Why is my phone controlling itself?

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My Nexus 4 has been controlling itself for the past weeks.
It has been sending photos and text messages, playing music, moving the screen and calling people. The screen will often freeze, also. Please help?
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Posted 3 years ago

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Matthew Sider

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Varus you may wanna do system rest hardware this will restore your phone wen you got it out of the box
Make shour you are install things from Google play
clear any rung apps running in the background
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Thanks for the reply. I have already tried a factory reset and It hasn't fixed anything.
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Okay call koodo may be hard ware may need flash
may help you plsese take care
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You too!
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Besides the possibility of you being caught up in some "Fight Club " type mental issues, the phones touch screen may be failing. If your device is less than a year old, you should contact koodo and arrange for warranty service.

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My touch screen sometimes goes nuts if I put the phone in my shirt pocket without disabling it. Body heat is enough to generate some random "touches" and turn the thing into a slot machine trying to pay out an unusual jackpot.

Adding a screen protector helps a bit if the screen is too sensitive. There is NO adjustment for touch sensitivity on just about all phones.
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Your phone does not have LTE data. Moto G on sale currently for $75 net also does not have LTE data. OK for checking email and minor browsing, but forget about video streaming and heavy usage.

If data is important, find something LTE compatible. Otherwise, Moto is a good choice at the discounted price.

Don't jump too fast. Take the time to evaluate your needs.
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LTE is certainly not needed for video streaming nor heavy usage. HSPA is more than capable of handling anything you throw at it, including Netflix in HD.

I use a lot of data and don't need LTE. My home WiFi is in the DC-HSPA speed range, and I have no problem using my 300 GB allowance there. My home connection easily handles three Netflix HD streams simultaneously with no impact on browsing quality.
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Robert, Ă  factory reset will fix a dead spot? Or an overly sensitive touchscreen?
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Factory reset only gets rid of some "static" in your settings. Won't fix a dead spot or hardware ossues.
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So I'm not understanding why you would say to factory reset.

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