Question about Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Smartphone
I took the sim card out of my new nokia 5800 because i didnt want to take it to work and when i came home and ut the sim card back in the phone just won't turn on. i tried charging it but it made no difference. it didn't even light up to show it was charging. every now and then when i press the power buton it will vibrate but thats it. cana anyone please help??
"my phone just says NOKIA and its blank white- no matter what you press, no change even though it is fully charged what to do??? pleeeese help "
I had the same problem, I took off the memory card and de sim card, i turned the phone on... and then off... and then I had put back the two cards, and i turned it on again... I worked
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
If you open ur phone and it's blank with the nokia logo on it and it wont switch of then do the following: take battery out then take the memory card out then place the battery in and switch on after the home page comes up switch off don't take the battery out place the memory card in and then switch on again and there all fixed
Posted on Apr 10, 2010
When this happened to my nokia 5800 i took the battery out took out the memory card and turned it back on reinserted the memory card turned it off and then back on again and Bob's your mothers brother
Posted on Aug 07, 2009
This is multiple different problems.
If you installed apps from Ovi Store since you last switched off your phone, then you switched off your phone, then you try to switch on your phone again and it freezes at the Nokia logo and never gets to the handshake, and it won't even switch off again, then do the following:
Open the back of the phone. Remove the battery. Open the bottom flap on the left side and push in on the micro SD card to eject it. Don't bother taking it out of the slot though. Put the battery back in. Don't close the back of the phone. Switch the phone on. It will now work. Push the micro SD card back in. Go to Settings, Application Manager, and try uninstalling apps that you installed recently. Try removing the Garfield game first. Once you have uninstalled a couple of apps, switch off the phone and see if it now works. If it still doesn't work, you know those apps are innocent, and try uninstalling different recent apps. Put the back of the phone back on.
Posted on Mar 28, 2010
I put mine in a bowl of water for then threw it out of the car window in the moterway, went back to collect it and it worked!!!!!
Posted on Aug 23, 2010
I had da same prob! juzz switching off the phone removing the memory card then swithing on works!!
Posted on Feb 26, 2010
Turning off, removing memory card and turn it on again worked for me.. thanks!
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
Try this if all else fails:
Press the GREEN + RED + CAMERA buttons all together, then hit the power key. Wait for it to show the handshake and you should get a prompt for pin code and/or lock code. The default lock code is 12345, but it sometimes stays the same after restart.
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
This for me was a battery issue, simply bad connections. removed battery and used a stanely knife to compress the copper connectors together.... all fixed.
Posted on Jul 14, 2009
It sounds like it's the battery or the phone. If you don't know anyone that has the same make and model. You will need to take it to the store and have them try one of thier test batteries in your phone...if it doesn't come on still there is something wrong with your phone and you will need to get it replaced....if it comes on then it's your battery that needs to be replaced.
Posted on Feb 11, 2009
Its not On . . .
this is a fluke that intrigued me also, it occurs when it just came off the charger, or put on the charger, and you turn it on, but its not on??? did you feel the Vibration that hits when it turns on? not likly when you get this white screen that goes nowhere.
ok so now your saying that i am insane and have told you nothing that would help, ok i am insane, but i am going to show you something if you will just bear with me in my padded cell.
Turn OFF the phone, check it with the slide lock, is it off? ok now plug in the charger . . . . wait for it , wait for it. there you go. now you have one more piece of the puzzel.
the phone is NOT broken (usually) first remove the charger plug, wait 20 seconds, then turn the phone on (hold that dang resessed button for 3-4seconds feel the vibration). if that doesnt work, tear off the back, remove the battery (of cource you DO have it removed from the charger now) wait 20 seconds, replace the battery and turn it on, is it working? ok then put the back back on.
it is a fluke, i just showed you how to see it, and usually it is nothing wrong, just your usual high tech psycotics that only us asylum residents can understand :-)
Posted on Jul 19, 2009
The problem is in themes effects!!!
If themes effects are turned on then there is a problem to turn on or to charge the phone when it is turned off.
