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Support Shutting off when opening the keyboard

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Wingzfan61, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. Wingzfan61

    Wingzfan61 Well-Known Member
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    Anyone having an issue where when you open the keyboard the phone just powers off and you have to reboot? It seems to happen more when I "flip" it open instead of gently sliding it but its also done it when sliding gently. Im trying to figure out if its hardware or some software. The only software I could think would do it would be pandahome but I dont wanna uninstall it and lose my setup.
     

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  2. CriticalCritic

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    Sounds like a hardware issue:(
    Also, if it was panda home I would expect it to always happen when the keyboard changes the orientation (or whatever is happening).
     
  3. justpastfinish

    justpastfinish Well-Known Member
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    Thank god someone else is having this issue. Ive been having this problem for 2 weeks now. Sometimes its not just the keyboard for me though, sometimes ill just leave it on the night stand and come back to it and it wont power on, i have to do a battery removal.

    Then sometimes ill go to text someone, slide out the keyboard and it goes to a black screen... battery removed again..

    Gonna take it back for a new one... if they can repeat it in store, which is lame...
     
  4. jen8112

    jen8112 Well-Known Member
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    You both need new phones! Your phone shutting itself off is a major issue, well it was for me because I use my phone for work. My BB would shut off randomly and Sprint replaced it with no problems.
     
  5. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
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    Your battery is probably loose
     

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