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Stuck in Emergency mode

My EnV is not getting any signal- im in an area where i normally have great signal and it's stuck in emergency 911 mode with the little diamond symbol on top. it won't take or make calls and it refuses to work. i tried turning it off and on, changing the location from location to e911 only and back again and nothing is working! please help!

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Re: Stuck in Emergency mode

Open the flip part, hit the " O.K" key and hit 0 ( zero)
The code is al zero's.

Be carefull in here, go through the munues and options and looks for the reset phone option and select it, it should reboot the phone and return all the settings to default.

You could also try dialing *228 and send, see if it updates

I havent done this in a long time so i cant tell you how to exactly navigate the service menu because my envy broke and i cant use the keypad.

But there are options to set it to ( 1x ) on the roaming and other ways so that it only looks for Home based towers. You can set it to " Home Only " also, if it doesnt work, set it back to Dual.

These are just some options to try i dont know if it will work as you may have a hard ware problem and its nothing to do with the software.

Good luck.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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