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Anonymous(anon)
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Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

Howdy,

i am having serious problems with my display, especially after it times out, i have to press the power button several times sometimes even up to 10 times to trigger the slider bar so i can get back into my phone.

Also when a call comes thru the screen does not light up or display the answer/busy slider bar

i am using the latest firmware

any ideas?

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uliwooly
Posts: 46,129
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

are you using a protective case? if you do, remove it, which android version and build number do you have?

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uliwooly
Posts: 46,129
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

you can always repair your phone with

Update Service (SEUS)

http://dl-www.sonyericsson.com/cws/download/1/110/61/1317636927/Update_Service_Setup-2.11.10.7.exe

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uliwooly
Posts: 46,129
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

you can also test your phone with this

Service Menu

http://talk.sonyericsson.com/thread/24534

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uliwooly
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Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

Make sure you backup everything

Use one of these links to download the

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Backup & Restore app

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1193802

or

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apk

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apkor
http://www.mediafire.com/?1n07llajeaoo03y

How to install it

You need to

go to settings -> applications -> check unknown sources

download IO File Manager

https://market.android.com/details?id=org.openintents.filemanager&feature=search_result

download the backup & restore app, transfer it to your SD card, use OI file manager to find it -> tap on it -> install it

Contacts

just to play it safe sync your contacts w/ google if you haven't already

open your phonebook

press MENU button -> tap on Send Contacts -> select all -> send it to your email

on your computer

-> download the file -> go to your gmail -> click on contacts -> click on more actions -> on the drop down menu click on "import" -> choose the file -> and click import

Apps

Don't worry so much about backing up your apps

on your computer go to

market.android.com -> log in -> click on My Library -> and send all your apps to your phone

market my library.JPGmarket my library 02.JPGmarket my library 03.JPGmarket my library 04.JPG

SMS/MMS

if you don't want to use the backup & restore app then

Install "backup SMS" to back up your SMS and MMS to your Gmail

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.zegoggles.smssync&feature=search_result

or your SMS use

"backup & restore SMS"

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.riteshsahu.SMSBackupRestore&feature=search_result

or for your MMS use "Save MMS"

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.schwimmer.android.mmsextract&feature=search_result

Call Logs

And for call logs this is great

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.yang.android.ansta

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uliwooly
Posts: 46,129
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

How to sideload apps

1st Method

How to install it

You need to

go to settings -> applications -> check unknown sources

download IO File Manager

https://market.android.com/details?id=org.openintents.filemanager&feature=search_result

download the app on your computer, transfer it to your SD card, use OI file manager to find it -> tap on it -> install it

2nd method

download the apk on your computer, send it to yourself through email, make sure you send it to your Gmail

now on your phone

go to settings -> applications -> check unknown sources

wait for the email, once  you get the email, open it, and instead of downloading the attachment it will allow you to install it, voila, done

3rd Method

BOX and upload the apks from any computer

install the App on your phone -> open BOX -> tap on the app -> install it

4th Method by far the easiest

an even Easier alternative

download the app, transfer it to your SD card

Download Apk Manager

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.magmamobile.app.apkinstaller&hl=en


open "Apk Manager" and voila select the apps that you wan't to install

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Anonymous(anon)
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Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

Build number is 4.0.2.A.0.62

The phone is from Hong Kong, but i live in Australia, my brother tinkered with it, installed a Central European Build on it, and ever since then it went all crazy, i reinstalled with  Seus, but it still does it.

i dont use any covers or skins or screen protectors.

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uliwooly
Posts: 46,129
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

then try this

 

Xperia Ray ST18i/a 2.3.4 update 4.0.2.A.0.62

 

http://talk.sonyericsson.com/thread/30948

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Anonymous(anon)
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Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

in the service test area, it say's proximity switch is off?

does that matter?

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uliwooly
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Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Display Freezing or Hanging or Screen Not Displaying

is there anything, anything at all, covering the proximity sensor? just wipe it off just in case, and run the test and put a finger on top of the proximity sensor

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