1. AJ98's Avatar
    I have HTC 8x and it keeps turning off automatically. One time it just turned off right in front of my face when I was in the middle of something. This happened more than 5 times a day. What do you think is the cause for all this?
    01-23-2015 05:11 PM
  2. someone2639's Avatar
    Heat, probably.
    01-23-2015 05:27 PM
  3. AJ98's Avatar
    What do you mean specifically? Every time it gets hot it turns off ?
    01-23-2015 08:36 PM
  4. someone2639's Avatar
    01-25-2015 11:22 AM
  5. tbsteph's Avatar
    It's the SIM card. Remove the card a put a couple of layers of scotch tape on it. Use an Exacto knife to cut the tape around the card.

    This has been a common problem with the 8x. FWIW, after I did the above about 1 year ago it has never turned off automatically again.
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    01-25-2015 11:37 AM
  6. AJ98's Avatar
    Thanks tried it. Hopefully it wont turn off.
    01-27-2015 11:05 AM
  7. Tracey Payne's Avatar
    Which side of the SIM card do I put the tape on?
    07-21-2015 08:46 AM
  8. OperationNENI's Avatar
    It has been nearly half a month since I have had this phone. And for some reason it has recently been turning itself off. It would do it when I am on a walk, listening to music, it would do it when I am not using it so I end up finding it turned off, and it has done so when I am in the middle of doing something. When it does so, the phone its self is not over heating or low battery. I use all the same apps from my old phone, which was also a HTC Window 8x. I do not have an Sim Card either. So I do not know why this is happening. I would like to avoid reseting it and I would also like to avoid buying a new one since I just got this one.
    So will anyone please try and help me?
    12-21-2016 12:41 AM

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