My LG Lotus main display just stopped working in the middle of a text I have tried turning it off and taking out the battery if I filp the phone open the screen lightens but doesn't display anything
My main display screen on my Lg lotus just went black and I can't see any of my lists or anything on it when I flip the phone up the screen does lighten up to a gray color can you help?? I do not want a use phone it is less than 6 months old!!
Re: My LG Lotus main display just stopped working in the...
Take it to a sprint store that has a repair center (check Sprint.com and click "Find a store on the top right corner for which store in your area has the repair centers). They will fix it for free or for $35. Sprint is the only national carrier to support instore repairs, and I praise them for this.
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most of the filp models face this prob,, answering and function keys are 1 strip,display 2nd strip, # * 1234567890 3rd strip, so change the number strip for 2580 prob,,,, for downloading prob reset the phone with the default code1234 or 0000
Ugh. The same exact thing happened to mine. I am so incredibly angry and frustrated! I heard that trying a new battery might work... I tried my sister's battery, since she has the same phone, and it was no go for me, but you ought to give it a try if you can... I did everything I could to try and fix it, but it won't do anything else!
a few things to take into account, have you dropped it? has it ever been exposed to liquid? of no on both try to take the battery out hold the power button for a few seconds put the battery back in and turn the phone back on if it turns on just a software issue. If not or you said yes to the first 2 questions its possible there is damage to the phone, there is a flex strip that connects the phone to the screen if it gets wet it corrodes and if u drop the phone sometimes it comes unpluged. the flex strip coming unpluged is the most common issue with this phone generaly from over extention of the hinge. "opened it up to far"
It sounds like its a software problem and if you have only had it for about 5 months it should still be under warinty. Try calling your provider and tell them whats going on and see if they can send you a new phone.
Mine started doing the same thing yesterday. In doing a bit of research I found on the LG support forums that the phone is probably fried. The good news is that it's covered under the 1 year manufacturers warrenty and can be returned to the sprint store, or your carrier and they will replace it on site. I've already talked to Sprint and they said as long as there's no water damage or other visable signs of shock that would have caused the damage that they'll provide me with a new phone. This was a huge relief to me, I loved this phone before it went batty and really can't afford a new one.
Hope it works out for you as well.
I am on my 3rd LG Lotus and have had the exact same issues with my screen with all of them...freezing up, blank/black screen, and the picture being all scrambled, or even funky colors. This is all due to LG's brilliant design of the hinge on the phone. Notice how when you have the phone open the top part (with the screens) has a bit of give in it if you push on it? That "give" is the hinge pinching the wire that supplies electricity/data to the screens. LG has designed the hinge so poorly that it cannot withstand normal wear and tear of being opened and closed for even a few weeks before it begins to fail. Shame on you LG!! I smell a lawsuit coming on.....
As far as a solution, there isn't really one except for get a new phone if you can. Maybe even get the warranty on it (something like $7 a month plus a crazy deductible between $50-$100). After fixing it 1 or 2 times, you could have purchased a different phone. This is really upsetting because the Lotus is such an awesome design. LG, I hope you are reading this.
Mine did the same so I swopped the battery with wifes phone (which is the same) and mine worked like normal, i took it back to the store and they gave me a new battery but before that i played around with the usb cable and it was charging up and holding a charge so it's something to try.