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Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

Learner
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Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

I've had my Sony Xperia L1 for over a year. Last night it died, and when I connected it to a power source it didn't recognize it was connected to one (no solid red light). I tried different things such as cleaning out the connecting parts, using a different charger, using a different wall socket, but it still wouldn't charge. I went to sleep hoping it would recognize it during the night and charge. When I woke up, it was blinking a red light continuously, and still not turning on. When I unplug it, the red light stops. Please help! 

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Emperor
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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

@Help8

 

Did you dropped the phone? exposed it to water? 




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Learner
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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

No, not recently. It's been dropped before, but never exposed to water. It was not dropped anytime before this. I was just trying to charge it. 

Emperor
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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

@Help8

 

I think that you have to send it in to get inspected. >>> Local support




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Rookie
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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

i have the same problem, did you resolve it? And if so how? Tia

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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

It’s just a charging problem. Most probably caused by a faulty charger or an incorrect amperage on the one you currently use (Xperia l1 uses a 2amp charger).

Rookie
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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

Hi, no it's not, it's been back twice and each time they've had to change the main circuit board. Spoken to a few independent repair guys I know and apparently it's quite common and they just have to swap the circuit out too. 

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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

You may as well get a new phone because they are so cheap it’s not worth replacing parts on them

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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

Same problem, only exposed to rain, dropped only once!

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Re: Blinking Red Light Xperia L1

Same