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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RedMist, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. RedMist

    RedMist Well-Known Member
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    I don't know what I have done, but the power button on the top, which I used to be able to press to turn off the screen, no longer works.

    I can use it to turn on the screen. And I can hold it on to power down, airplane mode, etc

    But pressing it once does nothing when the screen is lit up.

    Any ideas?

    I have tried wiping all data from the boot menu. This restores the functionality, but when I restore all my data and apps (MyBackupPro) the problem returns.

    Any idea?
     

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  2. Phydeaux

    Phydeaux Well-Known Member
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    Sounds like you got a rogue app or one that somehow modifies the functionality of the power button.

    I'd take a close look at your recently installed apps. If the phone works fine in default, it must be something you've added.
     
  3. Rusty

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    You're going to have to install your apps one by one 'til you figure out which one's causing it.
     
  4. amarakvati

    amarakvati Active Member
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    Hey you should let us know which app it was so we can avoid it...
     
  5. RedMist

    RedMist Well-Known Member
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    Well the problem is that after a wipe if I simply restore my system settings (without installing any apps) the problem is there again.

    So basically I restored everything, bar system settings, as all seems well again.

    However, if I had to guess, I'd say it was an game called "Baby Go" which disables some of the keys to stop kids from quitting the game.
     
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