I dont know whats wrong with my screen

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  1. HavingPhoneProblems

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    I just got this Motorola Droid or A855 a few months ago but I went to sleep with it on the charger and I woke up and turned it on but the screen was black and I knew the phone was on I don't know what to do I don't know if its a LCD problem or if its a black screen of death but sometimes if I slide out my keyboard it will turn on but I don't have a warranty anymore and i cant afford to get it fixed at this moment and i cant afford a new phone right now and sometimes if i hold it to the light at a certain angle i can see the screen but i don't know what to do PLEASE HELP ME
     
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    Have you tried pulling the battery?

    The OG Droid is an ancient phone by today's standard, I wouldn't be surprised if the display was shot
     
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    you mean taking the battery out and letting it sit out overnight?
     
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    No just for a good minute should be enough. If that doesn't fix it, you probably have hardware related problems.
     
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    i did and i didn't have any luck but what do you mean hardware related problems?
     
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    Meaning something that will require physical repair or replacement of broken/defective parts. Maybe a bad LCD, maybe a loose/broken cable...
    Without the necessary diagnostic equipment, it's difficult to impossible to know definitively which it is...
     
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    im not sure what to do anymore D: i just need help
     
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    exactly what Danvee said.

    Recommend you bring it into a cell phone repair shop and have them take a look at it. They'll most likely need to take it apart, unless the repair person has seen enough of the same problem and can just give a diagnosis right there. Considering the age of the phone though, they may not even carry parts or access to them even.
     
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    There's not much else we can do to help unfortunately. It seems like a hardware related issue and needs to be repaired.
     
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    well can you recommend any repair shops?
     
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    That's kind of tough considering we are all over the world and have no idea where you are. Try a Google search in your area.
     
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    I'd recommend you go on Yelp and search for "cell phone repair". Good luck.
     
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    I'd start with whomever you purchased it from. They may have a recommendation.
     
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