that I got it. But from your testimony, it appears that mine wasn't an isolated incident. And like yourself, I would repeatedly press the button a number of times until I got power.

Fortunately, that, along with a non-working camera button, I was able to return it to the Sprint store I bought it from and got a brand new replacement free of charge that very same day. Although with your situation, I'm not sure why your Sprint dealer would have you wait so he can order it. If they're selling them to other customers, then that means they have an extra one to swap out for you. Maybe they're just being cheap about it. If I were you, I'd raise a stink about it and demand they give you a new phone on the spot. After all, Sprint is still making money off of you while you hang on to that inoperable phone during that waiting period.
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...And I thought I was the only one this happened to. I experienced this at least several times, but I had contributed it to accidentally getting it wet the following day that I got it. But from your testimony, it appears that mine wasn't an isolated incident. And like yourself, I would repeatedly press the button a number of times until I got power.

Fortunately, that, along with a non-working camera button, I was able to return it to the Sprint store I bought it from and got a brand new replacement free of charge that very same day. Although with your situation, I'm not sure why your Sprint dealer would have you wait so he can order it. If they're selling them to other customers, then that means they have an extra one to swap out for you. Maybe they're just being cheap about it. If I were you, I'd raise a stink about it and demand they give you a new phone on the spot. After all, Sprint is still making money off of you while you hang on to that inoperable phone during that waiting period.
I would bo what armageddonx said and go to Sprint. Those seem like major issues. Gotta do it before your 30 days are up! If nothing else they could do a hard reset or something to fix it.
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It's the poor case design. My wifes case button wouldn't match up with the internal power button when I first got it. I ended up putting her case on mine and mine on hers and it's been fine since.

Kinda weird but that is a temporary fix because I'm nervous about taking it off again lol.
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I had this problem, I ended up taking it to my sprint store. They told me it was a defective button, ended up getting something from them that said as such so I could take it to Radio Shack. Radio shack kept on trying to tell me all I had to do was tap it, that it was touch sensitive. I called bull and had to jump through hoops. My new one is 100% better, has a good feel when I press the button.
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Took mine to the sprint store and they swapped the back with another. Works perfectly now with no problem. Incidentally, they told me not to put the back cover on top first. They said the phone needs to sink down level into the back cover for proper button alignment.
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Took mine to the sprint store and they swapped the back with another. Works perfectly now with no problem. Incidentally, they told me not to put the back cover on top first. They said the phone needs to sink down level into the back cover for proper button alignment.
Yeah, see, I put mine on camera button side first and charging port side second and that made the power button press perfectly for me.
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Hey guys.. im new to this forum but i always have looked here for help with my phone.. i recently upgraded from the samsung moment to the HTC EVO3d and i LOVE it.... BUT i had my evo for alittle over a month and i was already having issues.. everyone i talked to said my voice sounded muffled. So i called sprint and was told " i had two towers out in my area" SO i didnt worry about my device and instead blamed it on the bad coverage.. well i brought my evo to a sprint store and i was told that indeed i had a bad mic and they ordered me a rufurb ( UGH ) so ive had this one for 5 days and no problems at all except... the power button just doesnt have the right feel to it.. and it doesnt respond everytime i press it.. it just doesnt have the same " perkiness" if that is the word lol that my first 3D had.. my question is.. will a sprint repair center fix the power button? or will they send for another refurb?? I dont want to rebuy apps for a third time!!!! lol any info would be greatly appreciated
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Hey guys.. im new to this forum but i always have looked here for help with my phone.. i recently upgraded from the samsung moment to the HTC EVO3d and i LOVE it.... BUT i had my evo for alittle over a month and i was already having issues.. everyone i talked to said my voice sounded muffled. So i called sprint and was told " i had two towers out in my area" SO i didnt worry about my device and instead blamed it on the bad coverage.. well i brought my evo to a sprint store and i was told that indeed i had a bad mic and they ordered me a rufurb ( UGH ) so ive had this one for 5 days and no problems at all except... the power button just doesnt have the right feel to it.. and it doesnt respond everytime i press it.. it just doesnt have the same " perkiness" if that is the word lol that my first 3D had.. my question is.. will a sprint repair center fix the power button? or will they send for another refurb?? I dont want to rebuy apps for a third time!!!! lol any info would be greatly appreciated
Welcome to the forum.
The power button has been a common source of different issues for a number of people since day 1 release.

