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My screen won't work

I have a sony ericsson w850i. When i switch it on, 90% of the time it will come up with a white screen meaning i can't see anything but still my alarms on my fones will go off and i can still receive texts and calls except i cant see who they are from, or what the texts say. Once or twice, i have switched it on and it has worked but the screen will keep changing colour and will go up and down. Then if i leave it to lock, the screen will just go white and the only way to switch the phone off is by taking out the battery.

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  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2008

    i got a sony ericsson w850i got white screen then it flashes white now and then but wont come on help?

  • xXifonlyXx Apr 09, 2008

    very similar problem to me, ill be using my w850i but whenever i push it up to use the keyboard itll go weird and then eventually white, itll stay a white screen for about 4 days then when i try to reset it itll work but the same as before when it does show the white screen itll still work as normal its just hard to remember how to do things or where my contacts are i also fail to see the point in spending £40 to get it fixed when i can buy a new one for £15, its been like this for a good 4 months now so im guessing it wont fix itself

  • clendrix Apr 10, 2008

    absolutely the same thing part from my screen is always white.

  • Attack110 Apr 19, 2008

    exactly the same problem, its a software issue, i know that for a fact, resetting the phone doesn't work, neither does updating the software on it, i have already had this fixed before but i don't know how, i am getting it repaired again for free on Tuesday (22/0/08), i will report back with specific details on how to get this problem fixed.I think the firmware needs flashing with a fresh original copy. i have takes my phone apart completely to clean it with cotton buds and attempted to put it back together without success, now when i try to turn the phone on, the screen just flashes white every few seconds, so my advice on that is don't try it until you know what you're doing.

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Got white screen that flashes but wont come on

Posted on Apr 07, 2008

I had the same problem before. theres nothing wrong with it, it just needs a new lcd screen. u can either fix it yourself or take it to a mobile repair shop.

Posted on Apr 03, 2008

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You need to flash (reprograme) the phone.

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