Someone Has Control of my Droid

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  1. souljerr

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    At first I thought I was going nuts as it seemed my phone would switch screens and do "weird" stuff. This morning my music started playing and when I went to shut it off the screens kept changing so I couldn't stop it. When I opened applications to start deleting files that I had recently downloaded, the screen kept scrolling up and down to prevent me from deleting apps.

    Anyone else have this and know which app I may have downloaded? I've recently dowloaded DirecTv, On The Fly Backup, mSpot.

    I'm probably going to do a hard reset and try to get rid of them.

    Thoughts?
     
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    Sounds like a rouge app and not "someone"......
     
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    Yeah. Got a little carried away.
     
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    Was it plugged in? Are you using the OEM charger? There are many known cases of this happening while plugged into 3rd party chargers.
     
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    It was initially plugged into the stock android dock but continued even after I had taken it out.
     
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    Aftermarket battery charger will do this too.
     
  7. souljerr

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    Another good tip but I've got a stock battery also.
     
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    Heat sensitive

    My son's phone(not a Droid) had the same issue with the phone doing strange things while just sitting. I watched it myself. It would select screen, go to certain applications, etc.
    The person at Verizon(the actual store, not a 3rd party store which is a joke) told us that the phone is heat sensitive and this may be what is causing it.
    He got a replacement and not having the same issue.
    May be the same with the Droid? I know mine gets somewhat warm at times.
     
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    Not sure if it's a heat issue but I know it's a pain in the a**. Decided to get a replacement. Keeping my fingers crossed that I won't have the same issue with the next one.
     
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    I've seen the same problem before. My friend kept his phone inhis pocket. The moisture and heat made it act like that. Do you keep it in your pocket?
     
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    Sure do. I don't use a case so if I'm not using it, it's either on my desk or in my pocket.
     
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    If thats the causethen it should clear up and I would use a case.
     
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