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Just when you thought it could not be done, well I have proved myself wrong. I crashed and trashed Symbian-based Nokia 6620 smart phone. I see a white screen of death. Here is what happened – I popped out the MMC card, put it into a […]

Just when you thought it could not be done, well I have proved myself wrong. I crashed and trashed Symbian-based Nokia 6620 smart phone. I see a white screen of death. Here is what happened – I popped out the MMC card, put it into a PC, opened and closed the folders on the card on a PC. Popped it back in, and next thing I know… its gone. The phone won’t boot-up. Okay so no more blue-screen-of-death jokes. But seriously I am saddened by the loss of my favorite phone. I will now wait for 6682 Nokia.

  1. The earlier firmware versions for the 6620 had lots of problems with mmc cards. I was seeing the white screen of death several times a day until I upgraded the firmware to 4.23.2. I tried sending the phone to Nokia under the warranty but it came back with the 3.x firmware that still had the mmc card bug. Finally, I tracked down a guy in Texas that does firmware updgrades and actually gives you the latest version, unlike Nokia.

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  2. ramesh

    it is going to be difficult to upgrade anything because the phone is dead right. it doesn’t make sense. i am sending it back to the guys at nokia. if they can fix it, well we shall see. thanks for helping out

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  3. ramesh
    i need to upgrade the firmware in my 6620. do you have contact information for the guy in texas? how much does he charge?

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  4. I have killed two Nokia 3650s in the past month accidentally before discovering the problem. I would also appreciate contact information for anyone that could fix my firmware. I ahve been unsuccessful in finding anyone in the Albuquerque area who can hel me for less than $130 a phone.

    nokia (at) cranenerds.com

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  5. Pls can any one give me the guys address in Texas who does firmware updates. I will be in Houston for the month of June and will like to upgrade my 6620.
    Thanks

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  6. David Locklear Wednesday, July 5, 2006

    I would like to tell you a story about my Nokia 6620.

    I went to visit my elderly grandmother to present to her
    her newest grand-daughter, my 6 month old daughter.
    My wife’s digital camera didn’t have fresh batteries. Then
    I remembered my phone had a camera. I took several
    pictures, one of which was pretty good.

    Then suddenly 2 weeks later my grandmother passed away.
    If I had not had my Nokia 6620, I would have never had
    a photo of my daughter with my grandmother.

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  7. i also have the white screen of death i i didnt know till over a year and a half after i bought it what was wrong this is so gay it wasnt a cheap phone

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  8. Since couple of months I’m getting The white screen of death of my Nokia 6620. It gets frozen all the time, even when I make a call.
    It sound stupid, but I realized that if I put my Nokia to the fridge, it works well for another 1-2 days. And then – again, it dies…

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