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Last night while using my phone it suddenly rebooted itself, and when it came back on the power button no longer worked. I could use the volume buttons to wake the phone, but even that stopped working after a while. I went to sleep and let it charge overnight, and when I woke up, all was working normally. Its been normal all day until a few min ago, the phone rebooted and now once again the power button wont work. Anyone had this problem? Any suggestions, besides take it to Sprint, which I will do if it continues?
 
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Well I took it to a Sprint store and the tech said the button is physically fine, and worked when doing a hard reset but once the phone came back on it went back to not working again. So he thinks it's a software issue and ordered me a replacement. And my E4GT is completely stock, never rooted. Just decided to let u guys know just in case anyone else happens to have the same problem.

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just wondering how long you have had your phone before this bug, any other issues before this.
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Well I took it to a Sprint store and the tech said the button is physically fine, and worked when doing a hard reset but once the phone came back on it went back to not working again. So he thinks it's a software issue and ordered me a replacement. And my E4GT is completely stock, never rooted. Just decided to let u guys know just in case anyone else happens to have the same problem.

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If it is a software problem which it sounds like to me I would root that thing and throw a rom on there and see if that works. Preferably Phantom Hackers Blazer rom 4.1 Pure win!
 
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just wondering how long you have had your phone before this bug, any other issues before this.
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I bought the phone brand new in October, and no i havent had ANY issues before this. This just came out of the blue

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I have almost the same issue, mine will reboot and the battery will drop from 90% to 50 or 40% once i had 59% rebooted and drop to only 6% i changed different batts, changed roms back to stock and the same, i will take to sprint
 
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Last night while using my phone it suddenly rebooted itself, and when it came back on the power button no longer worked. I could use the volume buttons to wake the phone, but even that stopped working after a while. I went to sleep and let it charge overnight, and when I woke up, all was working normally. Its been normal all day until a few min ago, the phone rebooted and now once again the power button wont work. Anyone had this problem? Any suggestions, besides take it to Sprint, which I will do if it continues?

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If it is a software problem which it sounds like to me I would root that thing and throw a rom on there and see if that works. Preferably Phantom Hackers Blazer rom 4.1 Pure win!
my phone did the same thing i rooted it an put caulk rom an it worked again...been working ever since

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I have almost the same issue, mine will reboot and the battery will drop from 90% to 50 or 40% once i had 59% rebooted and drop to only 6% i changed different batts, changed roms back to stock and the same, i will take to sprint
if u are rooted u might wanna wipe the battery stats first an see if that helps.go into recovery an look for wipe its the last one ..mite save u a trip to sprint
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If it is a software problem which it sounds like to me I would root that thing and throw a rom on there and see if that works. Preferably Phantom Hackers Blazer rom 4.1 Pure win!
I have this problem right now it came out of no where and was working fine till now. When I flashed a new rom my power button still wont work.
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My power button isn't working either. My phone randomly reboots and isn't usable. My buddy gave me his old Samsung Moment to use It's like I'm back in the stone age with this thing. No insurance on my E4GT either FML.
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My power button isn't working either. My phone randomly reboots and isn't usable. My buddy gave me his old Samsung Moment to use It's like I'm back in the stone age with this thing. No insurance on my E4GT either FML.
It's still under a year old isn't it? Take it in and spend the $35.00 for Sprint to troubleshoot and replace it under warranty.

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