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Topic # 160187 27-Dec-2014 19:55
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Galaxy S5 phone from eBay, nearly 4 months.

In the last few weeks it keeps shutting down, randomly. 

This is also draining the battery very fast, so I am only getting 8 hours or so from it as opposed to 1.5 days, which I was getting previously.

I have ordered a replacement battery from mpj but not arrive yet and I hope it helps. I suspect that this is a refurbished Galaxy S5. Anyone any ideas how to confirm it? Thank you.

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  Reply # 1204626 27-Dec-2014 20:15
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not sure about confirming refurbished.

but try factory reset it first. if it still does that it's probably on its last legs

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  Reply # 1204627 27-Dec-2014 20:17
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"Refurbished" models are usually only from factory - everything else could be anything really. It could be someone selling a water damaged handset after claiming insurance, etc. 






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