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Emergency Download I dropped my phone in orange juice and I dried it out correctly and let it set and now when I turn it back on it comes on and says Emergency Download. What does this mean and how can I fix it?

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  • tarajs Oct 06, 2008

    Last night my cell phone crashed. I have an LG CU500. I get this error message on a black and white screen after start up (after the Cingular Splash logo):

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    read error reading page table entry
    It will flash as if the screen is resetting. A few times it went to a screen saying
    "Entering download mode", but showed no progress

    The day before it was shutting off on its own with no warning. It wasn't battery related because it would turn back on fine. Also, a few times on those days it went to a screen saying LG Emergency Download with the LG logo.

    I have tried the 5+power button, but it will shut off or just sit there forever... it doesn't seem to help. (What is it supposed to be doing anyway?)

    Is there anything I can do to save my phone?

  • liany5 Oct 14, 2008

    I have the same problem but my doubt is.. when do you press 5+power?? is it when the phone is showing the message or before you turn it on??

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    My sprint Samsung SPH -M300 phone got water damage and my logo then a white screen will keep flashing now the screen is yellow and says emergency download mode what do i do?


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I jump in a pool with my phone, than now it wont turn on, it only says emergency download when i charge it. Any Help

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Same prob with mine when I spilled water on it. Try pressing the 5 key and power on key at the same time, then remove the battery. I had to do this a couple of times, but now it is working fine.

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Liquid and Electricity (AC/DC) do not go well together, you can dry your phone using LOW heat from a hair drier, but in the end the damage is already done.
Give it a decent send off, say a few, well chosen nice words, then take up golf.

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

I have a LG CU500 too and had the same problem. i called the tech people and they said its either the battery thats messed up or the Sim card. I'm gonna go to the store tomorrow to get a new battery for mine because thats what seems like is messed up.

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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When the green and red phone and call the center key and press the unlock key emergency camp also download stand. the only way to shutdown your phone is to take out the battery (LG Viewty)
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Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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I'm have the same problem with my phone except like lol mines a touch phone i don't have the number 5 on it what should i do would it work if i bought a new battery?

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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