1. Witmen's Avatar
    My storm since day one has had a dead pixel, and for some reason it sticks out real bad to me. I hate it lol. It's like a smudge that wont wipe off to me. and it's driving me nutts slowly.

    I was wondering, would rim do anything about? or just laugh at me?
    02-22-09 01:07 PM
  2. tbgreen89's Avatar
    Call Verizon and get a replacement. My first storm had a dead pixel but it really didn't bother me much. It wasn't that noticeable.

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    02-22-09 02:15 PM
  3. BlackberryStorm98's Avatar
    yeah get a replacement. It should be covered by the warranty
    02-22-09 02:19 PM
  4. Witmen's Avatar
    It wouldn't bother me as much if it wasn't almost dead center of the screen. I will call them and see what they say. With factory replacements do they get you the new one before you send the old one back?
    02-22-09 02:22 PM
  5. Witmen's Avatar
    cool its within the 30 days so I can just take it back to the store, no more dead pixel lol. yes

    should I take off os 103 before taking it back to best buy?
    02-22-09 02:26 PM
  6. dixonba's Avatar
    Are you sure its a dead pixel? I thought I had a dead pixel but noticed that its a part of the screen. Not sure exactly what it is but there is a grid of faint black dots. Gotta look real close to see them. Maybe someone with more knowledge can chime in.
    02-22-09 02:26 PM
  7. xmayze's Avatar
    Depending on if its a dead pixel or its just stuck .. You might be able to fix it if it is stuck. I had a stuck pixel on my psp when I still had one and I got a video that quickly cycled between red green and blue

    May want to check google for something like this because it worked on my psp.

    I believe that if the pixel is black its dead and if its white its just stuck

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    02-22-09 02:27 PM
  8. Garz's Avatar
    Definately get it replaced. If your out of your 30 day window, it will be a refurbished device. My Bold is refurbed and is better than the first 2 new Bolds I got.
    02-22-09 02:28 PM
  9. Witmen's Avatar
    The pixel is black, always black and its high enough to always be in the white txt area while typing.

    It sucks my eyeball to it instantly lol.
    02-22-09 02:33 PM
  10. anon(52425)'s Avatar
    I have a multi colored rainbow line. Its super small. Just appeared one day.

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    02-22-09 03:17 PM
  11. richb0i's Avatar
    Sounds like it can be stuck then.. I actually had a dead one in the 1st BB I got.. took it into the store and got an instant replacement. It was new but if its outside the 30 day window that yea like stated above it is probably going to be a refurb...
    02-22-09 03:36 PM
  12. anddrew1986's Avatar
    How do you tell if it's a dead pixel and not dust? I think I have a dead pixel but I'm not sure...it's a reallllllly small black dot that's definitely under the screen and of course it's right where most of the white background is when I type. It's driving me nuts! It's the only speck on my screen under a white background cause I'm super anal about dust. I've removed all the screen protectors so I know it's under the screen.
    02-22-09 08:07 PM
  13. tehBrad's Avatar
    ya those are really annoying go get a new storm replacement
    02-22-09 08:12 PM