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Samsung D807 Buttons on the top portion of keypads have stopped working - it's a slider, so the numbers on the inside are working still. Spontaneously stopped working (of course 1 month after warrenty ended). It began with the silver button in the middle stopping, then now all buttons on the outside no longer work. Samsung says I can pay them $70 to fix it. I would like to fix it myself - any suggestions? If parts are needed, where can I buy those parts? THANK YOU!

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I had the same problem my background stopped working all the time, then it jsut stopped working. The vibration had been going in and out of commission for a while. THe other day my screen did the whole "cut in half mirror image/white screen" ordeal. So i did some research. On another site, i saw a guy say that the slider has a "ribbon tape" that operates the top half. This eventually gets wore out, thus causing the same problems.

There's the link. He says its a fixable problem, for cheaper than what it is to get it repaired, but that it was a risky enough operation that he vouched ot go ahead and have it repaired.

I myself loved this phone, it has it's problems, but i liked it, now though i have no choice but to get a replacement...

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