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SMT 5600 does not load OS, screen goes white and then blank.

When powered on, Audiovox screen comes up for 3/4 seconds then the displat goes white and then fades and becomes blank. What is the problen and how do I get the phone to work?

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Re: SMT 5600 does not load OS, screen goes white and then...

Screen sound bad, or intermittent connection inside. You can find disassembly instructions on the net. Search with phone model and disassemble. Remove and reattach all cables in case one is lose or contact dirty.

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