I need help...


  1. Bauerlj

    Bauerlj Member

    I just got my dads old htc evo 4g. It is in pretty good condition knowing that he is a freak when it comes to his devices physical state. I activated it today and after turning it on and using in for about 10 minutes it shuts off by itself and will try to reboot but then turn off again. Try to reboot, then turn off again never actually rebooting. I have done many searches. Updated my profile and all of those. The only way I can get it to the home screen is if I take the battery out completely for about 2 minutes or so but then after what it seems to be 2 minutes it will shut off and then do what I previously explained. I have done the reset by holding the power button and down volume key and all of that. I'm very confused and help would be very nice

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  2. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin' Moderator

    Hello Bauerli, and welcome to AF. For help with your device, I recommend checking out this sub-forum specifically meant for your device. I hope you find what you're looking for.

    http://androidforums.com/htc-evo-v-4g/
  3. Bauerlj

    Bauerlj Member

    Unfortunately, I could not find the solution in there. Thank you for trying though!
  4. Digital Controller

    Digital Controller The Real Bass Creator Guide

    Welcome to the forums Bauerlj, glad to have you here :)

    Sorry to hear about your issue though, have you looked into possible purchasing a new battery for your device? It sounds like that could be the issue.
  5. Bauerlj

    Bauerlj Member

    Not so far, it looks like that might be the case though!
  6. Bauerlj

    Bauerlj Member

    I'm trying to do everything I can internally before having to purchase something
  7. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin' Moderator

    Have you tried factory resetting from within recovery to see if there is something wrong with an app/partition?
  8. Bauerlj

    Bauerlj Member

    Yep. 3 times at least
  9. Phatninja55

    Phatninja55 Well-Known Member

    ^ do the above only if your not rooted witch I assume your not, but it's a good warning.

    If that doesn't fix it I would try with your phone plugged in and if it stops doing that then it is your battery.
    The above has not been tested or approved, It's just my theory. Good luck.
  10. Bauerlj

    Bauerlj Member

    I have done both many times
  11. Digital Controller

    Digital Controller The Real Bass Creator Guide

    Batteries shouldn't be that expensive i would suggest in going to amazon and seeing how much they are and buying one, looks to be the case to me.

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