samsung mesmerize lights up randomly for no reasonSupport

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  1. odd_one33

    odd_one33 Active Member

    my mesmerize lights up by itself for no reason. there are no new notifications no texts no calls no voicemails no facebook.... please tell me why my phones screen randomly lights up for no apprent reason. HELP.

  2. trevorus

    trevorus New Member

    Mine does too, but it's generally in areas of low signal. When the network reconnects, the screen lights up. Bad thing is, the low network signal strength combined with the screen backlight kills the battery quickly!
  3. odd_one33

    odd_one33 Active Member

    how did you figure this out? how did you know tthe problem was no signal?
  4. LaTuFu

    LaTuFu Well-Known Member Contributor

    While it doesn't really make sense sometimes, its usually nothing to get too worked up about. It could be a background process running (like email or facebook, etc) or something else, and it was enough to "wake" the phone temporarily.
  5. matt88si

    matt88si Well-Known Member

    Well that explains that. I figured it was something to do with running process and/or signal going in and out. It happens more frequently at home where reception is less than satisfactory.

    It can get annoying, however, when you're sitting there with your phone in front of you and all of a sudden it lights up. You lean over to see what is about to take place; a phone call? A text message? An email?

    Nope. Just the phone saying "I'm still here."

    I did have the sleep of death the other day, though. =/
  6. khan20

    khan20 New Member

    screen lights up for no reason
    here is the answer : go to task manager salect ram and clear the mamory
  7. badgett

    badgett Member

    Mine also does this. Very annoying. It's good to hear mine isn't the only one.
  8. LaTuFu

    LaTuFu Well-Known Member Contributor

    I usually like to keep my mamory full. :D
  9. khan20

    khan20 New Member

    mamory means not ur data when u click on the clear mamory its close only unwanted applications
  10. katieco

    katieco New Member

    hey i did the clear mamory thing under the directions above.. but it lit up within 3 minutes again. battery is still being drained. this happened to my initial phone and i took it into the u.s. cellular store. they wiped it clean twice and i still had the problem. the one i have now is a refurbished one they sent. it's doing the same thing with only 3-4 uploaded apps versus the maybe 15-20 on my old phone. what could possibly be the problem?
  11. LaTuFu

    LaTuFu Well-Known Member Contributor

    It's just one of the issues with the software of the mesmerize. In the 18 months I had mine (3 different phones from warranty swaps) they all did it.
  12. Crackmaster

    Crackmaster New Member

    Try to remove your SD card...
  13. trippseventeen

    trippseventeen Active Member

    Same here,mine kept doing it 30 mins out of the box.
  14. Plaigh

    Plaigh Well-Known Member

    It's not just your phone, My LG Venice does it also & I have no idea what it could be. My guess is like others said - Low to no signal, background app like facebook, email or whatever "checks" periodically for new updates.

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