This thread has some great tips, such as carefully re-seating the battery door starting at the top of of the phone. Or test the button responsiveness with the battery door removed. Maybe even adjust the button pad that is installed in the battery door. If that doesn't help, ask Sprint to test a different battery door on your phone, they can swap you one. And if all else fails they can repair it or get you a new phone.

And finally, you should not have to re-buy any Android applications. When you purchase them once, they should be saved to your gmail profile and you can re-download them again without re-purchasing them.
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Also check for any dirt/debris around the power connector.
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thanks for the response guys... well i took my phone to my local sprint store and not only did the guy there not really care about my problem he insisted that my power button felt fine and he " handles these phones everyday" well so do i, i bought one brand new last month and this refurbs power button definetly doesnt have the same feel..my luck it will completly go out in a month and ill be stuck with the 100$ deductable... or maybe thats what sprint wants. lol.. crappy customer service if you ask me... the least he could have done was swap the back cover... oh well..
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thanks for the response guys... well i took my phone to my local sprint store and not only did the guy there not really care about my problem he insisted that my power button felt fine and he " handles these phones everyday" well so do i, i bought one brand new last month and this refurbs power button definetly doesnt have the same feel..my luck it will completly go out in a month and ill be stuck with the 100$ deductable... or maybe thats what sprint wants. lol.. crappy customer service if you ask me... the least he could have done was swap the back cover... oh well..
That is always semi-frustrating when they act a little bit like you are crazy for having an opinion that they cannot empathize with.

I would take it to another Sprint repair store in your area if possible. If there is not another one near you and you have to go back to the same store again, try going at a different time of day or weekend and asking a different associate politely to test the power button on your phone. Then see if they can try out a different battery door on your phone just for fun. It may also help if you do a side by side comparison with the store display(s) to give another point of reference in your favor (assuming your phone's power button has a different feel that can be easily detected)
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That is always semi-frustrating when they act a little bit like you are crazy for having an opinion that they cannot empathize with.

I would take it to another Sprint repair store in your area if possible. If there is not another one near you and you have to go back to the same store again, try going at a different time of day or weekend and asking a different associate politely to test the power button on your phone. Then see if they can try out a different battery door on your phone just for fun. It may also help if you do a side by side comparison with the store display(s) to give another point of reference in your favor (assuming your phone's power button has a different feel that can be easily detected)
yeah that is definetly a good idea.. i have compared it to two freinds 3vos at work and while the button does work everytime i press it.. it just doesnt have the same feel.. maybe im just to picky lol.. just have high expectations for the phone and dont want to have any more issues
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.. maybe i'm just too picky lol.. [I] just have high expectations for the phone and don't want to have any more issues
You are in good company

It is ok to have opinions and I think you should not give up until you find a resolution that suits you.

Can you carefully swap a battery door with a friend that has an Evo 3D as a testing measure? Be careful not to get them mixed up when trading back.

If not, some people that use exterior protecting cases have liked their power button more after installing a case.

Ebay has some battery doors listed. BEWARE Ebay is a crapshoot. These two sellers seem pretty legit though (I'm not responsible for anyone's decision to purchase).
NEW OEM SPRINT BLACK HTC EVO 3D STANDARD BATTERY DOOR BACK COVER FREE SHIPPING | eBay
NEW OEM BATTERY DOOR BACK COVER FOR SPRINT HTC EVO 3D | eBay

Check in with Sprint again and give them a shot.
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I have a problem and i desperately need help with :/ soooo as some of u might have experienced the issue with the power button registering twice with one press.. well so did mine and i only recently found out it is a software related problem so when this started happening back then, i went crazy over it and removed the back cover and forcefully pushed the 'real' button down and pulled it up! more than once lol, and i guess in that process i managed to snap it and well now its broken but surprisingly it is still connected by a cord or something so it can still stay in place and work normally with the back cover on soooooo the problem is the store i got it from doesnt come with hardware warranty :S so if i were to ask them for a replacement and tell them it was like that when i got it, is there a chance i can get a replacement? If not, how much would it cost for the repairs, doesnt matter where you're from, just tell me the price so i can estomate how i have to pay for it help pleasee
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My EVO's down button is stuck. I opened the battery door to find out the small buttony thingy is shoved down and the Sprint repair man said its unfixable. I can replace the phone, but the EVO 3D is know to have tons of problems, and I might be stuck with a phone with more problems. I wanna know if there is an app/Mod that allows me to access the volume buttons onscreen fast, kind of like the Nexus' onscreen buttons. It is pissing me off and I looked it up already.
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what "tons of problems" is the EVO 3D known for?

