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Broken Backlight on a Blackberry

I am on business in Mexico for another year and the Blackberry that I received from Telcel worked for three months, at which time the backlight stopped working. I was told it was because I allowed moisture to get into the phone, but I have had smart phones ever since the samsung i300, and have never gotten water into any phone, and don't think that I did this time. Whatever, I am using a small maglight to light up the screen when I absolutely need it.

Is there any reasonably inexpensive way of fixing this, or should I just write it off?
Thank you, Preston Hollander


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The same happened to me when I dropped my phone in my briefcase. It actually still had audio, as it rang when calls came in. However, the rest of the phone was useless. You will need to replace the entire unit, unfortunately.

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press the reconsile button in the phone and its like soft reset and it will bring back the factory settings if still no go take it to the vendor

Posted on May 26, 2009

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Try a firmware update on your blackberry. I do not know which country you are in which service provider you are with so please check carefully when going through step 2.

Check below steps for OS upgrade -

Step #1
Before starting make sure that BlackBerry Desktop Software is installed on the computer.

Step#2
Make sure that you have installed updated device software installed in your PC. Check this link to get update device software from carrier OS download site.

Step#3

Users can perform a full or selective backup of the data using the Backup and Restore tool in BlackBerry Desktop Manager by completing the following steps:

  1. Connect the BlackBerry device to the computer running BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  3. Double-click Backup and Restore.
  4. Select Backup to perform a full backup or select Advanced to perform a backup of specific databases.
  5. Choose a location to save the backup file, then click Save.
Step#4
To perform a clean install of the BlackBerry Device Software, perform the following steps:
  1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer and open BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
  2. Double-click the Application Loader icon.
  3. Click Next to start the installation process.
  4. Type your BlackBerry smartphone password, if prompted, and click OK.
  5. Click the check boxes next to the names of the applications you want to load, and then click Next.
  6. Click Advanced, and then click the check box beside Erase all currently installed applications.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Click the check box next to Do not automatically backup the application data during the loading process.
  9. Clear the box next to Backup and restore applications installed wirelessly.
  10. Click Next > Finish.
  11. When the process has completed, the message The loading operation was successful will appear. Click Close to return to BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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