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Prob always says insert smart chip. worked for about an hour! put some music on it picked it up later and said insert smart chip!! took it out put it back still says it.. cleaned the chip didnt work!!!!!

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  • dodson1991 Jul 29, 2008

    I charged my phone last night, set my alarm as always. Awoke to my alarm this morning, but display continues to say insert smart chip. I have take out battery wiped it down as well as the sims card. Tried paper between battery. etc. Please advise!!!

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PUT A SMALL TINY PIECE OF PAPER UNDER THE BATERY SO THE CHIP MAKES CONTACT WITH THE RIGHT SLOT. IT WORKED 4 ME

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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On the top where the latch closes on the chip take it and put a curve in it to where it bows up. Mine did the same thing after i did that it worked fine.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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