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Keypad not working

Anytime I try to use the keypad or the navigation button on my treo, they won't work. They were working fine for a while, but now they don't function at all. I have tried resetting the phone. The only button that works is the button with the home symbol. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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Re: Keypad not working

I am currently battling the same problem! The only key working on my keypad is the 'p' key, so I'm rather screwed. I've read many places online; however, that the problem is in the membrane underneith the keypad. Apparently it gets grimey or sand/dirt could get in it and it causes some of the keys to jam. You can purchase a new keypad here: if you're that interested. As for me, I'm prying the sucker apart to see if I can do it myself! Hope I was of help! xx Molee

Posted on Aug 31, 2007

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