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Help with dead SE k800i

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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
I have a problem with my k800i. It has gone dead and wont turn on. It is fully charged.
When I turn it on the only thing that happens is a little red light on the side flashes then a pause then 3 fast flashes.

Any help anybody?

I guess that flashing sequence means something?
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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
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Thanks have tried that but the program wont even connect to the phone. So looks like its gone forever.

Repped for your help.
#3
Seems like it's a fairly common problem Gavin. Appears on lots of forums etc.

Another "remedy" was to take the battery and sim out for a few hours and then re-instate.

Anyway I expect you have read them all.

Good luck and I hope you get it fixed :)
#4
it's called and erom failure. i've had quite a few of these and it's just a start up file missing from your phone. there are ways to sort this problem you need a piece of equipment called cruiser to restore the file without losing any data on the phone. hope this helps
#5
Many SE phones have built in features to repair themselves. You can try removing the battery and sim, then reinserting, switching on and leaving for a few hours plugged in to give it a chance to works its thing. this has worked for me on a k750i, and may work for you. sure doesnt hurt to try.

look here also http://www.expansys.com/ft.aspx?k=91621 PeteGraham on that forum knows his stuff!
#6
Yes tried that thanks. Was hoping somebody might have something else to try.
#7
M8 I've been through 3 K800i, what you can do is pop into a carphonewarehouse, they will try and repair it on site if not they send it off to Sony Ericsson, Yes it can take upto 3 weeks, but its the easiest way. Also if you still have problems, the third time you take it to carphone they arrange for a new one to be sent to you next working day.

They act like a Sony Ericsson repair centre. Best of all, its free of charge.
#8
Sometimes the battery maybe faulty as well.

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