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Revision to Samsung SPH-A660 Troubleshooting

Chris Hinds

== Cell phone won't turn onPhone Won't Turn On ==
== Cell phone won't turn onPhone Won't Turn On ==
 
=== Dead/Drained Battery ===
=== Bad Logic Board ===
 
* The problem may lie within the logic board, in which case, the logic board will need to be replacedreplaced.
* The problem may lie within the logic board, in which case, the logic board will need to be replacedreplaced.
 
== The keypad/someKeypad/Several Keys Don't Work ==

=== Keypad Damage ===

* In the case of several or all
keys don't work ==not working, there may be sand or water blocking the connection to the keypad. If this is the case, you may just need to clear the dirt or water out from under the keys. To fix this problem, go to the keypad damage repair guide.
== The keypad/someKeypad/Several Keys Don't Work ==

=== Keypad Damage ===

* In the case of several or all
keys don't work ==not working, there may be sand or water blocking the connection to the keypad. If this is the case, you may just need to clear the dirt or water out from under the keys. To fix this problem, go to the keypad damage repair guide.
 
=== Faulty Logic Board ===
 
* The problem of several keys not working may also lie within the logic board. If the connection between the keypad and the logic board is malfuntioning, you may need to replace the logic board.

== No Audio ==

=== Turn Up The Volume ===

* Make sure the phone isn't silenced or the volume is not turned down. To accomplish this, press the increase volume button on the side of the device and raise the volume all the way up. Have someone call you in order to see if this fixes the problem.

=== Call Voicemail ===

* Check to see if the phone now works after raising the volume by calling your voicemail and listening for any signal.

=== Bad Speaker ===

* If the audio still is not working, you may have a faulty speaker. In this case, you will need to replace the speaker.

== Cracked/Broken Display ==

=== Cracked Display ===

* If there is a crack running through the screen, you most likely need to replace the LCD Screen.

=== Discolored/Faulty Display ===

* If the screen is discolored or the display is faulty, you may need to replace the LCD Screen.

* The problem may also lie within the logic board, in which case the connection may be faulty causing a discolored or broken display. If this is the case, you may need to replace the logic board or the connection between the logic board and LCD Screen.
* The problem of several keys not working may also lie within the logic board. If the connection between the keypad and the logic board is malfuntioning, you may need to replace the logic board.

== No Audio ==

=== Turn Up The Volume ===

* Make sure the phone isn't silenced or the volume is not turned down. To accomplish this, press the increase volume button on the side of the device and raise the volume all the way up. Have someone call you in order to see if this fixes the problem.

=== Call Voicemail ===

* Check to see if the phone now works after raising the volume by calling your voicemail and listening for any signal.

=== Bad Speaker ===

* If the audio still is not working, you may have a faulty speaker. In this case, you will need to replace the speaker.

== Cracked/Broken Display ==

=== Cracked Display ===

* If there is a crack running through the screen, you most likely need to replace the LCD Screen.

=== Discolored/Faulty Display ===

* If the screen is discolored or the display is faulty, you may need to replace the LCD Screen.

* The problem may also lie within the logic board, in which case the connection may be faulty causing a discolored or broken display. If this is the case, you may need to replace the logic board or the connection between the logic board and LCD Screen.
 
[http://www.ifixit.com/Devices/Samsung_SPH-A660|Samsung A660 Repair Guidehttp://www.ifixit.com/Device/Samsung_SPH-A660|Samsung SPH-A660 Device Page]
[http://www.ifixit.com/Devices/Samsung_SPH-A660|Samsung A660 Repair Guidehttp://www.ifixit.com/Device/Samsung_SPH-A660|Samsung SPH-A660 Device Page]

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