Support What are my options if my Menu button is broken? No root possible. Hi guys,

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  1. nikolayevich

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    The Menu key of my galaxy 550 is broken,

    found some apps that may give access to Menu but all of them require the phone be rooted... I tried to root but I apparently I have to enable 'USB Debugging' which can be accessed through the Settings Menu... which I don't seem to have access to...

    Any ideas?

    Thanks a lot for the help.
     

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  2. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member
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    Welcome me niko!
    Try to see if there is a "settings" app that will let you in if not I will look into another way for you :)
     
  3. nikolayevich

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    Hey man, thanks for the reply,

    Indeed there's one app (at moment can't remember what's it called) that apparently can give access to the proper android settings, but the phone is needed to be rooted, and mine is not rooted :(

    Any suggestion?
     
  4. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member
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    I'm going to ask some of my friends and coworkers :) we will help you :)
     
  5. nikolayevich

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    Thanks man,

    The app that I mentioned earlier is called Soft Keys on GooglePlay
     
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    No problem :) do you have any warrenty on the phone?
     
  7. Shotgun84

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    Whatever he said.
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    Oops sorry misread.
     
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  8. Shotgun84

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    Whatever he said.
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    This post will make more sense. Long press on your home screen and choose to add an app and select settings. Once settings is on your home your sorted
     
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  9. nikolayevich

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    Thanks a lot sdrawkcab25,

    Now I can access the android settings, I think now I should be able to root the phone, so I can install Soft Keys and then can have access to apps menus as the Gesture Search won't allow me to access menus of specific apps.

    BTW Sorry for the broken english, I know It must be painful to read my posts.
     
  10. StarScream2109

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    Glad to hear everything worked out :) thanks guys for the assist :)
     
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    Good luck and keep us posted on your progress. ;)
     

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