9 Replies Latest reply: May 8, 2012 9:30 AM by tmo_mike_s RSS

Shut off

My piece of **** android that I'm sorry I ever bought, has shut off and won't come back on again. It's charged but I plub it in to see if I could get some noise or response and nothing is happeing. 

  • 1. Re: Shut off

    Throw it away and go get something else.  Judging your literacy by your post maybe you should use 2 cans and some string.

     

  • 2. Re: Shut off

    Thanks for your help. If you didn't know the answer, all you had to do was say so

  • 3. Re: Shut off

    If you act like an azz don't expect a straight answer.

     

    Nobody is going to know what's wrong with your phone from what you posted.

  • 4. Re: Shut off
    theartiszan

    Yeah.

    Don't act like a Richard when asking for help.

    We have no obligation to do so.

    Ask nicely and you may get a answer.

  • 5. Re: Shut off
    jerrya

    I hear ya brother.

     

    This has happened to me on way too many occasions. Very frustrating, and I am thinking of getting an HTC or an iPhone next time.

     

    Anyway, what usually works for me is this:

     

    I take the phone, and I place it 2 cups of uncooked white rice.  I do this because the rice will draw out any moisture and thetans.  I let it sit there for several hours, and then I take the phone, wipe it down, all over in mayonnaise and saran wrap, and freeze it.

     

    This will kill all the remaining bugs that require oxygen to breathe.

     

    After it's freezer treatment, take the phone,  wipe off the mayonnaise (and you'll find the touchscreen looks amazingly glossy, just fantastic!), reboot, do a factory reset, and enjoy.

     

    Your phone has been purged of thetans and bugs and should now work wonderfully.

     

    But it is annoying, I agree.

  • 6. Re: Shut off
    animaleyezz

    If you're really having problems from your Galaxy S II and it's behaving like it shouldn't you may want to go to the T-Mobile store and let then see the phone operating/behaving badly.  This could possibly get you to a phone that behaves the way it should.

  • 7. Re: Shut off
    smplyunprdctble

    jerrya wrote:

     

    I hear ya brother.

     

    This has happened to me on way too many occasions. Very frustrating, and I am thinking of getting an HTC or an iPhone next time.

     

    Anyway, what usually works for me is this:

     

    I take the phone, and I place it 2 cups of uncooked white rice.  I do this because the rice will draw out any moisture and thetans.  I let it sit there for several hours, and then I take the phone, wipe it down, all over in mayonnaise and saran wrap, and freeze it.

     

    This will kill all the remaining bugs that require oxygen to breathe.

     

    After it's freezer treatment, take the phone,  wipe off the mayonnaise (and you'll find the touchscreen looks amazingly glossy, just fantastic!), reboot, do a factory reset, and enjoy.

     

    Your phone has been purged of thetans and bugs and should now work wonderfully.

     

    But it is annoying, I agree.

    Nonono -- Maoynnaise is a MOISTURIZER.  It'll undo the rice treatment of drying it out!  You need to do them in the OPPOSITE order!

     

     

  • 8. Re: Shut off
    jaylanphnx

    But in all seriousness, if your phone is truly and completely unresponsive, T-Mobile should replace it under warranty (there may be a restocking fee, check your contract). Take it to a store or call CS.

  • 9. Re: Shut off

         Your device may need to be replaced.  One of the great things about the Samsung Galaxy S II is that you can perform a master reset even when the device is being totally unresponsive, as long as you assemble the phone with a charged battery before taking the steps in the link I've included.  The buttons will need to be pressed exactly as the instructions direct, or else the phone will not reboot.  Should these steps not work, T-Mobile can perform an exchange for you as long as you are under warranty and the device doesn't have any damage to it; physical, liquid or mayonnaise.  If you are no longer under warranty, we will explore other options with you to make sure you have a working device.

     

     

    mike_s

    T-Force