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Sony Ericsson phone doesn't turn on, red light blinking!! Easily fixed!

You try to start your phone but the red light at the infrared port blinks 5 times and phone refuses to start. Don't worry, we'll fix it!

  1. Download SeTool2lt
  2. Install USB Drivers (come with SeTool). You can read about it here
  3. Open SeTool2, chose your phone?s model in the list
  4. Reinsert your phone?s battery
  5. Press [Unlock/Repair] button
  6. Connect your phone holding [2] + [5] buttons on phone?s keypad
  7. Done
Now your phone is alive again.

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phone will not switch on i turned it off and it will not start again

erom is gone.red light must be blinking at infrared port.download tool2 lite.
connect it to tool2lite holding 2+5 buttons and press repair button on the s/w window.

Aug 24, 2010 | Sony Ericsson K800i Cellular Phone

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my 12th old ps3 has been faultless until 6/2/10 .It will not boot up at all .The start up red light turns to green as per normal then after 2 seconds it flashes red and goes back into stand-by mode Any ideas ? Steve

That is the PS3 "Red light of death"

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Feb 07, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Sony Ericsson K810i not starting.Infrared blinking

then the problem is of software . please contact ur dealer

Sep 12, 2009 | Sony Cell Phones

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Red light in the infrared port


Try removing the battery overnight, then put the battery back and try to turn on. Let me know how it goes.

May 15, 2008 | Sony Ericsson K800i Cellular Phone

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