Most of the Samsung Galaxy S3 users have encountered several problems with their smartphones. Among them, the most faced problem is the Samsung Galaxy S3 won’t turn on after charging. Some users have complained about the issue on the Technobezz forum saying they are not able to turn on the device after it’s fully charged. If you are facing the same problem, follow the below troubleshooting steps to get rid of the issue successfully.
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Troubleshooting steps to solve Samsung Galaxy S3 won’t turn on problem
- First of all, hit the power button, not one or two times, but several times to make sure that there is a problem on the phone powering on.
- Take out the battery from your phone and hold the power key for a minute. It will drain the stored electricity in the phone. Then again, put the battery and press the power button to turn on the phone. If you see the phone is still dead, proceed with the next steps to solve Samsung Galaxy S3 won’t turn on problem.
- Boot your phone to safe mode to see if any third party app is the culprit. In safe mode, only the pre-loaded apps will be running. So if any app is causing this problem, you will have to uninstall third-party apps one by one or perform factory data reset. To boot your Galaxy S3 into safe mode, press the Power button and hold it while tapping on the menu key(Left to the home button) constantly. Samsung screen will appear. Now release the Power button and the menu key. Your phone will be restarted, and you will see safe mode at the lower left corner of the screen. In case you cannot get to Safe mode, go ahead with the next step.
- Boot your phone into Recovery mode and clear the cache. To do that press and hold the Power, Home and Volume Up buttons simultaneously. When the phone starts vibrating or the Android screen appears, release all buttons. Then highlight the ‘wipe cache partition’ using Volume down key. Press the Power button to select it. After the cache partition is wiped out, your phone will be rebooted automatically. If not, click on Reboot system now.
If you cannot boot your Galaxy S3 into Recovery mode, then either the battery is busted or there is a problem with your phone’s power switch. In such case, you should contact a technician.
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