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O2 xda orbit shuts down after several minutes

Everytime i turn my xda orbit on, it would start normally but after a few minutes, it would crash or shut down. then it would not start again. i have to remove the battery and after an hour or two, i have the same process again. i know i have the battery charged. i tried hard reset but the problem persists. please help me with this problem. thank you very much.

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  • Erron1701 Jan 14, 2008

    Everytime I turn my XDA Orbit on it starts normally, however it randomly crashs at any time, more often when the phone is in my pocket, then it will not start again and I have to remove the battery, leave for a minute and then turn back on and start the same process again. The battery is fully charged, I have tried hard reset, soft reset, I have updated the OS to WM6 and try to ensure all apps are closed fully, but the problem persists. please help me with this problem. thank you very much.

  • Anonymous Feb 29, 2008


  • Anonymous Feb 29, 2008

    My xda orbit does the same is a major softwear problem with this phone if so o2 should let us know dont you thing

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2008

    everytime i turn my phone on it freezes and wont work, i need to restart it but dont no how.

  • ajitbapat200 Nov 12, 2008

    Whenever I start the phone only first screen with 'O2 Welcome' appears for few seconds and then phone gets shutdown automatically. After that it does not start. If I remove the battery and again try same thing happen. I know my battery is charged.



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Eg: ( First hard reset your phone using.... camara+recording button+power button and reset it with stylus.))

2nd If in case it not solve then reinstall the os on PDA this will surely solve your problem?

I fallow your first instruction, but nothing happend,plz tell me about your 2nd instruction,without power can we re-install OS? when i tried to re install orignal wm5 Rom, then Rom utility gave me phone connectivity error.b`coz phone is off.
so pls help me,I'll thankful to you.

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Hi there..

it seems the os of your phone shomehow got curropted..first hard reset your phone using.... camara+recording button+power button and reset it with stylus....but you will loose your data stored on phone.....bet data on storage card will be saved........if this solve your problem...thats great...in case if not...reinstall the os on PDA...this will surely solve your problem...

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O2 orbit losing charge very quickly

my xda orbit is loosing charge quickly too, if i find a soloution ill wb.
im going to try a thorough clean of the motherboard, scratch connections etc and a hard reset.
looking like a new battery may be in order though..
think there £5 on ebay..

Want pc suite n driver for o2 orbit2

if u mean that u need update for ur Xda then follow this link here
and select "Xda orbit 2" and press continue
then press the second continue button
enter ur Xda serial to validate
then select agree
click submit



try a hard reset

when turning on you're phone hold down the keys above ok and start and then use something to do a soft reset(it's a little hole in the left side of the phone)
you will see a welcome screen just press the buttun under yes(the green key)

i hope this works for you

I am having problm in hard reseting my o2 xda orbit phone...can you help me?

By a hard reset I presume you mean resetting to manufacturers default settings?

If you can boot your device, the easiest way is to go to Start > Settings > System Tab > Clear Storage.

If you cannot boot into Windows Mobile on your Orbit then the best way is to hold down both the left and the right soft-keys (the two keys with _ marked on them, either side of the wheel) at the same time whilst you poke a paperclip (or similar pointed item) into the reset button on the left side of the orbit. This will initiate a hard reset on the device.

O2 xda orbiti wifi connection problem

it sounds like someone may have played around with the ROM installed on this phoen (this is the built-in operating system and software)

You can find information about loading a new ROM on the www.xda-developoers.com forum, or if you send the phone to me I can do this for you. You can email me at james(at)magnapc(dot)co(period)uk if you would like any further help with this - I have used an Orbit for several years now.

XDA Orbit

Unfortuantely, due to the way the 3 network operates, it is not possible to use it with the 3 network. An unlocked XDA Orbit will work with all network SIMs other than the network 3 (Hutchingson 3G)

No power to xda orbit

Hi ref my xda it has been taken back by o2 and i will get a new one from them next week i hope it does not happen again fingers cross watch this space for up date on this

O2 XDA Orbit circuit diagram required

log on to http://xda-developers.com i hope this will solve your problem

all the best
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