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My g1 has a multicoloured, frozen screen.

I switched my G1 on and it came up with four colours on the screen and i can't press any buttons, or use the touch screen.

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Remove battery. It happened to me twice now and all I could do was remove the battery, the phone responded to that LOL

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Ok so i got a G1, and the problem is it wont turn on. even when i charge it, it wont turn on. The farthest it goes it to opening where it says G1 and then it turns off after that. Whats wrong with it, do i...


Try hard resetting it once. But make sure you have enough charge. But this will erase everything.

To perform a Hard Reset


  1. Turn the phone off. If it is frozen, take the battery out and put it back in.
  2. Hold the Home and Power keys down at same time for about 25 seconds. You will see a yellow triangle screen with exclamation point in the middle.
  3. Press Alt+L.
  4. Press Alt+W for a factory reset.
  5. Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds.

http://www.resetcellphone.com/solution/HTC/g1

Jul 27, 2011 | HTC G1

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My G1 Android will come on and show T-Mobile G1 then Android will come up but then the screen is blank? What can I do?


the best solution is to hard reset, follow the instructions bellow
1. Turn the G1 off. If it's frozen on, take the battery out and put it back in the unit.

2. Hold the Home and Power keys down at same time for about 25 seconds. You will see a yellow triangle screen with exclamation point in the middle.

Now to wipe the device clean:

3. Press Alt+L.

4. Press Alt+W for a factory reset.

5. Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds.

The device should then reset again and the hard reset is complete.

Mar 10, 2011 | HTC G1

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G1 got little wet but it dried out and screen shows all but now triangle and cant get touchscreen to work....what do i do?


If it got wet it might still be wet from the inside and that is why your touch screen wont work, You would need to open it and clean it from inside. Or it could have a bad digitizer and that is a second reason why the touch screen wouldnt work. You can try doing a hard reset if you says it just shows a triangle on the screen.

Turn the G1 off. If it’s frozen on, take the battery out and put it back in the unit.Hold the Home and Power keys down at same time for about 25 seconds. You will see a yellow triangle screen with exclamation point in the middle
Now to wipe the device clean:
Press Alt+L. Press Alt+W for a factory reset.
Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds.
The device should then reset again and the hard reset is complete.

Jun 15, 2010 | HTC G1

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My g1 tmobile phone keeps turning off on me? what can i do


If it keeps rebooting itself at the G1 and Android screen, you might want to factory reset the phone and clear all the data as there may be a virus. To do this, when turning on the phone, hold the home button and the power button even while the G1 screen comes up. Keep holding these until an image with a triangle comes up. You will then wait 5-10 seconds, and press the home and power button again together. This will bring up the OS screen, and provide you 4 options. One of these options is to wipe and restore to factory. Do this and your phone should work fine after you reboot again.

Apr 10, 2010 | HTC G1

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Same problem as funkgruven. Stuck on G1 logo screen. Will not power on or off. Can get to triangle screen with exclamation point but any action will return it to G1 logo screen.


well when this happen than you screen is frozen so now you have to wait until the battery die.I suggest you dont charge it let it die. Than you get a new chance.

Mar 29, 2010 | HTC G1

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G1 is frozen after new system update its been 30mins and i already took the battery out to restart it


This was copied from a site on the web. I personally have used the instructions below and it worked for restoring my G1. Once it is restored, you may want to try to run the update again.

1. Turn the G1 off. If it’s frozen on, take the battery out and put it back in the unit.

2. Hold the Home and Power keys down at same time for about 25 seconds. You will see a yellow triangle screen with exclamation point in the middle.
Now to wipe the device clean:

3. Press Alt+L.

4. Press Alt+W for a factory reset.

5. Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds.

The phone should reset again and the hard reset is complete.

Mar 09, 2010 | HTC G1

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How do you hard reset g1?


If your T-Mobile G1 Google smartphone is not responding or is frozen, you may have to opt for a hard reset. Here’s how:
1. Turn the G1 off. If it’s frozen on, take the battery out and put it back in the unit.
2. Hold the Home and Power keys down at same time for about 25 seconds. You will see a yellow triangle screen with exclamation point in the middle.
Now to wipe the device clean:
3. Press Alt+L.
4. Press Alt+W for a factory reset.
5. Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds.
The device should then reset again and the hard reset is complete.

Sep 24, 2009 | HTC G1

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Blue light on top of g1


I solved this problem by booting into SAFE MODE on the G1:
Press Menu Button and Switch on the G1 Phone using Power button. (Do not release menu Key).
That Got it to turn on. but upon power down it did the same thing with blue light. So I always start in SAFE MODE. I will start uninstalling programs until i find out which one is causing problem.

Sep 11, 2009 | HTC G1

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