My phone restarted itself

RoofMonkey

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If its only happened the one time, I wouldn't be too concerned. It is a small computer and itches do happen. Now if it keeps doing it, then I would be concerned.
BYW: which phone?
 

Laylapotata

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iPhone 4. It was fine since I posted and just went black screen. I had to do a restart. I put a screen protector in today. I wonder if it was the liquid. I also dropped it a couple times the past few days. Hopefully I didn't screw it up.
 

Docd

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Sounds like it over heated. Was it warm to the touch?


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Laylapotata

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Nope. Not warm at all. I guess I'll just have to wait and see. It's fine now. There have been a couple other odd things since the upgrade too but I forgot what they were. Not significant enough to remember.
 

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Here is my suggestion. Run your phone nearly down. 5% perhaps. Open task manager and close out all apps. Do a hard reset. Charge up to 100% do another hard reset.
Your phone will be so snappy you won't recognize it.
I close all apps and do two hard resets back to back before putting my baby on the charger for the night.
Every night.
 

RoofMonkey

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iPhone 4. It was fine since I posted and just went black screen. I had to do a restart. I put a screen protector in today. I wonder if it was the liquid. I also dropped it a couple times the past few days. Hopefully I didn't screw it up.
Hopefully not, but liquid and drops on an iDevice are usually not a good thing!