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    Default TF700T now won't turn on.

    Had used it for a few days and it was working great. Tried to update it to the latest firmware (when prompted) and now it won't turn on. Anyone know anyway of reseting it or getting it to turn on again? Thanks.
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    Default Re: TF700T now won't turn on.

    Try holding down the power button for 8 seconds (that's the reset action) and see if that helps.

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    Default Re: TF700T now won't turn on.

    Vibrates but nothing else. Tried holding it down for 30 sec. Nada. Holding it down and the volume buttons for 30 sec. Nada.
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    Default Re: TF700T now won't turn on.

    Try with/without keyboard (if have) and with/without power connected.. Try all ways (if haven't)



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    I had this same problem, I had to disconnect the tablet from the keyboard and then hold down the volume buttons and then also hold the power button down and it did a hard reboot. (I assume) and it then booted backup.
    Good Luck!

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    Now I have this same problem.

    Been trying hard resets with volume up key and power button, it only vibrates. It's as if the screen has no signal, as if its ribbon is disconnected or something.

    I was just using it, maybe for a half hour or so, settings were normal, no high brightness or super ips, just using it casually, battery was over 70%. I left it for a few minutes, screen went off (as usual), but it never turned back on when I tried simply tapping /pressing the power button. That's when I started doing hard resets but it still doesn't want to display anything.

    While in the dock or with only the power cord, the tablet's charging led comes on.

    Tried hard resetting with power connected, without power connected, in the dock, out of the dock, in each and every way, the tablet only gives that short vibration for restarting but never shows the Asus splash screen and displays its booted up.

    I'm letting it charge until I have green led and ill try again.

    Any ideas?

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    well that didn't take long , pheewwwwww!! (see my post before this one).

    whipped out my phone, started researching through other forums, people with the 300, the prime and the 101 have had this same problem.

    I really thought I was doomed and had to send my 700 to Asus for a repair, however the tablet simply went into a coma, went into sleep, but wasn't able to wake up. I'm So Happy Right Now!!

    Here are some tips to try if this ever happens to you.


    1) in this situation , don't hard reset, simply turn the device on as usual, but press for a long time, about 30 sec, keep your finger pressed even after you hear/feel the vibration - THIS is the method that worked for me, I also did this when battery led was green, could also work in another state, not 100% sure.

    2) to rule out if it's your screen, hook up your hdmi cable to a tv, and see if you have image signal sent to it, if you do, and not your screen, can definitely be a screen issue. If so, keep your tv connected and go through the steps to factory reset your device so that you can prep the tab to send out to Asus, they need it that way, and you want to protect your privacy.

    3) forget trying to charge via power outlet. Hook your tab to a pc and have it plugged in for many hours via usb cable that came with tablet. This method is recommended when your tab will not want to take a charge via wall charger. USB gives less power input and thus may help the tab direct it to where it's needed to go.

    4) our tablets have a physical reset button, in the event you tried everything, poke the hole between the sd card and hdmi out. This probably resets your tablet. If it turns on, you are most likely ok, just have to set everything back up again. If it doesn't help, at least your tab has been reset and is prepped to be sent out to Asus.

    5) some say this can also happen from certain apps. New apps that have recently been downloaded, or apps we don't know/didn't know that could be causing problems.

    I'll feel bad if anyone has to send out their tablets, or has to go through any of this as it is very inconvenient and sucks big time not having our tabs around. I recommend trying any/all of the above options before anything. If my post didn't help in some way, I recommend to keep searching and reading through other threads in other forums until you find something/someway that can help you. In my case it was a pretty easy fix, and hopefully no one else runs into any of these problems, but if you ever do, you know what to do.

    (see my post before this one to see the symptoms my tab had)




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    Just bought a TF700T 2 weeks . Was running smoothly till yesterday. It was showing 10% battery and I plugged in for charging . Suddenly the tab swtiched off itself and never switched on again..Had been charging it for more than 10 hours now and still not on ..Also the charging indicator is also not showing any light while charging.........Please help me !!!!!!!~
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    Default Re: TF700T now won't turn on.

    Quote Originally Posted by Arjun Dogra View Post
    Just bought a TF700T 2 weeks . Was running smoothly till yesterday. It was showing 10% battery and I plugged in for charging . Suddenly the tab swtiched off itself and never switched on again..Had been charging it for more than 10 hours now and still not on ..Also the charging indicator is also not showing any light while charging.........Please help me !!!!!!!~
    Well, have you tried Green_Laser's tips? You know, the ones right above your post?

