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Blackberry 8830 not working

The red light in the upper right hand corner is flashing constantly. The screen will not come on and the keys are not functioning. Also, I cannot make outgoing calls and incoming calls go directly to voice mail.

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  • dinalau Jun 27, 2008

    Soft reset x2 

  • jcmoreno22 Jul 01, 2008

    I'm having the exact same problem. The red light is flashing and nothing is comming up on my screen. I am also unable to receive or send out call.

  • Flying Tiger Aug 27, 2008

    The red light in the upper right hand corner is flashing constantly. The screen will not come on and the keys are not functioning. Also, I cannot make outgoing calls and incoming calls go directly to voice mail

  • owusu Richaard Dec 09, 2008

    not working is my blackberry 8800


  • ljharrop Dec 18, 2008

    exact same problem - flashing red light - emails aren't coming through. I can make calls, but that's about it

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Same issue. The keyboard and side buttons don't work. The trackball will scroll but not select. Screen works until saver kicks in then only way to get it back is either reinsert the battery or plug it into power but still cannot do anything. I can't make calls but I can see incoming ones but cannot answer. It was working fine today and then started doing this in the afternoon. No idea what is causing it but I'm researching online and finding out this is a common problem with no fix other than a new phone. Arrgh.

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    I have charged it the best I can get is the pic of the battery charging on the screen and the red light in the corner, nothing else comes up on the screen at all and will not power up at all. Worked just fine then the battery died and since then NOTHING URGH

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Make sure you are not set to the "phone only" mode in profiles.
this may not be it, but it's worth a look.

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You are locked out and need to google the problem to fix

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