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Display on pearl flip when closed is always black

It used to show the clock or something would come up when i got a message or a call and now there's nothing, i've tried a hard reboot, wiping the handheld, and turning it off and on but the problem still persists...please help!!

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It is possible the backlight or the LCD itself got damaged. The good news you is you can replace it.

You can find blackberry flip 8230 and 8230 LCD screen replacements on ebay. Took a while but they are available now.

They are a little tricky to replace but not to hard.

Checkout the guide I wrote for replacing the blackberry flip LCD displayscreen. There are also links to by the new pearl flip LCD screensdisplay on pearl flip when closed is always black - 2.gif

Blackberry Flip 8220 LCD screen Replacement Guide

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