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Automatically power on Galaxy Tab when the charger is connected

I have a Galaxy Tab 4 I changed the lpm file. Now the tab boots on charge, but in recovery mode!! Any ideas? Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected
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Note 3 Won't Power On

Ok so less than 30 minutes ago my Note 3 was working fine! I put it in my pocket and looked at it again and it was off and wouldn't turn on. It had plenty of battery left at the time though I don't ...
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Help to understand working of powerbutton and volume rockers

I want to understand the workings of power button and volume rockers in Android devices, which are associated with the kernel driver of these keys. What happens in the kernel driver and boot loader ...
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I upgraded my TCL Idol X (S950) to Android 4.2.2 bu now power button doesn't turn on?

I upgraded my TCL Idol X (S950) to Android 4.2.2 bu now the power button doesn't turn on?? I have to hold down the power button for more than 10 secs and reboot in order to turn on the phone after it ...
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How can I make an Android device go from off to on at a chosen point?

I have a rooted Pantech Element and I want to make it turn on when it is charging (or at some other predetermined event, possibly). I have seen advice that says to edit a file called 'playlpm', but ...
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I opened my phone and tore the power circuit, can it be joined back?

I wanted to reseat my phone speaker because it wasn't working. In the process of dismantling my phone, I tore the power button's circuit. What kind of adhesive can I usually use to join it back ...
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Do all devices (that can connect to PC) power up when connected to PC?

I tested with my tablet and my phone and both react the same way: shut down the device completely. plug to computer USB. device powers up (boots into android, not just show charging animations). ...
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How to prevent someone from powering off an android device?

I have a Nexus 5. Even if I enable security passcode or pattern, someone can still switch off my mobile using the power button. How can I prevent it?
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Android poweroff timer

Asking for your help cause I cannot find any way to do what I need: I need to turn off my Android 4.0 device by timer. For example I'm launching an app, setting power off time to 5 min, and after 5 ...
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Getting Olimex A20 JB 4.2.2 to autoboot on power on

I have an Olimex A20 SBC running Android JB 4.2.2 on an AllWinner A20 SoC. If I shut it down cleanly using the UI (press power button for ~2 secs, select "Power off", untick "Quick Boot Mode next ...
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why does my tecno f7 goes off on its own ,and when i power it on it goes off again in few munites on its own?

just 2days ago my tecno f7 started acting up...it goes off on its own and when i try to power it own it does not come on again until several tries...i will have to keep trying my constantly pressing ...
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Phone turns off at random

I have a note 1 N7000, and each time the screen began flickering and after that it shut down. This got worse after flashing a cyanogenmod rom. By plugging in the charger the battery seemed empty, but ...
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Google Tablet help need power

Just purchased this for Christmas, it will not charge or turn on, any suggestions. Have tired several different charger
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Why does “Power off” actually reboot?

If I hold my power button, I presented with the option to "Power off" my device. I touch it, and my phone (a LG Nexus 5 running on Android 4.4 KitKat) indeed turns off. However, it suddenly turns back ...
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My iRola DX752 will not turn on

My son got an iRola DX752 with Android 4.2 jellybean for Christmas. It worked fine Christmas and now it won't turn on. It is fully charged. What can I do to get it to work?
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I flashed 4.4 and now my Galaxy Nexus power button will not respond

My Samsung Galaxy Nexus's power button is no longer responding. I flashed a ROM of 4.4 to it and now it no longer does anything. I made the mistake of taking the battery out and can no longer turn it ...
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Vodafone Smart Tab 2 won't turn on or charge

My Vodafone Smart Tab 2 will not turn on or charge. I have tried to hard reset it and all I see is a very faint red light, but nothing happens. I've charged it for hours and connected it to my ...
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Android 4.3 autoscreen turn on

This issue I noticed,once i updated my android to 4.3. The issue is after every 1 min the lock screen automatically turns on. There was no problem before. Please help,i dont want to degrade to 4.1 ...
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Galaxy nexus is not turning on after being turned off

I have a Galaxy Nexus. I switched it off. But now I cannot turn it on. It's not even showing the bootscreen. I faced the same issue yesterday night too. But it went away after putting my friend's ...
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Nexus 7 won't do anything!

My Son had a problem with his Nexus 7, it wouldn't turn off or turn on. It just hung with the Nexus cross on the screen. I followed information regarding the re-seting by holding down the power ...
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Nexus 7 refuses to boot unless plugged into outlet

I've looked around the internet for this problem ad/or solution for hours and have found absolutely nothing on this problem. My tablet is brand new, straight from the box. When i have it plugged in ...
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Turn On a Nexus One without default Power Button

My Google Nexus One has a broken power button. I'm using CyanogenMod-7.2.0-passion on it. I would like to configure trackball to Turn On my device (after battery died or after changing the SIM or ...
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Galaxy S2 not switching on after being dropped

My Galaxy S2 dropped today and will not switch on. I dropped it on a very soft surface when this occurred. It usually happens and I just press the on button continuously and this usually does the ...
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Samsung galaxy Y does not factory reset

Lately my samsung galaxy Y has been switching off at random times, and does not switch on again. Well it switches on, and the samsung logo appears, but then it just switches off again. I have tried ...
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Power problems with Droid Incredible 2

My daughter's Droid Incredible 2 is mostly dead. Symptoms: If we can manage to turn it on, it only stays on for a minute or so after it completes all of its start-up tasks. Then turns off and acts ...
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What is an alternate way to Switch Off mobile without use of Power Button?

