Galaxy S2 shutting off in idle mode

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Galaxy S2 shutting off in idle mode

Recently, I noticed that my phone shuts off while in sleep mode. This just happens when I don't check it for a while and the display is turned off. When I do go to check my phone, it's unresponsive, even if I hold down the power button. So far, I've had to remove the batter every time this has happened in order to reboot it.

I just don't get what the issue is. I'm probably missing phone calls because I'm not even aware that my phone is turning off. I feel like after the ICS update my phone has had issues. I already performed a factory reset last week since I was having a problem with the notifications not ringing and vibrating, and now, this is happening on top of that. 

If anyone has any suggestions, that would be greatly appreciated.

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 i777.

Oh, and another thing, I noticed that my batter is at 95-100% before it shuts off by itself, and once it boots up again it's down to 85-89%. I also feel like it might be an issue with overheating: I noticed that my phone feels hot after I've been using it for a while, like texting or using the internet, and then I set it down to do other stuff when I notice that it's turned off. My phone usually feels really hot too, and the case I have for my phone probably does not help either. 


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Re: Galaxy S2 shutting off in idle mode

While the ACLU might be just trying to make noise with this one, their arguing that safety is compromised because companies like AT&T are so slow at getting updates out is spot on:

 

http://www.dailytech.com/ACLU+Complaint+Claims+Slow+Android+Updates+are+Endangering+People/article30...

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SIM cards are not needed for Kies, Kies is can be so inconsistent that it will drive you mad but depositing malware is a complete LOAD.

 

Kies is not recognizing your firmware due to a fowl up on Samsung's end, anyone's guess on if that will be resolved.

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Re: Galaxy S2 shutting off in idle mode

Same issue with my s2 it is really big problem.

I had to take the flight in morning and put alarm for 4.30 am . The phone turned off in night i checked full battery was dere at 10.30 pm and i missed the flight.i took a lesson that better use an alarm clock and dint be dependent on phonefor alarm.
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Battery LIfe Update

Thought I'd post an update on my battery life post-fix.  I have easily been able to get 3 days on a charge now.

 

BUT... here's why... I don't charge the phone, I swap batteries and put the used one in a wall-charger.

I did some experiments and charging the phone gave me approx. ONE day of use.  Use my spare battery swap routine and I have gotten as much as FIVE days.  Granted, they were really light use days... but still.

 

So, charging the phone is an occasional necessity.  But, when ever I can and most of the time, I do the swap and it is GREAT!

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Re: Galaxy S2 shutting off in idle mode

I had that problem and used a customer laucher for the nest boot

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