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W850i problem to turn on

When I hit the on button, it just vibrates for a second, sometimes the screen flashes, and then it dies.
i've update software but cant turn on..

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  • nattylou Jun 15, 2008

    Hi my sony ericsson w850i is also doing the same thing. It wont turn on and the screen flashes white and vibrates for a second. Can anyone help?

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The phones need to be reflash you can go to www.topsony.com to correct the issue this is not a free site.

Or take the phone to a mobile center and have them flash the phone for you.

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

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How do you flash a nokia phone?


  • Connect your device via USB cable and make sure it's turned OFF. Run Phoenix software. Select "NO CONNECTION" as connection type.
  • Click File then select "Open Product"
  • A window will appear, select the device model and the corresponding product code of your phone. To find your product code - Press *#0000# on your dialer while your mobile device is on.
  • Select "Firmware Update" option in "Flashing" menu.
  • Press "..." button on the top-right corner of the window to select the language pack/product code You want to use on your flashing. Click on the product code / language pack that you have selected and press OK button.
  • It will now show the Product code you have selected. Tick the "Dead phone USB flashing".
  • Click on "Refurbish". Then you'll get a pop-up window, follow the instruction. If it did not work, best option is to Disconnect the USB cable from your device. Press and Hold the Power button of your phone for 8 seconds. Once it vibrates, release the Power button and immediately connect the USB back into your phone's port. Then you should see the flashing starts.
  • After some seconds of flashing, it will pause and prompts for the same instructions as above. Do the same trick as mentioned in Step #7.
  • When the update process finished, a window will appear "Firmware updating succeeded". Your phone will automatically restarts when flashing is done. After that, you can safely remove your data cable from your device. In some cases, when using a CFW, it wont says "Firmware updating succeeded" but will just say"Flashing Completed". When that happens, the device screen will show "Local mode" or "Test mode" or inNokia Logo. You can try to turn in off by holding the Power button for 8 seconds untill it reaches the multiple vibration. Then restart your device - most of the time it works after that. But if not, you have to repeat the flashing process again.
  • Mar 14, 2016 | Nokia Cell Phones

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    When I switch on my w850i, the screen is totally blank & white in colour. Pl guide me how to rectify this - Rahul


    Hi,
    If your phone freezes, hangs up unexpectedly, vibrates continuously or in other similar ways doesn't perform as it should, this can often be solved by performing a software update. Software may perform incorrectly for many reasons without there being a fault in the phone. Some problems may be fixed by re-updating your current software, while others may require installing a new software version.

    To keep your phone performing at its best, it's a good idea to perform a software update regularly. You might not always notice what an update has done, but it can prevent future problems.

    To update or reinstall the software please go to nearest authorized service centre of your mobile make and they will update or reinstall the software as required.

    Note: Reinstalling the software will delete all the content in your phone like contacts, calendar entry etc.

    Thank You

    Aug 17, 2010 | Sony Ericsson W850i Cellular Phone

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    Sony Ericsson W850i phone has white screen


    its not abt software its abt some display prob....
    main fault u get in dis phone s display bec d softwares r quite good 1s ...
    so recomand u 2 get checked ur phone wit a display prob

    Nov 07, 2009 | Sony Ericsson W850i Cellular Phone

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    Turn on, vibrate, flash lights, turn off


    Hi. Just try pressing the power button and reset button at the same time. Unit will vibrate when reset. You can use a paper clip or similiar to hit the reset button located behind the screen. After that, plug your device to charger for at least a couple of hours. Hope this helps.

    May 22, 2009 | T-Mobile Sidekick II

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    Sony Ericsson W850i won't turn on, it is fully charged


    If your phone freezes, hangs up unexpectedly, vibrates continuously or in other similar ways doesn't perform as it should, this can often be solved by performing a software update. Software may perform incorrectly for many reasons without there being a fault in the phone. Some problems may be fixed by re-updating your current software, while others may require installing a new software version.

    http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/support/phones/detailed/faultyphoneasoftwareupdatemaysolveit?cc=gb&lc=en Try the Update Service button on this page..
    All the best

    Happy to help
    Have a nice day!
    tc

    Jun 05, 2008 | Sony Ericsson W850i Cellular Phone

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    Sound but no picture


    There is one solution you could try first.. what you have to do is force a software upgrade on the unit.. How you do this is reset the receiver and when it says"your directv receiver is starting up" on the remote type 0 2 4 6 8 then it should say new sofware found and let it finish the update and that may solve the issue.. if that doesnt email me pimp_on@yahoo.com

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    Helpppp with my w850i it wont turn on ??


    This is generic software problem and it is caused by snaching out battery during on position generally. You have to reflash it with new version of software and u will get a good working phone again. If you find this helpful do not forget to vote me here

    Jan 05, 2008 | Sony Ericsson W850i Cellular Phone

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