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Resolving Samsung Galaxy S1 Function Button Problems

Resolving Samsung Galaxy S1 Function Button Problems

Function button problem in Samsung Galaxy S1 is a very rare issue, and a very few of us has encountered this issue. These only few people are those whose phones have encountered any physical damage, normally due to any fall or due to water damage.

In the following lines you will get to know all the possible solutions of Galaxy S1 function button problems.


  • Function button not working at all.
  • Slow response of function button.
  • Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t.

Reasons of Problems

  • Phone might be water damaged.
  • S1 has suffered physical damage due to fall or any physical pressure.
  • A lot of applications might be opened in a single interval of time hence allowing the function button to delay the response time.


The worst thing about this problem is that there is not much you can do in this case, as there are only a few workaround methods that have actually worked in the case of function button problem. Some people have reported that a simple hard reset has helped them to resolve this problem, while some say that a little bit of tapping your phone on your hand has also get the job done temporarily.

In case you are encountering slow response issue, then a simple cache clear will also help your S1’s function button to respond much faster. Besides everything else, some people have also said that restore to factory settings option have also done the job right for them, although I do not recommend this solution, but if you are planning to go with this one then I recommend that you should back up the entire data first.

If these simple workaround methods don’t work for you then the next thing that you should do is to go with its hardware solution, but before that you should know what tools do you need in order to perform the hardware solution.

Tools Required

  • Star Screw Driver and Plastic Separation tool for removing body of Samsung Galaxy S1.
  • Heat gun.

Hardware Solution

Samsung Galaxy S1 Function button problem

  • The very first thing that you need to do is to check whether Function button controller is properly connected with motherboard or not.
  • You can check that simply by checking all the corners of the function button controller IC.
  • Now the next thing that you need to do is to gently heat your function button controller IC for a few seconds, and this will surely get the job done for you.


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