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Service required I was in the middle of a text message. Phone froze for a second, then service required appeared on the screen. Lost all my contacts and all messages on the phone.

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  • kat23woo Aug 18, 2008

    My phone died last night and when i charged it and turned it back on I had a service required message. All of my info (everything) is erase and my phone wont work at all. The clock doesn't even work.

  • itoldyaso Sep 05, 2008

    mine randomly flashed FTM mode then i took out the battery and it said service required. i have been searching the internet to figure it out because no one at verizon knows anything about it and i really need my phone. the turning on standalone mode thing doesnt work and neither does the FCC test. im stuck :( help me please?

  • eselin12 Sep 06, 2008

    phone says service required help?

  • racer_boi Sep 06, 2008

    Had my phone in my jeans pocket...took it out to use it...says service required...didn't loose any of my contacts yet but have no clock...any help?

  • socal2nocal Sep 24, 2008

    My LG VX9900 was fine this morning & when I took it out of my purse the screen said FTM Mode and I shut it off & turned it back on & it now says "Service Required". The tried to reboot software at the Verizon store - but have no other solutions but buy a new phone.

  • sarasewell06 Oct 03, 2008

    My LG EnV did the same thing to me today also. My phone was in my pocket and when I took it out, it was off. When I turned it on, it said FTM Mode and then I took the battery out and now it says Service Required. I lost everything, contacts, messages, pictures, and the calendar says January 1980....?

  • Anonymous Oct 16, 2008

    same problem here, FTM mode, then i took out battery and put it back in and now it says service required. i bet its because this is a replacement phone from the insurance. I had problems with this phone short after i got it from the insurance claim.

  • cheerinchick Oct 16, 2008

    i have the same problem as sarawells or whatever. What did you end up doing? My calendar also says Jan 1980

  • brucecrowder Jan 19, 2009

    Screen looked funny when I pulled it out of my pocket.  Turned it off then back on and now it says "service required".  Took it to Verizon and they said the software must have crashed and I need a new phone. The phone seems to work fine, I think it just needs to be re-configured.

  • AMoschel Jan 29, 2009

    Same problem, however, this was on my new phone and this is the third time it has happened. The tech peeps at Verizon tried to tell me it was something in the air where I live that did it. And now I want a new phone since they have had to replace it three times already and they won't give me one. I freaking hate them right now. I just want my phone to work especially when I am paying 200.00 a month to these bastards for all of my phones.

  • raguuuu Feb 22, 2009

    ftm. my phone was working fine, then i pulled it out of my pocket & it was in FTM MODE. i turned it off & back on & it said service required. my mom called the verizon help line, they lady couldn't help us fix it over the phone. the next day my dad took it to verizon, they said it was a virus from the internet sending you text messages. since my phone in under warrenty they are sending me a new one.

  • VERIZONPOS Feb 24, 2009

    I have the EXACT same problem as described above and below. first it crashed. took out battery to restart it, FTM mode, then all contacts gone, then restarted and now service mode. Verizon tech's didn't know **** about it and told me I need to get a new phone ... stupid piece of ****. A software CRASH and now I need a new phone!? This damn thing was near 200 dollars. of course its a year and a month old .. so no Warranty. Just Effing great, POS i say.

  • mklein03 Apr 10, 2009

    Twice in the past two days i just got a new dare from verizon and the next day it goes into service required!? wtf is it just the dare that does this if so im definitely switching to a different one....possibly a different service provider...

  • ttmk5 May 06, 2009

    friggin phone erased everything. i have no back up and its shot! im sick now over this garbage. ftm mode then it says no service.



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