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V557 motorola phone display

My display went out. I can dial with it but i can't see anything .

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  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2007

    Inside and outside displays quit. Removed and replaced battery and sim card multiple times. Still no luck. No obvious damage to the phone and no abuse of the phone either.

  • sassygurl04 Nov 20, 2007

    Display screen is out on my phone. Replaced battery and reinserted SIM card. Anyone know how to fix it? Thanks

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2008

    I have had the same issues with my v557. The outside display and inside display went blank at the same time. The key pad lights up and I can still hear all the sounds but can't see a thing!!

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    I turned my phone on and off several time. As well as opening and closing the phone. Nothing seems to work



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I had the same problem and suspected that it was the button malfunctioning. I could not use my address book, so I tore the phone apart. I discovered a burned copper thread on the circuit board behind the button. This is probably intentional on the part of Motorola... cheaping around for higher initial profit and then we just have to buy new phones. The circuit can't handle the screen for long period of time. Seems to be a design problem. I am just going to use the parts from the v559 to repair a charge port on my old v557 and switch the chip back.

Posted on Oct 01, 2008


Look at just below the screen and you will see a little stub sticking out. when you close the phone up, the stub pushes into a small hole, just above the rt soft key.
When it goes inside this hole, the screen shuts off. There is a problem in in this area. If you have your phone turned on, you can take a small object and push into this hole and your screen comes on. At lease mine did. Problem, once I closed the phone and open it back up, I had to push in the hole again to get a picture. I even sprayed dust remover but with no luck.. I may need to get a new phone.

Posted on Mar 04, 2008


Try turning the mobile off and then

insert the SIm turn the mobile ON

make sure the battery is ON

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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there is nothing wrong with your screen, the problem is from the flex that connects your screen to the phone's main board. This flex must have worn out that's why your screen is not displaying any picture.

The problem is common with flip and slide phones. The flex gets worn out as a result of constant opening and close of the flip or slide phone.

I would urge you to replace the flex and I am assuring you that your screen will display picture again. You might also be lucky to find out that the flex is not well fix, that is, it may have loosed contact.

If you cannot change the flex yourself, maybe you should take the phone to a local repairer within your vicinity, so that the flex can be fixed/replaced.

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use ear phone to receive calls

check with the vendor if under warenty replace the mobile

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