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Unhappy Galaxy R i9103 issue

Hi all, This is my very first post.

I am facing some issue with my Galaxy R phone on my menu button.


I have been reading the forums for many tips. Here is a log of things which i have done to try to get the phone to work. Please bear with me as it is very long winded...

The phone is working fine and in early December, my menu button and back button decide to retire.

The Kernel is 4.0.x, Jellybean, I flash it about Nov 2011.

i) take out the case, screw, put back, key no response, unwittlgly i damage the phone speaker.

ii) day 2, the menu decide to work. but phone speaker spoil

iii) paste the screen protector, it stop working

iv)try to reinstall using CWM4.0.0.1, it don't work

v) Install button saviour, but it don't work until i need to root the phone.

vi) root the phone ( can't remember the version) button saviour work well

vii) try with custom rom, Avatar, it reboot within 4 hours, flash back to 4.0.

viii) try with Cyan Cm10.1 it work well,

ix) my replacement key and speaker stock from Ebay arrive.

x) speaker change out, I can finally hear voice from conversion.

xi) change out the menu key, take out the bezel and heat up the side, ( not an easy task, but i view Youtube many times to get the process right before trying) it is still the same, there is no response from my menu and return key,


Question 1. Do I have a bad display as in digitizer screen? My touch screen work well. Will changing a digitizer screen bring back my menu key?

Question 2. since i flash many times, clean cache in cwm. Do i have a bad mainboard? I


Should i live with the fautly menu button as I have button saviour installed or should i go on to find part to troubleshoot?


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Hi all, This is my very first post.

I am facing some issue with my Galaxy R phone on my menu button.


I have been reading the forums for many tips. Here is a log of things which i have done to try to get the phone to work. Please bear with me as it is very long winded...

The phone is working fine and in early December, my menu button and back button decide to retire.

The Kernel is 4.0.x, Jellybean, I flash it about Nov 2011.

i) take out the case, screw, put back, key no response, unwittlgly i damage the phone speaker.

ii) day 2, the menu decide to work. but phone speaker spoil

iii) paste the screen protector, it stop working

iv)try to reinstall using CWM4.0.0.1, it don't work

v) Install button saviour, but it don't work until i need to root the phone.

vi) root the phone ( can't remember the version) button saviour work well

vii) try with custom rom, Avatar, it reboot within 4 hours, flash back to 4.0.

viii) try with Cyan Cm10.1 it work well,

ix) my replacement key and speaker stock from Ebay arrive.

x) speaker change out, I can finally hear voice from conversion.

xi) change out the menu key, take out the bezel and heat up the side, ( not an easy task, but i view Youtube many times to get the process right before trying) it is still the same, there is no response from my menu and return key,


Question 1. Do I have a bad display as in digitizer screen? My touch screen work well. Will changing a digitizer screen bring back my menu key?

Question 2. since i flash many times, clean cache in cwm. Do i have a bad mainboard? I


Should i live with the fautly menu button as I have button saviour installed or should i go on to find part to troubleshoot?


Regards
Arthur
If you could manage then try On screen or Hardware button. Forget about back or Menu button. If agree.? Do let me know.
 
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If you could manage then try On screen or Hardware button. Forget about back or Menu button. If agree.? Do let me know.
I agree, but it more toward curious.
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