ive had this one and only 3D since launch day last year and i have had zero issues with it. im not the only one either.

refurbs are another story. those CAN be hit or miss but a brand new or even gently used 3D has a solid build quality.

if its a physical issue, you will always have problems. hardware buttons will usually override software, so i would suggest getting a replacement device.
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rofl @ "tons of problems"
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what "tons of problems" is the EVO 3D known for?

ive had this one and only 3D since launch day last year and i have had zero issues with it. im not the only one either.

refurbs are another story. those CAN be hit or miss but a brand new or even gently used 3D has a solid build quality.

if its a physical issue, you will always have problems. hardware buttons will usually override software, so i would suggest getting a replacement device.
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When i first got the EVO 3D, I found 2 dead pixels. They may not be much of a problem, but when it comes to black loading screens, it really pisses me off. I was on vacation so I had to wait. When I was comming back, I was using it in the car, and it suddenly said that the SD card was damaged. I later switched it for this, my second EVO 3D. About 2 weeks after I got it, this annoying POS happened and I didnt do anything to it (6 weeks later) I got to sprint and (look above). But my question is, IS THERE ANY WAY TO ACCESS THE VOLUME BUTONS ONSCREEN QUICKLY? ( and I dont mean going to settings> sound>volume).

(And if I order a new one, It will be refurbished. Look below why I dont want to order a new one.)
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This is what I mean by lots of problems (Sprint Official Known Issues and Investigations for the HTC Evo3D - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com)

Heres the list (As you can see, dead pixels and damaged SD card is on it.)

1. "Mirror" application missing after 2.08 update
2. Power cycling after update to 2.08.651.2
3. Distorted lines or images may be seen around a widget
4. Power Cycling
5. Certificate issues after Gingerbread update
6. The 3D camera images appear to not properly merge together
7. Green Hornet reported "missing" from SD card at purchase
8. Unit is freezing at random and requires a battery pull to function again
9. Unit appears to have a backlight on when battery is attached but unit is powered off
10. Unit may appear to have contamination in layers of the screen
11. Unit boots up with force close of several programs
12. Unit may appear to have a dead pixel
13. Backlight may not fully illuminate, dark sections may be noted
14. Full or partial capacitive grid failure, bottom row of buttons unresponsive
15. Screen appears to have a small crack noted under lens.
16. Bottom row of 4 buttons may light up but be unresponsive to touch
17. Unit hangs after boot up sequence starts and attempts to load userdata partition
18. Camera function not working properly, loading up to a black screen
19. "Snooze" function dismisses calendar event notifications.
20. Wording in the Make more space area within Internal Storage does not flow cleanly
21. EVO 3D may power on with fully pixelated or all black display
22. EVO 3D devices DOA out of box
23. Deleted media may still be seen in the .thumbnail folder
24. Contact name and number not fully displaying in landscape message mode
25. Power button sticks/inoperable
26. Clearing notifications in the dropdown removes the new unread message notification on application
27. Weather lockscreen does not properly display 3 digit temperatures
28. Pictures sent to Picasa web albums may display only a partial picture
29. HTC Watch app hangs while acquiring license
30. Unable to add "Phone" shortcut to weather lock screen once removed
31. HTC HUB on EVO 3D has incorrect picture on link
32. Unable to switch video trim after selecting "Play in 3D"
33. Device does not recover from lock screen gracefully after "Play in 3D" is selected
34. SD Card damaged by EVO 3D
35. GPS coordinates for Footprints stays in Taiwan
36. Birthday off between facebook and contacts in people

And theres probably more.
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hmm...guess most of us lucked out (knocks on wood)
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and I guess to answer your question, there is plenty of on screen volume widgets you can download from the market that control every volume aspect of your phone...just search volume widget in Play
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This is what I mean by lots of problems (Sprint Official Known Issues and Investigations for the HTC Evo3D - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com)

Heres the list (As you can see, dead pixels and damaged SD card is on it.)

