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Boots in IM mode

When I am in Yahoo IM mode suddenly the screen goes black and the phone is off. No warning, just a black screen. I have to wait a moment, turn on reboot and sign in again.

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  • motogirl Jan 01, 2008

    this ended up being a battery problem. new battery and I havent had the problem since



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Its obviously a software will probly need to do a master do this, go to start, accessories, clear storage

Posted on Jan 01, 2008

  • Daniella Bramble
    Daniella Bramble Jan 01, 2008

    sorry, start, accessories and then clear storage. thinking of the wrong phone.



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