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My G1 can't power on :<

I have had my G1 yesterday. When I charged it by usb today, it powered off suddenly. It can't be power on by pressing the End Call button. The battery can be used with my good friend's G1.

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  • reyara Jan 21, 2009

    I have a new problem with my HTC G1 --- it won't SWITCH ON! I was just surfing the Net using the
    WIFI, and it was working fine. After surfing, I switched off the
    screen and put the phone on standby mode. After a while, I noticed the
    green blinking light which usually meant that a text message has just
    arrived, so I tried to activate the phone but the screen remained dark. It stayed this way, with a dead screen and the green light
    continuing to blink, and wouldn't turn on/off no matter what button I
    pressed. Finally, I decided to remove the battery to force it to
    switch off. I then tried to recharge the battery, but still no
    response from the phone so it's not a battery problem. Any advice please, anyone? Thanks.



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Sounds like the red buttons have stopped working. you can attempt to reset the phone, if that fails either the button will need to be replaced, or you can contact T-mobile for a replacement given it is still under warrenty.

to reset the phone, try this:

with it OFF press the HOUSE and the POWER buttons until the phone powers up with a triangle and a yellow '!'inside. slide open the screen and press 'ALT' and 'W' at the same time. the phone should boot up as normal. if that fails, call t-mobile 1800-937-8997 for a replacement.

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