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Screen went white, then black and is not working at all. Took in to Best Buy and they said my phone's missing the water tester in the back even though the one on the battery is still there and indicates no damage. This is a brand new phone bought on the day after Thanksgiving. Best Buy says they only warranty it for 15 days, and we didn't buy extended coverage. It's never been dropped, nor any water damage.

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Remove the battery for 5 minutes and retry. If the battery is dead or low, then plug it in and try turning it on.

Posted on Dec 29, 2013

Testimonial: "Unk if this will work, I've passed the info on to my daughter (her phone), but thank you so much for your response. I will def let you know! Thank you!!!"

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  • Gina McNall Daly Dec 29, 2013

    I have passed the info on to my daughter - it's her phone - and I will let you know if it worked....hoping so!!!

  • Gina McNall Daly Dec 29, 2013

    Didn't work....

  • Stephen Dec 29, 2013

    Hard to say. Seems those phones have alot of screen problems. Maybe loose screen cable?

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You need to replace the flexcable on the phone

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SOURCE: phone dropped in soda

Well you know now that the warranty is void, so you should take the phone to a mobile service center and have them service it to try and have it working for you again......but most water/liuid damaged phones are like a 50/50 chance of working again.

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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ive had a similar problem... but what i did is i looked at what the insurance does cover... since it doesnt cover water damage.. defect the phone in some way that the insurance will cover. its only if you're in desperate need. there is no way to fix water damage... but i know PLENTY of tricks to soak water out of the phone

Posted on May 30, 2009

SOURCE: I dropped my phone and the screen went black. My

You have damaged the delicate internal LCD beneath the more rigid touch panel......but luckily for you, it is easy to replace and rather inexpensive. Here is an example of what you need....OEM replacement with return policy.

  1. REmove the battery door and battery then all the back screws.........
  2. pop off the back
  3. remove internal lcd and replace with new
  4. close casing back with screws
  5. GO!!!
Cut and Dry you cant mess this up, trust me......just use your head and you will feel like a real tech genius when your done. now you will be good to go and try not to drop your phone so much...:D
Good Luck and Please Rate This Post

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