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Wont fully power up after going roaming

Hello, Three month old LG VX 8300 functional until a trip three days ago to Canada from California. Roaming kicked in ok. All was well and working, even the camera. Turned off the phone during dinner. Turned it on and the screen inside did not light up, but the one on the outside of the lid did. And phone worked ok. Powered it down so the alarm would not wake everyone on vacation. Powered it up next day and it starts with the Verizon logo, then dips to black screen and starts over. Verizon logo over and over, not red animated "V-cast screen" no full boot up. Verizon has offered to replace but cannot retrieve photos or phone numbers if it won't boot up. Any assistance would be good Anglia59

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Re: Wont fully power up after going roaming

Sounds like a serious glitch in the phone's roaming mode. If the photos and numbers are in the internal memory, you can't get em off if the phone won't power up, no matter what you do. Have you tried the phone back in your home networks? Try taking the battery out and then putting it back in and powering it up when you're not in a roaming area.

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