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  1. thatguy97's Avatar
    Ya lol ur right the point of getting a nexus device is to be the first to update but that means that you get to experience all the bugs before anyone else

    Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 or Moto G
    12-19-2013 03:44 PM
  2. Ana Casas's Avatar
    This is happening to mine too. The thing is that I live in Brazil, and I cannot return Nexus 10 so easily (warranty is off too) . I indeed got into boot loop but now it shows only the battery sign with bolt and keeps buzzing. Crazy. I lost all my pics already, but I would really like my tablet come to life again. Help me
    05-27-2014 06:13 AM
  3. ostraaten's Avatar
    I disagree. I have the problem as well. Fully charged device won't turn no matter what. $500 for a paper weight is a bit expensive.

    I was using the device when it was fully charged. I left it alone for a minute of two. When I came back to it, it was dead. Pressing power does not help. I tried it for 15 minutes or so and then called it ...paper weight.

    Second Samsung tablet and last.
    06-29-2014 04:47 AM
  4. escalanterudy's Avatar
    I am having the same issue where it is not turning on at all. And when I plug the charger, it only shows the battery icon full but cannot turn on. Good thing is I bought extended warranty to cover everything from Staples. Has anyone ever had to deal with staples warranty? Maybe I can get a new one more compatible for school.
    08-05-2014 06:34 PM
  5. FragCJ's Avatar
    Hi i was just like you torpedopress but i went to google itself and it had a troubleshoot thing i linked below, essentially it said i should use the usb to ac adaptor which came with the tablet. The moment i plugged it into that from my other old HTC adaptor my tablet vibrated and lit up and now turns on, so please to anyone who reads this page make sure you use the adaptor that came with it and the usb to microusb cable that came with the tablet before you dismiss the nexus
    09-28-2014 08:51 AM
  6. riceling's Avatar
    ... essentially it said i should use the usb to ac adaptor which came with the tablet.
    Thanks, FragCJ!
    This worked for me with one addition: leave the tablet plugged in for a few minutes! Immediately after plugging in I still got the same white battery icon with lightning bolt, which I assumed meant it was near fully charged. Not so, it was actually fully drained (when I finally got it turned on the battery showed "Charging, 0%")! When I powered it off last night it was at 75% charge. As soon as I saw the "Powering Off..." message I closed the lid. This morning the tablet was drained. Not sure how that happened, but could be that I didn't let it power down properly. So, if your tablet doesn't turn on with any of the above methods it might simply have a dead battery; plug it in to charge for a few minutes. After 2-5min you will see the screen brighten, and an animated charging icon will appear. You will be able to turn on the tablet at that point if you wish.
    10-04-2014 04:57 PM
  7. Disco_blue's Avatar
    Great tip about holding down the power button for 30 seconds. My Nexus was not powering up, and when connected to the charger was not showing any signs of charging. Holding button worked a treat.
    01-06-2015 04:37 AM
  8. J Droid's Avatar
    I found my issues to be caused by a high output charger of 2100mA or higher. When I connected my Nexus 10 to a 700mA charger I finally got a pulse. I even tried a 750mA charger and that caused issues. Bazar all together.
    05-17-2015 10:30 AM
  9. Pikey1626's Avatar
    Guys here's my problem... my tab won't power on and is optimizing files... it never finishes and flickers and turns off..

    Update: I just left it charging for 2 hours even though I thought it was full charged... and it finaly powered on. With 2% battery.... something drained it. Not sure how. But charge ur tab for awhile it should fix.
    08-18-2015 12:10 PM
  10. Khayotic Onslaught's Avatar
    Guys here's my problem... my tab won't power on and is optimizing files... it never finishes and flickers and turns off..

    Update: I just left it charging for 2 hours even though I thought it was full charged... and it finaly powered on. With 2% battery.... something drained it. Not sure how. But charge ur tab for awhile it should fix.
    I am having the SAME problem! It comes so close to optimizing and reboots over and over, to the point where it barely gets past the google screen....I searched for hours on a solution, and when I was about to give up, I remember seeing some guy say he put it in the freezer. As bizarre as that sounds I was willing to try anything. Low and behold, the basted turned on. Not for long, it ended up crashing on me again, to the point of the original problem. whýyyyyyyy

    Posted via the Android Central App
    10-07-2015 11:41 AM
  11. DigbyT42's Avatar
    Seem to have encountered the same issue today...

