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Not able to turn on my sony ericsson w580i. a red light blinks at the cancel button when i try to do it so. plz help

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  • devil007 Jun 06, 2008

    not able to turn on my sony ericsson w580i. a red light blinks at the cancel button when i try to do it so. plz help



  • xchelsiiio2 Jun 24, 2008

    same phone & stuff.

    i turned it off for school then when i got on the bus i tryed to turn it on & it didnt vibrate or anything, just flashed red on that button.

    new battery didnt work, & chargin it doesnt eitherr.

    & i tryed to update the software like people said but that didnt work eitherr.

  • cbz2215 Jun 30, 2008

    my w580i does not turn on after i did a master reset on it.only the screen brightens up whenever i switch on the mobile having a sony ericsson logo on the screen.i have to take out the battery to get it off.help me wid a solution.

  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    I have the same problem and it is not a charging issue. I have tried charging the phone with no luck. I have also tried using a known good battery with a good charge out of someone else's phone into mine with no effect.

  • youngthad05 Aug 25, 2008

    my phone wont turn on...it will vibrate and then a flashing red light would come on, on the side...what do I do

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    Not able to turn my phone on either. A red light is blinking under the C.

  • yunggj08 Oct 08, 2008

    I was playing with my phone the batteryu went dead and i tried to replace the batttery no effect then it just vibrates n blinks red can i take it into a small att store to get fixed

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    same thing nothing will work cant even charge it on computer either.

  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2008

    i have the same problem too but mine worse...it dont even vibrate and then there is red light blinking...pls help me too T_T


  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    The phone does'nt start. My W580i flashes red when I try to turn it on. The lights also flash when I attach the charger.



  • slimfox82 Jan 13, 2009

    Same thing happened to mine. I had gotten it through an AT&T store and only had it for a few months, so I did the mail exchange- called AT&T and told them the problem, they mailed me a replacement phone and all the things I needed to mail back my broken phone. The only problem with this process is you lose EVERYTHING- pics, texts, calendar info- that was on your old phone and never get them back. This is a glitch with Sony Ericssons- my phone of the previous model did the same thing. Had to replace that one as well. Won't be getting another Sony Ericsson next time.

  • aditya2029 Feb 09, 2009

    phone is dead red light blink flash has been done with emma problem is as it is

  • aditya2029 Feb 09, 2009

    display not working w850i
    where can i find flashing files for above


  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    dropped it yesterday...it worked for a little bit and then shut off. i turned it back on and a few minutes later the screen went kind of blue and froze..i took the batter out and switched the sim card in and out..now a red light blinks behind the clear button when i press power--this is my third phone of this kind since may!

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2009

    taking it to the store l8er

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    nothing but a red light. errr

  • azamshaffiee May 01, 2009

    I have sony ericsson w580i, which couldn't switched on after co-incidently press 'execute' while playing games. tried to recharge the battery, but nonsense. Please help me..

  • anderson0704 May 03, 2009

    my phone fell out of my pocket i put it back together and it flashes 5 times at the cancel button and thats it.

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My phone quit workin and the little red light comes on over the clear button... i paid $250 cash (my summer money) now im stuck with a $15 dollar wal_mart pay as you go phone :(

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Guest from Solution #4, what kind of store did you take it to and how much did it cost?

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

Guest from Solution #4, what kind of store did you take it to?

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

I have the same phone with the exact same problem- i couldnt turn on the phone and i had a red light flashing on the C button. i took it into a small store to see what they could do, and an hour later my phone worked perfectly! nothing lost except some text msgs. the guy said that the motherboard was damaged and had to be replaced. nothing to do with the battery! hope this helps

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

Just needs charging.

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Take it to a local mechanic and ask him to charge your phones battery a minimum till 3.60v DC

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How much did it cost to get the motherboard fixed

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