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Blank Screen My screen is blank. At first, the screen would look distorted. Then I would just see horizontal lines. Eventually the lines faded. Now I only see a blank blue screen.

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  • spikedoggg Feb 21, 2008

    it was like that.but now the screen jumps up and down. i can't hit the down arrow in the open part of phone. but both screens are messed up. but now the inside i can see a little of it

  • jenncrowe May 14, 2008

    I am having the same problem with this blank screen please help me

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    alright, a few of my friends have had this phone & they all said the same thing happened.
    but the problem is, i just got this phone two months ago.

  • emilykilo May 10, 2009

    Ok. I wasn't having any problems.
    It was perfectly fine.
    Well, besides the whole "I'm going to freeze up and restart myself" thing.
    Wasn't a big deal.
    THen one day out of NOWHERE, this started happening.
    I tried the whole "sideways" thing, and got nothing.
    But then, I started messing around with the screen, opening and closing a bunch of times and then tried like, squeezing it.
    When I turned it back on, the inside screen was fine, and hasn't messed up since.
    However, i'm afraid to close the phone, because I don't want them to stop working again.
    If this works for anyone else, you're welcome.
    But I would seriously encourage people to never buy a kyrocera again.



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Same thing happens to me! it turns grey however...usiually i can get the inside screen and occassionaly the outside screen to work correctly by restarting it a bunch of times....but this time it wont work! its been out about a day now....i think its finially time for me to upgrade my phone....but its only a year old
once it starts freezign up and not working for over 15 miniutes get a new phone quickly because your phone probably wont work for much longer....too bad... i like this one and how it looks....just so many technical difficulties! D:<

Posted on Feb 18, 2010


Same here. Mine started around this time last year and so my insurance got me another one and here we are again facing the same problem. I had the kyocera slider and never a problem. The only thing i would hate to give up about this phone is the qwerty keyboard...

Posted on Jul 25, 2008


I've had this phone twice within the last year. I took it up to a shop and they said it's the ribbon that connects the two screens. It's a result of dropping it....

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

The LCD needs to be replace im going thru the same thing. Kyocera LCD problems is never ending. I suggest getting another phone in the future. This is my second type of Kyocera that had LCD screen problems. Something about the display they just cant cut it.

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

After about a year mine just started this too! GR! so annoying. holding it sideways and turning it on helped and it is fine now. wtheck?

Posted on May 30, 2008

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Ahh, my phone has been doing the same thing. Only thing I've had work for me is holding the phone sideways(antenna side up) with the phone open and keep resetting it. eventually the screen on the inside will work/ i can never close it, or the screens will go out again. Luckily I only have this phone for a few more days.

Posted on May 05, 2008

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My sons is completely gone, they **** real bad.

Posted on May 01, 2008

Geta new phone, i hate this phone it so dumb

Posted on May 01, 2008

Mine does that too, any suggestions? is it the battery or the actual phone because i've tried taking the battery out and putting it back in, sometimes it fixes the problem for about 4 minutes and then the screens go crazy again. help!

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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Mine is some peice of **** flip phone from kyocera..
and it's ATLEAST my 4th phone from them.

Problems with Kyocera's always start out small and then turn into huge things like MY SCREEN WON'T WORK.
i've used up all of my insurance on these crappy phones,
so now i'm pretty much screwed.

Thank you so much, KYO-FREAKING-CERA.

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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