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n73 blank screen when switching on

Contributor
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n73 blank screen when switching on

hi all i dont what to do..anyone have tips or with format the phone,can my phone work properly?? help me plz Regards and thanks
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adamf
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

If you leave the handset on, do the lights eventually turn off and come back on when any button is pressed?
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cjlim
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

Please describe your problem in greater detail.

Contributor
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

nothing show up when i switch on..just light at the keypad and blank screen...
Mobile Sensei
korngear
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

I think he says he's phone's screen goes blank often or now it is not working at all. In this case, do what adamf said. Or try the 3 button action: Pres 3, * , the green call key at the same time.
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adamf
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

[ Edited ]
Ok.. so have you tried what i suggested? Turn the phone on. Wait a few minutes. Do the lights still remain on? or off?

Message Edited by kenken on 14-Dec-2007 05:23 PM
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

sorry guys...im not good in english...i just do what u suggest but screen still blank...and for your infomation..when i turn on my phone, got vibrate..
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adamf
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

Ok, this is difficult, lol. Normally when the phone vibrates all by itself, its because its got wet. Is this possible?
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

the vibrates just like 1 second only..the vibrate came same time with the light at keypad when i turn on my phone and the screen got blank..but sometimes if i got luck the phone start like nothing wrong,and suddenly the display at the screen gone slowly
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adamf
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

[ Edited ]
Some phones give a little vibrate burst when the phone turns on (Such as 6280), but i have a Nokia N73 with me right now, and this doesnt. If the screen comes and goes, its probably a hardware fault so maybe a faulty LCD. But the fact it vibrates at random would suggest liquid damage. I dont firmware will help you here. Find your nearest NCP (Nokia Care Point)

Message Edited by kenken on 14-Dec-2007 05:22 PM
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Contributor
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

i think my phone not wet...
Contributor
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

ok..thnx for ur help bro..i'll appreciate it
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adamf
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

Ok if that is the case then that is good. But you will still need to take it to a repair centre im afraid. They will confirm there what the fault is.
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adamf
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

No problem apekn73me. Good luck with it. Post back and let me know what the outcome is.
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Contributor
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

ok..i'll go to repair center and talk to the specialist.. anyway thnx
Registered Member
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

hey..i think i am facing the situation u mentioned where my nokia6100 displayed black screen when turn on and when i leave the handset on,the lights eventually turn off and come back on when any button is pressed..may i know how to solve this problem?
Mobile Visionary
viper
Posts: 1,793

Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

have u recently upgraded the firmware on the phone,

when i did firmware upgrade i found that my screen was black but all lights were on, so i re flashed the phone and the screen started working again
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Contributor
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

Hello, i've got the same problem. Can you please tell in details what exectly to do in order to format it? Looking forward for answer. Best regards.
New Member
Posts: 1

Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

hi nokia advises to use formatting code *#7370#.
This is the safest way.
If you don't succed try pressing * 3 green call button and power button.
This is a hard format.
By the way usually blanck screen problems occur (if phone was not flashed) due to users keeping their phones in their jeans pockets. when you sit down you apply pressure to the display as it is close to the outside plastick covering.
This causes the displays circuit to be damaged and voila display lights work only.
I\ve seen it a lot of times.
Hope I could help.
Contributor
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Re: n73 blank screen when switching on

Thank you very much for your answer. I don't hold my phone in my pocket. And i was downloading the update using nokia software update when it said that connection is lost, after that after trying to turn on my phone there is only light for my keyboard and screen. I've tried things you've recommend but combination of keys seems not work and i've no idea how can i enter other one not being able to turn my phone on.