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Phone turns off when clamshell is closed

My phone turns itself off when I snap it shut. I have to close it very gently in order to have it stay on. It also shuts off when I carry it in my pocket, I assume from pressure on the cover.

I recently had this phone replaced under warranty for another issue. The old phone had this problem too, I assumed it was because of dirt inside the case but the new, clean phone does it too. I now think it's just poor design and am considering adding some material to prevent the clamshell from closing completely, or just getting another phone.

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  • LilyW Sep 26, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. It just started about 2 weeks ago, I've had the phone a little over a year. The phone turns off if you let the clamshell snap closed. Also, having problem when you flip it open. I think the problem is a short in the hinge area, must be wires pinched or something. Unless you gingerly open and close it, it turns itself off. Makes me mad because I researched this phone for long time before I got it and I really like the phone.

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I have this problem too. has anyone got any advice at all????!!!



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This phone sucks. Everytime I shut the cover, it would shut off (not so much anymore). NOW I have the blank white screen issue. So annoying :P


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