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Current version by: oldturkey03 (vote details) ,

Title:

How to fix "slide to power off" screen that randomly shows up?

Text:

I dropped my phone on the first step of a pool and immediately picked it up after dropping it. I wasn't aware I should turn the phone off, so I just shook out the water, kept using it and put it on a charger... I know now that was not the correct steps. About an hour after dropping it I put it in a box of rice for a couple hours while still charging it. Then continued to use it for the rest of the night. It's now been 15 days since the water damage and I haven't tried to fix anything on the phone.

My phone works almost perfectly, battery stays charged, connects to itunes, speakers work perfectly, screen lighting perfect headphone jack works, microphone works, fingerprint works, etc.  The only part that has problems is the power button, sometimes it doesn't work.  It's very sporadic, I can go hours with it working fine, then other times it will be glitchy and take screenshots every time I try to use the home button. When the power button isn't working, a black screen also pops up (at it's worst times about every minute). All it says is slide to power off at the top with a toggle and at the bottom there's an x (cancel button). Most the time I just hit the cancel button and hope my phones not in the mood to keep asking me to turn it off every minute. When this is happening with my phone I can't use the power button to turn it off, but I can use the screen that shows up randomly to turn off the phone. Then once the phone is off the power button always works and lets me turn the phone back on, but once the phones back on it's completely random if the power button starts working again.

I've tried searching answers for this and I haven't been able to find anything on it. Anyone know what I should do?

Device:

iPhone 6

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

404533

Original post by: Paige ,

Title:

How to fix "slide to power off" screen that randomly shows up?

Text:

I dropped my phone on the first step of a pool and immediately picked it up after dropping it. I wasn't aware I should turn the phone off, so I just shook out the water, kept using it and put it on a charger... I know now that was not the correct steps. About an hour after dropping it I put it in a box of rice for a couple hours while still charging it. Then continued to use it for the rest of the night. It's now been 15 days since the water damage and I haven't tried to fix anything on the phone.

My phone works almost perfectly, battery stays charged, connects to itunes, speakers work perfectly, screen lighting perfect headphone jack works, microphone works, fingerprint works, etc.  The only part that has problems is the power button, sometimes it doesn't work.  It's very sporadic, I can go hours with it working fine, then other times it will be glitchy and take screenshots every time I try to use the home button. When the power button isn't working, a black screen also pops up (at it's worst times about every minute). All it says is slide to power off at the top with a toggle and at the bottom there's an x (cancel button). Most the time I just hit the cancel button and hope my phones not in the mood to keep asking me to turn it off every minute. When this is happening with my phone I can't use the power button to turn it off, but I can use the screen that shows up randomly to turn off the phone. Then once the phone is off the power button always works and lets me turn the phone back on, but once the phones back on it's completely random if the power button starts working again.

I've tried searching answers for this and I haven't been able to find anything on it. Anyone know what I should do?

Device:

iPhone 6

Status:

open