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White screen my u540 is really messed up...the front screen shows and all the phone is working properly (i can call people by dialing their #) but the thing is the main screen is white and it stays white. i've tried taking out the battery and letting it heat up a little (i was in the cold outside), i've restarted it...the thing is, i'm still able to call people, as long as i know their number or speed dial...and i can do voice commands...but the main screen doesn't work...any help??

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  • danielmicman Jan 24, 2008

    I have the U540 and i dropped it in my fish tank the other day. I let it dry out and it started working the day after i dropped it. Yesterday though just randomly it started spazzing out and the screen turned all white, and now it wont even turn on. I'm kind of betting that it finally shorted, but i dont understand why it would take another 48 hours before it shorts? Just looking for some anwsers.

  • samuel1977 Feb 13, 2008

    I have removed the battery, powered it off and charged the phone overnight, NO USE!!! I can see a few pixels in the corners, but nothing else. Has not been dropped and shows no signs of an impact. I don't get it.

  • dotd Mar 02, 2008

    i have the same white screen problem! My battery was about to die so i turned it off overnight, and when i turned it on in the morning the screen went white and then to black with colorful vertical lines. It stayed like this for about a week, and then i dropped it one day and the screen started working again! But then it was about to die a few nights ago so i shut it off again and I'm back to the original problem once again. Very frustrating...

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2008

    i ran the battery all the way down, plugged it in and the screen was white..two days later i got mad and pressed on the screen really hard and it fixed it

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2008




    i droped my phone and it was working then about 30mins later it was a white screen


  • ninachicago Apr 28, 2008

    I have the same problem, the screen is blank, I can make calls if I know the number and I can receive calls, but I cannot see anything on the screen.

  • AshleyCosta May 23, 2008

    The screen of my phone turned white one day out of nowhere. The phone still works, it's just the screen that is messed up. The rectangle under the bettery is white whith a little dot of purple.

  • Edzz08 Jun 15, 2008

    hi! i have a samsung hgt629 and i have the same problem...white screen, plus not only that...after a while i can't hear a ringtone nor my dial tone?? and also before it totally white screen, i try to shut it down and restart it...and when i turn it back on, the screen would be flip or upside down... like the words?? so weird?? is there anyone that could help me?? please help...!!! i would really appreciate any suggestions on this matter. i'm really really frustrated. i have msg, pictures, phone numbers in the phone that i really need.

  • kendallgrigs Jun 28, 2008

    My fone screen is white in it isnt turning back to normal i've tried alot of times but it doesnt work

  • CableSux Jul 24, 2008

    I'm having the same problem on my new SCH-u550. I switched on bluetooth, closed the lid, opened it back up to check for signal strength prior to making a call and the screen was white. Front display works normally as do voice commands and manually entering numbers (which are unseen) . The little square under the battery looks white with pink dots. This phone has never gotten wet.

  • Anton Dec 14, 2012

    I have tried every thing and the screen is still white what do I do?

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I have the same problem. I dropped it in water about 1 1/2 months ago. But it started working fine. One day i shut it off. and when i turned it back on the screen is white. I looked at the dot and its still white. It started working again but then I accidently dropped it and it messed up again. Anyway to fix it?

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If you can look under the battery there is usually a red or purple design in a small rectangle or circle. If this looks red or pink the phone may have drawn enough moisture to short out the ribbon cable to the display. One thing you can try is to remove the battery and place the phone near a dry heat source (like the stove).
Leave it there for a few hours. If that doesn't fix your problem let me know I have a cellphone repair business and i might be able to give you some more instructions if this doesn't work!
Good Luck!

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