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Unable to format my nokia 6288

I have a problem with formating my phone. It crashed yesterday after the battery went flat. But I think the reason to why it crashed is that I have too many text messages stored on the phone (over 3500). My phone has been weird lately,ever since I started storing these text messages, it takes a very long time for it to load when I switch it on, and it freezes and dies sometimes. The thing is that it takes a really long time for it to load the message memory, so I can't access my inbox to delete the messages before the phone dies. I tried formating my phone but it's not done before the phone dies. I have a nokia 6288, and I just bought it, not long ago.So what should I do? Please help me!

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  • blueberry88 Jan 20, 2008

    it's not working anyway. there a way I can format my phone, I mean other than the "*3call" function and the '#77...# something? I need to get rid of the messages somehow...

  • blueberry88 Jan 20, 2008

    Sort of..I think it's better for me just to send it in to get it repaired. Thanks though.

  • hazza_gun_69 Feb 27, 2008

    hey there people

    umm im in the smae situation as most people here that is don't no hwo to format the nokia 6288 and would really appreciate sum feed back to me here




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To format the fone u need to turn it on then take out the battery 4 times... each time turning the fone back on again... it worked for me

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Fully charge the battery, then power the phone on while it's still plugged in to the charger. Now you should be able to power the phone on and delete all those messages.

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

  • Ken Murray Jan 20, 2008

    Have you looked it up on



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