    Nexus 10 would not turn on, so connected it to charger (original google charger plus cable, although I am not sure if it was the one which came with the Nexus 10 or the Nexus 1). Left it to charge for a couple of hours, but still refused to turn on when I came back to it.

    If I pressed and held the power on button, the battery symbol with thunder bolt would show briefly, then disappear. No vibrate or other visual indicator. With no charger or computer connected, the screen remained blank.

    I tried connecting to a computer, but behaviour was no different. Also, the computer showed no sign of recognising anything having been plugged in. Followed the various suggestions here, including the hold down 30s, the hold down with volume up+down, etc. No change.

    Tried a different USB cable, no change.

    Tried a higher capacity charger. No change. Then swapped to another slightly lower capacity charger after about 10 minutes. This time it sprang to life. Not sure if the second change of charger made a difference, or if I just hadn't waited long enough. But it finally powered up and showed 0% charge.

    First time I have seen it be this reluctant to power up. The battery may have been flattened by my accidentally leaving the WiFi enabled, but I am sure I have done that before. It wasn't more than a week or two since I last turned it on.

    Once it charges, I will go back to check if the original charger/cable seem to be working now.

    Thanks for all of the earlier suggestions. I might not otherwise have persevered.

    DigbyT
    09-18-2016 08:05 PM
  12. natehoy's Avatar
    Recovering a "mostly dead" battery (one that has fallen below safety voltage but is recoverable) can take a very long time. Sometimes a couple of hours works - sometimes a couple of days. The best thing to do is absolutely nothing after plugging it in to a known-good charger. It just needs some alone time.
    10-12-2016 09:32 AM
  13. Kay Sea's Avatar
    I also had the problem my N10 wouldn't boot. I'd like to share my journey with you all, hoping to be able help anyone else in the same situatuon.

    Yesterday evening I turned my N10 off. I don’t have a magnetic cover so I pressed the power button and selected “Shut down”. I was certain the battery icon indicated it was 3/4 or more loaded.

    When I tried today to turn my N10 back on, nothing happened. No light, no buzz, no nothing.
    I took the charger, which I am using for more than a year now ( I have one with multiple usb-slots so I can charge more devices at once), and plugged it in. Nothing happened.
    When I pressed the power button the loading icon appeared very faintly. It was all white with a charging bolt running through it. This made me think the tablet was fully loaded (which later on seemed to be false).

    I started to do some research and followed the steps other people had tried with success.
    I tried all of the following:
    • Press the power button for 10 seconds
    • Press the power button for 30 seconds
    • Press the power button for 1 minute
    • Plug the tablet into a working charger (I tried it on my phone to make sure it was working) and press the power button for 10 seconds / 30 seconds / 1 minute
    • Plug the tablet into a turned on computer and press the power button for 10 seconds / 30 seconds / 1 minute
    • Plug the tablet into a computer. Let it load for 10 to 15 minutes. Unplug the device and put it back in immediately. Then press the power button for 10 seconds / 30 seconds / 1 minute.
    • While plugged in, press the volume down + volume up + power button all at once for at least 30 seconds to 1 minute until the reset screen appears.
    All I got was the fully charged logo flashing on and off every 10 seconds or so. But no buzz, or something to indicate the device would want to boot.
    I have my device for several years now so there was no change I could send it back under guarantee. I started freaking out, reading all the posts about how these things worked wonders for other users. Until I came along this post, saying that I should try the original charger that came with the device.

    ... essentially it said i should use the usb to ac adaptor which came with the tablet. ...
    Thinking in myself “how can this make any difference”, I tried it anyway. And TADA, the N10 immediately buzzed and showed a very bright icon saying the battery was fully drained but now charging. I left it to charge for about an hour. When I came back to it, I pressed the power button for like 3 seconds and let go. And there was the buzz I was hoping for so badly. The google Icon appeared and the tabled booted up normally. The battery indicator said it was only 5% loaded so I left it to charge even more. The tablet works fine now.

    So, thanks FragCJ for your post!
    11-07-2016 01:18 PM
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