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My chocolate only flashes to the verizon wireless screen

After that my phone turns off, then it flashes back to the verizon symbol. i pressed quit on the service program screen by accident and that is why my phone is doing this. Can this be fixed on my own or do i need to get a new phone?

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  • Choc_Usr Nov 03, 2008

    Mine is doing the exact same thing, though I'm not aware of having pressed any button I shouldn't have. I thought maybe it meant I needed to buy a new battery?

  • Choc_Usr Nov 03, 2008

    Isn't it curious that both of our phones are doing this on the same day? Could it be something Verizon is doing? Anyone else experiencing this?

  • benkahue Nov 04, 2008

    Yeah my phone started having serious problems this weekend pretty similar to yours. My phone will turn on (maybe) and do one of three things.



    1) shut off by itself or when some one called.

    2) shut off when I slide the lid open or close. But, not all the time.

    3) or the screen will just blink to the verizon screen. Then turn off.



    After some of the shut offs, the phone would refuse to turn back on unless I plugged it in. Mind you that the phone indicated that the phone was charged. It also shut off with the charger plugged in.



    And yes, I do think its interesting that there are now three of us that have had similar problems with our phone near the same time.

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    im really in need of help i didnt memorize my bf number and my fone wont turn on all it says is verizon wireless thing an just shuts off whatr do i do if a cant get a new one

  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    my phone is retarded and exactly like all of these. ima take it to the doods and if they dont fix it ima hurt someone....me and my fone arent frends right now >:[

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    mine is doing the exact same thing but now it just wont turn on all together it just flashes verizon then dies. then turns back on and flashes verizon again and repeats.

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    At first just the logo showed, on and off, on and off. Now that doesn't even show. Just a blank (backlight goes on and off) screen going on and off. This is seriously one of the worst phones ever made.

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    My chocolate started doing the same thing about two weeks ago. Ive had it a lil over a year. It was fine one night, I put it on the charger, went to bed, and when I awoke, it was doing the on/off deal. :(

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2008

    I have the same problem with a different cause - the phone fell into the creek when my 11 year old pulled her twin and a friend our after they fell in. Even after three weeks drying time did the same flashing and then nothing. Verizon says get a new phone.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2009

    I have the exact same problem, but i don't know what is causing mine.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    My freezes at the Verizon logo and stays there...


  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    my phone shuts off al the time in the most random times

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    same

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    my verizon phone blanks on and on every 3-5 seconds like if iits trying to come on but it just never makes it. i need some help do anyone no an solution.please help me.

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    my verizon phone is in good condition and it just blanks on every 3-5 seconds like as if its trying to come on but it just never makes it. if someone knows a solution and maybe can help me can you really do. i am really interested.

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You need a new battery. The battery is either old or gotten Hot, Or has just been charged from Improper voltage. A new battery is needed. It cost around $50.00 although I wouldnt recommend getting a LG Chocolate since it seems to have bad reviews by other users who have had problems with it.

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I have a very similar problem, my phone just shows the LG logo and switches on and off, and the touch pad comes on but that is all. i don't have a warranty any more though..

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Sorry, this is not really a solution, but there's no better option to choose. Well, the people at the Verizon Wireless Store said that I would need to get a new phone, so I did. I don't have a landline, so I was desperate. I still find it hard to believe that it stopped working so suddenly. I did not buy another LG Chocolate, but I still have it, so if someone figures out a solution to the problem, I'd be interested to hear it.

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Take it to your service provider

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