Phone Turns Off When Dropped, Hit or Bumped? It Can Be Fixed In Under a Minute!

Share this page via:

Does your phone keep turning off or restarting every time it’s being dropped, hit or bumped

This is a very common problem, especially with phones that have been sitting unused for a long period of time (one month or more). The problem is most commonly caused by an oxide layer that develops over the battery’s contact surface. It is a gold plated surface separated in few parts where each part touches the connector on the phone housing. The thin oxide layer isn’t powerful enough to completely disable the connection between battery and connector but it makes it weaker. So, when bumped, battery tends to lose its connection and the phone turns of or restarts

Galaxy S2 i9000 battery and connector

1. Turn off your phone and remove the battery

2. Use a small slotted screwdriver to clean contact surfaces on the battery. Adjust the pressure to remove an oxide layer completely without damaging golden plated surface too much. 

3. Put together all parts and turn on the phone

 

Do not repeat this procedure very often to avoid making a serious damage to the contact surfaces. Oxide layer takes a lot of time to develop, so it is enough to clean it once a year.

Phone Battery Contacts Cleaning

Alternative titles:

Mobile Phone Random Restarts
Phone keeps turning off itself
Cell Phone Turns Off When Hit
Phone Turning Off If Bumped
Phone Restarting Problem

Share this page via:

5 Responses to Phone Turns Off When Dropped, Hit or Bumped? It Can Be Fixed In Under a Minute!

  1. Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out much. I hope to give something back and aid others like you helped me.

  2. I do believe everyone would use a bit more of the information.

  3. I simply want to say I am just all new to blogging and truly liked this page. Probably I’m want to bookmark your site . You actually come with exceptional articles. With thanks for sharing your web page.

  4. You’re so interesting! I do not suppose I have read through anything like this before.

    So wonderful to find someone with original thoughts on this issue.
    Seriously.. many thanks for starting this up. This web site is one thing that is required
    on the web, someone with a little originality!