Question about Samsung SYNC SGH-A707 Cellular Phone
I have been using this cell phone for about a month now - no problems. Yesterday, I noticed I cannot receive or make any phone calls. It says "Emergency calls only." My bill is paid/account is still open (my wife's cell works fine), I just cannot make or receive any calls! All the functions on the phone are fine too. Any thoughts?
This is a "Flaw" in the phone design. It has nothing to do with the Sim Card. Simply rebooting the phone fixes the problem, but it will keep coming back. Go to ATT and demand a new phone make and model because they sold you a "defective phone". Since it is a defect issue, ATT must accept the phone for replacement, especially since it is a "Known Defect".
If ATT gives you problems, ask for the manager or supervisor. If they still give you a problem, then that should tell you a lot about ATT service, and it would probably then be wise to change service all together.
Posted on Feb 04, 2010
You need a new sim card. If thats what it keeps doing. Hopefully when you got the 707 they gave you a new sim card. Make sure you get a 3g ATT simcard. This is a UMTS capable phone and only really likes to run on that card.
If you shut your phone off, it takes a second to find the towers, make sure your running that chip.
Go to an ATT corporate store and ask them for one, if your chip says cingular, 32K, 64K is white or white and red, get a new sim.
Posted on Feb 25, 2008
Stupid phone =//
Posted on Sep 21, 2009
Thank you. I just had this problem *in my house* so I knew I should have service. Took out the turned it off, took out battery, took out sim card, ate swiss cheese (thanks for that suggestion), and put it back together. It worked! For now.
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
I had the same problem, i left my phone and the sim card in deep freezer for 5 minutes and the magic works . the emergency call only is over now.
Posted on Apr 22, 2010
There's no solution! Nothing has worked for this stupid phone! Got to the people you got the phone from, slap them and demand for your money back.
Posted on Feb 23, 2010
I was given a second phone by Radio Shack. Now having same problem. I seriously need my phone so I ut it away as a backup and went back to my Sony Ericsson phone. Radio Shack won't help me again so this is my solution until I can afford an iPhone or wait two years for my next opportunity to get a "free" phone.
"Daddy says nobody ever gave anything away that was worth keeping." -- John Boy Walton.
Posted on May 15, 2010
90% old sim. Places where the sim communicate with the mobile phone.Scratch the sim at six places where it touches the phone. Over time in these areas increasing resistance and phone can not read sim. For more contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Oct 15, 2012
Change company if your company don't fix your phone
Posted on Jun 21, 2008
This has been happening to me since ive had the phone, and ive even had it replaced already... but it still does it. ive tried everyone's suggestions, but nothing works. and ive missed a job interview because the employer couldnt reach me in time. so att pretty much cost me a job =/
Posted on Jun 01, 2008
I've had the same thing happen a couple of times. Shut the phone off. Turn it back on. This always solved the problem for me. It needs a reboot.
Posted on Dec 05, 2007
Hi, i have the same problem here, my phone is s3600i . i tried turn off and turn on still not work. i tried to remove it back cover but i can't remove it. it stuck. please help :(
Posted on Apr 12, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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