So I have to turn off the themes effects before I turn off the phone in order to charge it. If I forget to do it, then I remove the memory card before I start to charge the phone or to turn on the phone.
I have software version 51.0.006.
Hopefully, it works for others
Posted on Sep 20, 2010
YEAH I GOT THE SAME PROBLEM MY NOKIA 5800 WAS NOT TURNING ON .. .I JUS REMOVE THE MEMORY CARD .THEN SWITCHED ON THE PHN AGN .IT WORKED .... THNKS
Posted on Mar 02, 2010
I had the same problem, my phone was not started after comming to the nokia logo, so I removed batery and the memory card after that I pluged the batery then switched on,,, great it worked. after that I put my memory card.. Thank you all for giving me such a greate solution... thax again
Posted on Aug 02, 2010
My nokia 5800 turn off myself then i will turn on its not turn on kindly pls help me
Posted on Sep 24, 2009
Just take out the battery for at least 6 hours and put it back in and it will work
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
**** same happened to me, I was just watching some vid's and after I just put it next to my pillow (there's also a pillow next to my bed, so anyway it won't fall and break or something) and I went to sleep and I just woke up, finding my mobile off, not reacting to anything, not even the mobile charger. it was reaally expencive so I am pretty scared now. don't even have it that long.
Posted on Oct 31, 2009
i had the same problem
take out the battery and cut off the furthest left power apter (litte mettel thing. then make sure fully chargered the turn it on a there ya go
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
:( Mine went off and never came back to life, Did everything as you all said - battery off, sim card out and none works for me. Im disappointed because my warranty is no longer valid and im going to make a trip to the dealer and find out if it worth to repair or could be better off buying a new phone all together - at the end it would be a double shame on me :(:(:(
Posted on Jan 08, 2011
Hi ,my nokia 5800 has been fallan down from that time it is not switch on plz say me a solution
Posted on Apr 30, 2013
Same problem solved here... take out both sim and sd card, then put sd card back in, turn it on, turn it off put sim card in and then it should work
Posted on Apr 29, 2010
My phone doesnt even turn on, it doesnt vibrate or anything i have tried everything on here and it still doesnt work. It stopped working when i had facebook opened on it and music playin and then it froze so i took out the battery to turn it off and now i have being trying for bout 3 hours to turn it on again but it wont. I really need my phone plz can someone help me??!!!!!!
Posted on Dec 15, 2012
Thank you!! without this help..now for sure i will be scolded by mother..im really thankful that there are people in the net that post some instructions when this situations happens..thanks again..God Bless u always......sicerly,ARMINA TAN,Philippines
Posted on Oct 10, 2011
After playing a music file downloaded from Nokia my green-white-red lights and shortcut key would not turn off. just take out battery, sim and memory card, wait about 10 seconds and reinstall. All came good. Saved a trip to the dealers who would have sent away for weeks on end. Good luck<!-- from fixya rte -->
Posted on Aug 16, 2010
Yep had the same problem if you take out the battery put back in it works but for me it lost all my contacts so i let it go just to the blank white screen wait till it goes flat charge it and thats it problem solved then i updated firmware havent had it freeze in couple of months
Posted on Jun 06, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This is a new type of phone. Your sim card might be too old for the phone to recognize it. You should go to your carrier and ask for a new sim card. They should be able to replace the old one without extra cost.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
there might be problem with the sim card holder. try to insert some piece of paper folded atop the sim card and close the sim holder
Posted on Aug 12, 2009
hello, i have problem with my nokia 5800 xpressmusic which just got repaired by nokia itself, but when i recieved it back and put my sim card which is t-mobile the reatilers from whom i purchsed this mobile from this mobile was only locked to t-mobile network. so when i put in my t-mobile sim into the mobile and turned it on the message i get on the screen is (sim card registration failed). so if any person any way for repairing or resolving this problem of mine. i would really appreciate it. so send me of how to resolve the problem plz conact me at my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
i would really be nice for ur help.
thank you and waiting for a relpy
Posted on Jan 24, 2010
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