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Turn On and Off the Samsung Galaxy S4

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My Samsung Galaxy S4 turns on briefly, and then the screen freezes and it turns off, how do I fix this?

Then it will automatically turn back on. I think the power button is stuck.

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Based on your description, it seems that this is a hardware problem. In this case, your phone may require service, but before bringing your phone to Samsung repair center please do the steps on "Unroot Your Samsung Galaxy S4" in this wiki Unroot Samsung Galaxy S4 by Flashing Official Firmware. If the problem persists after doing that, Please bring your phone to Samsung repair center.

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My S4 turns on loads up then turns off?

My S4 turns on loads up then turns off.

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This sounds as if it is a software issue that has occurred on your device. This usually happens when you have either downloaded something that is causing the issue or it can be a simple software issue within the device itself. In order to be able to erase the error you would need to perform a Hard Reset on your device by using the steps below:

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-Power Off your device

-Hold the power + Volume up + home button

-Release these buttons when you reach the boot menu

-After reaching the boot menu use the volume keys to highlight the Factory Reset/wipe data option

-Press the power button to make the selection

-After making the selection confirm the reset

-After your phone is finished resetting use the volume keys to highlight the reboot device option

-Press the power button to begin rebooting the device

I ran kingo root on my friends Galaxy S4 tablet successfully but it locked up so I held the off button now it goes to start brings up the Samsung logo and shuts down.it iwas charged to 60% please help as my friend is losing it at me

Help[ please kingo root and I killed my friends Galaxy S4. I have tried: Everything but soft reset safe mode etc.he will call me when home. I think it was caused by: Me.doh

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My Samsung Galaxy S4 randomly turned off on me. Now it will only load the splash screen and then quickly shut back off. What may be the problem?

The battery is fully charged. My phone goes to the immediate Samsung splash screen and then it looks like the screen powers off.

It is possible that the power button on your Galaxy S4 is stuck, but a more likely cause of this is that either you recently installed new software that has caused a problem or your device has an error, which will require a Factory Reset. If the power button is not stuck, you can try to boot into Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode, follow these steps:

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  1. 1
    Power down your device
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    When it boots to the logo where it currently resets, press and hold the 'Volume Down' button.
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    Your phone should boot into Safe Mode
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If it does not boot into Safe Mode, you can try a soft reset, which is done by pressing and holding the Power button for about 20 seconds.

If that does not work, then you will need to factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S4.

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Turn On and Off the Samsung Galaxy S4

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My battery got critically low and phone powered off, now it's in #MANUAL MODE#?

My phone powered off due to critical low battery. I plugged it in and tried to turn it back on..it says "Android system recovery ". It then asks me to select either "reboot system now", "apply update from ADB", "apply update from external storage", "wipe data/factory reset", "wipe cache partition", "apply update from cache". There is a little green andrroid lying on his back in the middle of the screen with his chest open with a red triangle that has an exclamation point on the red triangle. Below the green dude it says "no command". . At the very bottom of the Left hand screen it says (in yellow font). "#MANUAL MODE#". "--Appling Multi-CSC...". "Applied the CSC-code : TFN". "Successfully applied multi-CSC.". . when I push the power button to select "reboot system now" the screen goes black then the Samsung logo comes on the screen with very small BLUE words at the top of the screen that says "recovery booting" for a few seconds and then this WHOLE CYCLE REPEATS......"Android system recovery". It then asks me to select "reboot system now", "apply update from ADB", "apply update from external storage", "wipe data/factory reset", "wipe cache partition", "apply update from cache". Please help ASAP...I have PRECIOUS stuff on this phone.

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It switches off after showing the Samsung logo for 2 to 3 seconds?

When I switch on my phone it switches off automatically after displaying the Samsung logo for 2 to 3 seconds. The device is not even switching ON when I try it using the power button. Even the boot menu is not displayed.

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The most common cause of this symptom is that the ON/OFF button is stuck. Sometimes tapping the button gently on a hard surface may free it up but in most cases it will be required to be replaced. Some people have managed to remove the button from the motherboard and started the phone by holding the home button and plugging in the charger then selecting reboot from the menu.

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When turning ON my Galaxy S4, it only shows Samsung logo, nothing happen. What can I do?

My Galaxy S4 is custom ROM Android Lollipop 5.0.1, and then I try to root it, Rebooting my phone. It only shows Samsung logo, How can I solve it?

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My Galaxy tablet S4 turns on then turns off. It also dies fast?

I don't remember when it has started, but it really annoys me when it does and it stops the productivity of it in whole. When I turn it on it stays on for like a minute or two and then turns off, then It repeats.

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Why is my Samsung Tablet 4 shutting down and doesn't restart for a while?

For example, I would be on twitter and the device will restart as if I pressed restart and repeatedly show the Samsung Galaxy S4 page and then restart to the page again repeatedly and then turns back on after about a minute or two

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My Galaxy S4 GM919 won't boot up, not even the first Galaxy screen, stays black?

My phone fell in water, I took it apart and cleaned it with 99% alcohol, then dried it with a heat gun. It flashes, turns black, makes the T-Mobile sound then stays black. Afterwards it just flashes, I can see the blue light, the screen flashes white again and the bottom menu buttons flash on. Then it continues this cycle until the battery dies.

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Is a stuck power switch the culprit on Galaxy S4?

My phone powered OFF on its own this afternoon. I removed the battery and the put back in. The phone would start for several seconds and then shut itself off automatically. Any suggestions.

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Did I break my Samsung 10.1 Note?

Well I clicked on permanent unroot in the SuperSU then went and did Reset from the settings so my Note is formatted, then it just keeps going on and off, and it shows the logo then goes off and does the same.

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Something in the unrooting process has gone wrong, so you have to reflash your device. Head over to this tutorial and for the first step, download your own firmware for your country and carrier off this Web site.

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Repeatedly locks on white screen with the world logo?

S4 keeps going to white screen with 'blue sphere/world' logo. Logo spins much more slowly than normal, and often stops. Difficult to get to home screen. Plugged in but battery is not charging much (I think the screen is rapidly draining the battery). Phone worked fine all day with little battery usage. I have not downloaded any apps in weeks. I have turned off and on, and turned off, taken out battery, and held on button down for 3+ minutes to discharge any capacitors.. I have tried: See my first message. I think it was caused by: No idea see original message

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It won't turn on. If I plug the charger, the red LED light doesn't appear also?

It won't turn on, but when I removed the battery and returned it, the logo will appear for about 2 seconds then disappear, then its off again.. I have tried: Changing the battery. I exchange it with another S4 user. my battery worked on his phone and when I used his battery, same problem.. I think it was caused by: I have no idea. When I plugged it to the charger it was still 20% but when I returned after 15mins the LED red light was dead.

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My LG 3 showed a bright green screen then powered down?

My phone was not fully charged, in fact needed to be charged up.. I look at my phone and it was a bright green on the screen then powered down.. there was some very tiny "writing" on the face and I couldn't read what it said.. . help!. . I. I have some VERY IMPORTANT documents for an upcoming court case on this phone which haven't been backed up yet. . 2. must I do a factory reset - and if so, won't it delete everything:? how can I save it the screen shots that I took ??. . thanks for all your help!. . sheila

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