Nokia E72 – Message Icon Flashing/Blinking Continuously


I got my new E-72. And from day one a message icon keen on flashing/blinking.
I got the following solution hope this will be helpful to you too.

This is basically happens because your SIM is card is old and you have some old message in your SIM card.
You need to copy these message to your new phone.

Steps to follow –
1. Go to Menu
2. Go to Messaging
3. Go to Options
4. Go to SIM Messages
5. Copy your messages to Inbox or My Folder.
6. Delete your SIM messages.

Mission Successful.

Happy SMS’ing.

18 Comments

  1. Eugene
    Posted November 13, 2010 at 2:44 am | Permalink | Reply

    Thanks for helping me to get rid of the flashing envelope icon on my E72, it was driving me nuts.

  2. Thomas cook
    Posted December 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | Permalink | Reply

    thanks very much for solution. It was quite crazy to try many things to remove icon. Nokia was unable to write down some maintenance tips for this error. They should respect people about their need.

    Thanks again.

  3. Random man
    Posted December 22, 2010 at 3:30 am | Permalink | Reply

    Thank you so much.this was very helpful and i also had this message icon flashing since day 1. thanks once again!!!

  4. Alextoch
    Posted February 2, 2011 at 3:14 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Thanks Man! U’ve really dobe 4 me what others couldn’t, even Nokia!

  5. winnie d pooh
    Posted April 25, 2011 at 8:27 pm | Permalink | Reply

    thank you very much…it’s really a big help to me to solve this message icon flashing/blinking problem…more power

  6. Dinesh
    Posted April 27, 2011 at 7:13 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Hi, This was informative. But i have a related issue regarding SIM messages. When i enter SIM messages area, i dont see any messages (to read or delete) but precisely at that moment, an old picture message pops up in my normal phone message inbox. This message also pops up when i connect my E72 to my bluetooth headset.

  7. Ross
    Posted May 16, 2011 at 5:40 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Thank god for that!

  8. marvin
    Posted June 28, 2011 at 4:21 pm | Permalink | Reply

    wow thank you so much…my problem was solve…

  9. boland
    Posted July 18, 2011 at 5:29 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Thank you! Finally its gone!

  10. Harish
    Posted July 22, 2011 at 10:10 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Fantastic, worked like a charm! Many thanks for the step-by-step solution.

  11. jimm
    Posted November 12, 2011 at 12:12 am | Permalink | Reply

    Thanks!! I repeat all of the baove.

  12. austin
    Posted January 3, 2012 at 1:17 am | Permalink | Reply

    It working great!!! thank you so much

  13. abu hasan
    Posted July 29, 2012 at 6:55 pm | Permalink | Reply

    it working….. thank you so much…

  14. pradeep
    Posted September 25, 2012 at 7:18 pm | Permalink | Reply

    thank you so much

  15. Blesson george
    Posted September 29, 2012 at 1:37 pm | Permalink | Reply

    The Mission is Successful.Thanks

  16. reji
    Posted December 23, 2012 at 11:55 pm | Permalink | Reply

    fantastic it worked well thank very much

  17. Uzair
    Posted September 23, 2013 at 1:49 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Excellent . . . and thanks for such nice tip.

  18. Abdul rauf
    Posted January 13, 2014 at 7:47 am | Permalink | Reply

    Thank you very much, excellent great job.

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