Inexpensive 5 1/4" 4G LTE 2016 phone. Fixed battery, 2 SIMs, up to 64GB microSD.

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Power Button Fell Off

Had this phone for 3 months and then the power button fell off. Any ideas for replacements?

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I have the same problem, it has never happened to me before with any other phone, I have my phone for 6 months. I think it has to do with the design. I hope there is a replacement for it.

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Anyone find a replacement for this yet? I'm also having the same issue.

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I haven't ever actually fixed a Blu phone, but I assume the parts would be a challenge. 2 things you could try: buy a broken on on ebay or wherever and loot the parts off of that or hit up alibaba. You will for sure find the parts on alibaba but shipping time can be a real pain and most sellers have minimum orders.

I'll keep this thread in mind and if I come across a supplier, I'll update.

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Can we get a picture? What do you mean by power button fall off? Like the button or the actual switch part? Can you open it up and see if the actual electrical switch that sends the signal to the board is good?

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Ethan: I've heard a bunch of Blu owners complain of this. In my mind, its like the old Motorola power buttons where its not connected to anything, its just kinda wedged in there.

But that's 100% a guess. I can't find Blu parts from any of the places I order from, including my Chinese suppliers.

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So I have the same issue! Although every time it has taken off I've been able to find it. It's a tiny beveled rectangular piece with rubber straps on the back that are extended a bit outwards so you can fold one side inwards after placing another into the area where the button lays at a 45 degree angle(or less). Once it has been folded you can then push down as if you are holding it for a power off until the phone either turns on or prompts your power menu options. Let go and see if this worked by performing several of your daily tasks then locking your screen. If this keeps happening you may wish to consider adding a TINY amount of superglue(or something) where the rubber meets the plastic button before placing it in as described above(obviously let it dry first!), although I have yet to try this myself and I may next time it happens!

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I tried this and it works

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Had the same problem. I use this app to power off

https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...

and this to power on with volume buttons.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/detai...

This will brake your power buttons in a few months, but still you can use the phone until then.

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