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Nokia 6288 - received an SMS, phone screen went blank

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Received an SMS on my Nokia 6288 and when I picked it up to read it, the screen was white and then flashed a few times and died. When I try to turn the phone on it flashes on and off about 3 times, but nothing.

All my contacts are on my phone and I'm hoping (like lots and lots) that a fix won't mean losing them all - seems like my backup is not good either.

Any help please? Thanks in advance

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Re: Nokia 6288 - received an SMS, phone screen went blank

This issue can also be resolved simply by removing the batteries first, then remove your SD memory card, clean the SD card up with an eraser on it's gold/copper contacts, clean it and replace battery on the phone and turn it on. It would turn on, and then you can put the memory card back in. It is a common 6288 bug.

Unless this suggestion works, then you can follow the reset codes given by gizmo above...

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

Re: Nokia 6288 - received an SMS, phone screen went blank

Hi - I am the original poster of this thread. I have a great solution for this problem (snide sarcasm, forgive me). The phone Nokia 6288 was sent in for repairs to Nokia 3 times, each time it worked for about 30 mins and then the same problem returned. Eventually after about 4 months, my phone was replaced with a brilliant Nokia 6300. I am ecstatic and so far the phone works like a dream.

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Re: Nokia 6288 - received an SMS, phone screen went blank

take back up of ur phone with bluetooth or cable (with pc suite ) & try with normal reset (menu> tools > settings > phone settings > restore factory settings ) or with hard reset dial *7370# it might lost some data so plz take back up before doing it . or try with other h set or for more support contact service centre good luck

Posted on Nov 10, 2007

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