Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,738,152 Members 53,957 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[Q] Random app opens

Tip us?
 
openmindedguy
Old
#1  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 7
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Question [Q] Random app opens

Hi. Occasionally, and with no reason, apps will open on the screen. Often different ones. I close them and then another one will open. This has happened a few times and I can't trace a reason. Anyone have any ideas on what may be causing it and any solutions please? I spoke to HTC UK but no reason could be given. This is my second M8 and both have displayed this strange behaviour. I love it, don't get me wrong, but it's a strange and random phenomena.
 
grentuu
Old
#2  
grentuu's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 130
Posts: 507
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Just outside of Manchester UK
Quote:
Originally Posted by openmindedguy View Post
Hi. Occasionally, and with no reason, apps will open on the screen. Often different ones. I close them and then another one will open. This has happened a few times and I can't trace a reason. Anyone have any ideas on what may be causing it and any solutions please? I spoke to HTC UK but no reason could be given. This is my second M8 and both have displayed this strange behaviour. I love it, don't get me wrong, but it's a strange and random phenomena.
Need a little more info. As this is your second phone with the same behaviour it possibly suggests something you have done (unless you have two random phones)

Is the phone completely stock?

Is it:

S-Off
Unlocked
Rooted
Custom Recovery
Apps installed

Please give as much info as possible if you want people to help


I UPGRADED TO A 5GHZ CABLE HUB FOR THIS???


IF I DON'T HELP YOU, IT'S NOT BECAUSE I DON'T GIVE A TOSS. I JUST DON'T KNOW THE ANSWER.
IF I DO, PLEASE HIT THE THANKS BUTTON.
 
1ManWolfePack
Old
#3  
Account currently disabled
Thanks Meter 1761
Posts: 2,366
Join Date: Jul 2012
I bet you don't have a case on, am I right?

Sent from my HTC6525LVW
 
openmindedguy
Old
(Last edited by openmindedguy; 30th April 2014 at 09:09 PM.)
#4  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 7
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Default case

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1ManWolfePack View Post
I bet you don't have a case on, am I right?

Sent from my HTC6525LVW
Yes, I have a flip case. An original I bought extra from HTC store. It also happened on the case that came with the phone. The issues occur with or with out the case.
 
openmindedguy
Old
#5  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 7
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Default Random app opening

Quote:
Originally Posted by grentuu View Post
Need a little more info. As this is your second phone with the same behaviour it possibly suggests something you have done (unless you have two random phones)

Is the phone completely stock?

Is it:

S-Off
Unlocked
Rooted
Custom Recovery
Apps installed

Please give as much info as possible if you want people to help
Hi. Thanks for the reply and advice. It's Vodafone UK and has apps loaded (around 100). I set both phones up as new, i.e. not used the ransfer tool. I've done a factory reset on both phones. The rom is as it was out of the box (stock?). It's my second identical phone. I'm wondering if its an app causing the behaviour.
 
grentuu
Old
#6  
grentuu's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 130
Posts: 507
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Just outside of Manchester UK
I would do a factory reset and leave the apps off for a period and watch the phone. If it fails to happen install one at a time and leave a period between them

Laborious I know but at least you will find the offender. If it happens straight after the factory reset then its your phone


I UPGRADED TO A 5GHZ CABLE HUB FOR THIS???


IF I DON'T HELP YOU, IT'S NOT BECAUSE I DON'T GIVE A TOSS. I JUST DON'T KNOW THE ANSWER.
IF I DO, PLEASE HIT THE THANKS BUTTON.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


TRENDING IN THEMER...