how to trun on with out power buttonSupport


  1. sara.valentino

    sara.valentino New Member

    is there a way to turn on the phone with out the power button .. my power button broken :(

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  2. richiedaze

    richiedaze Well-Known Member

    What you you mean broken? Physical or water damage?
  3. sara.valentino

    sara.valentino New Member

    Physicaly broken
  4. sara.valentino

    sara.valentino New Member

    Physicaly broken it doesnt click down anymore
  5. kai1211

    kai1211 Active Member

    Is the phone still under warranty? If so I would recommend having LG to fix or replace the phone. But hopfuly someone will be able to better help you.
  6. Muzramp

    Muzramp Well-Known Member

    Yup, Pull the battery out. lol jk, don't do that it's bad for android.
  7. asadullah

    asadullah Well-Known Member

    if somehow you can get it on once you can root it and and remap the hardkeys. Like say for instance change the camera button to power. But if it's still under warranty I would send it in.
  8. edgchacon

    edgchacon Well-Known Member

    So you will have to root your phone...if you can turn it on.

    I tried Button Remapper(free), but there is also a paid version for $1.03:
    [URL="http://www.androidpolice.com/2010/12/20/modder
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  9. rudai123

    rudai123 Member

    I bought the Button Remapper app. Good for powering down or rebooting (my power button is also broken), but does not power up.
  10. Mikenly

    Mikenly Well-Known Member

    Plug in your charger and when it is on the black and white LG screen, take the charger out. The phone will boot up.
  11. bedavis

    bedavis New Member

    my lg optimus will not power up
  12. det1726

    det1726 Well-Known Member

    I like to charge my phone while it's off but seems like every time I power down then plug it in it turns on which is annoying for me but if it works perfect for all of you.
  13. new optimus

    new optimus Well-Known Member

    That is a problem with the cm7 rom, yup it bugged me too.
  14. chaunte

    chaunte New Member

    You saved my life! this really works!:D
  15. mrmartymar

    mrmartymar New Member

    Originally Posted by Mikenly [​IMG]
    Plug in your charger and when it is on the black and white LG screen, take the charger out. The phone will boot up.



    My power button broke, as in just doesnt turn the phone on - no water damage. Sprint is shipping a new one, but will take 3 days, and my phone locked up and shut off about an hour ago. What a life saver since i dont have a house phone, and i use my cell for work (consultant). WAY TO GO GOOGLE AND ANDROID FORUMS!
  16. JaileneMars

    JaileneMars New Member

    it actually worked thanks
  17. 15rom13

    15rom13 New Member

    Worked for us, too ...thanks SO much! :)
  18. Chckycrk

    Chckycrk Well-Known Member

    My only question is; Why the hell did it take so long for someone to finally say that? lol
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  19. Feltephant

    Feltephant New Member

    That didn't work for me. If I unplug it on the LG screen it just turns off.
  20. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Then your battery is dead, charge it up
  21. sywesley

    sywesley New Member

    I have been without my phone for two days. When the LG symbol came up. I unplugged the charger and Hallelujah, it worked. Thank You!
  22. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide


    Works with all androids. .....
  23. bigbca

    bigbca New Member

    Tried it on my galaxy wont work batteries full and still nothing the sprint store turned it on once and said it will work but next time battery died wouldn't turn back on.
  24. sammyz

    sammyz LG Whiz Kid Guide

    Don't let battery die...lol
  25. jbeane

    jbeane New Member

    My phone is an LG like cosmos or something bad like that. would the unplugging thing still work?
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