Droid doing stuff by itself....!

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    I usually keep my droid in my pocket, always turn power (screen) off when I put it in there. It is always doing things on it's own... going into different apps, calling people, typing goofy messages. I'll find it this way when I pull it out of my pocket.... unless I hear it calling someone. What gives.?
    I'm sure I'm not constantly hitting the power button.
     
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    phone lock is off?
     
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    At this point the only logical explanation is that it is possessed. I would call a Priest or someone of the cloth to rid it of it's demons.

    Sorry to be no help at all!
     
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    Unicorn Screen Saver?

    Clearly a case of Android 5.0 at work. At least, unlike the iphone, you seem to be able to make calls with no problems, even when you don't want to.

    Maybe you should stop putting it in your pocket and see if you have the same problem when not sheathed in glorious denim?
     
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    There have been reports of this happening when the Droid is plugged into an after-market charger, but this is the first I have heard of one off a charger doing it. Try doing a battery pull and if that does not work a hard reset.
     
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    Otherworldly possession of Droid w/aftermarket AC Power

    I can confirm on two separate devices that the 'cheap-o' after-market AC power supplies that aren't specifically made for the Droid X do cause erratic behavior on the device.
    The specifics on the faulty charger:
    Model # MOTV8/V9
    500mA
    The actual charger could have voltage issues (inconsistent power flow to the device) which may cause the errata
     
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    after charging your phone try restarting it?
     
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    ur Droid is possessed!!!
     
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    Believe it or not we have a lot of these "Droid Possessed" threads.

    My brother had this issue with his Droid. I recommended doing a Factory Data Reset out of his privacy settings. This resolved the issue.

    Now what causes it? Some say it's using chargers that are not Motorola, although I have used non Motorola chargers on my Droid with no issue. Some blame task killers. I really don't know.
     
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    Yeah, as suggested earlier, I removed the battery, did a restart, and so far today it hasn't done any of these goofy things.
     
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    Maybe it's bored?...lol
     
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