Sudden overheating and psychically slippery phone

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  1. karasahin

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    Hello all. I just registered to this forum in hope to solve my problem with your guys helps. I tried many things and many forums to fix my phone's problem but no avail. I'm sure people did their best to help me and I would really appreciate if you could your best too.

    I have the Galaxy S5. I was very content with it, minor issues most of the time.
    Until I update it to the latest firmware (for solving call issues).
    I don't know what just happened but my phone is suddenly turned to be physically very slippery.
    There was no slippery whatsoever before the update.
    I think it is causing because of overheating but I am not sure. I don't feel so much overheating.
    Slippery is much bigger problem than overheating. I fear to drop my phone someday, it is THAT slippery.

    The steps I've done so far:

    Resetting system to factory settings,
    In recovery menu, wipe cache and data,
    Flash the whole stock rom for my country via Odin,
    Flash many stock roms; KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, other countries' stock roms,
    Flash with the following options ticked in Odin: Re-Partition PIT, Nand-Erase All, Bootloader Update,
    Void warranty and root and flash custom recovery Philz, there format anything can be formatted,
    Install custom roms,
    Change kernels,
    Use phone cases,
    Change the charger,
    Change the battery,

    And nothing helped...

    Now I'm seriously thinking to sell my phone. What should I do guys? I'm hesitating for RMA because the Knox counter is already tripped and if they find that out, I don't know what will happen. Please help me.
     
  2. Jonny Kansas

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    Do you have a case on the phone?

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    Yes sir. I have three cases. a PU-leather case, a polycarbonate-plastic combined case and a rear's glass, edge sides' aluminum case.
     
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    Ok. Is the case slippery? Or the phone is slippery when it's not in a case?

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    Without in a case it is worst unfortunately. The cases help little in the beginning but soon they happen to be slippery too. I bought the cases after the problem occurred. I used to use the phone as it is. Now it is almost impossible to use, pretty sure it will drop from my hand without in a case.
     
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    Try rubbing the phone & cases with an alcohol prep pad. You may need more than one.

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    Thanks for suggestion. I forget to mention but I've already tried a similar thing. I use TFT-LCD Screen Cleaner which I believe it has alcohol in it. It helps to prevent slippery for a short time but eventually the problem keeps coming back.
     
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    I would try just straight alcohol.

    How often do you wash your hands?

    Do you eat a lot of greasy food?
     
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    Hmm maybe I'll try pure alcohol if I could find one.

    Very often. Wish the problem me being dirty but it isn't lol.

    Not often. Why?

    By the way there is an Iphone 6s belongs to my sister and I use that phone without any problems. I used to use mine like that as well. In fact I bought the S5 a year and two days ago. It was functioning almost flawless until the firmware update.

    The phone is overheating and I believe this leds to phone being slippery. I couldn't find a solution yet for overheating as well..
     
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    Has the sister's iPhone exhibited any slipperiness? If so, maybe it's transmittible and the problem started there, possibly a bacteria or fungal infection. It's definitely not a virus because viruses are not slippery like funguses.

    However a virus would explain the overheating, a digital fever, if you will.

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    No her phone is working same as before I hold it. I would know it by now because she would beat the hell out of me for infecting her phone for sure lol.

    I don't think a virus is causing overheating because overheating is pretty much same after flashing a new official rom. I also scan the phone with antiviruses periodically.
     
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