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Screen blinks when I power up the verizon wireless screen fades in and out and won't complete the power on sequence

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2008

    my chocolate also flashes the Verizon logo, but won't power up

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2008

    Same thing...

  • recker Mar 28, 2008

    My screen initially froze first. I took out the battery and put it back in, tried to turn it on, but got the same problem. First a white screen, then the black verizon wireless screen that keeps on beeping.

    I've already replaced the phone twice. I may just buy another one tomorrow unless there is an easy fix.

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    i have the same problem with my new voyager. i got it two months ago.. will it be replaced?

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Update: Went to the Verizon Wireless store yesterday. I was told that it's a software problem and its basically like a computer crash. They could not fix it. Since its no longer under warranty, I could not simply get it replaced, either. My options were to activate an older phone or pay $50 to get a replacement. I couldn't even upgrade my plan because it wasn't allowable until 8/26!

So the bottom line is this - there is no easy fix that I (nor apparently Verizon) is aware of. It'll have to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

Noo, the problem is most likely that u have a memory card in there and the files on the card are bad. They could be infected. Just take out the card and it should work. This is what happened to mine. I had to erase everything on the card for it to be ok again.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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