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Had my first phone lockup :(

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By simacca, Senior Member on 15th May 2014, 01:43 PM
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Was using this app, then long press on home button to search from Google now. Phone froze, screen went black and just left the keyboard open. Couldn't do anything apart from a battery pull. Hope this isn't a sign of things to come!

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15th May 2014, 01:57 PM |#2  
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Never happened to me on the S5 yet but it happened for me some times on the nexus 7 2014 while using chrome (only on kitkat). Guess its a general problem that can happen in android since KitKat. Hope google can fix it asap.
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Hasn't happened to me, would be sad if it did since it's new, and hope it never will (yeah right...)
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Hold both Vol+/Vol- , Home & power button to perform a hard reboot
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Hold both Vol+/Vol- , Home & power button to perform a hard reboot

Was wandering if there were any special keypresses I could use to reboot

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Hold both Vol+/Vol- , Home & power button to perform a hard reboot

Good to know!
16th May 2014, 08:10 PM |#7  
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There is no need for breaking your fingers by pressing all buttons,just hold the power button as long until it restarts

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Originally Posted by simacca

Was using this app, then long press on home button to search from Google now. Phone froze, screen went black and just left the keyboard open. Couldn't do anything apart from a battery pull. Hope this isn't a sign of things to come!

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That sucks. Let us know if it happens again and how.
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happens to me all the time, very annoying. The screen just goes black but the background apps continue to work (at least half the time anyway).
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happens to me all the time, very annoying. The screen just goes black but the background apps continue to work (at least half the time anyway).

ALL the time? I wouldn't have had the patience to keep with it and probably have sent it back or something...
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