Question about LG CHOCOLATE VX8500 Cellular Phone

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My phone turned off on its own and now when i turn it back on it just blinks a white blank screen t it dies. never been wet or dropped (had rubber casing)... ???

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  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2007

    My phone screen just stays white

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2007

    i'm on my 3rd chocolate phone with the same problem

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2007

    same thing happens to me.

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2007

    my phone is doing pretty much the same thing as these other guys. It just continues to blink white. ive tried to clean the battery and the memory card but im havin no luck. help

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007

    Same problem and no solution yet,

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2007

    when i turn on my lg chocolate the sceen blinks white until it dies

  • dabigboss21 Mar 07, 2008

    My screen stays white and blinks white after a couple seconds, how can I fix. or where can I send to fix and what is the problem... sometimes it comes on but as I slide down and when I slide it up... same problem appers... so plz lemme kno

  • dmc31 Mar 10, 2008

    my screen turned white and everything is erased and it says no service !! ??? i only had my phone for a month.....

  • fatman2778 Mar 11, 2008

    i have the same problem my phone randomly turned off and now when i try to turn it on it just flashes.

  • bubba20 Mar 16, 2008

    my phone bink out and when i turn it back on it keeps on blinking white then black. I tried to turn it off, take the battery off, put the battery back on, and turn it back on, but it still does the same thing. To contact me, my email address is [email protected]. Please contact me with some solutions, thanks.

  • Tim Oh Apr 02, 2008

    Yea can someone email me with a a solution my chocolate phone jus doesn't turn on the screen jus stays completely white and then turns off then flashes completely white and keeps repeating this. Can someone tell me how to fix it? u can email me @ [email protected]

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2008

    it's absolutely new this piece of **** and it's already causing trouble.... it has the white flashing screen thing!!! ****!

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2008

    same thing happens to mine. it seems to happen the most when i've
    been texting, but then again, it could be charging all night and it'll
    so go white.

  • K-lamp Apr 24, 2008

    this is my 4th chocolate and i turned it off and now it just blinks white for no ******* reason im pissed lg sucks

  • brianita May 04, 2008

    My phone is soo stupid or somethining i turn it on and it turns 2 a whit screen and wont let me see my screen and i get sooo mad cause people call and txt me and i cant answer it or c it!!!!! help me please!!!!

  • anasorimacka May 08, 2008

    My phone either blinks a white blank screen or stays frozen on a blank white screen. It does not turn off unless I take the battery out. After waiting a few seconds to let it reset, I inserted the batttery into the phone and the same occurs. What should I do?

  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    i just got my phone and i charged it and went outside and then i let my friend chareg it for me cause i lost the charger so i got it back and whenever i try to turn it on the screen is white PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    I need help everytime i try to turn my phone on the white screen comes up and then it turns right off PLEASE HELP ME

  • Anonymous May 23, 2008

    my screen just turns white and then to black and then to white and keeps on doing it

  • Anonymous May 26, 2008

    Mine blinks out white and then it doesnt work. i tried everything. throwing it works sometimes. =) right now though it doesnt work it out.

  • LG_Choc_sux May 27, 2008

    my 12-month warranty was up 36 days ago and today it gave me the WHITE SCREEN OF DEATH! Verizon store people said it would replace it for $50 bc my warranty was up. I didn't drop or wet it. These phones should last 2 years, shouldn't they? Why are so many people having problems with their chocolate phones? And has anyone come up with some sort of solution aside from letting Verizon screw us over and over? [email protected]

  • princess2751 Oct 23, 2008

    I just got the blinking screen of death..... I am desperate just like all of you guys... I lost all my contacts... and i can't access my info at all.... Did anybody find a solution yet.. please share if so.... [email protected]

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  • Anonymous Oct 27, 2008

    hahah mine just broke

  • ChocolateH8R Nov 21, 2008

    Mine just started randomly doing the same blinking screen!! This is my second chocolate. I had to replace the first because the charge port came out of the phone! Worst phone ever!!

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    my phone is blinking ! : [[



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MINE TOO .WTF this **** sucks .

Posted on May 11, 2008


My phone dies the same thing im not on my fifth phone with in the same month ughh. the only option is to take it in

Posted on Apr 11, 2008


If it starts up white, just flick the screen until it comes back. weird i know, but i think it's a faulty connection or something from LG...

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

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Here's the thing, LG has made a big flaw in the design of this phone. These are the 2 most common problems 1. the display (which all of you already know). 2. The charging port.

Unfortunately there is no home remedy for these problems so you would have to take it back to where you bought it and hopefully get a replacement. If you can get another model (pay dif. in price) then do so. If you are infactuated with the design , then get the Chocolate II (vx-8550). But I recommend Samsung phones. I was a LG die hard fan until....

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It is the ribbon cable
Common flaw with the slider mechanism rubbing the cable too much.
This will fix prettymuch all display problems not involving software problems.

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I'm on my fourth, (yes, FOURTH) phone.  Verizon is actually very good about just replacing the phone for free, since this problem is obviously a manufacturer defect. All I have to do is send back the body.  No more though.  My only suggestion is to use an older phone until you can upgrade.  VX8500, while a nice phone to look at, is completely flawed and unreliable.

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Sounds like your battery is dead.

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Software problem or faulty flat cable...

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My phone keeps on flashing white and then black.... i didnt get it wet or anything... help :( ......

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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