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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sara.valentino, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. sara.valentino

    sara.valentino New Member
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    is there a way to turn on the phone with out the power button .. my power button broken :(
     

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  2. richiedaze

    richiedaze Well-Known Member
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    What you you mean broken? Physical or water damage?
     
  3. sara.valentino

    sara.valentino New Member
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    Physicaly broken
     
  4. sara.valentino

    sara.valentino New Member
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    Physicaly broken it doesnt click down anymore
     
  5. kai1211

    kai1211 Active Member
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    Is the phone still under warranty? If so I would recommend having LG to fix or replace the phone. But hopfuly someone will be able to better help you.
     
  6. Muzramp

    Muzramp Well-Known Member
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    Yup, Pull the battery out. lol jk, don't do that it's bad for android.
     
  7. asadullah

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    if somehow you can get it on once you can root it and and remap the hardkeys. Like say for instance change the camera button to power. But if it's still under warranty I would send it in.
     
  8. edgchacon

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    So you will have to root your phone...if you can turn it on.

    I tried Button Remapper(free), but there is also a paid version for $1.03:
    [URL="http://www.androidpolice.com/2010/12/20/modder
     
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  9. rudai123

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    I bought the Button Remapper app. Good for powering down or rebooting (my power button is also broken), but does not power up.
     
  10. Mikenly

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    Plug in your charger and when it is on the black and white LG screen, take the charger out. The phone will boot up.
     
  11. bedavis

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    my lg optimus will not power up
     
  12. det1726

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    I like to charge my phone while it's off but seems like every time I power down then plug it in it turns on which is annoying for me but if it works perfect for all of you.
     
  13. new optimus

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    That is a problem with the cm7 rom, yup it bugged me too.
     
  14. chaunte

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    You saved my life! this really works!:D
     
  15. mrmartymar

    mrmartymar New Member
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    Originally Posted by Mikenly [​IMG]
    Plug in your charger and when it is on the black and white LG screen, take the charger out. The phone will boot up.



    My power button broke, as in just doesnt turn the phone on - no water damage. Sprint is shipping a new one, but will take 3 days, and my phone locked up and shut off about an hour ago. What a life saver since i dont have a house phone, and i use my cell for work (consultant). WAY TO GO GOOGLE AND ANDROID FORUMS!
     
  16. JaileneMars

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    it actually worked thanks
     
  17. 15rom13

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    Worked for us, too ...thanks SO much! :)
     
  18. Chckycrk

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    My only question is; Why the hell did it take so long for someone to finally say that? lol
     
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  19. Feltephant

    Feltephant New Member
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    That didn't work for me. If I unplug it on the LG screen it just turns off.
     
  20. sammyz

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    Then your battery is dead, charge it up
     
  21. sywesley

    sywesley New Member
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    I have been without my phone for two days. When the LG symbol came up. I unplugged the charger and Hallelujah, it worked. Thank You!
     
  22. sammyz

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    Works with all androids. .....
     
  23. bigbca

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    Tried it on my galaxy wont work batteries full and still nothing the sprint store turned it on once and said it will work but next time battery died wouldn't turn back on.
     
  24. sammyz

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    Don't let battery die...lol
     
  25. jbeane

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    My phone is an LG like cosmos or something bad like that. would the unplugging thing still work?
     
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