General Power Button Question

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by climberman, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. climberman

    climberman Well-Known Member
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    I love the HTC build quality and overall form factor of the DNA. Even the charging slot plastic cover isn't bugging me like I thought it would. One question though is the amount of pressure I have to put on the power button to fire up the phone - have to push hard and hold for a few moments to power up this beauty - anyone else experiencing this??
     

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  2. Bob Cat

    Bob Cat Careful, They're sharp!!
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    No problems, not even with the silicone cover.
     
  3. Wolfedude88

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    No mine seems fine, the only problem I have with it is how flush it is, but that is by design.
     
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  4. climberman

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    Weird - have to hold it down with a hard press to start the phone - my Rezound was the same way - curses
     
  5. schwooba

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    Mine is fine too but very flush.
     
  6. Skipdawg

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    Mine was stubborn the first startup but fine since.
     
  7. climberman

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    Coming from the Rezound the flush buttons on this phone don't bother at all........ I absolutely love everything about about this phone........ still can't believe I see no marketing of any kind for it........ how much fun to have a new gadget-right?
     
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  8. iumadness64

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    I found it is easier to push when using a fingernail instead of trying to push with the pad of the finger. For what it's worth! :)
     
  9. PatyCake

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    Where did you get the silicone cover? Would you recommend it? Do you have a screen protector? Does the case Cover the back led?
     
  10. Bob Cat

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    Yes but can see the led when blinking.
     
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  11. PatyCake

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    What color is the case?
     
  12. PatyCake

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    What color is the case?
     
  13. jackson7840

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    Mine seems to press very easily as well..
     
  14. Bob Cat

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    They had black and blue. I got the black.

    BC
     
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  15. PatyCake

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    And you can still see the back led? That's pretty cool, might get a case then!
     
  16. Bob Cat

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    I can see the light with no problems.
     
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  17. trankster

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    If powered off, mine takes a steady press for about 5 seconds to power on. Otherwise, a quick press and it lights up. I downloaded an app "Auto Screen On" so that I would not have to press button. It turns on when I remove it from my holster or touch the proximity sensor (to the right of Verizon at the top of the screen). So far so good.
     
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  18. SFBayite

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    i wish there was a button at the bottom like s3. Thats the only thing i liked in s3.
    other than that this phone is awesome. while sleeping i dont know which side to press to wake the darn thing up ;)

    wish we could use the volumne rockers.
    also wish they wouldnt work while the phone was locked, except when music was playing through headphone only
    well.. i wish !!!!
     

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