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When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
aprylstarr
Newbie

If anyone knows how to fix this, please let me know.  I've only had the phone about two weeks now and this seems to be the only problem I am having.

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
Ann154
Super User
Super User

In your call settings, do you have it set up to hang up the call with the power button?

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
aprylstarr
Newbie

Nope it wasn't checked

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
Ann154
Super User
Super User

Then what are you trying to do that it hangs up? What are the steps you take?

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
aprylstarr
Newbie

I've tried tapping all over the screen, doesn't work. I've also pushed the power button really quick but it hangs up my call, which isn't what I want it to do...

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
Ann154
Super User
Super User

You should be able to touch the home button to switch between the call screen and the home screen and then into other applications.

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
Ann154
Super User
Super User

aprylstarr wrote:

I've tried tapping all over the screen, doesn't work. I've also pushed the power button really quick but it hangs up my call, which isn't what I want it to do...

Well something is making the phone hangup the call when pressing the power button.  This is an option, but it shouldn't have been the default behavior.

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
aprylstarr
Newbie

Yep, I should be able to, but it doesn't work

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Re: When on phone, can't open screen to check text or other things without hanging up on call.How come this is happening
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

Let's get to the bottom of this aprylstarr! Did this just begin or did you experience this from purchase? Does anything happen if you press the menu button? Try enabling safe mode here http://vz.to/1dHYdbi test and share your results. Also please navigate to Settings>Accessibility>Check "Power button ends call" setting>Uncheck>Power the phone off/on and test. Please share. Thank you.

TominqueBo_VZW
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