Samsung's 5th-generation Android-based Galaxy smartphone was released April 11, 2014. Improvements to the phone include a fingerprint scanner, updated camera, larger display, and water resistance. It is available in four different colors; black, blue, white, and copper.

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Phone freezes then shuts off and reboots then repeats the cycle.

I have been dealing with this issue for a while, but only now has it become a problem that makes the device unusable. My Verizon Galaxy S5 would freeze and I would have to take out the battery, wait a minute, then put it back in and turn it on which made the device work again until it happened again. About a week ago my phone froze and I tried this process again only to find the phone froze again and again until it became unusable. Occasionally the phone won't turn on at all.

To paraphrase my current problem: my Galaxy S5 only allows use for a few seconds before freezing.

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i believe you may need to replace your power button/battery cover. it may click when pressed, but a host of problems, physical or electronical, could have corrupted something.

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