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Se w880i - phone starts then wont show anything on screen

I recently bought a se w880i and its not working anymore - technicians told me that it needs to be reprogrammed. The phone starts but it does not show anything on the screen. But when you look hard i can see my theme on the screen and theres not backlighting. HELP.....

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Re: se w880i - phone starts then wont show anything on...

Ok, so whoever said you need the flash, shold flash their brains! Your backlights are burnt on the LCD - to change it costs about $80 because you need a new LCD screen at the same time.

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