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LCD Screen Fried

The screen on my phone is completely fried. Most of it is white but it has some unrecognizable black areas and some faint color lines on a portion of the white screen. None of the screen menus show up and it appears that everything else works (receiving calls, dialing out even though the numbers don't show up_. What should I do and if a repair procedure is presented, where would I get the parts? thanks

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  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2007

    I have the same problem and guess when it happened !??? 1 week after the end of warranty ! What a coincidence....

  • dDvol Nov 14, 2007

    Same thing.. i was just flippen it open tonite.. and bamm... the screen screwed up.. I messed with it alil bit.. then it flipped inside out.. to were everything on the fone is backwards... i messed with it alil more.. fixed it for a second.. then everything went white.. so yeah... problem is... i just got this fone of my friend... did I get ripped off or what? lol... is there anyway I can fix it for a good price?

  • JLebowski Nov 30, 2007

    I've had this phone for exactly a year. Last night the top third of the screen when white with a few horizontal lines of color. Below that is what appears to be a black tear. Below that it looks like there is a white filter over the display, so I can see that section somewhat. The phone was in my pocket and I was in a crowded place, there could have been a good amout of pressure applied to the phone to cause this, but I can't be sure. Aside from the display, the phone is still functional. Any suggestions how I can fix this?

  • BigKev44 Dec 03, 2007

    Something is up here. The screen on my t629 went out exactly 8 days after the warranty ended. T-mobile was absolutely no help.

  • asfdsa Dec 20, 2007

    Same thing happened to my wife's and my T629 phones about 1 month after
    the 1-year warranty expired. Is this Samsung's corporate strategy for
    planned obsolescence?

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2007

    i have the same exact problem. what do i do

  • Ang1620 Dec 31, 2007

    About a year after we bought the T629,, the same thing with the screen happened. Also, when making calls, you can't hear the caller, but they can hear you. It only works on speaker phones. Very frustrated because of course the warranty is over.

  • amberg Feb 11, 2008

    Same Problem! My screen is all white, yet people can still call and her me, i just can't her them.

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2008

    My phone did exactly the same thing.
    It started w/slight distortions in the bkgrd image along w/ white lines, then a reversed distorted image and over 1.5 wks went completely white.. and 4 months after the warranty period.
    I can still call on it, but it is absolutely unless though since I can't see who calls or if I have dialed correctly. I have also had terrible signal quality 3 months after signing a contract on this phone w/no help from T-Mobile to correct the problem(s).

  • racache Mar 15, 2008

    I had the same set of problems happening with my t629. I bought it in aug07 and everything was fine until jan08. After that within 2 weeks the micophone stopped working and the display went from reverse to blank. After reading all of your comments, i guess its a common problem with this model.

  • krazy08 Mar 16, 2008

    i have the same problem what should i do????

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    i have the same problem with my phone as well - screen got reversed and then blanked out . t-mobile was no help (my warranty was up a month and a half ago). could we complain to samsung as a group? 

  • phixme Mar 28, 2008

    mine too.. The screen got messed up 1 week after the warranty expired.. i for the phone thru amazon.com.. i now use the phone as a backup when my other phone is not charged...



    please let me know if you guys find a way to fix it... a new LCD maybe?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    i need a new lcd screen where can i buy one?

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    my sceen is shown in reverse and now the screen does not work

  • cchar May 02, 2008

    my sidekick screen does not allow me to see my tex images or the full view of the screen. images are very faded. the phone work and i did not get it near water or submerge it in water. when i took it to tmobile they said it was water damage.

  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    My phone did the same thing except completely white for a few minutes, then backwards. Every text I received was backwards, the date, time...photos..direction of the camera-EVERYTHING. Incoming/outgoing calls work, but I have to use speaker phone or else I can't hear the person I'm talking to. My warrenty is up as well so...looks like there's no help coming.

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Yes getting the phone apart to replace the flex cable is alot of work if you do not want to damage the phone. Putting it back together is a bit harder. I cracked my lcd screen and need to replace that i am just having trouble finding the lcd replacement.

Posted on May 03, 2008

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Has anyone installed a new flex cable before. and if is, was it very difficult?

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Flex cable could be torn. This was the problem when I took my phone apart.

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SOURCE: my fone

You need to have the lcd replaced , take it to a mobile service center or professional technician close to you and have iit replaced there.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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