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Not switching on

Hi, i installed an application & then restarted my phone but now it is not getting switched on. is there any solution other than "FLASH" ?

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  • sunil2300
    sunil2300 Aug 10, 2008

    Dear, as you say, if i format it, how could i get back my OS ? will i have to reinstall it ? how ? at present it is not switching on at all ? will it work by pressing together 3, * & green call key ? Please help me.
    Thanks,
    Regards,
    Sunil


  • sunil2300
    sunil2300 Aug 12, 2008

    Dear amiaka,
    i found ur post but was not able to find solution posted by you ( ! ).
    u can edit it. Now, please help me & suggest how can i Format my Memory Card & reinstall OS on it? where will i get it ?


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Your phone is an n73? Format the phone.

To format

  1. turn phone off.
  2. hold the following keys WHILE its turning back on: (3 + * + green call key)
  3. do not let go until it asks you about your location
Your phone will gain 44mb back and go back to normal. Phone will respond a lot faster too, as if it were new. Viruses would be deleted as well as other junk stuffed inside.

Important reminder:

If you have anything stored on the phone memory that you woudn't want to delete, such as pictures, videos, or whatever, back it up to your memory card or computer. The format process deletes all stored memory on the phone, but not the memory card.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

  • john yray
    john yray Aug 12, 2008

    Ah. It's not switching on at all. You're going to have to bring it to a technician to have the OS reinstalled. The current OS has been corrupted, so you'll need a new one. Here in the Philippines, it costs 300 pesos, which is pretty cheap. Check out your local area and find a tech to reinstall the OS.

    Regards

    John


  • john yray
    john yray Aug 12, 2008

    Sunli2300, to format your memory card, you'll need to hook it up to a computer (with the help of a card reader). Once the computer recognizes it, it'll show up as "removable drive" or whatever. Right click on it, then select "format". It'll delete everything on the memory card.

    Hope this helps

    John


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