Sony Ericsson T68i Troubleshooting
- Phone won't turn on
- Menu is in a language I don't understand
- Error Messages
- Screen contains dead pixels or is black
- No Sound
- Vibrate alert not working
This covers the Sony Ericsson T68i released in 2001. Note that any or all of these problems could be caused by a faulty or damaged logic board. Therefore, you should refer to the logic board repair guide if you've exhausted all other options.
Phone won't turn on ¶
Battery not charged ¶
Recharge or replace the battery.
Plugged in but phone not charging ¶
If the battery has not been used for a long time or is completely drained, it may take up to half an hour for the battery icon to appear on the screen.
Menu is in a language I don't understand ¶
Menu language ¶
You can change the menu language to automatic on your SIM card by pressing ← 8888 → in standby. You can also change it to English by pressing ← 0000 → in standby.
Error Messages ¶
Insert SIM ¶
There is no SIM card in the phone. You must insert a SIM card.
PUK Blocked - Contact Operator ¶
If you entered your personal unblocking code (PUK) incorrectly 10 times in a row then you must contact your service provider.
Phone Locked ¶
Your phone is locked. You must unlock it with the 4- or 8-digit code. The default code is "0000".
Charging Alien Battery ¶
The battery you are using is not an Ericsson-approved battery and is charging slowly for safety reasons.
Screen contains dead pixels or is black ¶
Bad LCD screen ¶
This mostly likely indicates a damaged LCD screen. See our screen repair guide for removal of the screen.
Bad logic board ¶
A damaged or faulty logic board: see our logic board repair guide for removal of the logic board and check board for signs of damage.
No Sound ¶
Audio Settings ¶
Be sure that your volume is up and that the phone is not on mute or vibrate.
Bad Speaker ¶
Your speaker might be damaged or disconnected. See our speaker repair guide for removal.
Vibrate alert not working ¶
Bad motor ¶
The vibrating motor might be broken or disconnected. See our vibration motor repair guide for removal of the motor.