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Problems with my Galaxy S3

by Neil_Nair12 / April 1, 2013 1:08 AM PDT

Hey all,
Since lately I have been having problems with my galaxy S3. It hangs up and gets stuck randomly while I use it. Once it hangs i have got to wait 15 to 20 mins or remove and reinsert the battery for it to unfreeze. i have noticed this very often and especially while I am connected to the internet via WiFi or cellular connectivity. I have also tried formatting and restoring to factory settings but with no use at all. Mine is the I9300 running on the 4.1.2 and its not rooted. Can anybody help me out with this issue?

Thanks a lot!

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 1, 2013 1:16 AM PDT

If the reset doesn't work then the phone is usually exchanged at the counter or they try flashing it to the latest version. This area can upset those used to working on PCs.

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by lyeileen / April 1, 2013 1:40 PM PDT

my cell phone had the same problem, you can take it to the service centre to have a check

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Weird Fix for Lag and perhaps Freezing...
by ParkerPen27 / June 27, 2013 2:44 AM PDT

Hello! After I updates to Android version 4.1.2 I noticed that my GS3 was lagging like crazy. I performed factory resets and everything else I knew. I was fooling around with some settings and I found that if you set touch key light duration to always off... It frees the lag! All this does is turn off the soft keys by the home button...

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So it's a bug!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 27, 2013 2:46 AM PDT

Thanks for finding a workaround.

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