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    I had this happen with my TF300T. Worked fine for about a month and a half, and then simply would not turn on. (Although in my case the 300 has never made ANY sound when turned on -- no vibrate or anything, unlike my TF201.) Same problem with the charge light on the power switch not showing it was receiving anything. I have a dock, and it was showing the green light but the tablet wasn't. I tried everything -- charge from the dock, charge directly to the tablet, charge via PC, long press power switch (12 secs and 30 secs and more), power + volume, reset button on side -- you name it. Gave up -- got an RMA from ASUS (they insisted on my sending in the charger, even though it successfully charges my TF201).

    Long story short -- I didn't send it in. I was going to this weekend. But... fully two WEEKS or more into this coma, I did a "what-the-hell-let-me-try-charging-it-once-more" -- and the red low battery indicator came on. The orange "I'm charging" light came on. Two hours later, I tried turning it on (still charging) -- it was at 55%. Left it overnight, it was 100%. Works on or off the dock.

    A mystery. All I can think of is, there is a "coma" state (I believe others have posted this elsewhere), and the battery must be drained for the machine to "recover" itself. Either that or some other equally bizarre turn of events. Running for two days now. Still silent on power up, though.

    Advice -- patience, maybe? Although mine is wearing thin. I love the ASUS design, but I had to return one TF201 because of a bad startup sound and my replacement has quirky screen performance.

    Good luck!
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    Default Re: TF700T now won't turn on.

    Quote Originally Posted by jml00a View Post
    Had used it for a few days and it was working great. Tried to update it to the latest firmware (when prompted) and now it won't turn on. Anyone know anyway of reseting it or getting it to turn on again? Thanks.
    I am confused as to WHERE ARE THE ANSWERS to all these 'threads'?????? I know what the problems are, where are the replies? I can't start or even charge my tablet and everyone including you have the same dilemma but we get NO ANSWERS!! Why not??
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    Default Re: TF700T now won't turn on.

    Quote Originally Posted by Belinda Chinea View Post
    I am confused as to WHERE ARE THE ANSWERS to all these 'threads'?????? I know what the problems are, where are the replies? I can't start or even charge my tablet and everyone including you have the same dilemma but we get NO ANSWERS!! Why not??
    Well not all problems get solved and unfortunately often the one with a problem does not report back how and if they solved it....
    You may want to try the Transformer Forums or the TF700 forum on XDA. This one is not very active.

    You can try:
    Pressing the Power button for 30 seconds - what happens?
    Trickle charging it by plugging it into the USB port on your PC. It won't even show that it's charging and it's very slow. You have to do it for at least 8 hours (and make sure your PC doesn't go into sleep mode)
    Try a different wall charger.
    Get an RMA from Asus and send it in...
    Good luck!

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    While in the dock or with only the power cord, the tablet's charging led comes on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by samclaussen View Post
    I had this happen with my TF300T. Worked fine for about a month and a half, and then simply would not turn on. (Although in my case the 300 has never made ANY sound when turned on -- no vibrate or anything, unlike my TF201.) Same problem with the charge light on the power switch not showing it was receiving anything. I have a dock, and it was showing the green light but the tablet wasn't. I tried everything -- charge from the dock, charge directly to the tablet, charge via PC, long press power switch (12 secs and 30 secs and more), power + volume, reset button on side -- you name it. Gave up -- got an RMA from ASUS (they insisted on my sending in the charger, even though it successfully charges my TF201).

    Long story short -- I didn't send it in. I was going to this weekend. But... fully two WEEKS or more into this coma, I did a "what-the-hell-let-me-try-charging-it-once-more" -- and the red low battery indicator came on. The orange "I'm charging" light came on. Two hours later, I tried turning it on (still charging) -- it was at 55%. Left it overnight, it was 100%. Works on or off the dock.

    A mystery. All I can think of is, there is a "coma" state (I believe others have posted this elsewhere), and the battery must be drained for the machine to "recover" itself. Either that or some other equally bizarre turn of events. Running for two days now. Still silent on power up, though.

    Advice -- patience, maybe? Although mine is wearing thin. I love the ASUS design, but I had to return one TF201 because of a bad startup sound and my replacement has quirky screen performance.

    Good luck!
    What did you say/describe in that online form you have to use to submit an RMA? I wanna make sure they know what the problem is.
    Thanks
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    How do i get my gtab p 700 working ? it just cant start and its driving me crazy.
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    Hi TF700T I had the same problem ,dead battery woul not charge, no light ,no vibrate. , plugged in all night to computer, no luck. Finally took power plug apart where it changes for different countries and cleaned connections. Away it went now fully charged ,tablet works as good as new.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cssa1 View Post
    How do i get my gtab p 700 working ? it just cant start and its driving me crazy.
    What is a gtab p 700?

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