Sony Ericsson T68i Troubleshooting

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.

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