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Phone keeps retrying to call 911

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My friends kid messed with my phone, which had a pass code on it. She ended up dialing 911 but then hung up. Now after turning it off, letting the battery die, removing the battery it give the wrong date, time and says 'will retry in 1267261 minutes ' i just use the phone with wifi. There is currently no regular service.


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Nov 12, 2012
Are you saying you are locked out of the phone for 880 days?

Sometimes this is a glitch.

Often times it is from too many invalid PIN attempts.

Regardless, the solution is the same. Hard Reset.

Power off the phone > hold Volume Down > press Power > keep holding Volume Down until you see the exclamation (!) screen, then immediately release the Volume Down

Now tap Volume Up / Volume Down / Power / Volume Down

You should see the spinning gears and your phone will reflash the last OS version held in recovery. You do loose data, but get your phone back. Sign into your Microsoft Account and restore your backup during the set up.

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