Random bug that prevents usage of home button and sleep. You might want to read.

Discussion in 'Android Support' started by Darkit, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. Darkit

    Darkit New Member

    Nov 24, 2009
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    I had a weird bug today, well at least I think and hope it was a bug and not something more serious. Anyway, the bug prevented me from using the home button, which did/does work since I could feel the tactile feedback and it works now, and prevented my phone from locking when I hit the standby button.

    Whenever I did hit the standby button the screen would turn off as normal, but when I pushed it again, it wouldn't show the lock screen but rather just go back to whatever it was previously doing, bypassing the whole screen entirely. I tried turning off the phone and I noticed the turn off dialog screen was different as it only had the Power Off choice, no Airplane mode or Silent mode choices. So I turned it off and rebooted it but there was no change. Then I took the battery out and let it sit for about a minute then powered it back up, still no change. I deleted all my recently downloaded apps hoping the that one of them was the problem but sadly I couldn't find a solution to the bug. So I was forced to do a factory reset.

    This fixed my phone. Now the power button menu is all there and the home button works perfectly.

    So I'm posting a warning though I don't know how much good its going to do since I was unable to find a good solution to the problem.