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And theres probably more.
That post is a summary of ALL issues that have been noticed by a multitude of users. Many of them could simply be user problems, or hardware issues with the microSD card, or incorrect flashing of a ROM, or even a bad ROM. If you are going to look at every single problem reported by every user on that forum, I bet you can find a similar list for every single phone out there. Android or iOS or WP.

Remember - a majority of people turn to support forums when they have problems with their device - not necessarily when everything works fine.

I (along with a LOT of users on this forums I'm sure) can confirm that we have never had any of these issues with our EVO 3D. Like marctronixx, I'm still on my first EVO 3D. Besides some user problems (me doing things incorrectly) and some Android quirks, I've had no issues with my phone till date.

Not to say that there aren't some bad devices out there - of course. It is hardware. There will always be a small percentage of devices that have issues (but that is the case with EVERY hardware device out there) - that's why we have warranty from manufacturer for the first year (and TEP if you choose)

Back to your original question though, that sounds like a hardware issue and if sprint is saying that it is not repairable, then replace it. Use the replacement and if you notice any problems, take it back to sprint asap and ask them to fix it. Usually, you can find most of the potential issues in the first few days.

Hope this helps!
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Darn. I would have just told him to get a pair of needle nose pliers and rip the offending button off. There now he has one less issue. Repeat above procedure when encountering any other issues with your Evo.

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Okay I got my new HTC 3D Evo from Virgin mobile, currently I only have one small issue. The phone Lock button (on top right) is too hard. Locking and unlocking this phone is kinda hard, the lock button is Not like the Volume buttons it's much harder. My question is, is the lock button broken? or is it just hard/annoying lock button? The phone came like that, I know for sure that i didn't break it. anyone has the same issue?
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Okay I got my new HTC 3D Evo from Virgin mobile, currently I only have one small issue. The phone Lock button (on top right) is too hard. Locking and unlocking this phone is kinda hard, the lock button is Not like the Volume buttons it's much harder. My question is, is the lock button broken? or is it just hard/annoying lock button? The phone came like that, I know for sure that i didn't break it. anyone has the same issue?
It shouldn't be hard to push, actually should be like your volume rocker, if your having problems locking and unlocking. My advice is to take it back to the place you bought it and exchange it if it's still in the 15 day or whatever day warranty vm offers. If not, take it in for repairs if vm offers that service. 3vo's power button should not be like that.

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It shouldn't be hard to push, actually should be like your volume rocker, if your having problems locking and unlocking. My advice is to take it back to the place you bought it and exchange it if it's still in the 15 day or whatever day warranty vm offers. If not, take it in for repairs if vm offers that service. 3vo's power button should not be like that.

Btw if you can still lock and unlock its not broken, just a partial manufacturer malfunction if it came like that out of the box.

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Fwiw I had the same problem with mine and it was the most frustrating problem I've delt with to date technology wise. The button was so hard to press, so I took it into sprint thinking they would replace it no problem. Wrong. They swapped the back. (which will probably work for 90% of the people.) but it didn't help me. My problem was the button itself. The sprint store determined that they couldn't " replicate my problem"and sent me packing. That was anoying.... I tried all the online tricks, no dice. I finally brought it to a 3rd party sprint store, who replaced it no problem.. Moral of the story is, you know how the device should function. Don't let sprint convince you it's" ok".
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hi! i'm from canada and i'm having the exact same issue w rogers. my lock button broke too (wouldn't respond when button was pushed down) so i decided to fix it myself, and broke it like you said!! now to turn on my phone i have to remove the back and pop out the SIM card to get my lock screen opened up, FRUSTRATING. when i turned my phone into rogers (finally) to get fixed, they returned it saying it was out of warranty damage and would cost me 175$!! i refuse to pay that because the phone does not live up to expectations. i was just wondering if you had any luck w your phone and some bargaining tips for phone companies! thanks a lot
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I also had A LOT Of problems with the power button. It was so bad I couldnt turn off my phone via the power button because as soon as i let it go the option to click restart or shut down would disappear. I took it and exchanged it. Very faulty. Have had the new one for about 3 months, no problem.
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