1. ricky239's Avatar
    I recently bought a droid 3(flashed to cricket) from a friend and I'm having a lot of trouble trying to fix it. He said that he was installing an application from the marketplace to the phone, everything was fine until he turned off the phone, when he turned it back on,the phone didn't boot into anything(no logos,no nothing), just into a pixelated screen. I've tried booting into different menus using commands like power+down/up,Power+m/x, but it doesn't ( affect it at all it just goes straight to the pixelized screen,(i know its not water damage because of the water damage indicator).PLEASE HELP!!!!

    heres a picture of the screen
    07-31-2012 08:28 PM
  2. doogald's Avatar
    It sounds like a hardware problem to me. I think if you power holding X and then press the two volume buttons together it brings up the Recovery menu, and you can wipe data/factory reset from there, to see if it is a software issue.
    08-02-2012 11:44 AM
  3. maple_surfer's Avatar
    Any luck fixing this issue, have the same problem need advice please help???
    03-24-2013 10:58 AM
  4. sd_shadow's Avatar
    pixelated screen is bad flex cable or lcd screen
    both can be replaced
    not much fun, i would start with flex cable
    look for cable on ebay
    take apart directions in my list
    under droid 3
    sd_shadow's list of links for Droid FAQs, SBF, Rooting, ROMs.... https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...0UWIlXLWA/edit

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    03-26-2013 12:40 AM