Support White EVO screen dead spot.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rangergrrl, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. rangergrrl

    rangergrrl Well-Known Member
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    So I'm on EVO #2 now. #1 failed after what I believe to be an overheating issue when using outside for a couple hours. So today I'm at the Red Bull Flugtag taking pics and video. Its warm(HOT)...after a couple hours I notice that I now have a dead touch spot on my screen. If you were to divide the screen into 4 quadrants...the lower left quadrant is now 100% completely unresponsive to touch. Rebooted, took the battery out, did a hard reset like Sprint advised all to no avail. I'm now on the waiting list again at BB. Anyone else have a similar issue?
     

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  2. rangergrrl

    rangergrrl Well-Known Member
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    Well after a 5 day wait I picked up EVO #3. Battery door is dated 7/10 and I noticed a curious thing...there are no water indicators anymore. Phone was NIB and I opened it. Screen looks a little different than my previous one but this one actually works so no complaints. The dead touch spot on #2 grew steadily over the week until it had engulfed over half the screen.
     
  3. CSchaffer220

    CSchaffer220 New Member
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    ive just encountered the same issue with my Evo. Ive done everything suggested and i still have a dead spot around the top 1/3 of my screen. its super annoying.
     
  4. CSchaffer220

    CSchaffer220 New Member
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    I have a dead spot in my touchscreen (top 1/3, about second option on pull down menu).

    Does anyone know what causes this? I have tried all troubleshooting to get it to work again, even installed 2.2 and will be taking it back to sprint for Evo #2 tomorrow, but I would like to know how to prevent this from happening again if there is any way to prevent it.
     
  5. Bnice

    Bnice Guest

    Return it..
     
  6. ekang

    ekang Well-Known Member
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    nope...cant stop it. all you can do is hope that sprint will give ya a new phone. its like a light bulb going out...theres no way to get that dead bulb shining again.
     
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