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Nokia e61i software upgrade failure

I was upgrading the firmware on my e61i and the process was going. while it was upgrading and writing the new phone turned off and the upgrade got stopped and it said the connection has been lost....i trying to turn the phone back on and it would just stay at a black screen and the white light would turn on. i tried several times to redo the upgrade but it would not detect the phone. i tried again after a couple of hours and it did detect the phone and recognize that the software was damaged and needed to be reinstalled but then it lost connection again.the phone isnt doing anything at all and is almost useless....does anyone know how to solve this?

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  • petitbruno Oct 04, 2008

    I got the same problem too

  • skyhawk477 Oct 11, 2008

    i too have the same problem please find a solution for this

  • skyhawk477 Oct 11, 2008

    i too have the same problem does anyone has a solution for this??...

  • vinayh1 Nov 12, 2008

    Folks, I have exactly the same problem and also had given the phone to Nokia care center, unfortunately they returned it mentioning that the USB is probably damaged beyond repair, well not sure if it is right info or not, but ir is now a dead piece in my drawer.

  • chris_redo Nov 23, 2008

    Only the light in the top left corner will come on. Screen remains blank and phone is completely useless

  • clairewright Mar 12, 2009

    my phone has same problem and i lost without it



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Hey friends..i just sent my nokia e61i which had its firmware failure during the updation process,,the problem is that its integrated circuit or short circuited or what something like the best option is to sent the phone to a nokia service center..i hav just sent mine..hope to get it back in a month...

Posted on Oct 18, 2008


Try a different USB connection especially if you are connecting through a hub. Good luck.

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Same problem brother

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