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The vibration motor of my SGSIII Mini stopped working. It happened after I updated the Recovery to TWRP v2.7.1.1 by NovaFusion.

* CM 11 by NovaFusion [20140724]
* TWRP v2.7.1.1 by NovaFusion [20140720]

Flashing a stock ROM did not fix anything. Maybe pointless but also tried to flash another Recovery. Nothing changed.

Does anybody have an idea how to bring it back? Should I go for a vibration motor replacement?

Thank you!
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Does it still vibrate when you turn it on?
I mean that little vibrate before bootlogo appears.
No. No vibration at all. Anywhere.
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No. No vibration at all. Anywhere.
That vibrate is there to tell that bootloader is loaded, before os loads, so if no vibrate is there then it's probably the motor or a loose connector to it.
Unless you got warranty left you could try to change it. They're probably cheep on eBay.
Otherwise take it to service.
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That vibrate is there to tell that bootloader is loaded, before os loads, so if no vibrate is there then it's probably the motor or a loose connector to it.
Unless you got warranty left you could try to change it. They're probably cheep on eBay.
Otherwise take it to service.
Thanks man. I'll take it for service probably.

Though, still wondering why it happened just after a recovery installation.
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tap *#0*# in phone keyboard and click vibration (to test vibrator in stock rom, other rom i didnt try it)
 
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Hi everybody,

The vibration motor of my SGSIII Mini stopped working. It happened after I updated the Recovery to TWRP v2.7.1.1 by NovaFusion.

* CM 11 by NovaFusion [20140724]
* TWRP v2.7.1.1 by NovaFusion [20140720]

Flashing a stock ROM did not fix anything. Maybe pointless but also tried to flash another Recovery. Nothing changed.

Does anybody have an idea how to bring it back? Should I go for a vibration motor replacement?

Thank you!

So, does the vibration works on your phone right now?
 
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So, does the vibration works on your phone right now?
Nope. I have to find some time and give it for service. What happened with yours exactly? Do you have vibration when the phone powers on and boots?
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Nope. I have to find some time and give it for service. What happened with yours exactly? Do you have vibration when the phone powers on and boots?
I don't know what happened to my device, it just stopped vibrating out of a sudden.. Maybe the device felt upset because it knew that I want to buy another phone..

Just out of a sudden no vibration during phone calls, messaging, power on / off.. My device is rooted by the way..

Sometimes, the vibration came slowly when I received notifications, but then disappeared again.. I don't know whats wrong.. maybe hardware related..
 
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I don't know what happened to my device, it just stopped vibrating out of a sudden.. Maybe the device felt upset because it knew that I want to buy another phone..

Just out of a sudden no vibration during phone calls, messaging, power on / off.. My device is rooted by the way..

Sometimes, the vibration came slowly when I received notifications, but then disappeared again.. I don't know whats wrong.. maybe hardware related..
the same as me. it's just died.
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