1. Are you ready for the Galaxy S20? Here is everything we know so far!

Random restarts....

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by silvershadow91, May 14, 2011.

  1. silvershadow91

    Thread Starter

    I have noticed lately that my phone will randomly shut off and come back on. I don't lose any of my information unless I am reading a epub in aldiko and it goes back to the page I started reading on. I can't exactly say that it is a firmware issue since I have only had my phone for bout 3 weeks and it has manually restarted itself about 3 or 4 times since then. Pls, any suggestions?? I don't know if it is an app that I have (I have noticed that TTR4 will not allow me to force close it. It will even "open" itself when I restart.) or if it is a phone issue itself.

    I will say that I bought my phone at Target. I traded in my iPhone 3g (previously my mom's phone for 2 years) and got a $150 discount on my Atrix so in total reality I only spent $30 to get my Atrix. :)

    1. Download the Forums for Android™ app!


  2. azazel

    azazel Well-Known Member

    TBH you might have a dud phone. Someone once mentioned that Motorolas quality assurance isn't that fantastic at times and then again, like any peice of technology, some won't be perfect.

    The first Atrix I got (first day it came out in Canada) I rooted, did webtop mod on and all that. I was getting maybe 5 hours Battery life, phone would get REALLY hot near the bottom, random reboots would occour 3-4 times a day etc. I called my carriers customer service and they advised it could be a Dead on Arrival phone. I took it back in exchange for a new one and the one I have now is peachy. No issues, great battery life, no reboots.

    If you're under warranty of any kind I would recommend taking advantage of it and let them know you might have a defective phone. I don't think the reboots are a normal thing at all and it was one of the many issues with my first phone. If everything else is fine and the reboots still happen then I guess it's up to you. But i'd hate to have my phone keep rebooting on me especially if it comes time to me really needing to use the phone immediatley and it forces me to wait 5 minutes to do so.

    /2 cents.
  3. log1c

    log1c Android Enthusiast

    did you update the firmware?

Motorola Atrix 4G Forum

The Motorola Atrix 4G release date was February 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 1GB RAM, Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H processor, and 1930mAh battery.

February 2011
Release Date

Share This Page