recently my brother's Nexus S started having problems. The battery life was awful and 4 days ago the power button stopped working. We were out, so i disabled the lockscreen. That way pressing the volume button would turn the screen on. This "trick" worked quite fine until yesterday, when the phone shut off, I don't know why (maybe the battery went out?). I tried to turn it on again, but there was no sign of life whatsoever. Not even volumeup+power button produced any effect. I then read on this forum and it looked like the motherboard is gone. Thinking that the phone was gone, I searched a way to recover photos and text messages from the phone(always remember to set a periodic backup). After a couple hours of pointless research, I gave up and went to sleep. I turned off the lights and I saw a flash. It was the Nexus S. So I filmed it and uploaded to youtube. Here's the link: http: // youtu.be/oGSVjElAwq0 (remove spaces) You can see the screen blinking a couple times(around 0:07 and 0:27). Maybe the phone is not completely dead and there is a way to recover that files or even save the device. Unfortunately I'm not expert, so I don't know how to proceed. Any help is appreciated. A big thanks in advance.
Hi, thanks for your time
-No, the buttons do not light up.
-No, the phone does not get recognized by the computer(i tried Windows and Ubuntu)
-I can't exclude a battery problem, but ,even that, it should power up when connected, shouldn't it?
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