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2012-08-29 12:17 PM
i had this same problem today! i was trying to connect it to my pc and it wouldnt dectect my phone so it told me to restart my phone so i switched it off and it wouldnt switch on and i looked on here and did the HOLD POWER/LOCK button and VOLUME UP at the same time but it didnt work so mine is being sent back to sony to see if it can be fixed or if it need replacing
2012-08-30 11:27 AM
had the same problem too. i tried the "power on + volume up key" many times, but it doesn't even have an effect on my phone.
2012-08-30 01:03 PM
I got a feeling that ur emmc chip was fried, after your phone blacked out, did the top half of your screen feel warm? If it did, go have a emmc chip replacement :smileygrin:
2013-07-25 09:38 PM
Same problem here, my Xperia SL also blacks out 2-3 times a day. Doing a hard reset makes it on again. But now this problem ouccured again and my phone is dead! Hard reset is also not working, kept it for charging for about an hour still no success.
2013-07-27 07:23 PM
Well, mine is Xperia S and had the same problem, gave it to the Service Centre(Wed, 24th July) . Two days later (Today) they returned the piece saying that my motherboard has some problem and are asking me to replace it.
They said that they would replace the entire motherboard since they do not have a policy of repairing (something called "swap") and hence a new SI as well as IMEI. Since, the handset is already out of warranty, the replacement would approx. cost INR 10,500 (excluding taxes).
I haven't decided yet since, the same amount would give me a new handset. Hopefully, this would be last Sony smartphone, since, I spent INR 30,000 and 15 months later I need to change the whole motherboard for no fault of mine.
2013-07-28 08:19 AM
Oh that's sad!
I also gave my phone to service center(26th July). They said if it's a software related issue I'll get the phone returned same day. But I guess this is hardware issue, so my cell is under repair. Fortunately, I have my phone in warranty.
Let's see what happens. Fingers crossed!!
2014-03-06 10:02 AM
Thank you soooooooo veryyy much!!! It worked!! But i have no clue y it suddenly went dead in the first place. Should i take any other precaution that this doesnt happen again?