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Old November 23rd, 2012, 03:08 PM  
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Is no one else experiencing what seem to be random reboots?

It could be a rogue/incompatible app I guess...

I guess I'm on 1 reboot most days now.

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Old November 23rd, 2012, 03:20 PM  
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I haven't seen that.

Does it reboot while you're using it? Or is it just reset when you pick it up?
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 03:26 PM  
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Most times when I'm using it, once it was frozen when I switched the screen on then rebooted.
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None after 4 days of fairly heavy use
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Using any custom launchers? I haven't had a one.
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It may also be a JB 4.2 issue and not the phone. I've seen posts elsewhere about this on the nexus 4 and the nexus7. Also since updating to 4.2 my nexus 7 does it occasionally where it never did before.
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Almost at four days uptime, so no I don't get random reboots.
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Had mine for about 1 1/2 weeks on 4.2 and not a single reboot. I'm thinking it has to be an app causing it. Probably something that is running in the background which is why you haven't noticed what is causing it.
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Yeah, I downloaded all of my apps for JB when I switched the phone on - then updated to 4.2.

I guess that's the problem with an incompatible one somewhere.
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Ive had 3 reboots(shut downs?) so far since Tuesday when I got the phone. I am running GoLauncher so maybe thats it? I have found a few apps so far that dont play well with 4.2.

Doesnt really bother me at this point in time. 2 of the three times it happened when I was sleeping and it was 2 of the first times I actually slept through the night without being woken up by my phone.
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I would suspect Go Launcher right now, too. I haven't installed another launcher yet just for that reason. I'll be looking at Apex shortly.
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I would suspect Go Launcher right now, too. I haven't installed another launcher yet just for that reason. I'll be looking at Apex shortly.
I've been running Nova for 1 1/2 weeks since the day I got the phone and it works great.
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I got used to Apex from the SuperNexus JB rom I was using on my S2.
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I got used to Apex from the SuperNexus JB rom I was using on my S2.
I've been using Nova since it was released on my GSII with CM10 ROM. Both great launchers
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This seems to be getting worse.

I looked down at my N4 last night and the screen came on, no notifications and then in to a reboot without touching anything.

This morning, unlock screen becomes unresponsive and then a reboot.

"Funny" thing is, the reboots used to start right at the X animation - now it seems to be a full reboot which starts at "Google".

No one else?
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Have you looked at the app processes to see what's running, and then try removing apps one at a time to see if you still get the reboots?
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Have you looked at the app processes to see what's running, and then try removing apps one at a time to see if you still get the reboots?
No, that's too much like hard work!
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If it's an app that's causing the problem, then I'd say a factory reset and running the phone stock fit a few days to see if it continues.
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If it's an app that's causing the problem, then I'd say a factory reset and running the phone stock fit a few days to see if it continues.
Yeah, I may have to...
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Avoid the heartache and do a factory reset and start from scratch. Most likely an app running amuck and causing some Havoc!
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I have a Nexus 4 and 7. Both randomly reboot while being used and while untouched. Both are running the stock launcher.

The Nexus 7 was stable until 4.2.


The Nexus 4 has completely shut itself down a few times, which sucks way more than a reboot.



Maybe I'll try the hard reset tomorrow on the Nexus 4.
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I haven't had a reboot since 4.2.1. A coincidence I'm sure, probably just an app which has been updated for compatibility.

My N7 has been fine since 4.2.
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Since I installed AOKP ROM and still running my GoLauncher I havent had one single reboot.
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