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Samsung SGH-D880 keeps rebooting and shows message /a/Operator/idle_optus.ifg then reboots again over and over.

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  • Anonymous Jun 01, 2008

    My Samsung SGH-D880 keeps rebooting, this very annoying problem

  • jonnysamsung Jun 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. It appears to be a software issue affecting optus users.

    Samsung customer care centre in Singapore is unwilling to help - they will only assist those who buy the phone in Singapore.

    It appears that there is no fix for this problem yet.

    Is anyone aware of a fix?

  • klulozt Jul 01, 2008

    I have the same problem. after turning on my mobile phone and sim initializes, this message appears..."/a/operator/optus_idle.ifg"....and then it will keep on rebooting again.

  • Siew Kong Leong Aug 11, 2008

    I have the same problem. Putting in sim card for other carrier does not seems to work.

  • Siew Kong Leong Aug 11, 2008

    I have the same problem as described. I cannot use this phone. Putting in sim card from other carrier does not solve the problem.

  • Eddi Singh
    Eddi Singh Aug 18, 2008

    ive got a SAMSUNG SGH-D780 and i have the same problem as been described. It doesn't matter which sim card i put in the same message shows up "/a/Operator/idle_optus.ifg" just before it turns off then on and so forth, it keeps rebooting itself. I need a solution to fix this phone urgently. Thank You

  • Jim_Oz Sep 01, 2008

    Hiya, same problem here!!

  • usasea Sep 13, 2008

    My Samsung SGH-D880 (Dual SIM card) keeps rebooting while connected to my Garmin car navigator via the blue tooth.

    Help please

  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    Exactly the same problem described before....

  • dag99 Mar 04, 2009

    According to my observations, my D880 keeps rebooting when a Private calendar event is trying to remind. Actually - not 100% of the Private events do that, but 100% of the reboots was caused by the Private events. When I switch off and on again the whole D880, it stops rebooting and returns to the normal operation. I guess it's a bug. Anyone solved that already? Is there a firmware SP for this problem? Thanks. DS.

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    Yes I have same problem with my d780,but when a calander event gives alarm do not press OK or any other key,BUT PRESS UP/DOWN/LEFT OR RIGHT NAVIGATING KEY & ALARM STOPS & PHONE DO NOT REBOOT



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If the phone keeps rebooting do the following:

Remove all simcards. Switch on the phone and type the following code: *2767*3855#

Follow instructions as it will do a total reset of the phone.

Don't use any OPTUS sim cards in the phone. Apparently these cause a problem.

I tried this and had success for a while. The phone started playing up again, but I am going to try it for the second time, and this time I am going to leave out the memory card. Apparently, having a large memory card can also cause this problem.

Good luck!

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

  • sammytkamau Dec 17, 2010

    Thanx so muich,



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