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Startup problem, start screen keeps restarting


I apparently got this wet according to the Telus store when I sent it in, they said it'd cost 180 to fix due to water damage. Now I took a look at it, its brand new, theres no water damage, I believe It's a software problem but im not sure.

Anyway the problem is whenever I start it, it displays the start logo like the telus logo, then reloads it to the telus logo again and again and again... Over and over, and the only way to stop it is to remove the battery.

Any ideas. Thank you.

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  • cjohnson1989 Jan 30, 2008

    The phone manualy turns off by its self and when i try to turn it back on the startup logo (Verizon logo) blinks and when i take out the battery and try and turn on again, it does it. I keep doing this and about fifteen to twenty minutes later from doing this it powers on. This works for about fifteen to twenty hours and does it again.

  • MRob77 Jul 04, 2008

    I ran out of batteries on my phone so i plugged it in, but this time instead of getting the charging battery screen the Telus logo comes on and off. When i unplug it and try to power it on, it'll just get to the Telus logo and stay there. I have to remove the battery for it to turn off.

  • kevinaconley Nov 02, 2008

    i have the same problem how do i fix it

  • blc1569 Dec 19, 2008

    the phone powers up but stays on the telus page and i cant do any thing i have to remove the battrey to shut it down

  • chronic8sur Feb 18, 2009

    oh well my phone got messed up or something cause I connected a charger that was cut and connected the plain wires to the flabs where the battery connects and it messed it up and now it only says "use genuien battery -power off-" and I cant do nothing...and I tried puttin on another battery and new charger and it says the same...I dont know how to fix it...can anyone answer that...



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Oh tell me about it!. Geat phone, but now mine just displays the telus logo as well, and I know i didn't get mine wet. Taking the battery out is the only way to turn off now. Of course this happened no more then a week after my repair agreement ran out. Had to buy another phone at full price, now the 8100 sits on a shelf with all my contacts on it and no way to get them :-(.

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My Screen turns on but just shows a white screen with a blue pattern in the background and will only turn off by removing the battery also when it was working the charger was innoperative
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Posted on Apr 27, 2011


Try bitpim to get your contacts out, but I sure would love to have that phone if you can't use it.. I need spare parts.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

  • Tom Shirley Dec 06, 2011

    put it in a bowl of rice, take the battery out first. Let it sit in there 12-24 hours


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