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Phone keeps turning on and off

All of the sudden my Samsung phone started turning on and off.  It won't even turn off when I hold down the END button.  The white Verizon screen comes on and then stays there for a few seconds, and then the screen goes black, and then it restarts the process.  I've taken out the battery and also plugged it into the charger but it still happens.

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  • byrondk Nov 11, 2007

    Same problem. Out of the blue one day I opened my phone and it kept rebooting over and over. It lasts for about a minute, then stops. I've tried taking out the battery multiple times. That doesn't work. I heard that if you hold down the 8 key while rebooting, then it fixes it. Not for mine. Holding 9 brings up a download page...I charged it all last night, thinking it was just a low battery, but here I am in the morning with the same problem. Please help.

  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2007

    I'm glad to know I'm not the only one. The same thing happened to me tonight. The phone had been working flawlessly for 4 months, then this happens. Grrr. I've even tried powering it on while plugged into the charger, without the battery, but the same thing happened.

  • dreadhead7 Dec 11, 2007

    All of the sudden my Samsung phone started turning on and off. It won't even turn off when I hold down the END button. The white Verizon screen comes on and then stays there for a few seconds, and then the screen goes black, and then it restarts the process. I've taken out the battery and also plugged it into the charger but it still happens.

  • Anonymous Oct 16, 2008

    same problem with me. it just randomly started.

  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    i have the same problem too for almost a year i switched to another phone until i can find a way to fix it.

  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    same here its been doing this for almost a year i dont know why i would like a solution so i can use my phone again

  • Anonymous Oct 28, 2008

    I tried putting my battery in my brother's phone (same model) and it worked just fine in his, and with his in mine, the same thing continued to happen to my phone.I don't know what to do! My phone is my life, and it just started tonight, I haven't got the resources to get another phone either.



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Mine does the same thing it has continued doint this for almost a year and there is no solution ive been searching everywhere

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