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Treo 600 Completely Blue Screen

Hi, my treo 600 is working (as far as receiving calls and making blind ones too :D ) except that the screen is completely blue! I performed a hot sync as well as soft and hard resets--to no avail. I think I may have caused this problem after placing small metal stick inside the charger port in an effort to remove some paper that was stuck.

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  • Artbell Apr 29, 2008

    Thank you for your reply.The problem was fixed yesterday. I reset the battery then performed a hot sync. The screen was came back on.

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My Treo 600 screen began to faint. And before I could hot-sync it became blue. By tilting the Treo, I managed to read the screen for a short while. But after a reset and few attempts to bring it back to life, it went dead completely. Panic, and looking out for a new (used) one. Then I attempted to open it, Heck I did not have to loose anything. - I found the screws in the 4 corners (one under the stylus) and had a Torx-6 (T6) screwdriver ready. The case did hold quite strong with the four clamps sideways, but I wrecked it a bit, and it gave way. The innards seemed not suspect, except a loose screen connector. I put it back, and bingo - the screen works again! Hope that I can do at least a HotSync of the latest data that I did not back up yet (luckily only a few weeks). The connector was the culprit. It sits in the middle next to the battery, and had obviously loosened with time. The screen is now as clear and sharp as never before it seems.

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I's sorry to tell you your screen is dead. The screen is not displaying any information but the backlight is still functioning. This is the most expensive part of the phone as far as replacement parts and after-market parts. If you can fine one that is a reasonable price, you are very fortunate.

I have three screens like this at home. There are three layers to the screen, the backlight, the imager, and the digitizer. All three sandwiched together create the screen.

If the phone was on when you fished around the charge port, it is possible that you inadvertently caused a charge or grounded the charging/power circuit. You are fortunate that only the screen was damaged...if that's the only part that is damaged.

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This can be difficult to fix, I supose the motherboard is fine since you can make calls and so on.

Must be the screen then?

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