General Eris Rebooting???

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sheridon13, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. sheridon13

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    So I have had the Eris almost since it came out. I am updated with the latest OTA OS. In the last couple of days my phone just decides to reboot on its own.

    It reboots when the screen is off and I go to use the phone. I hit the key to bring the screen up and it just reboots.

    Any Ideas?

    I am not rooted or OC'd.
     

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  4. Natas

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    Happened to my 3rd Eris. My wife was 9 months prego, and I'd pick up my phone after 2 hours and notice it was off. Sometimes it would reboot, sometimes it would just shut off.

    I'm on my 4th Eris and this one has been great. Finally.
     
  5. Frisco

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    I'd first do a live battery pull, then the following:

    - check to see what is running in the background, menu settings > applications > running services, then stop services from running one at a time to see if a particular one resolves the rebooting issue.. if not

    - go into menu > applications > manage applications and sort them by size then clear caches on all that seem bloated (browser, etc), then

    - clear data on them.. this is a bit painful because you'll have to reconfigure them, if this does not remedy the problem,

    - de-install one app at a time to see if a particular app gone remedies the issue (I suspect the launcher you're using being corrupted, sometimes clearing data in that will stop the reboots).
     

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