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Nokia 6288 wont turn on

Hey when i turn my fone on it says nokia then it flashes black and white a few times then turns off again wat should i do

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  • JForJenny Nov 17, 2007

    Exactly the same thing. I turn it on and it flashes black and white a few times then it turns off. Please help.

  • Fucked Phone Nov 17, 2007

    My friend tried to blue tooth me some ring tones. Its the first time I've ever used bluetooth. While she was sending it my phone turned off and now it flashing black and white when ever I try and turn it on.

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2007

    Exactly the same thing. I turn it on and it flashes black and white a few times then it turns off. Please help.

  • mattyT Nov 25, 2007

    yea same thing with me i was bluetoothing some videos to mine and it turned off and this was about the 3rd time i used bluetooth!!

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2007

    The very same with my fone i got it change 4 times and i finally got 1 that works DO NOT BUY THIS FONE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Aussiblue Dec 02, 2007

    My son bought one a month ago and it wouldn't switch on; just flashed "NOKIA" once the a blank white screen a couple of times. Took it back to K mart the same day and they replaced it after he jumped up and down (they wanted to send it back to Nokia for repair). Now a month later the replacement is doing the same. Does not appear up to Nokia's usual reliability.

  • scotty1292 Dec 09, 2007

    OMG I LOVE THIS PHONE! but the same dday i bought it, it fucked up doing this, nothing works.. PLEASE HELP!! im gonna take to to allphones in 2 days to get it replaced.. i HOPE they replace it not send it way to get fixed.. other ill just get me bloody money bak.. i was so angry :( im really picky and i liek this phone

  • LJM1007 Dec 09, 2007

    I have the same problem as everyone in this thread. It was working for a good 10 mins, until I started to receive things via bluetooth. Now it won't turn on and does the 'Nokia' thing then flashes black and white. I took mine back to the shop I bought it from and got a refund because they didn't have any in stock. Found another one and a different store - SAME THING HAS HAPPENED! What a piece of junk.

  • scotty1292 Dec 09, 2007

    ?? wheres the memory card??? do u mean sim card?? id already taken that out and it still didnt work?? i dont kno wat the momory card is if its not the sim card plz help

  • scotty1292 Dec 12, 2007

    wheres the sd memory card????? i dont know???!!!

  • treeent109 Dec 14, 2007

    the same thing happened to me i did the solution but nothing happend please HELP

  • JANSENNAVAS Dec 16, 2007

    I have the same problem with the screen flashing on and off.It seems to be software on the fone which is vonruable to bugs and crashes,the only way to fix it is to flash the fone with its original content using a flash software,even so after this is done its not guaranteed it wont happen again.seems like when new applications,music pics etc are added the fone reboots and crashes.DO NOT BUY THIS FONE! IF YOU DO DON'T ALTER THINGS.MUSIC DOESNT SEEM TO AFFECT IT BUT APPS DO.

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2007

    tried to turn it on, no luck, removed and replace battery, not luck

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    The problem all started when I was transferring files from card to phone itself. What happens is when I try to switch the phone it shows hands ligo then flashes sevreal times and then goes off. Can anyone help?

  • sanjay1 Jan 10, 2008

    well my mobile had this problem a few days back but then i did restore factory settings the it became ok for a while and then it crashed and now it doesnt on.....i gave it to a nokia technician and he says my mobile is trashed up!!!

  • gelo_lim1721 Mar 24, 2008

    My friend tried to blue tooth me some songs. While he was sending it my phone turned off and now it flashing black and white when ever I try and turn it on.

  • JennaB10 May 25, 2008

    My phone just dies when you are trying to send a text. The screen goes completely white, and then dies, and then the battery sign stays on for a while, before it dies again. Very frustrating!

  • tasha_791x Jul 12, 2008

    my phone keeps switching off and doesnt stay on for more than a minute! i think its because a lot of memory had been taken up by my inbox. i cant access the inbox to delete the messages. dont know what to do!

  • bowman08 Jul 15, 2008

    well my nokia 6288 will not turn on at all ive replaced the batery and tryed again and again to turn it on but its had no responce its not even giving me the nokia logo or flashing can anyone help me please



  • bmcp2006 Jul 15, 2008

    When trying to turn the phone on, It say's nokia then the screen turns black then white then black then white etc. and then switches off.

  • Anonymous Aug 08, 2008

    same problem errrr

  • blackxeres1 Feb 28, 2009

    Nokia 6288 brand new and now its flasing dark and nothing comes on help



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If you encounter situation like below on your phone,
1. Blank screen phone unable to reboot.
2. Phone only able to boot-up to "Nokia" word screen.
3. Install some program but not able to uninstall it after that.
4. Error messages such as "Child Installer" keeps popping-up.

Do a Full phone formatting on your phone! as steps below,

1. Make sure you have at least 3/4 charge of battery power left.

2. Backup your contacts list and personal files to MMC memory card.

3. Switch-off your phone.

4. Press and hold 3 keys;

Green dial key, * (star key) & no. 3 key and then press the power on/off to swtich on the phone.

Remember, do not let go all of the keys and hold keys until you see a formatting word screen show!

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Try this method for common N6288 bug. Remove your batteries, while charger is unplugged. Remove the SD memory card from the phone and clean it's gold/copper contacts with an eraser and then wipe it clean. Put the battery back in the phone without the memory card. It should turn back on, after it successfully turns on, put the memory card back in.

If it continually happens, the memory card is damaged, or you need a firmware upgrade for the phone, but I still think it's the memory card.

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Hey ! when I turn On my Phone it show black screen and white till few minutes and it turn off Again .

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Posted on May 02, 2008


This is a problem to do with the software. Sucky!

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I got my phone fixed and i`ve been bluetoothing away the guy said too me that its the system that wasnt use too it soo he upgraded my fone too the n sereis i havnt been more happyer LOL

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Had the same problem. It was the sim card. Took mine out and the phone booted fine. Used my daughters sim and the phone works fine. Put mine back in and it has the same problem.

Check your sim.

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