Question about Nokia 3230 Cellular Phone
Help please! My nokia 3230 failed to start up. when i turn-on the button it wll only show the phone brand which is Nokia then a message will appear on screen which is "phone start-up failed. Contact the retailer." can you offer me solutions for this?
Hi, Format the Mobile set, using 4 Keys combination : Press(1) *, (2)Dial Key, (3) 3 & hold it & press (4) power on switch.] bye email@example.com
Posted on Sep 11, 2007
Number 1. throw your 3230 into the garbagebin
2. call nokia tell them their smartphone is not smart
3. dont buy nokia phones
Posted on Feb 21, 2008
My nokia 3230 startup failed how should i recover contacts and start phone
Posted on Nov 24, 2008
Try to start ur phone bye removing memory card and if it works thenproblem is in ur memory card try to scan ur memory card
Posted on Oct 10, 2007
Yeah it worked!
The thing is, after 2 days the same problem occured "phone startup failed" so it tried to reformat it again.. then after an hour or so, the phone suddenly stops functioning, i tried to reboot the phone and what do you knw, "phone startup failed" AGAIN.. theres no end to it..God damn! I certainly regret buying this Phone!
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
I want some format soft wares in 3230
Posted on Nov 07, 2008
Thanks alot. the solution worked for me .
Posted on Jul 06, 2008
Today suddenly my phone Nokia3230, showed "system error" and then while trying to restart, start up is not proceeding beyond brand name, that is "nokia" How should I get it functioning without loosing data. Formatting by above method have cause loss of data to me previously.
Posted on Jan 06, 2010
Thanks Sonubaath. Your suggested fix saved me USD 30 and more importantly a 1-week waiting time at a hand phone service centre here in Jakarta. Thanks again !
Posted on May 11, 2008
Yes it worked and now the phone is working fine..thanks for your solution
Posted on Aug 08, 2008
Nokia 3230 phone start up failed SOLESON
Posted on Apr 21, 2013
I have start up problem. can u help me.
Posted on Mar 07, 2009
Thanks sonubaath ur tip work for me great
Posted on May 23, 2008
what an excellent solution. it worked for me as well.
Posted on Nov 02, 2007
SOURCE: Nokia 3230 start-up failed
have you tried reformatting it??
12345 is a standard code and 00000, but if you change it and you have forgotten your unlock code, you'll just have to reformat it
key combination which is used to hard reset the phone (similar to #*7370). It is useful in some cases, for example when the phone cannot reboot.
The trick is
Switch off the phone.
Hold down the following three buttons: Green (call answer) button, * button, and ‘3′ button
While holding these buttons, press the power button and switch on the phone
When the message ‘Formatting’ appears on the screen, release all of the buttons...
reformatting your phone will delete all your data and also will restore all the defaults of your phone, and any corrupted application will be reinstalled, but if the formating doesn't work, you'll just have to re flash it, the safe way is to go to a near repair shop of your phone and have then to re flash your phone,
Posted on Aug 28, 2008
Try this, it might work for you. First remove any extra memory card and sim card inside your phone. After doing that, turn on your phone without those things. If there is message "Please insert sim card" then your good to go. Put your sim card back to your phone and then turn it on again. If it is successfully start then next thing to do is to insert the memory card back to your phone and then start up your phone again. But if in this stage your phone failed to start, then the memory card it causing the problem.
If all fails, then you need to format or hard reset your phone. Hold the * + 3 + green call key and then start up your phone while holding those buttons until you see a screen that shows formatting. Make sure you have enough battery power to do this procedure. You can plug the phone charger to make sure that everything will be okay.
Please leave comments for further instructions. Thanks..
Posted on Mar 29, 2010
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