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Old 09-01-2010, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My BB 8820 has started dialing numbers in my phone book all by itself.
It doesn't seem to matter if I lock the keyboard or not, nor does it seem to matter if I put the phone into standby, it still places calls all by itself.
Any ideas?
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Old 09-01-2010, 04:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did it happen to get wet or damp?
The 8820 is pretty old...
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Nope.
Nice and dry.
I like it because of the LACK of camera. It is very hard to find a smartphone without a camera.
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Did it happen to get wet or damp?
The 8820 is pretty old...
Getting wet or damp is about the only thing I can think of that would make it do this. I have heard that you can put your phone in a bag of rice and it will dry it out. Might be worth trying just to see.
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Moisture is what I'm thinking, too.

Be aware people have reported symptoms from carrying the blackberry in a sweaty pocket, condensation in a foggy shower room, or condensation from leaving air conditioning to the hot and humid outdoors.
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Moisture is what I'm thinking, too.

Be aware people have reported symptoms from carrying the blackberry in a sweaty pocket, condensation in a foggy shower room, or condensation from leaving air conditioning to the hot and humid outdoors.
My God I hope I'm not that sweaty!
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I gave up.
I got another 8820 (no camera is a big deal), and it seems to be working fine.
Where can I check for the wet phone indicators?

Thanks to all that came up with ideas.
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