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Phone doesn't switch on

By mistake I opened the rear cover of the phone to change the sim card before switching off the phone. Now when I try to switch it on it doesn't work! Seeking remedy for the problem. Pls help. Thanks

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  • mmahmood68 Jan 11, 2009

    Hi, thanks for your help. I acted as per your suggestion, unfortunately it still doesn't work. The phone is just a month old, but unfortunately purchased without warranty!

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    Yup, tried all options, but not a single one worked! This mobile was on special so cause of good bargain I bought two. I swapped the batteries also between them, the other one works but not the problematic one! Don't understand what to do! Thanks for your assistance.

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    Yup, tried all options, but not a single one worked! This mobile was onspecial so cause of good bargain I bought two. I swapped the batteriesalso between them, the other one works but not the problematic one!Don't understand what to do! Thanks for your assistance.

  • mmahmood68 Jan 11, 2009

    Yup, tried all options, but not a single one worked! This mobile was on special so cause of good bargain I bought two. I swapped the batteries also between them, the other one works but not the problematic one! Don't understand what to do! Thanks for your assistance.


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This shouldn't normally cause a problem.
Make sure the cover is setaed correctly. It may have switch that checks the cover is back on.
Else take the battery out and put it back, ensuring correct poalrity. The battery contacts must line up with the pins on the other side..normally you can't put battery in the worng way. Let nme know the result.

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  • Raj Jan 11, 2009

    This is very unsual. Tried recharging thhe battery and with a power connected? Smae sypmtoms?


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