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Touch screen not responding

The touch screen on my treo 750 doesn't work anymore. I called Palm and they said it was an AT&T hardware problem but when I talked to AT&T they said it was a Palm issue. No one will fix this friggin thing for me unless I pay 200 or more for a fix. Is there a way I can change the screen and digitizer myself? And if I do will it fix the problem?

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  • chadams45 May 05, 2008

    I also am having an issue with the touch screen not responding as it should. I have taken the battery out multiple time to do a soft reset, re-alined my touch screen after the soft reset and still only half the screen works, the entire bottom og the screen will only operate by buttons only!

  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    same problem as others, but with my 700wx

  • nikkirenee Jun 03, 2008

    I also have this problem, that started today along with not being able to answer my phone. Also does anyone's phone blink on and off at will? My Treo is an unlocked phone and I have T-mobile so my carrier does not support malfunctions!

  • majawar Jul 11, 2008

    Treo 750 Palm. Unlocked from ATT to use with Tmobile.

  • sakryd Jul 17, 2008

    I have a 755 and I had the phone completely powered off last night as I putting a new scratch-protector film over the touchscreen. After pressing it down all over the screen area, I powered the unit back on and now the touchscreen won't recognize any "touch" so I have only the keyboard to use.

    I've taken the battery out and after it powers back up and goes the date/time setting screen the screen still won't respond. I've done the hard reset and "reset" the phone (most assuredly wiping out all my contacts and other info, at the hope this would remedy the screen issue) but to no avail.

    Is there some way I could have activated some sort of screen safety (disable) from pressing the film on it too hard?? If so, how can I reactivate it?? Thanks for any and all help!!!

  • aban303 Aug 24, 2008

    I have bought a Palm treo 750 from ebay, the touch screen is not working after about a months use, If i remove the battery for 1 hrs the toch screen works perfectly for 30 minus and again the same problem is back ... pls help me

  • ckhandal Sep 20, 2008

    My treo 750 touch screen is not responding for the last 3 months and all over delhi, i have not been able to find any workable solution to this-chitranjan khandal

  • corle Oct 22, 2008

    i have frozen screen

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There is a treo repair website that shows you how to replace the screen yourself.

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Have you tried updating your Treo to Windows Mobile 6?  They have included quite a number of fixes in the update.  It is also much faster on web access.  I also have a Treo 750 and have only had to do one hard reset due to a button problem, but that was after better than a year of use.  I do have my expansion card not respond and have to pop it out and then back in occassionally, but that isn't that big of a deal.  My phone was a remanufactured unit.  Maybe they fixed the issue you are dealing with?

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I have the same issue on both of my Palm Treo 750 models. I was busy with initializing one for a colleague today and did not get past the screen calibration window after you've done a hard reset. I did 3 more hard resets without result, plugged my Mini SD card back in the phone, no result, plugged my SIM card back in the phone, did again a hard reset and then I could calibrate the screen. Although I managed to get past the screen calibration, I noticed that this is not the response I'm used to see when using the stylus on my Treo. On the other Treo, I sometimes loos the ability to use the stylus on the screen after a couple of days. A reset mostly resolves the issue again for another couple of days...
What's up with these Treo's? The second Treo was just lying on my desk, not being used, so I'm sure it was not dropped or damaged in any way...

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