Device : MMX A89 OS : ICS 4.0.4 What is an alternate way to Switch Off mobile without use of Power Button? Can we Switch Off from OS itself? Is there any setting available? Or Does it require to ...
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Tab 2 10.1 keeps turning on

I bought a Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 last year and it's been working great. Then I noticed the other day when I tried to turn off the tablet (by holding down the power butter), it just recycles and comes ...
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Recharge interface infinite boot loop

I'm having this problem for a while and don't remember exactly how it occurred, if I remember well, it started happening after flashing a non-stock ROM with CWM, but can't really reproduce it. ...
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power button defect: how do I turn my device on

Recently my power button stopped working, meaning that it does not accept any input. With Cyanogenmod, it was easy to add easily accessible buttons in the notification area to turn the screen off. ...
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Power off randomly after screen lock…

I have a very interesting problem. This is a chinese based phone Alps i4000 (fhd, inew i4000) with Jelly bean 4.2.1 os. The problem: - After i click the power button to screen lock, the phone ...
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My tablet won't turn on

My tablet won't turn on and Android won't start up on it. As usual I charged it last night, and it charged to 100%. But now it is not turning on I have tried a lot of times to turn it on by pushing ...
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How to access Samsung Galaxy S2 storage while phone is off

My Galaxy S2 recently froze while browsing facebook using Firefox (the loading animation kept playing though), then shut down after a minute. I haven't been able to turn it back on since then. I tried ...
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Samsung GT B5330 won't turn on

My Samsung GT B5330 doesn't want to power on. I charge it and when I try to turn it on it just vibrates (short vibration) and doesn't start. I let it charge for 2 hours and then it still did not ...
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Sound on Power-On

I want a sound to be played when the user presses the power button, Since I am customizing Android for Visually Challenged people this feature might let them know if the tablet has actually powered on ...
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How should I correctly turn on my phone?

This is regularly driving me nuts. Every once in a while, my phone freezes for whatever reason. I press and hold the power button to shut if off. Now comes the part that's giving me trouble. If I ...
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How does pressing the power button on Android compares to Windows 7s Sleep and Hibernation modes?

In Windows 7 it's pretty straightforward: Sleep: turn of everything except RAM. Data is still stored in RAM. Hibernation: writes RAM data onto the hard disk drive. Not useful for SSD drives, the ...
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When did my phone power off due to low battery? Is the information recorded somewhere?

I'd like to know when my Android phone powered down due to low battery. Is there a log or way to see this? I am running a new program that makes use of BlueTooth and I suspect that's the problem. I ...
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Galaxy S2 turns off randomly

I got a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100. I have it for round about 8 monthts now and experimented with some custom roms. I installed cynogenmod 9, 10, 10.1 tested Syah Kernel and installed ...
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HTC XE turned itself off and won't turn back on

I charged my phone overnight for at least 6 hours. It was working fine when I checked my emails first thing this morning. Then, the phone restarted itself (not uncommon!). Since then, I can't turn it ...
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Reduce time it takes for device to power on when pressing power button?

I recently got my Nexus 7, and I love it. There is only one thing that is bugging me: The amount of time you have to hold the power button to turn the device on. Most of time I have to hold it for ...
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How do I turn off Galaxy Tab completely?

I received a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3113) for the holidays. I recently deduced that since I can install apps from Google Play on my PC to the Tab when it's off, that it's not really turned off. How do ...
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Nexus 7 wont boot after complete discharge

I accidentally let the battery on my Nexus 7 run completely empty, and now it won't start up anymore even after charging overnight. How can I make it work again? This is what happened in detail: My ...
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How to keep phone powered down while charging with ClockworkMod Touch Recovery?

In the course of setting up CyanogenMod 7.2 on my T-Mobile G2 (also known as the HTC Desire Z), I installed ClockworkMod Touch Recovery. My usual practice before that was to power off my phone and ...
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Galaxy Blaze reboots upon power off

I have T-Mobile Galaxy S Blaze, running 2.3.6. I rooted the phone months ago, uninstalled T-Mobile bloatware (using Titanium Backup Free), and have been enjoying using it for a while. Recently ...
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Is it possible to turn an Android tablet on or off over a wired connection such as USB?

I'm looking to use an Android tablet as a carputer, yet one problem I have is how to get the tablet to turn on and off when I turn my car on and off. With most carputers people will use special ...
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Turn off phone by holding the power button?

I've been having a small case of my screen not turning on at times. It happens on a 1 out of 100 basis. Anyway, I can confirm that the phone did not shut down because I can take screenshots (via power ...
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Can any Android device be set to not auto power-off?

If I buy any no-name Android tablet from ebay etc, is there a chance it will not allow me to force it to stay on all the time? In other words, is "never auto sleep" a universal feature of any android ...
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Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Powers off when disconnect power/sync cable [closed]

My Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 powers off each time I disconnect the power/sync cable or when I connect it to a AC power source. It just shuts off without warning.
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Why does HTC Incredible S on Android 4 not always switch the screen on? [closed]

I have a HTC Incredible S shich was recently updated to Android 4 and Sense 3.6. After that, it began to not always switch the screen on after pressing the power button. In 20% of the cases, it just ...
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HTC Desire sticky power button

I have an HTC Desire that is 2 and a bit years old and in the hands of my wife and baby, now has a power button that barely works. Luckily the ROM I'm using allows the device to wake with the select ...