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robbie53
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Registered: ‎07-05-2012
My Device: blackberrystorm 9520
My Carrier: vodaphone

blackberry storm 9520

Please  can  someone help  me  ,  my  blackberry storm  9520  will not  let me  press  the  keypad  or the  number  1 or  2  button   as  it does not click  the rest  of the  screen  is  clicking fine   ,  any  ideas  ?

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sdgardne
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Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30, Z10 & Q10 (10.2.2.1531), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
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Re: blackberry storm 9520

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

 

What you describe could be the result of moisture intrusion...if that is at all possible, then:

REMOVE YOUR BB BATTERY NOW!!!

Run, don't walk, to this FAQ:

Do everything it says, including waiting the maximum recommended time. Applying power to your BB between it getting wet and doing this process reduces the chances of success. Further, the only thing predictable about moisture intrusion into a BB (indeed, any electronic device) is that the results will be unpredictable. I've seen some come back up right away and be fine. I've seen others never work at all. I've seen still others run for a bit, and then die later. And every thing in between.

 

 


 

Otherwise, anytime random strange behavior or sluggishness creeps in, the first thing to do is a battery pop reboot. With power ON, remove the back cover and pull out the battery. Wait about a minute then replace the battery and cover. Power up and wait patiently through the long reboot -- ~5 minutes. See if things have returned to good operation. Like all computing devices, BB's suffer from memory leaks and such...with a hard reboot being the best cure.


Good luck!


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