1. MoMama's Avatar
    Similar posts out here and can't find an answer: I have a BB Bold that was working fine today. Since 5:30 ET, it has gone to a black screen. When plugged in, the led light blinks 4 times, pauses, blinks 4 times, pauses, and so on. This blinking pattern has continued for hours. I unplugged and removed thte battery, and then returned the battery to the phone and plugged it in again with no improvement. The phone will not turn on and continues to blink as described. There has been no drop or moisture damage to the unit. Any ideas as to what is going on? Thanks for any and all replies. MoMama
    02-23-10 11:09 PM
  2. mandony's Avatar
    leave the battery out for 24 hours
    ...it will likely restore
    02-24-10 12:13 AM
  3. MoMama's Avatar
    Will try this. Thanks! MOMama
    02-24-10 12:28 AM
  4. MoMama's Avatar
    This did not work. Please read my other posts and replies to offer a possible a solution. Many thanks, MOMama
    03-01-10 08:31 PM
  5. mandony's Avatar
    Perhaps, bad battery.
    Go to the ATT store and have then do a switch with one of their known good batteries.

    Is it new from ATT and less then a year old ... it is under a RIM warranty.
    A referb has some warranty too, but not necessarily one year.
    03-01-10 08:39 PM
  6. MoMama's Avatar
    Battery okay. Bold 9000 still flashing red with a black screen. MOMama
    03-01-10 08:47 PM
  7. hootyhoo's Avatar
    Have you tried to reload the OS?

    How do I Recover a Dead BlackBerry

    If the phone isn't recognized by your pc try this.

    How to Recover a Nuked BB

    Installing the OS when the PC Won't Recognize the Device

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    03-02-10 12:42 AM
  8. chekwubea's Avatar
    i have same problem, my bold wont come on, flashes 4short times and 1 longer time with a black screen and wont turn on. pls help
    04-25-10 07:55 AM
  9. olblueyez's Avatar
    4 red flashes is the official error code for "Your Focked".
    04-26-10 10:37 AM
  10. shottahs.Inc's Avatar
    wht os are you running may i ask?
    04-26-10 02:30 PM
  11. romainecampbell's Avatar
    led flashes red 4 times-phone won't turn on
    12-05-12 12:14 PM