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Old 06-29-2008, 10:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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It was fine this morning - put it on the charger and just took it off and now all I get on the screen is the hourglass for 2 seconds, then the red light in the upper right corner for 2 seconds - it is continuously doing this now.

I did a battery pull - no help.

anyone ever had this problem?

btw - it is a new phone - maybe 2 months old.

very frustrating!

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Old 06-29-2008, 10:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I hope I am wrong and you get less intrusive advice. However, you may need this link.

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Old 06-29-2008, 10:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (8310; The Juggernaut)

First try by leaving the battery out for about 30 minutes. Insert and try again.
If no change, you may be up for a wipe with JL_Cmder to reload the OS. See the http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/Main_Page for details and instructions.
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Just for the heck of it - take the SIM card out (leaving the battery out during this process), clean the contacts with first a pencil eraser, then an emery board (not too hard), then a cloth (not paper towel) with a little alcohol - give it a few seconds to dry, then reinsert it, put the battery back in & fire it up.
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thanks to all - I took it into the store & they are giving me a new phone
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thanks to all - I took it into the store & they are giving me a new phone
Ha ha.. I was wondering what the solution would be.

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Welcome to the forum. Hope that isn't bevo as in UT.
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